Advanced Helicopter Services Acquires Cascade Airframe Repair

Feb. 19, 2014
The company will remain at Boeing Field and will continue to offer comprehensive helicopter repair and maintenance services.

Advanced Helicopter Services has announced the recent acquisition of Cascade Airframe Repair, a longtime helicopter repair services company, based at Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington.  The company will remain at Boeing Field and will continue to offer comprehensive helicopter repair and maintenance services.  Cascade has become known for providing exemplary customer service and support to its clients for almost 40 years, and was founded by Bob and Ruth Ann Starr.  The couple will continue their long history of managing the company.  Cascade is an Airbus Helicopters and MD Helicopter service center as well as an FAA Approved Repair Station.

Advanced Helicopter Services (AHS) will add Cascade to its growing list of highly successful helicopter related service companies in the Pacific northwest supporting a broad and diverse client base of multiple mission and model type helicopters.  Speaking from the AHS main offices located at the Watts-Woodland airport near Sacramento, company president, Mr. Sparrow Tang commented on the new acquisition, "Bob Starr and his wife, Ruth Ann, created and nurtured a great reputation in Cascade and we intend to continue that tradition uninterrupted.  Bob will remain at the helm for the foreseeable future and we look forward to that.  The two companies will certainly complement one another and we intend to add new and innovative offerings to our clients in the area."

Advanced Helicopter Services will again be exhibiting on booth #2715 this year during the upcoming HAI Heli-Expo 25-27 February at the HAI Heli-Expo in Anaheim, California.

ABOUT Advanced Helicopter Services, Inc.

Advanced Helicopter Services (AHS) is comprehensive helicopter support provider located at the Watts-Woodland Airport (041) in Woodland, California.  The company offers helicopter maintenance, repair, overhaul, inspection, avionics installation and repair, aircraft painting, dynamic component services, and client based custom maintenance solutions for all model types of helicopters.  AHS is an authorized service center for Airbus Helicopters, AgustaWestland, Robinson and Enstrom helicopters, as well as an FAA FAR Part 145 Repair Station.  As an authorized Turbomeca engine maintenance center, AHS offers a capability not often found in North America. Additionally, AHS can provide helicopter AOG response with equipment and highly trained technicians, regardless of aircraft location.  Aircraft sales, pre-purchase inspections as well as import and export of airframes can be accomplished. Specialized services include support for law enforcement, public use, corporate, air medical and utility helicopters. For additional information regarding Advanced Helicopter Services, Inc. and their complete helicopter services, please visit or call 530.669.7115.   

ABOUT Cascade Airframe Repair

Founded in 1975, Cascade Airframe Repair offers unrivaled customer support and professional helicopter maintenance and repair services for a broad range of helicopter model types.  The company has extensive Airbus Helicopters and MD Helicopter experience with a long list of distinguished helicopter owners and operators in the Pacific northwestern United States.  Cascade is based at Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington and is an FAA Approved Repair Station.  Additional information regarding Cascade and their services can be found by visiting or by calling 206-767-5290.