American Eurocopter receives certificate


Company receives maintenance and repair hub certificate from Eurocopter. Becomes regional MRO hub for EC135 and EC145 helicopters

American Eurocopter announced
that it has been officially recognised as the regional hub for maintenance,
repair and overhaul for Eurocopter EC135 and EC145 customers in North and Latin America. This certification covers D-level MRO
activities for all EC135 and EC145 airframes, blades and dynamic components.

“We continually strive to enhance
our repair and overhaul programs to meet the needs and demands of our customers,”
said Marc Paganini, president and chief executive officer of American
Eurocopter. “This designation reflects our substantial investment in support
& services in recent years and our close cooperation with Eurocopter.”

“In addition to being in
line with Eurocopter’s global MRO strategy, this is part of the growth strategy
for American Eurocopter and our own goal to increase service and support to our
customers,” continued Paganini. “Now we are able to bring industry leading
service and support to Eurocopter customers throughout the western hemisphere.

“While this certification
highlights American Eurocopter capabilities for the EC135 and EC145 airframes,
blades and dynamic components, American Eurocopter also provides a full line of
service and support capabilities for Eurocopter helicopters including the
AS350, EC120, EC130, EC155 and the AS365 models.