The Russian Helicopters holding has authorized Helipark Taxi Aereo service center in Brazil. During the grand ceremony the Sales Director of civil helicopter engineering and offset Sergey Ostapenko presented a certificate of authorization to the President of Helipark Taxi Aereo service center Juan Veloso.
The meeting took place on the 12th of August at Latin American Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition LABACE 2014 which is being held in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Russian Helicopters traditionally takes part in the event. The new authorized service center will support successful operation of Ka-32 helicopters in South America.
"We are glad to have a status of an authorized service center and planning to maintain not only our helicopters but also other machines. Ка-32А11ВС is a unique helicopter which is suitable for many challenges and notable for its efficiency during operation", says the President of Helipark Taxi Aereo Juan Veloso.
We are interested in providing helicopter operators with high-quality service during the life cycle of the Holding's products
Russian Helicopters is confident that the successful cooperation with Helipark Taxi Aereo, which is led to a service center being authorized, will positively impact on Russian helicopters "Ka" marketing in South America.
"This is one of key regions of our presence and we are interested in providing helicopter operators with high-quality service during the life cycle of the Holding's products", says Sales Director of civil helicopter engineering and offset of Russian Helicopters holding Sergey Ostapenko.
The authorized maintenance center of Helipark Taxi Aereo will be able to perform a full range of repair works of coaxial system helicopters' aggregates and body as per engineering data of Ка-32А11ВС helicopter which is successfully operated by the company since 2012. This type of helicopter is used for commercial transportation of cargo on external load and for infrastructure facilities construction in the hard-to-reach-areas of the Amazon river-basin.
According to the agreement, the authorized service center of Helipark Taxi Aereo is to gain access to the up-to-date technical materials about the helicopter and its parts. The Russian partner will provide Brazilian colleagues with technical support during helicopters maintenance and changes being made in their design. Also, there is an opportunity to arrange trainings in the center in order to upgrade qualifications.
Currently, Ка-32А11ВС helicopter is being operated in more than 30 countries in the world. It is used for special rescuing activities and construction of high-rise services, complex works in firefighting activity, cargo transportation inside the body and on external load, for wood transportation and medical evacuation, patrolling and monitoring.
For the Russian Helicopters holding it is very important to offer quality service and aftersales support of helicopters. Holding's service centers operate in South Korea, Canada and Spain. In cooperation with Rosoboronexport and Oboronprom the holding works on several projects. In the coming year it is planned to activate a service center for maintaining Мi-8 and Мi-17-1В helicopters in Egypt, a center for maintaining Мi-35 model - in 2016 in Brazil, Мi-171Ш – in Peru. In the same year an aircraft repair plant in India for Мi-17В-5 helicopter repair and maintenance is to be equipped completely.
Russian Helicopters intends to improve its global net to meet the highest up-to-date international standards, press service of the holding states.