11-Dec-2012 Source: Los Angeles Helicopters
Los Angeles Helicopters, LLC (LAH), a leading helicopter flight training operator, is pleased to announce that they have been awarded a GSA Schedule 874 contract (GS-02F-004AA) and are now certified to provide goods and services to the Federal Government. Federal agencies establish Government-wide contracts to simplify the procurement process. Through the General Services Administration (GSA) Schedules Program (also referred to as Federal Supply Schedules and Multiple Award Schedules), agencies are able to purchase products and services directly from commercial suppliers. Acknowledging the growth in federal spending through the GSA, Los Angeles Helicopters has placed their Ground and Flight training services on the government’s electronic ordering system, GSA Advantage!®.
“This schedule opens up significantly more markets throughout the country and affords us an opportunity to service federal agencies including Homeland Security (DHS) and Immigration (ICE),” states Guillaume Maillet, Director Operations with Los Angeles Helicopters, LLC. He continues: “Securing a GSA schedule expands our reach beyond the federal government to numerous state and municipal governments as we can now offer them our helicopter flight training services at fixed government pricing.”
Los Angeles Helicopters offers a large selection of training courses, ranging from the basic training for the first day pilot, right through to advanced flight training skills such as high altitude and mountain training. The nationally-accredited flight training school approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as a Part 141 (Private; Commercial; Instrument and Flight Instructor Instrument; and External Load Training Facility). Los Angeles Helicopters have trained several Law Enforcement Agencies including theLos Angeles County Sheriff Department (LASD)
Along with world-class flight training, Los Angeles Helicopters offers sight-seeing helicopter tours, charters, corporate events, and industry specific aerial photography and filming flights. They have provided flight photography and filming for many prestigious law firms, City, State and Federal Government agencies, international corporations, sporting organizations, construction companies, ad agencies, real estate concerns, boat builders, oil companies, public relations firms and private investigators.
About Los Angeles Helicopters LLC:
Los Angeles Helicopters operates from their purpose designed facility at Long Beach airport (KLGB) with a large ramp area and an ample amount of helicopter pads. Their administration offices and training center are co-located with their hangar facilities. Los Angeles Helicopters classrooms are well appointed with the latest computers and projection, allowing video and slideshow presentations. With a maintenance facility on site, students also have access to aircraft parts and to view aircraft undergoing repair which is very advantageous when learning about aircraft systems and gaining a better understanding of helicopters. For more information, visit www.lahelicopters.com .