Heliport Volen certified to service Western-built rotorcraft
The maintenance facility of Russia’s Heliport Volen helicopter center outside Moscow has received the Russian aviation authorities’ approval to provide maintenance services on Leonardo Helicopters, Airbus Helicopters, Bell Helicopter, MD Helicopters and Robinson Helicopter rotorcraft.
The certificate was granted on May 25, the center’s parent company Heliports of Russia has announced in a statement.
The maintenance station is now certified to provide line and periodic maintenance on the following models: the A109E (with PW206C engines), the A109S/AW109SP (with PW206C/PW207C engines), the AW119MkII/A119 (PT6B-37A), the AS350 B2 (Arriel 1D1), the H125 (previously known as AS350 B3, with Arriel 2B/2B1/2D), the Bell 407 (with RR-250-C47Bs), the MD900/902 (with PW206E/PW207Cs), the R44 (Lycoming O-540-F1B5), the R44 II (Lycoming O-540-F1A5), and the R66 (with RR-300 or 250-C300/A1 engines).
Checks can be carried out both in-house and at the operator’s base.
The new facility is part of Heliports of Russia’s effort to expand its maintenance capabilities. Several of the holding company’s helicopter centers have received relevant maintenance approvals. The company is working to further expand the list of models it can service.
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