IT’S OFFICIAL: ABLE CHANGES NAME TO ABLE AEROSPACE SERVICES, INC.

Able Engineering & Component Services Inc. and Able Aerospace Inc. have merged into a single entity named Able Aerospace Services, Inc. The change caps off a progression that began with the company’s early 2016 acquisition by Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company. “Able has always worked from one overarching mission, which is to safely reduce aircraft operating costs by providing resourceful component repair, overhaul and approved replacement parts solutions,” said Lee Benson,  []

ABLE DELIVERS 100TH FLIGHT DECK UPGRADE FOR AIR EVAC LIFETEAM

Establishes value-add solutions for new avionics systems safety requirements MESA, Arizona (March 8, 2017) – Able Aerospace Services Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced that it has delivered its 100th state-of-the-art flight deck upgrade for Air Evac Lifeteam, the largest independently owned and operated membership-supported air ambulance service in the U.S. Completed for a mixed fleet of Bell 206 and Bell 407 helicopters, the upgrade ensures that Air Evac Lifeteam is compliant  []

ABLE SIGNS EXCLUSIVE SERVICE AGREEMENT WITH EAGLE COPTERS

Establishes full repair, overhaul and exchange support for fleets in Chile and Australasia MESA, Arizona (March 2, 2017) – Able Aerospace Services, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has been selected by Eagle Copters Ltd. as the exclusive provider for component repair, overhaul and exchange services for helicopter installations in Australasia and Chile. The agreement includes support for a significant mixed fleet of aircraft in these regions. It will also help Eagle Copters expand its  []

ABLE DEBUTS VIRTUAL TOURS, TOUCH-SCREENS AT NEW HELI-EXPO BOOTH

Encourages personal interaction, experience with the growing Able brand MESA, Arizona (February 27, 2017) – Able Aerospace Services Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company will debut a new booth at Heli-Expo 2017, using virtual reality and touch-screen technology to deliver a closer-than-ever look into the fast-evolving aerospace company. “We realize not everyone has the time or resources to physically visit our facility, but when they do, we usually hear them say something like, ‘Wow.  []

HELI-EXPO 2017 – READY AND ABLE

We’re bigger, better, ready and Able to help you! Visit Able at Heli-Expo Booth #11542 Exciting growth is happening at Able, but always with the same mission: to safely reduce your aircraft operating costs through resourceful component repair, overhaul and approved replacement parts solutions. Do you know all that Able can do now? Visit Heli-Expo Booth #11542 or click below to schedule a one-on-one conversation about our thousands of value-driven options for all helicopter makes  []

Phoenix Aerospace is Flying High.

Able’s own Lee Benson served on the experts panel at the latest Phoenix Aero Club luncheon. It was a great afternoon, with insight from a broad cross-section of aerospace leaders and updates on the future of our growing industry. Take a look at our local aerospace and defense statistics here.

THE CANADA CONNECTION: ABLE WORKS WITH BELL HELICOPTER IN CALGARY FOR IN-COUNTRY DISTRIBUTION

MESA, Arizona (November 14, 2016) – Able Aerospace Services, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has announced it will work with its affiliate, Bell Helicopter, in Calgary to expand its product availability in Canada. During the coming months, Able will build in-country availability on its full line of approved replacement parts (PMA) and dynamic components for exchange for the Bell 206 and Bell 407 to be distributed through the supply center. “The process is a  []

ABLE AEROSPACE DEBUTS 24-HOUR AOG SUPPORT

After-hours Able AOG Help Desk to serve hard grounded fixed-wing and rotor-wing aircraft Able Aerospace Services, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has launched the Able after hours Help Desk, establishing 24-hour, industry-leading Able support for customers with fixed-wing and rotor-wing Aircraft on the Ground (AOG). The Help Desk will work in tandem with Able’s weekday customer service team to provide around-the-clock, seven-days-a-week AOG assistance. “AOG is a stressful event that can cost customers time,  []

ABLE AEROSPACE ADDS AGUSTA BELL 412 R&O TO CAPABILITIES

New services will expand company’s global reach to Agusta-branded 412s MESA, Arizona (October 10, 2016) – Able Aerospace Services, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has announced the addition of Agusta Bell 412 component repairs and overhauls to its broad menu of rotor wing MRO capabilities. The announcement expands Able’s trademark cost savings and repair benefits to the Agusta- branded 412 platform, which is located largely in Europe and South America. “Able has one of  []