Richmond, BC – Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services-North America (Vector) www.vectoraerospace.com, a subsidiary of Vector Aerospace Corporation, and one of the world’s leading independent providers of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services will be exhibiting at Heli-Expo (Booth # 2137).
Vector experienced another banner year in 2010; highlighted by new facility openings in Huntsville, Alabama, Calgary, Alberta, Canada and Lanseria, South Africa; expansion of its service and product portfolio through the addition of repair and overhaul for the Arriel 2, ALF502 and LF507 engines and in receiving Federal Aviation Administration approval for Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) development and integration for glass cockpits on the Bell 205 and Eurocopter AS355 helicopters. Additionally, in 2010 Vector was successful in securing a number of strategic contract wins in both the commercial, security and defense market sectors.
At Heli-Expo 2011, Vector's experienced and knowledgeable team of helicopter sales and customer support professionals will be available to discuss customer requirements as relates Vector’s capability to develop and support value-driven helicopter repair and overhaul solutions that extend aircraft life, improve reliability and reduce operator cost. Vector comprehensive service portfolio includes:
- Engines: (Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6T, Rolls Royce M250, Arriel 1 and Arriel 2, General Electric T58 / CT58 and CT-7A / T700) * including complete test capability
- Dynamic components
- Airframes and major inspections (support for Sikorsky, Bell and Eurocopter models)
- Full-service avionics; including glass cockpit engineering, development and integration; complete aircraft rewires, etc.
Its Andalusia, Alabama, facilities are going to be expanded with a grand opening scheduled for March 2012.
It will be highlighting its full UH-1H upgrade program, AS350 capabilities, and broad range of Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) for Sikorsky, Airbus and Bell helicopters.
Vector now offers European in-region repair and overhaul support for those operators from its Fleetlands, United Kingdom facilities.