Safran Helicopter Engines partners with Indocopters
4 June 2019, Mumbai, India
Indocopters Private Limited (ICPL) has just been appointed as Safran Certified Maintenance Centre (CMC) and parts distributor for the Indian subcontinent. ICPL will support Safran Helicopter Engines customers with module changes and parts support on the Arriel and Arrius families’ engines.
Farrukh Qamar, Safran Customer Service Manager for India says, “Indocopters is the 4th Safran Certified Maintenance Centre in Asia.” “It is very important for Safran to be present, as close as possible to the customers to fulfil their requirements and provide round the clock service. With Indocopters, we will have an experienced and dedicated team to support and maintain our customers’ machines without any delay. Besides offering module changes, Indocopters will cater to the supply of selected spare parts stocks in India for our engines’.
Per Smedegaard, CEO of Indocopters says: “It is a really proud moment for us that Safran has recognized the high quality and skills of Indocopters, which is adding a lot of value to the helicopter industry in the Indian Subcontinent and neighboring countries with the help of its highly skilled work force and support services. We are totally aligned with Safran to act as a frontline support and adding valuable service to the operators. Indocopters has a dedicated technical-supply chain and sales team to support the helicopter industry. We are very excited about this new tie up with Safran and look forward to bringing more business and one stop solutions for the helicopter operators in the market.”
Indocopters Private Limited (ICPL) is the largest specialist helicopter Maintenance Repair & Overhaul (MRO) organization in Indian subcontinent, established in 2005 with its headquarters in Greater Noida, outside New Delhi. ICPL support Helicopters from all major Original Equipment Manufacturers as Airbus Helicopters, Leonardo and Bell Helicopter. ICPL owns hangar and workshop facilities of over 10,000 square feet, capable of housing up to 10 helicopters and supports the helicopter community with line and base maintenance with the help of its dedicated teams, which also performs bigger installations, such as air-conditioning, Inlet barrier filter systems and other upgrades.
This new CMC also has a state-of-the-art paint shop for complete helicopter painting jobs at its facility. Apart from this Indocopters (ICPL) has an additional mobile team, which provides the services to the customers at their facilities or site.
Finally, ICPL supports a large customer’s base to whom it provides service and spare parts support in more than 10 locations all over India and neighboring countries like Bhutan, Sri-Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh.