Grand Prairie, TX – September 24, 2009 – American Eurocopter is proud to announce that it has approved Uniflight as a Eurocopter Service Center for the AS350 and AS355 family of helicopters. The agreement makes Uniflight the latest addition to the worldwide Eurocopter Service Center network and enables the company to provide its customers with access to technical services that are only available through American Eurocopter.
Larry Roberts, American Eurocopter Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Customer Support stated, “We are committed to providing the highest level of service and reactivity to customers’ needs, and we are delighted to be adding a high-caliber service center like Uniflight to our Network. Their reputation for high quality work and on-time delivery will help to ensure that our customers in the Southwest USA will continue to receive the Diamond-level service they have come to expect from American Eurocopter.”
James Loftin, President and COO of Uniflight added, “The team at Uniflight is very pleased to have this opportunity to expand our business by providing OEM-endorsed technical services to Eurocopter owners and operators in our region. Our longstanding relationships with the team at American Eurocopter combined with the proximity of our respective operations will ensure that customers receive first-rate service for many years to come.”
Initially, Uniflight will provide repair, maintenance and logistic support for the AS350 and AS355 models. These services are available immediately and, as part of the agreement, Uniflight will also be in a position to handle overflow services for these products. Customers interested in service and repair opportunities for their aircraft from American Eurocopter can contact the company’s new Customer Service and Fleet Operations Center at 800-267-8371.
About American Eurocopter
American Eurocopter is a helicopter manufacturer that produces, markets, sells and supports the broadest range of civil and para-public helicopters offered by any manufacturer in the United States. The company is a subsidiary of EADS North America Holdings, the North American operations of EADS, a global leader in aerospace, defense and related services, and is an affiliate of Eurocopter, the largest helicopter manufacturer in the world. American Eurocopter’s product line represents the most cost-effective, technologically-advanced helicopters, ranging from light single to heavy twin, serving all markets and missions. Company headquarters and main facilities are located in Grand Prairie, TX, with a large manufacturing and production facility in Columbus, MS, that produces the UH-72A for the U.S. Army’s Light Utility Helicopter program.
Uniflight, LLC is an authorized American Eurocopter Customer Service Center, providing periodic maintenance and inspection services and spare parts distribution to operators of AS350 and AS355 models. In addition, Uniflight is a Platinum rated Bell Helicopter Customer Service Facility (CSF) specializing in helicopter repair and component overhaul services as well as parts distribution support to fleet operators of Bell models: 47, 206/206L, 212/412, 222/230/430, 407, 204/205, UH-1 and OH-58. In addition to the Eurocopter and Bell models, Uniflight is an FAA approved repair station for the Agusta A109, Sikorsky S-76, and MD 500 series. Uniflight is an authorized Garmin, and NAT.