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Heli-One Poland opens helicopter storage facility

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Heli-One Poland opens helicopter storage facility - Business aviation publisher
Tatjana Obrazcova
Country: Poland Aircraft: Helicopters

Heli-One, a leading provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, has expanded its Poland facility by 6,000+ m² to accommodate helicopter storage for up to 40 “heavy” aircraft. The facility provides for a controlled and monitored environment tailored for aircraft storage, allowing helicopter owners and operators to be assured that their aircraft assets will be maintained to proper storage conditions and be made service-ready quickly.

The facility offers a flexible set of storage service offerings, ranging from a minimum of 45 days to as much as 12 months or longer. Accepted aircraft platforms include the Airbus    AS332 and H225, Sikorsky S-92 and S-76, and Leonardo  AW139.  The Rzeszow  facility  is approved by the Civil Aviation Authority of Poland and provides for around-the-clock staffing and  a  bonded warehouse.

“We are pleased to open this dedicated storage facility to support operators who require maximum flexibility in aircraft storage solutions,” said Anthony DiNota, President, Heli-One. “Our team in Poland offers a comprehensive solution encompassing preparation, routine maintenance, and returning the aircraft back to service levels quickly, reliably and safely. With decades of experience in helicopter maintenance and logistics planning, the entire Heli-One team can support the complex needs of short- or long-term aircraft  storage.”

Heli-One offers additional services to support operators with a wide range of fleet management  needs, including:

  • Airframe Maintenance
  • Flyable Preservation
  • Aircraft Maintenance Management
  • Aircraft Mobilization
  • Aircraft  Registration  & Certification
  • By-the-Hour Support
  • Aircraft Painting

More information about these services can be found at:  heli-one.ca/services/storage

Heli-One Poland’s facility was opened in 2014 and provides base maintenance for AS332, H225, and H135 aircraft. The facility utilizes the latest technology, leveraging a global network of resourcing and expertise. The 65,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility has a service hangar that can accommodate up to six large airframes, a fully equipped avionics workshop, a structure shop with a specialized tail boom repair area, and a dedicated paint bay. The facility recently received United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval which joins approvals from European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA), the Civil Aviation Authority of  the  Cayman Islands (CAACI), and the Angolan Ministry of Transport.



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