KAMS Awarded Royal Norwegian Air Force Contract To Provide Bell 412 Mintenance Services
In November, Bell Textron Inc. introduced its first Licensed Upkeep Heart (AMC) in Norway. Kongsberg Aviation Upkeep Providers (KAMS) primarily based in Kjeller, Norway, will present plane upkeep companies for the Bell 412 fleet, operated by the Royal Norwegian Air Pressure. KAMS has performed a major function within the Norwegian aviation business since 1916 and is at present Strategic Associate to Royal Norwegian Air Pressure. The corporate has in depth capabilities in restore, overhaul and modifications, and element testing for a number of army plane platforms. It additionally specialise in recycling spare half.
“We’re thrilled to incorporate KAMS in Bell’s AMC community. Bell has a complete of 4 AMC’s in Europe and we stay up for rising our community and supporting our European prospects,” stated Duncan Van De Velde, managing director, Bell.
“We’re excited to be part of Bell’s AMC community. KAMS gives glorious upkeep and we’re assured that our assist is unmatched and stay up for helping Norwegian prospects,” stated Atle Wøllo, President of KAMS.
The Bell 412 is a utility helicopter of the Huey household manufactured by Bell Helicopter. It’s a improvement of the Bell 212, with the key distinction being the composite four-blade major rotor. Over 700 Mannequin 412s (together with 260 by AgustaWestland) have been constructed. A Bell 412 prototype first flew in August 1979. In 2013 Bell launched the 412EPI which incorporates an digital (Digital) engine management for a PT6T-9 engine improve, and a glass cockpit show system just like the Bell mannequin 429. Additionally featured is a Garmin touchscreen navigation system, and the BLR Strake and Quick Fin upgrades for improved hover efficiency.
Bell established the AMC community to bolster its dedication to enhancing native assist to prospects, to allow them to rapidly and effectively proceed their operations. Bell helps prospects in additional than 50 international locations world wide. Kongsberg Aviation Upkeep Providers (KAMS) has performed a major function within the Norwegian aviation business since 1916. KAMS was established as part of the Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation (NDLO) at Kjeller, and was reworked right into a state enterprise, 100% owned by the Ministry of Defence, in 2011. In 2019, Kongsberg (majority proprietor) and Patria acquired the corporate to make it a world class MRO supplier.
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