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Airbus Helicopters signs two HCare Smart contracts

10th April 2018 - 12:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Airbus Helicopters has signed contracts with the Brazilian armed forces and the Mexican Air Force for its HCare maintenance programmes, the company announced on 5 April.

The two contracts have a combined value of over $153.4 million.

The contract with the Brazilian armed forces will cover all 50 H225M helicopters currently on order, of which 30 have been delivered.

The contract with Mexico includes comprehensive support for the 11 H225M aircraft in service with the Mexican Air Force.

Both contracts have been customised to cover material support for all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance.

The HCare material management programme ensures predictability and management of spare parts and repair and overhaul services for a higher fleet availability and budget control. The programme facilitates customer management and planning and streamlines logistical and administrative flow.

The service includes material management, helicopter maintenance, technical support, training and flight operations and connected services. HCare also provides technicians for the delivery of instant response services 24/7, 365 days a year.

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