Oct. 3, 2014, Richmond, B.C. - Vector Aerospace Corporation has announced the signing of a five-year agreement with Orange County Sheriff’s Department to conduct maintenance, repair and overhaul on their AS350 and UH-1H helicopters.
By Carey Fredericks
“Signing this contract with Orange County Sheriff’s Department highlights Vector’s ability to provide tip-to-tail MRO support for AS350 fleets,” states Chris McDowell, vice president, sales & marketing at Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services – North America (“HS-NA”). With extensive qualifications and experience on Arriel 1 & 2 engine platforms, AS350 components and UH-1H aircraft, we are looking forward to supporting the MRO requirements of Orange County over the next five years.”
“We are pleased to sign this agreement with Vector Aerospace”, states Sergeant William Fitzgerald, Aviation Support Unit, Orange County Sheriff’s Department. “Over and above the economic requirements, our decision to leverage Vector’s maintenance, repair and overhaul services is based on their reputation for superior customer support and high quality service.”
Vector Aerospace supports Turbomeca, Rolls-Royce, Pratt & Whitney Canada and General Electric engine products (including complete test capability), and is a D-Level certified Airbus Helicopters repair center, Sikorsky customer support center and Bell MRO provider. Airframe capabilities include major inspections, structural repair, dynamic component overhaul and full avionics upgrades including complete aircraft rewire and glass cockpit engineering, development and integration.