February 14, 2012 By Carey Fredericks
Feb. 14, 2012, Singapore - Composite Technology, Inc. (CTI), a Sikorsky Aerospace Services company, today announced new capabilities to support Sikorsky’s S-76® and S-92® helicopter rotor blade repair and maintenance through its venture in Singapore: Composite Technology International Pte. Ltd (CTIS).
CTIS is a venture among CTI, Eurocopter South East Asia and Singapore Technologies Aerospace Engineering. The facility will offer main and tail rotor blade maintenance and repair services for Sikorsky operators in the Asia-Pacific region.
"This capability for CTIS adds to our comprehensive portfolio of OEM blade repair and we are very pleased to provide regional support to Sikorsky’s commercial platform,” said Bob Ellithorpe, President of CTI. “We are committed to our global customers, and by enhancing our international services, we expand our strategic initiatives to better service CTI’s customer base.”
CTIS will perform rotor blade repair services for the S-76 and S-92 helicopter platforms, offering main and tail rotor blade maintenance and repair services for Sikorsky operators in the Asia-Pacific region. Standard blade services include visual inspection, disassembly of the blade, X-Ray or ultrasonic inspection, structural repairs as well as painting and static balance.
“The addition of Sikorsky helicopter rotor blade repair capabilities broadens CTIS’ range of helicopter aftermarket services for the Asia-Pacific region, “ said Phua Poey Chor, General Manager of CTIS. “Sikorsky helicopter operators in the region can now benefit from this convenience and receive greater value from our comprehensive suite of services.”
Composite Technology Inc. provides main and tail rotor blade repairs and is an OEM approved Service Center in four locations around the world (U.S., U.K., Brazil, and Singapore). CTI is the only rotor blade repair shop to hold Service Center approvals from all major rotary wing OEM’s: AgustaWestland, Bell Helicopter, Eurocopter, MD Helicopters, and Sikorsky. Composite Technology, Inc. is a unit of Sikorsky Aerospace Services, a Sikorsky Aircraft company.