VIH Aerospace Adds Agusta Westland AW139 to AMO

Published by VIH Aerospace Inc. on

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada – VIH Aerospace (VIHA –, a leading provider of global helicopter maintenance, manufacturing, repair and overhaul (MMRO) services (exhibiting at Heli-Expo Booth # 1209) has now added the Agusta Westland AW139 helicopter to its  Transport Canada – Approved Maintenance Organization Certificate.

With this addition, VIH Aerospace is now approved by the regulatory body to perform specific aircraft maintenance activities including the inspection, overhaul, maintenance, repair and/or modification and release to service of the AW139 helicopter.
“This is a significant announcement for AW139 helicopter operators,” says Arne Arneson, general manager of VIH Aerospace.

“AW139 owners and operators in Canada now have an experienced and proven alternative MMRO services provider in Western Canada that can provide them with top quality support for their helicopters.” Arneson continues, explaining that the addition of the AW139 to VIHA’s support portfolio is in keeping with his company’s strategic plan of increasing its range and scope of capabilities in support of VIHA’s growing customer base; both through the addition of additional services for on currently-served platforms as well as offering industry-recognized best-in-class MMRO services on new helicopter types such as the AW139.

VIHA offers a comprehensive suite of services including: component overhaul, structural repair, avionics and electrical modifications/upgrades/installations, Mobile Repair Teams, manufacturing, aircraft refurbishment and completions, scheduled inspections, paint, product engineering and Supplemental Type Certificate Development and parts/special operations equipment sales.

Aircraft types supported by VIHA include:

  • Sikorsky S-61/S-76/ S-92
  • Bell Helicopter 205/206/212/407/222/230
  • Airbus AS350/AS355/EC130

VIH Aerospace is exhibiting at
Heli-Expo 2016 (Booth # 1209)

About VIH Aerospace
VIH Aerospace services include airframe & component MRO, Manufacturing, Engineering & Design, Fabrication & Refurbishment, Avionics & Electrical & Non-Destructive Testing; all performed to Original Equipment Manufacturer specification and in accordance to aviation industry regulatory bodies and organizations. A complete overview of VIHA capabilities can be viewed at

For information contact:

Dave McGrath, Director- Marketing, Business Development & Sales
VIH Aerospace
Tel: 250-655-6821
Cell: 250-882-1769

Arne Arneson, General Manager
VIH Aerospace