Richmond, BC – Vector Aerospace (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services – North America (“HS-NA”),one of the world’s leading providers of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul services, has signed a four-year agreement through their Dutch partner Aerotech Holland with the Netherlands Ministry of Defense (“RNLAF”) to provide the repair and overhaul of their fleet of T700-GE-701C and T700-GE-701D engines.
MoD’s engines are installed in AH-64D attack helicopters operated by the RNLAF. As per the terms of the four-year agreement, HS-NA will provide inspection, repair, overhaul, testing, modification and other services as required for RNLAF T700-GE-701C and T700-GE-701D engines.
“HS-NA is pleased to provide MRO services for the RNLAF fleet of T700-GE-701C and T700-GE-701D engines, says Chris McDowell, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Vector HS-NA. “This subcontract demonstrates HS-NA’s certification and capacity to provide quality repair and overhaul on GE engines and reinforces our ability to foster strong relationships through contract collaboration with companies such as Aerotech Holland.”
Leo Staats, General Manager of Aerotech Holland, states: “Over and above the economic elements, the decision to entrust Vector Aerospace with this MRO work was based on past performance and previous support from Vector.”
Vector Aerospace holds approvals from some of the world's leading turbine engine, airframe and avionics OEMs. Engine products supported include a wide range of General Electric, Honeywell, Pratt & Whitney Canada, Rolls-Royce and Turbomeca, (all engine lines including complete test capability). Vector Aerospace also provides support for a wide range of Boeing, Sikorsky, and Airbus Helicopters airframes including major inspections and dynamic component overhaul. Vector also offers full-service avionics capability including complete aircraft rewire plus glass cockpit engineering, development and integration.
About Vector Aerospace
Vector Aerospace is a global provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul services. Through facilities in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Australia, South Africa and Kenya, Vector Aerospace provides services to commercial and military customers for gas turbine engines, components and helicopter airframes. Vector’s customer-focused team includes over 2,700 motivated employees.