Vector and Orange County Sheriffs sign MRO contract

Vector Aerospace and Orange County (CA) Sheriff’s Department sign an Airbus Helicopters AS350 and Bell Helicopter UH-1H MRO support contract.

The contract is a five-year agreement with Orange County Sheriff’s Department to conduct maintenance, repair and overhaul on their AS350 and UH-1H helicopters.

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Chris McDowell, vice president, sales and marketing at Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services – North America, says: “Signing this contract with Orange County Sheriff’s Department highlights Vector’s ability to provide tip-to-tail MRO support for AS350 fleets.”

“With extensive qualifications and experience on Arriel 1 & 2 engine platforms, AS350 components and UH-1H aircraft, we are looking forward to supporting the MRO requirements of Orange County over the next 5 years,” adds McDowell.

Sergeant William Fitzgerald, Aviation Support Unit, Orange County Sheriff’s Department says: “We are pleased to sign this agreement with Vector Aerospace. Over and above the economic requirements, our decision to leverage Vector’s maintenance, repair and overhaul services is based on their reputation for superior customer support and high quality service.”

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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