Thoroughbred Aviation Opens New Helicopter Maintenance Facility

Sept. 14, 2021

Mesa, Ariz., September 14, 2021 – MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) is pleased to congratulate Thoroughbred Aviation Maintenance on its expansion at Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, Kentucky. The largest aircraft maintenance provider in Kentucky, Thoroughbred Aviation cut the ribbon on a new 20,000 square-foot facility, dedicated to expanding helicopter and fixed-wing maintenance. Attending the event were Rocky Adkins, Senior Advisor to Governor Beshear, the Lexington Chamber of Commerce, and MD Helicopters Director of Customer Support Eric Kessler who presented Thoroughbred Aviation with a plaque.

“As an MD Helicopters Authorized Service Center, Thoroughbred Aviation Maintenance is a key player in our work to strengthen and expand support for our customers,” Kessler says. “Thoroughbred Aviation has a long history of maintenance excellence and does a tremendous job of providing high quality, reliable service for MD owners and operators. Paired with MD’s boosted customer support and spares in stock, Thoroughbred’s new facility will enhance the overall customer experience.”

The new facility is a consolidation and expansion of the existing property combining helicopter operations from the Georgetown facility. The new space includes additional hangar space, office facilities, and parts storage.

“As an Authorized MD Helicopters Service Center for over 33 years, their product line is a large part of our customer base and we truly appreciate their support and participation in our ceremony,” stated Vice President and Owner, Joe Otte. “We look forward to continuing our relationship with MD and to help our customers experience an increase in service and reduced down times.”