March 2, 2015
Vector Aerospace captures growing market for AS350 Series 12-year inspections
Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services – North America (HS-NA) has recently conducted three 12-year inspections with plans to conduct a fourth this month. Vector Aerospace recently performed two Airbus Helicopters AS350 12-year inspections for Care Flight of Reno, Nevada affiliated with Air Methods, with plans to commence a third this month. Additionally, Vector Aerospace recently completed its first EC130-B4 12-year inspection for Garry Chernoff, a private owner in Penticton, B.C. Vector Aerospace has extensive repair capabilities required to conduct Airbus Helicopters certified 12-year inspections on the AS350 series, including an Airbus Helicopters approved fuselage fixture in-house as well as capabilities to perform floor and aft structural assembly; tailboom repairs/assembly and composite repairs including canopy assembly. Vector Aerospace also has Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) repair design approvals which are required to conduct Airbus Helicopters certified 12-year inspections.