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.  []

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,  []