SAS wins Luxembourg maintenance contract

Specialist Aviation Services (SAS) has announced that it has signed a
contract with Luxembourg Air Rescue for the maintenance of the entire fleet of

Five MD902 Explorer helicopters are operated by the Luxembourg Air
Rescue and included in the contract will be the maintenance of a sixth operated
by the Luxembourg

Line maintenance will be performed at the LAR facilities, whilst annual
and other inspections will be done at SAS main base at Gloucestershire
Airport and at SAS’ Belgium based
company ESC, which also acts as a main distribution centre for MD Helicopter

Laurent Saeul, LAR’s chief operations officer said “We have selected SAS
because of their extensive experience in maintaining MD902s, the specialised
repairs they can carry out, the fast turnaround of the inspections and their
large spares holding.”

Specialist Aviation Services are now responsible for maintenance of over
25 MD902 Explorers. The Group is responsible for maintenance of over 40
aircraft and helicopters.

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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