4-Aug-2013 Source: Vector Aerospace
Vector Aerospace Corporation (Vector), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services is pleased to announce that Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services North America (VA-HSNA) and Coast to Coast Helicopters Inc., based in Alberta, Canada, have signed a PT6T repair & overhaul support agreement.
As per the terms of the three-year agreement, VA-HSNA will provide Coast to Coast Helicopters with repair, major overhaul, testing, modification and other services as required on their fleet of Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PT6T engines.
“Coast to Coast Helicopters require prompt and dedicated support to ensure that commitments to their customers are met” said Denis Savoie, VP Maintenance at Coast to Coast Helicopters. Denis went on to say that “Over and above the economic criteria, the decision to entrust Vector Aerospace with the reliability of Coast to Coast’s fleet requirements were based on past performance and support from Vector”. Denis is confident that Vector Aerospace is the right choice to provide these services.
Chris McDowell, Vice President Sales & Marketing at Vector stated “Vector is excited to be working with Coast to Coast on their PT6T engines. As one of the only Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. PT6T Distributor & Designated Overhaul Facility’s (DDOF) in Canada, Coast to Coast recognizes our reputation for superior customer service and quality.” McDowell also noted that in today’s economic climate, operators are focused on working with established, reliable MRO organizations to ensure they maximize the return from their MRO investment.
Vector Aerospace, with engine MRO facilities in British Columbia & Prince Edward Island (Canada), the United Kingdom, Africa, France and Australia, is a Pratt & Whitney Canada (pwc.ca) Designated Overhaul Facility supporting the following engines: Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A/ PT6T/ JT15D/ PW100/ PW305/ PW306/ PW307/ PW308.
About Coast to Coast Helicopters Inc.
Coast to Coast Helicopters group is the largest family-owned business in Canada with over 130 aircraft. The fleet is composed of 19 varieties including medium, intermediate and light lift helicopters and fixed wing, operating from a global network of bases. In the last 10 years, eight reputable operators from across Canada joined Coast to Coast, including: Mustang Helicopters, Heli-Excel, Heli-Inter, Heli-Nation, Helicraft 2000, Exact Air, Itsi Nan Aviation, Bear Dog Aviation and Tsetsaut Helicopters. Coast to Coast offers its clients full coverage across Canada with capable, solid and focused service in the aircraft industry. Their exceptional team of aircraft professionals is composed of over 300 dedicated employees.
About Vector Aerospace Corporation
Vector Aerospace is a global provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services. Through facilities in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Australia, South Africa, and Kenya Vector Aerospace provides services to commercial and military customers for gas turbine engines, components and helicopter airframes. Vector’s customer-focused team includes over 2,700 motivated employees.