Bell Helicopters, entering its 30 year relationship with Bell, has renewed its customer support agreement with NAC Helicopter Maintenance for another three years, enabling NAC to continue providing the highest levels of service and support to owners of Bell aircraft in South Africa.
Redmond Fowle, Executive Director of Helicopter Maintenance at NAC, commented: "This agreement expands and strengthens NAC’s ability to provide Bell Helicopter’s support and service network and offers our Bell customers in South Africa a more comprehensive support solution."
NAC Helicopter Maintenance, based at Rand Airport, entering its 30th year relationship with Rolls Royce has renewed its contract with engine producer Rolls Royce and will remain a Rolls Royce authorised maintenance facility for the next seven years. This contract extension allows NAC to continue offering maintenance and parts for Rolls Royce engines, such as the reliable M250 Turboshaft, which power many of the world’s most popular helicopters.
Rolls Royce RR300 engines, which were designed to replace piston engines in light helicopters and general aviation aircraft, will continue to be serviced at the NAC Helicopter Maintenance facility at Rand Airport after Rolls Royce renewed NAC’s service centre agreement for another three years. This agreement cements NAC Helicopter Maintenance’s position as the only Rolls Royce Authorised Maintenance Center (AMC) in Africa.
NAC, a leader in the general aviation industry, is highly-reputed for its quality and safety processes and attributes its reputation to the highly experienced Safety and Quality teams that ensure NAC remains compliant and that all operations are conducted safely.
Awesome Air Evac recently assisted in a life-saving rescue operation that began with a late afternoon distress call from a sea-going vessel off the southeastern tip of Madagascar. A ship engineer’s hair had become caught in the engine, tearing his entire scalp off.
NAC Parts has gone live with its new online search feature, enabling customers to search for parts and request quotes through the company’s website. At launch, 12 000 aircraft parts were available to be searched online, with this number set to increase to 30 000 in the coming months.