Africa Aerospace & Defense 2014

MRO for Africa [AAD142]

18 September 2014

Aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services are a continually growing requirement for civil aviation companies in South Africa and indeed Africa. Vector Aerospace (Hangar 6, Stand C14) holds approvals from some of the world’s leading OEMs, including Pratt & Whitney Canada, Rolls-Royce, Turbomeca, General Electric and Honeywell, and is an industry leader in providing aviation MRO services for helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft.

“Our comprehensive engine and component repair, overhaul and test services deliver exceptional value and benefit to our customers,” said Jeff Poirier, president of Vector Aerospace Engine Services – Atlantic. “We have the diverse capability to accommodate our customers’ specific requirements and the detailed knowledge, experience and international service centre network to meet their needs.”

The company’s facility at Lanseria International Airport near Johannesburg is well situated to provide this service to South African regional airlines, commercial transportation providers, corporate flight departments, private operators, government agencies and defence departments.

The company’s North American roots lie in Okanagan Helicopters, which was formed in British Columbia, Canada. Vector Aerospace Corporation was created in 1998 through an initial public offering and quickly established itself as a significant player in the global aviation MRO services industry. A truly international company, Vector Aerospace employs approximately 2,700 people in 21 locations across Canada, the USA, the UK, France, South Africa, Kenya, Australia and Malaysia.



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