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Turbomeca Asia Pacific (SAFRAN Group) and leading Malaysian flight training school IT&S sign a SBH® contract

Integrated Training & Services (IT&S) has signed a SBH® (Support By the Hour) contract with Turbomeca Asia Pacific. The contract covers an initial number of three Turbomeca Arrius 2F engines with an option for two more, powering an expanding fleet of Eurocopter EC 120 helicopters.

IT&S has been highly successful in the Malaysian flight training industry and each aircraft is expected to fly up to 1,800 hours per year. The signature of this SBH® contract strengthens the collaboration between IT&S and Turbomeca and is aimed at ensuring maximum availability to IT&S helicopter fleet.

IT&S will also benefit from dedicated in country support. Set up in 2006 in Kuala Lumpur, the Turbomeca Asia Pacific Regional Office - whose team includes a Field Rep and a Field Technician - will be able to provide direct technical support.

Turbomeca Asia Pacific has over 25 employees based in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Manila and Hong Kong, including four dedicated Field Representatives.

About IT&S

Integrated Training & Services (IT&S) is established from the love of flying by its founders in 2002 along with the realization that there was a serious need to address the requirements of the aviation industry. Focusing on human resource development with a specialization in pilot training, they envisage a primary role in the education and training of professionals on a global scale.

IT&S has grown substantially and has on its wings 22 instructors, incorporating advanced systems and latest training tools to complement and enrich highly personalized basic to advanced training programs for both the Military and Civil Aviation.

IT&S maintains three main activities:

  • Flying training
  • Flight Simulator Training
  • Aviation Services

For more information visit: www.integrated-avac.com

About Turbomeca

Turbomeca (SAFRAN Group) is the leading helicopter engine manufacturer, and has produced over 50 000 turbines based on its own designs since the company was founded. With 2,200 customers in over 150 countries, Turbomeca provides a proximity service thanks to its 15 sites, 2 subsidiaries, 26 TurboSupport Centers, 24 repair centers and 90 Field representatives and Field technicians. The Head Office is based in Bordes, Pyrénées-Atlantiques (south-west France). Microturbo, a subsidiary of Turbomeca, is the European leader in turbojet engines for missiles, drones and auxiliary power units. For more information, please visit our Web sites: www.turbomeca.com and www.safran-group.com.

Contacts:

Bettina Frey | tel : +33 (0)5 5912 5569 | email : bettina.frey@turbomeca.fr

Chantal Reiss | tel : +33 (0)5 5912 1070 | email : chantal.reiss@turbomeca.fr