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Vector Aerospace has signed a two-year engine support contract with the Guardia di Finanza (Italian Financial Police).
The contract covers the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of Rolls-Royce M250 engines installed on the agency’s fleet of NH-500 light turbine helicopters, a locally produced version of the MD Helicopters MD 500. This is the first major contract to be awarded to Vector Aerospace by a branch of the Italian government.
“We are pleased to sign this contract with the Italian Financial Police, and we look forward to providing outstanding support to our new and valued customer over the next two years,” said Craig Pluim, vice president, sales, rotary-wing at Vector Aerospace.
Vector Aerospace has more than 25 years of experience supporting the Rolls-Royce M250 series of engines as an Authorized Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Center (AMROC), with full capability in Richmond, British Columbia, and with branch locations in Dallas, Texas, and in Fleetlands, Gosport.
Vector offers complete MRO support for the M250 product line, including borescope inspection, failure analysis, freewheel shaft R&O, model conversions, in-house test capability and global field service support. Vector also offers its customers a pool of lease and exchange M250 engines and engine parts.
In addition, Vector is a Honeywell Authorized Repair and Overhaul Center for fuel control units and power turbine governors on M250 series engines, and a Triumph Engine Control Systems Authorized Repair and Overhaul Center for hydromechanical units (HMUs) on M250-C47/C40 series engines.