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Heli-One Signs Service Center Agreement with Safran Helicopter Engines February 28, 2018

February 28, 2018 - Heli-One, a leading provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, has signed a service center agreement with Safran Helicopter Engines for Makila MRO services. Makila services are performed at Heli-One Norway’s engine shop in Stavanger, as well as through mobile support. The agreement allows Makila 1 operators worldwide to benefit from Heli-One’s expertise in this engine type, quick turnaround times and its commitment to safety & quality.

This renewal continues the legacy of Makila work at Heli-One Norway. The shop has been working on this engine type since 1985 and has completed more than 500 overhauls and 1700 repairs. Heli-One Norway was also the only facility outside of Safran approved to assemble engines and delivered 58 from the Stavanger shop during the period spanning 2006 to 2010. Safran and Heli-One have mutually benefitted from this collaborative working relationship and are committed to refining and improving maintenance services for operators.

“We are excited to continue to provide Makila services for operators around the world,” said Eddie Lane, President, Heli-One. “Our team of world-class technicians has proven year after year why they are the best in the industry for providing high-quality work with a focus on customer service. Operators will continue to benefit from quick turnaround times and attentive service to minimize aircraft downtime.”

Quick facts on Heli-One Norway:

  • Servicing Makila engines since 1985
  • Level 4 Repair & Overhaul facility
  • Test cell on-site
  • Makila series serviced 1A,1A1 and 1A2
  • Engine shop has 21 technicians with approximately combined 400 years’ experience
  • 45 day turnaround time on engine overhauls
  • Individual module & accessory repair & overhaul capability
  • Exchange and Leasing units available

For more on Heli-One’s  Makila capabilities:


About Heli-One

Heli-One is based in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, and has MRO operations in Richmond, Canada; Delta, Canada; Stavanger, Norway; and Rzeszow, Poland. Heli-One is the world’s largest independent helicopter MRO and hold certifications and expertise on a broad range of airframes and components from major helicopter and engine manufacturers, including Airbus, Sikorsky, Leonardo, Bell, Safran, Pratt & Whitney and General Electric.

Heli-One is a segment of CHC Helicopter, the operating company of CHC Group LLC.

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