DELTA, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Brazil is the latest in a growing number of countries where Heli-One is able to deliver its leading helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services.
The National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil (ANAC), which oversees safety and security of civil aircraft, components, operations and personnel licensing in the country, has certified all four of Heli-One’s facilities around the world to work on Brazilian aircraft. The endorsement follows a rigorous, year-long inspection and audit process by ANAC officials.
Heli-One is a segment of CHC Helicopter, the operating company of CHC Group (NYSE:HELI).
“Brazil has one of the world’s largest civil helicopter fleets, including a significant number of helicopters that are used for offshore transport,” said Anthony DiNota, vice president, Commercial Group, Heli-One.
“With our extensive global experience supporting offshore fleets, Heli-One can now provide customers in Brazil with consistent MRO services that enable them to go further, do more and come home safely.”
Heli-One’s leading helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul services include certifications and expertise on a broad range of airframes and components from major helicopter and engine manufacturers, including Airbus, Sikorsky, AgustaWestland, Bell, Turbomeca, Pratt & Whitney and General Electric.
Heli-One is based in Delta, British Columbia, Canada, and has MRO operations in Delta; Stavanger, Norway; Fort Collins, Colorado; and Rzeszow, Poland. Heli-One is part of CHC Helicopter, a leader in enabling customers to go further, do more and come home safely. In addition to MRO services, CHC provides offshore transportation to oil-and-gas companies and flight services to search-and-rescue agencies. The company operates more than 230 aircraft in about 30 countries around the world.