Precision Aviation Services (PAS) Announces New MD Helicopters Service Center

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga., July 17, 2014 /CNW/ -- MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI), a leading manufacturer of commercial and military helicopters, has selected Precision Aviation Services (PAS) of Peachtree City, GA, a Precision Aviation Group Company (PAG), to be an Authorized MD Helicopters Service Center. PAS is approved to provide airframe maintenance, component overhaul, and part and accessory sales to the operators of the MD 900/902 Explorer helicopters and the 500 and 600 series helicopters, the complete line of helicopters manufactured by MDHI.

With the addition of the PAS Service Center, MDHI has 46 authorized service centers supporting 2,500 helicopters in use worldwide. PAS is the first in the Southeast to service the complete line of MD helicopters, and one of four centers in the world to service the 900/902 Explorer®, a multipurpose twin-engine helicopter introduced in 1994 and designed to set new standards in performance, affordability, dependability and safety.

"As a PAG company, PAS is part of a network of companies supporting a global customer base," says Adrienne Robinson, PAG's Vice President, Business Development. "MDHI, like PAG, strives to be close to customers wherever they are in order to provide the most efficient, high-value service. PAS is proud to support MDHI, a brand that has earned a solid reputation among a loyal and growing customer base."

As an MD Authorized Service Center, PAS will provide factory-authorized service and MD factory parts and accessories, including parts and labor for warranty replacements. PAS technicians are MDHI factory-trained, and PAS will maintain a spare parts and specialized tools inventory to provide the highest quality service to MD Helicopter customers.

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About Precision Aviation Group (PAG)
PAS is a Precision Aviation Group Company.  Precision Aviation Group (PAG) is a leading provider of products and value-added services to the worldwide aerospace and defense industry. With nine locations and more than 185,000-square-feet of sales and service facilities in the United States, Canada and Australia, PAG uses its distinct business units and customer-focused business model to serve aviation customers through two business functions – Aviation Supply Chain – and its trademarked Inventory Supported Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (ISMRO®).

PAG provides MRO and Supply Chain Solutions for Fixed and Rotary-wing aircraft through:  Precision Heliparts - PHP (www.heliparts.com); Precision Aviation Services - PAS (www.pas-pag.com);  Precision Accessories & Instruments - PAI (www.precisionaccessories.com); Precision Heliparts Canada – PHP-C (www.heliparts.ca); Precision Accessories & Instruments Canada – PAI-C (www.pai-canada.com); PHP-Instruments & Accessories – PHP-IA (www.heliparts.com);   Precision Aero Technology –PAT (www.precisionaerotechnology.com) and Precision Aviation Group Australia PTY LTD – PHP-AU.  PAG subsidiaries have MRO capabilities on over 21,000 products, including accessories, avionics, hydraulics, instruments, NDT, starter/generators, and wheels/brakes (www.precisionaviationgroup.com).

For sales inquiries, please email us at helisales@pas-pag.com.

About MD Helicopters 
MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI), a Lynn Tilton company, is a leading manufacturer of commercial, military, law enforcement and air-rescue helicopters. The MDHI family of rotorcraft is world renowned for its value, versatility and performance. The MD Helicopters family includes the twin-engine MD Explorer, and single engine versions of the MD 600N®, MD 520N®, MD500E®, MD530F®, MD 530G® and MD 540A®. The innovative NOTAR system for anti-torque control with no tail rotor is used exclusively by MD Helicopters to provide safer, more quiet and confined-area access capability. The company is based in Mesa, Arizona. For more information about MDHI, visit www.mdhelicopters.com.

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For further information: Ketan Desai, Direct - 404-335-7430, Cell - 404-345-9441, http://www.precisionaviationgroup.com