AAR awarded four-year MRO contract
By Helicopters Staff
AR has been awarded a four-year contract by the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) to perform maintenance, repair and overhaul of the Chinook APU for Logistics Centre Woensdrecht.
AAR will service the Chinook fleet in its Component Repair facility in Amsterdam, where AAR has been supporting European Participating Air Forces (EPAF) for more than 30 years as a prime provider or subcontractor for repair management, component maintenance, supply chain and depot services.
“The RNLAF is pleased to have an MRO contract in place for their CH-47 APU’s,” said Lieutenant Colonel Remco Bastiaan, EMSD program manager, Chinook. “The Chinook community is excited to have a trusted partner like AAR support the RNLAF to maintain and improve the availability of the Chinook fleet and looks forward to sustaining and expanding their valued relationship.”
AAR has been a partner of the Royal Netherlands Air Force on the F-16 platform for more than 25 years. The aerospace and defense aftermarket company employs more than 6,000 people in over 20 countries. Headquartered in greater Chicago, AAR supports commercial and government customers through two operating segments, including Aviation Services and Expeditionary Services.