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  []

Hawaii’s Paradise Helicopters Signs Fleet for Bell Helicopter Customer Advantage Plans

Fort Worth, Texas (August XX, 2016) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company with the support of Able Aerospace Services, announced today that Paradise Helicopters, a leading helicopter tour company in Hawaii, has signed its fleet of Bell 407s for the Customer Advantage Plan (CAP). Paradise is the first helicopter tour company to enroll in this new service solution. Bell Helicopter’s Customer Advantage Plans provide customers with comprehensive coverage solutions for daily operations.  []

ABLE AEROSPACE EXPANDS WITH FULL-SERVICE MAINTENANCE CENTER

Integrates completion, MRO and parts resources to create world-class capabilities. MESA, Arizona (July 12, 2016) – Able Aerospace Services, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has completed a significant expansion with the opening of the Able Maintenance Center (AMC). The AMC grows Able’s industry presence with a full suite of rotorcraft airframe services including maintenance, inspections, airframe repair, avionics upgrades and paint. Combined with Able’s already world-leading, on-site MRO and parts solutions – which includes  []

ABLE AEROSPACE SIGNS MRO AGREEMENT FOR AGUSTAWESTLAND PRODUCTS

MESA, Arizona (June 6, 2016) – Able Aerospace Services, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has been named by Leonardo-Finmeccanica, through AgustaWestland Philadelphia Corporation, as an approved supplier for maintenance, repairs, overhaul and testing for AgustaWestland products’ components. Under a newly signed agreement, Able becomes an official member of the Leonardo Helicopters’ worldwide service network and an approved supplier for maintenance, repairs, overhaul and testing to AgustaWestland products’ dynamic  []

ABLE EARNS CERTIFICATION AS JCAB APPROVED MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATION

Recognition from Japan Civil Aviation Bureau extends company’s broad global certification. MESA, Arizona (April 25, 2016) – Able Aerospace Services, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has earned certification by the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) as an Approved Maintenance Organization (AMO). The recognition expands Able’s broad certification platform that includes airworthiness recognition from across the globe. The JCAB-AMO certification, which is issued by Japan’s Minister of Land, Infrastructure,  []

Bell Helicopter Announces Able Aerospace Services as New Service Center

HAI HELI-EXPO – Louisville, Kentucky (March 2, 2016) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced Able Aerospace Services, located in Mesa, Arizona, as Bell Helicopter’s newest Service Center. Recently acquired by Textron Aviation, Able provides component repairs, component exchanges and replacement parts, among other support and service offerings for commercial rotorcraft and fixed-wing aircraft customers around the world. This industry leading expertise, combined with Able’s large inventory of core products, helps  []

ABLE DOUBLES HYDRAULICS FACILITY; ADDS BELL 212/412, AS350 & AS355 CAPABILITIES

New servo solutions build on company’s established Bell 206, 407 hydraulics expertise MESA, Ariz. (February 29, 2016) – Able Aerospace Services, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has doubled the size of its in-house hydraulics facility, expanding the bandwidth for its Bell 206 and 407 servo repairs, and supporting the addition of its newest service: the overhaul, repair and exchange of Bell 212/412, AS350 and AS355 hydraulics. “With the Bell  []

Textron Aviation acquires Able Engineering & Component Services, strengthens aftermarket customer support across Textron

WICHITA, Kan., (Jan. 21, 2016) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today it has completed the acquisition of Able Engineering & Component Services Inc. and Able Aerospace Inc., an industry-leading repair and overhaul company. Based in Mesa, Arizona, Able provides component repairs, component exchanges and replacement parts, among other support and service offerings for commercial rotorcraft and fixed-wing aircraft customers around the world. “This is a natural fit for Textron,  []