February 26, 2014 ByCarey Fredericks
Feb. 26, 2014, Anaheim, Ca. - Vector Aerospace is pleased to announce that Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services - North America has signed a two-year agreement with Helicopter Transport Services (Canada) Inc. to provide repair, testing, modification and reduce to spares for HTS Canada's CT7-2A engines.
"We are delighted to sign this agreement with HTS Canada," states Chris McDowell, Vice President Sales and Marketing at HS-NA. "With over 15 years of MRO experience with the CT7 and CT700 GE engine series, we look forward to providing the highest quality products and services to HTS Canada over the next two years. HTS Canada is one of the premier helicopter operators in Canada and we are extremely proud to support HTS's operations and specifically their fleet of CT7-2A engines."
"HTS Canada's top priority is to provide solutions for customer needs, states Luc Pilon, Chief Executive Officer at Helicopter Transport Services. "The decision to award this contract to Vector was based on their reputation for high quality, customer service and previous support provided to us. We are pleased to have Vector's MRO support for our CT7-2A engines."
Vector HS-NA's history with CT7 and CT700s includes an award from General Electric to build new production CT7-8A and -8A1 engines for the Sikorsky CH148 (H92) Cyclone helicopters in Canada. HS-NA's Richmond facility is equipped with engine module repair and overhaul, borescope inspection, failure analysis, component repair and full test cell capabilities for the CT7, CT700, T58, and CT58 General Electric engine series.