Safran Helicopter Engines and Thai Aviation Industries have signed a contract to help Arrius 2B2Plus of the Royal Thai Air Pressure (RTAF), and have renewed the present one intented for his or her Makila. Powering their H135 and H225M helicopters, over 12 Arrius and 24 Makila engines at the moment are lined by Safran’s International Assist Package deal (GSP). Since 2017, this settlement has proved its effectivity to fulfill RTAF’s necessities for optimum availability throughout their operations.

This settlement is executed by Thai Aviation Industries, the licensed upkeep heart supporting all army and civil engines in Thailand. In partnership with Safran, it supplies helicopter engine depot restore, stock administration and technical help experience to make sure fleet availability.


Supposed for nine-to-twelve ton heavyweight helicopters, the Makila 2 engine spans an influence vary of between 1,800 and a couple of,100 shp. It powers all Airbus Helicopters H215 and H225 variants.

Valérie Patuel, Managing Director of Safran Helicopter Engines Asia, mentioned: “the contract demonstrates the connection we have now constructed with RTAF through the years and marks a brand new milestone in our partnership. We’re extraordinarily happy with this steady dedication for a GSP contract to help Arrius and Makila-powered rotorcrafts as we’re dedicated to providing world-class help to our operators”.

Beneath the GSP, the client receives the assure to have serviceable engines accessible every time they want them. Different acclaimed GSP ideas embody finances predictability due to fixed-price per flying hour and an in depth technical partnership with the OEM. GSP is a part of EngineLife® Companies, Safran’s vary of options for helicopter engine operators.

The Singapore Air Show was the opportunity for Alexandre Ziegler, Safran Senior Executive Vice President International and Public Affairs, to meet with Air Chief Marshal Napadej Thupatemi, Royal Thai Air Force Commander in Chief, and give him a commemorating plaque for the long term support of RTAF Safran engines fleet.
The Singapore Air Present was the chance for Alexandre Ziegler, Safran Senior Govt Vice President Worldwide and Public Affairs, to satisfy with Air Chief Marshal Napadej Thupatemi, Royal Thai Air Pressure Commander in Chief, and provides him a commemorating plaque for the long run help of RTAF Safran engines fleet.