VIH Aerospace Receives Bell Helicopter Approval For Bell-Medium Tailboom Fixture

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada – VIH Aerospace (VIHA –, a leading provider of global helicopter maintenance, manufacturing, repair and overhaul (MMRO) services (Heli-Expo Booth # 1209) has received Bell Helicopter approval for use of its Structural Repair Fixture for 3rd party repairs on the Bell Helicopter 205A-1, 212, and 412 tail boom assemblies.

‘Receipt of Bell Helicopter certification of our tail boom fixture for 3rd party repairs was a very important element to our overall strategic growth strategy,’ explains Dave McGrath, director of Marketing, Business Development and Sales for VIH Aerospace. “Having the fixture certified and available now enables us to pursue more complex repairs and offer these services to a growing customer base in our target markets of North and South America, Europe and Asia Pacific,” he states.

McGrath indicates that as VIH Aerospace extends its customer reach in these target markets through strategic partnerships and higher levels of direct involvement with customers, the company’s goal is to provide its continually growing maintenance, manufacturing, repair and overhaul service portfolio to its current and new clients while working with them to identify upcoming requirements and develop new solutions to address the evolving requirements of an ever-changing helicopter industry.

“Our offering to Bell Helicopter operators is actually quite simple,” says Arne Arneson, VIH Aerospace’s general manager. “We are committed to providing the highest standards of quality, safety and value to our customers, and we’ve aligned our systems and processes to ensure we meet and exceed the expectations of our Bell Helicopter customers.”

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