Aviall, Helicopter Service Company Sign Agreement to Support Rolls-Royce M250 Powered Helicopters in Russia

Aviall, Helicopter Service Company Sign Agreement to Support Rolls-Royce M250 Powered Helicopters in Russia

Dallas, TX, February 13, 2012 — Aviall Services, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, and Helicopter Service Company, JSC (HSC) of Moscow, Russia, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Russian Helicopters, JSC (Russian Helicopters, JSC is a subsidiary of UIC Oboronprom), have signed an agreement to support helicopters powered by Rolls-Royce M250 engines.

According to the agreement, HSC will purchase material for Rolls-Royce M250 engines and other helicopter-related parts directly from Aviall. HSC operates the first and only M250 authorized support center in Russia.

“Aviall is proud to expand its support for the Rolls-Royce M250 engine,” said Terry Scott, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Aviall. “This agreement enables HSC to purchase material directly from Aviall for this line of engines. Aviall is also pleased to assist HSC in its mission as to help customers maintain their helicopter fleets.”

Helicopter Service Company was founded in 2006 to establish a modern system of integrated logistics support for Russian helicopter manufacturers and operators. HSC now supplies parts and technical materials for customers in approximately 25 countries, including the U.S.

“By signing this agreement with Aviall, HSC will provide light-class Ka-226 customers with Rolls-Royce M250 materials support,” said Arthur Shtankov, Helicopter Service Company COO. “It is crucial for HSC to develop this relationship with Aviall, opening new possibilities for Russian helicopter fleet operators.”

From its headquarters in Dallas and 40 global customer service centers, Aviall provides aftermarket supply chain management services for the aerospace and defense industries. Aviall markets and distributes products for more than 240 manufacturers and lists over two million catalog items.

The Rolls-Royce M250 engine is the leading powerplant in its class worldwide. This fleet has accrued more than 210 million flight hours on more than 30,000 engines, including over 100 M250-powered helicopters currently in Russia – mostly biturbine coaxial light multipurpose Ka-226. The M250 market is supported by a global authorized repair and overhaul network.

About Aviall

Aviall, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Aviall is one of the world’s largest providers of new aviation parts and related aftermarket services for the aerospace and defense industries. Aviall markets and distributes products for more than 240 manufacturers and offers approximately 2,000,000 catalog items from 40 customer service centers in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Aviall also provides maintenance for aviation batteries and wheels and brakes, as well as hose assembly, kitting and paint-mixing services. The company offers a complete set of supply chain and logistics services, including order processing, stocking and fulfillment, automated inventory management and reverse logistics to OEMs and customers.

Contact: Stephanie Miller
Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Phone: 206-544-1928 (W), 206-619-7280 (c)
E-mail: Stephanie.a.miller3@boeing.com

About HSC

Helicopter Service Company, JSC, a subsidiary of Russian Helicopters, JSC, is creating a modern multi-level aftersales network for Russian-made helicopters, which includes the set up of MRO centres in Russia and foreign countries. The company is also engaged in the supply of aviation goods, materials, services, and vendor items to operators of Russian-made helicopters. The company has a diverse cooperation network, working with Russian companies and such countries as Algeria, Brazil, Greece, Egypt, Spain, India, Canada, South Korea, Lithuania, the United Arab Emirates, Peru, Portugal, Slovakia, the USA, Ukraine, Croatia, Chile, Ecuador, the Republic of South Africa and Japan. Helicopter service company offers Russian-made helicopter operators the entire range of aftersales service and support. For more information, please visit www.hsc-copter.com/en/.

Russian Helicopters, JSC is a subsidiary of UIC Oboronprom, which in turn is a part of Russian Technologies State Corporation. It is one of the global leaders in helicopter production and the only helicopter design and production powerhouse in Russia. Russian Helicopters is headquartered in Moscow. The company comprises five helicopter production facilities, two design bureaus, a spare parts production and repair facility, as well as an aftersale service branch responsible for maintenance and repair in Russia and all over the world. Its helicopters are popular among Russian ministries and state authorities (Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Emergency Control Ministry), operators (Gazpromavia, UTair), major Russian corporations. Over 8000 helicopters of Soviet/Russian make are operated in 110 countries worldwide. Traditionally the demand is highest in the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Russia, and CIS countries. Russian Helicopters was established in 2007. In 2010 its IFRS revenues reached $2.2 billion, and deliveries reached 214 units. At the end of 2011 the Russian Helicopters business was estimated at $3.9 billion. For more information, please visit www.russianhelicopters.aero.

UIC Oboronprom, JSC is a multi-profile industrial and investment group established in 2002. It is a part of Russian Technologies State Corporation. Its main tasks include: helicopter engineering (Russian Helicopters, JSC) and engine-building (United Engine Industry Corporation managing company). For more information, please visit www.oboronprom.ru.”

Russian Helicopters, JSC
Roman Kirillov
T: +7 495 627 5545, ext. 7240
M: +7 917 564 3346
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E: press@rus-helicopters.com
Web: www.russianhelicopters.aero
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