American Eurocopter receives certificate

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.

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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