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RBI Hawker completes industry-first AW139 rotor blade repair

RBI Hawker recently received original equipment manufacturer (OEM) approval for successfully completing the industry’s first leading-edge abrasion strip replacement on the Leonardo AW139 main rotor blade at its facility in Dubai. The company is the now only OEM-authorised facility to offer this repair.

RBI Hawker recently received original equipment manufacturer (OEM) approval for successfully completing the industry’s first leading-edge abrasion strip replacement on the Leonardo AW139 main rotor blade at its facility in Dubai. The company is the now only OEM-authorised facility to offer this repair.

RBI Hawker supports Leonardo customers across the complete range of A109/119 series and the AW139 helicopters. With this new capability, the company expands its service offering in Dubai to include replacement of leading-edge abrasion strips on Leonardo AW139 main rotor blades.

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“This industry milestone has several years of strategic planning behind it and speaks volumes for the RBI Hawker team’s skill, commitment and dedication,” said Mike Conomos, general manager of operations, RBI Hawker Dubai.

“I could not be prouder of the team for their collective efforts.

“We worked very closely with the OEM to develop and integrate new methods and technologies in this project. I would like to take this opportunity to thank them for their ongoing support. We look forward to working with them in future such projects for years to come.”

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RBI Hawker has an extensive commercial and military helicopter customer network in Africa, Asia, eastern Europe, and the Middle East.

To ensure it can support its customers’ needs for safe, cost-effective and fast helicopter redeployment, the company continually strives to expand its capabilities with the support of the OEMs, while further exploring opportunities to expand its network.

RBI Hawker, a joint venture between Hawker Pacific Airservices and Bell, was established in 2005 and is now one of the leading rotary repair companies in the world. 

RBI Hawker completes industry-first AW139 rotor blade repair
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