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,  []

HELI-EXPO 2016 – READY AND ABLE!

We’re bigger, better, ready and Able to help you! Visit Able at Heli-Expo Booth #209 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 #209 or click below to schedule a one-on-one conversation about our thousands of value-driven options for all helicopter makes  []

ABLE ROLLS OUT NEW OWNER/OPERATOR PARTS SOLUTION: THRUST REVERSER SKINS

Success with JT8D-200 expands company’s Owner/Operator Parts capabilities MESA, Ariz. (December 14, 2015) – Able Aerospace Services rolled its first thrust reverser skins off of the production lot this week, marking the company’s latest success in providing safe, cost-effective solutions through the Owner/Operator Parts (OOP) process. “Able engineers are among the best in the industry at reverse engineering and producing Owner/Operator Approved Parts,” said Greg Guidera, Able Aerospace Director of Business Development. “These products provide  []

Insider Info: DER Repair Alternatives

If a part can be repaired, the DER route may be the fastest and most cost-effective way to go. Over the last five years, Able DER repairs have saved customers as much as $400 million as compared to the cost of buying new. Read on for more from Able’s Dan Rose and other industry experts. Aviation Maintenance Article (pdf)

ABLE AEROSPACE SERVICES NAMES VP OF BUSINESS GENERATION

MESA, Arizona (Nov. 16, 2015) – Able Aerospace Services, a global leader in rotor- and fixed-wing MRO and PMA solutions, has hired industry veteran John Celigoy as Vice President of Business Generation. In this role, Celigoy leads Able’s global sales, marketing and business operations functions – efforts that have helped the company maintain an average 20 percent annual growth rate for the past decade. With more than 25 years of aviation operations and program management  []

Visit Able at the 20th Annual HAC Show

Come visit the Able Aerospace Services team at the 2015 HAC trade show in Vancouver BC. WHERE: Vancouver, BC / Booth Number 614 WHEN: November 13 – 15, 2015   TEAMING UP! Able Signs RotorLink as in-country distributor.  Able Aerospace has gone “in country” in Canada, signing a new agreement with Vancouver-based RotorLink to represent Able’s comprehensive PMA offerings and full line of rotor wing components. If you like fast, this partnership delivers Able solutions  []