At Heli Expo, Turbomeca announced the Support By the Hour (SBH®) contract signed with CHC Helicopter. This contract covers 60 Makila 2 engines powering CHC EC 225 helicopters used for offshore missions, notably in North Sea and Black Sea regions, Nigeria and Australia.
William Amelio, CHC President & CEO, said: “The Turbomeca SBH® contract contributes to CHC’s ability to deliver on our commitment to customers – to take them further, so that they can do more, and to bring them home safely.”
The Turbomeca SBH® contract allows customers to tailor agreements based on their operational needs.
CHC Helicopter is the world’s largest helicopter services company specializing in transportation to offshore oil and gas platforms and in helicopter maintenance repair and overhaul .CHC Helicopter is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, and operates more than 250 aircraft in about 30 countries around the world.
Turbomeca (Safran) is the leading helicopter engine manufacturer, and has produced 70,000 turbines based on its own designs since the company was founded. Offering the widest range of engines in the world and dedicated to 2,500 customers in 155 countries, Turbomeca provides a proximity service thanks to its 17 sites, 28 Certified Maintenance Centers, 18 Repair & Overhaul Centers, and 90 Field representatives and Field technicians. Microturbo, the subsidiary of Turbomeca, is the European leader in turbojet engines for missiles, drones and auxiliary power units.