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Heli-One Poland gets FAA approval for base maintenance

April 5, 2016  By Heli-One

Heli-One’s Rzeszow, Poland facility has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) repair station approval. Heli-One Poland’s facility, which opened in 2014, provides base maintenance support for Airbus AS332, H225, and H135 aircraft. In addition, it offers component repairs such as the AW139 exhaust duct. This approval offers U.S.-based operators or U.S.-registered aircraft a new cost-efficient maintenance alternative at a state-of-the-art facility with competitive turnaround times.

This latest certificate achieved by the Heli-One Poland facility is in addition to other approved maintenance organization certificates from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) of the Cayman Islands, NATO Allied Quality Assurance Publications (AQAP) 2120, Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA), and National Civil Aviation Institute of Angola.

Heli-One’s Poland facility services aircraft using the latest technology, leveraging a global network of resourcing and expertise. The facility was designed using LEAN principles, ensuring that maintenance is conducted with the highest level of efficiency and safety. The 65,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility in Poland has a service hangar that can accommodate up to six large airframes, a fully equipped avionics workshop, a structure shop with a specialized tail boom repair area, and a dedicated paint bay.

“Operators place a premium on ensuring safe, reliable, long-term operation of their aircraft. We’re pleased to offer U.S.-based operators base maintenance support at our newest facility in Rzeszow, Poland,” says Anthony DiNota, president of Heli-One. ”Our experienced team of technicians and staff deliver superb customer service and quality work with competitive turnaround times. We completed each of our last two Airbus AS332 G-Check inspections in 6 months – a competitive turnaround time – allowing our customers to quickly return their aircraft to their operations.”



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