FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- ASI Services and Dakota Air Parts formed a strategic partnership in the last quarter of 2011 to better serve the demand of their clients. The alliance between the leader in spare parts supplies and the leader in Rolls-Royce M250 MRO will undoubtedly result in outstanding benefits to their respective customers.
According to Kevin Peterson, Overseas and Domestic Sales Agent at ASI Services "Since our companies serve the same target market, now our increased capabilities in both repair and spare parts sales will result in a higher level of happy and loyal clients".
Regarding the new alliance Mr. Lance Thoreson, Vice President of Operations at Dakota Air Parts, stated "We already serve militaries and ministries in different countries in Asia, the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Australia and North and South America. As an international company, we can now offer expanded services and capabilities resulting from our partnership with ASI."
As part of their new strategic alliance ASI Services and Dakota Air Parts jointly attended the 2011 Seoul Air Show and the 2011 Dubai Airshow. They will be jointly exhibiting at Heli-Expo this February in Dallas, Texas.
About ASI Services
Founded in 1948, ASI has outstanding repair and overhaul capabilities for the Rolls-Royce M250 turbine. With their state of the art in-house test cell, ASI Services can easily run and test engines' performance. ASI offers engine and module exchanges, leases, and rentals. ASI Services also offers MRO services for Bell light and Bell medium platforms. ASI Services is an FAA and EASA authorized Repair Station: FAA (TU3R88OL) and EASA (145.4086).
About Dakota Air Parts Intl., Inc.
Established in 1994, Dakota is one of the larger suppliers of helicopter spares and components in the world. Dakota Air Parts is especially known for supporting both civil and military Bell helicopters, including: Bell 204, Bell 205, Bell 212, UH-1 "Huey", OH-58 "Kiowa" and AH-1 "Cobra", in addition to Rolls-Royce Model 250 and Honeywell T53 turbine engines. The company also purchases helicopters, aircraft, turbine engines, components, spare parts, and whole inventories from around the world.
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