8-Apr-2015 Source: Heli-One
Customers flying commercial and governmental helicopters in the Republic of Korea now have access to extensive maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) service capabilities from Heli-One’s operations in Canada.
Heli-One Boundary Bay has earned certification for aircraft maintenance operations (AMO) from the Korean Office of Civil Aviation (KOCA), joining the company’s base in Stavanger, Norway, in receiving the Korea AMO endorsement.
Heli-One is a segment of CHC Helicopter, the operating company of CHC Group (NYSE: HELI).
The Boundary Bay facility was recently audited by KOCA and received AMO approval for the following aircraft and engine models:
• Bell 212 and 412
• AgustaWestland AW139
• Sikorsky S-61 and S-76 series
• GE’s CT-58 series, and
• Pratt &Whitney’s PT6 series
“The Republic of Korea has an active helicopter-aviation industry with operators that cover a wide variety of missions, including firefighting, transportation, emergency-medical services, search and rescue, and other governmental operations,” said Anthony DiNota, President, Heli-One.
“We have extensive global experience supporting government aircraft, offshore fleets, and SAR and EMS helicopters, and so can provide customers in the Republic of Korea with exceptional MRO services that enable them to go further, do more and come home safely.”
Heli-One’s leading helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul services include expertise and certifications on a broad range of airframes and components from major helicopter and engine manufacturers, including Airbus, Sikorsky, AgustaWestland, Bell, Turbomeca, Pratt & Whitney and General Electric.
Heli-One is based in Delta, British Columbia, Canada, and has MRO operations in Delta; Stavanger, Norway; Fort Collins, Colorado; and Rzeszow, Poland. Heli-One is part of CHC Helicopter, a leader in enabling customers to go further, do more and come home safely. In addition to MRO services, CHC provides offshore transportation to oil-and-gas companies and flight services to search-and-rescue agencies. The company operates more than 230 aircraft in about 30 countries around the world. For more information, visit: www.heli-one.ca.