Turbomeca (Safran) announces the signature of a MRO Licence Agreement with Ural Works of Civil Aviation (UWCA), paving the way for UWCA to become Repair and Overhaul Facility in Russia for Turbomeca Arrius 2G1 and Ardiden 3G engines, powering Ka-226T and Ka-62 Helicopters respectively.
Ural Works of Civil Aviation will be approved for performing the Repair&Overhaul and test of engines and accessories.
«Rosteс has long experience of effective partnership with the world leaders in aerospace industry - said General Director of Rosteс Sergey Chemezov. - Expanding the partnership with Safran group will allow us to gain access to modern engine MRO technologies and provide our partners with the highest level of service and life-cycle support».
Turbomeca will supply tools and spares, provide training, technical assistance and technical publications to UWCA.
The authorization of Ural Works of Civil Aviation for MRO of Arrius2G1 is expected during the second half of 2015 with approval for Ardiden 3G MRO to come later on.
«Cooperation with Turbomeca Company in the sphere of repair works of helicopter engines Arrius 2G1 and Ardiden 3G, operated by Russian military forces and other governmental customers (state clients), provides additional load of production capacity of JSC «UWCA». I am sure we can provide a systematic and complex satisfaction of the market demand for services by ensuring a superior quality of our work and providing reasonable TAT», - United Engine Corporation CEO Vladislav Masalov said.
Olivier Andriès, Chairman and CEO of Turbomeca, said: “We are very pleased to announce the creation of this new Repair and Overhaul Facility which is part of a global common support strategy aimed at providing the highest level of support in accordance with the best practices and standards to all operators flying with Turbomeca engines”.
Turbomeca (Safran) is a leading helicopter engine manufacturer, and has produced 70,000 turbines since the company was founded. Offering the widest range of engines in the world and dedicated to 2,500 customers in 155 countries, Turbomeca (turbomeca.com) provides a proximity service thanks to its 17 sites, 28 Certified Maintenance Centers, 18 Repair & Overhaul Centers, and 90 Field representatives and Field technicians. Microturbo, the subsidiary of Turbomeca, is the European leader in turbojet engines for missiles, drones and auxiliary power units.
JSC “Ural Works of Civil Aviation” (United Engine Corporation) is one of the biggest aircraft repair companies and takes leading position on international market of repair services for Power Units of helicopters designed by JSC “MIL Moscow helicopter plant” and JSC “Kamov”.
United Engine Corporation (UEC) is a vertically-integrated company producing engines for military and civil aviation, commercial programs, equipment of various strengths for generating electric and heat energy, gas pumping systems and marine gas-turbine units. UEC unites more than 85% of the industry assets and is a subsidiary company of the OPK (United Industrial Corporation) OBORONPROM. For more visit uk-odk.ru and uwca.ru/.
ROSTEKHNOLOGII STATE CORPORATION (ROSTEC) is a Russian corporation established in 2007 in order to facilitate the development, manufacturing and export of high-technology industrial products of military and civil purposes. Today it comprises over 663 companies, which form 8 military-industrial and 5 civil industry holdings. Rostec’s subsidiaries are located in 60 regions of Russia and supply their products to over 70 countries worldwide. In 2012 revenues of the Corporation amounted to RUB 931 billion, net profits were RUB 38.5 billion and total taxation exceeded RUB 109 billion.
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