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First Aviation Services acquires Aviation Blade Services

17th July 2019 - 11:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Aviation Blade Services (ABS) has been acquired by First Aviation Services, a provider of component maintenance, repair and overhaul for military, corporate and regional aircraft.

ABS provides helicopter rotorblade repair, overhaul and modification services for helicopter platforms including the UH-60 Black Hawk, the Sikorsky S-55, S-58, S-61, S-62, S-64, S-70, H-3, H-34, and CH-54, and Westland Sea King.

This is the second investment First Aviation has made in the helicopter market in recent months, having announced the acquisition of DART Aerospace in partnership with Greenbriar Equity Group in March.

Leonard Peterson, president of ABS, said: ‘We are pleased to join the First Aviation Services group of companies with their extensive engineering and certification expertise and we are excited about our growth together.’

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