ABLE Aerospace and Eagle Australasia sign exclusive agreement

Able Aerospace Services, a Textron Inc company, has been selected by Eagle Australasia to be its exclusive provider for component repair, overhaul and exchange services for helicopter installations in Australia and neighbouring countries. It will also assist in the expansion of the existing Bell Helicopter Certified Service Facility rating to continue providing solutions to the Asia Pacific market.

"Eagle Australasia is widely known and respected for its superior global customer support," explains Able's Vice President of Business Development, John Jackson. "Our partnership underscores the industry's growing need to safely, efficiently and cost-effectively maintain its aircraft fleets. We are honoured that Eagle has selected Able to continue - and even further develop - this major market advantage."

Eagle Australasia was awarded a CSF designation for field maintenance services in Australia, and with the support of Able the company will continue to expand its Australasia CSF designation to include overhaul rating.

"Our customer programs in Australia represented the perfect opportunity for us to begin our working relationship with Able Aerospace Services," said Eagle Australasia's CEO, Grant Boyter, "our satellite locations have grown and changed considerably from inception and we felt we owed it to our team to supplement our capability with a highly experienced organisation to ensure we end up with the most effective solution for both our current customers and ourselves."

Able's broad aftermarket maintenance and support capabilities include FAA approved repairs, exchanges and in-house specialised services ranging from electroplating, chemical processing, machining and grinding to NDT testing, hydraulics and bearings services. All in-house work is completed by a collaborate staff of mechanics, engineers, DER experts and customer service specialists from Able's 200,000ft² headquarters located at Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport in Arizona.

Eagle Australasia operates out of their facility spread over three hangars at Coffs Harbour Airport, Australia. They offer extensive helicopter sales and leasing, MRO, customisation and conversion services to helicopter owners and operators across the Asia Pacific region.