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Bordes, Hautes-Pyrenees, France, 2012/12/14 - Turbomeca (Safran) and the Swedish Armed Forces Training School announce the first training courses were successfully performed - Turbomeca.fr / Safran-Group.com. PAR: SAF | SAFRAN
These courses are the result of an agreement signed in March 2012 between Turbomeca Germany, Turbomeca Training Center, the Swedish Armed Forces Training School and the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV). This agreement launched the cooperation for training of Turbomeca’s Arrius 2K2 level 1 and level 2 maintenance courses, to be performed by a Swedish Armed Forces trainer in Sweden, today EASA part 147 licensed.
This trainer benefits today from Turbomeca training methods, based on the continuous reinforcement of acquired skills. This is a fundament for a robust operation of the 20 AW109 LUHS equipped with the Arrius 2K2 wherever and whenever training for a high quality maintenance is needed.
Swedish Air Force is performing training in Sweden with their helicopters, and also operations in the antipiracy missions at the horn of Africa.
Turbomeca (Safran) is the leading helicopter engine manufacturer, and has produced over 69 000 turbines based on its own designs since the company was founded. Offering the widest range of engines in the world and dedicated to 2,450 customers in 155 countries, Turbomeca (turbomeca.fr) provides a proximity service thanks to its 17 sites, 18 Maintenance Centers, 18 Repair & Overhaul Centers, 24 Service Centers and 90 Field representatives and Field technicians. Microturbo, the subsidiary of Turbomeca, is the European leader in turbojet engines for missiles, drones and auxiliary power units.
Chantal REISS, External Communications Manager
T: +33 (0)5 59 90 96 40 - E: chantal.reiss[.]turbomeca.fr.