September 29, 2014
Turbomeca signs SBH contract with Aero Asahi Corporation
Aero Asahi Corporation and its subsidiary Central Helicopter Service, have signed with Turbomeca (Safran) a 5 year extension of the SBH (“Support By the Hour”) contract covering their fleet of Arriel 2 and Arriel 1E2 engines. More than 50 engines powering AS350B3/AS365N3/S76C+ and BK117C2 helicopters are now maintained through the SBH program and used for all type of missions, from Utility to EMS, as well as VIP transportation. Part of Toyota Motors Group of Companies, Aero Asahi is a leading Helicopter operator in Japan.