DALLAS (Mar. 9, 2022) – Able Aerospace Services Inc. today announced during the HAI Heli-Expo in Dallas, Texas, the continuation of its almost decade-long fulfillment platform support of the United States Navy’s TH-57 fleet of training helicopters through a collaboration with Vertex Aerospace. Able’s excellence in engineering, its focus on the customer and ability to produce cost effective repairs ensures that Vertex Aerospace can continue to provide outstanding support for the Navy’s fleet.
The TH-57 platform provides advanced instrument flight rules (IFR) training to several hundred aviation students every year at the Naval Air Station Whiting Field in Milton, Florida. Able continues to utilize its robust expanded repair and dynamic overhaul capabilities to provide best-in-class support for this high-volume, high-flight time training platform.
Able Aerospace Services Inc. is a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company.
“Able’s commitment to high quality and component reliability, combined with our innovative, cost-effective repair and development of overhaul solutions provide unmatched value to our customers,” said Travis Tyler, vice president and general manager, Able Aerospace Services Inc. “We are proud to continue to serve the United States Navy’s helicopter training fleet through our relationship with Vertex Aerospace.”
Operating from a 250,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art headquarters in Mesa, Arizona, Able offers more than 10,000 FAA-approved repairs and overhauls, some of the world’s largest rotable exchange inventories and in-house specialized services ranging from electroplating, chemical processing, machining and grinding to non-destructive testing, hydraulics and bearings services. Together with a team of more than 350 mechanics, engineers and support teams, Able completes more than 95 percent of all jobs on site.
The Able team will be at HAI Heli-Expo March 7-10; find them at booth #3511 to learn more about its support capabilities for commercial and military fleets of all sizes.