RIO DE JANERIO, Brazil, May 19, 2014 – Helivia Aero Taxi, S.A., a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announced today the hiring of Gabriela Teixeira da Silva Ribeiro as its Technical Manager.
Ms. Teixeira will be responsible for the technical compliance for Helivia, including overseeing the maintenance practices and ensuring Helivia meets the compliance requirements with Agencia Nacional de Aviação Civil (ANAC), and maintaining overall accountability for the Technical Quality system within the organization.
Previously, Ms. Teixeira served as the Maintenance Manager for Senior Taxi Aereo where she led and implemented improvements in routine maintenance planning and programming, increasing fleet availability. Prior to Senior Taxi Aereo, she served in various capacities including Operations Coordinator, New Projects Coordinator and Maintenance Engineer with Lider Aviation.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical-Aeronautical Engineering from the Federal University of Minas Gerais in Belo Horizonte, Brazil and has completed specific type courses on the S76, AW139 aircraft, including their respective engines.
About Helivia Aero Taxi, S.A.
Established in 1987, Helivia Aero Taxi, S.A. is a Part 135 offshore and onshore helicopter charter company with main office in Rio de Janeiro, and Part 145 repair station and operating base and hangar located in Macae, RJ, Brazil. For more information, go to www.helivia.com.br.
About Greenwich AeroGroup
Greenwich AeroGroup, Inc., owns and operates providers of general, commercial, government and military aviation services including: maintenance, avionics and interior refurbishments; fixed base operations; aircraft sales, charter and management; manufacturing and engineering; component repair and overhaul; parts distribution and financial services. Current locations include: Atlantic Aero, Inc., located at Piedmont-Triad International Airport in Greensboro, N.C.; Western Aircraft, Inc., located at Gowen Field in Boise, Idaho; Summit Aviation, Inc., located at Summit Airport in Middletown, Del.; DAC International, Inc., located in Austin, Texas; Matrix Aviation, Inc., located in Atlanta, Ga.; Professional Aviation Associates, Inc., located in Atlanta, Ga.; Professional Aircraft Accessories, Inc., located in Titusville, Fla.; Aero Precision located in Livermore, Calif. and NASAM, Inc., located in South San Francisco, Calif. Additionally, Greenwich AeroGroup owns an interest in Helivia Aero Taxi located in Rio de Janerio. News and information are available at www.greenwichaerogroup.com.