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Leonardo
Vector Aerospace offers a worldwide capability in the depth maintenance, repair and overhaul of civil and military aircraft including the Leonardo Lynx and Sea King.

Our teams of highly skilled and cross-trained technicians are able to undertake any helicopter repair, maintenance, conversion modification or refurbishment, while minimizing the time that the aircraft is out of service. Our "lean" organisational culture and industry leading pulse lines ensure our ability to efficiently deliver services on-time and on-cost. A philosophy of continuous process improvement, a world-class infrastructure and a dedicated workforce ensures that we are positioned to handle the most demanding tasks under strict quality and safety controls.
Service Capabilities
  • Pre-survey to determine workscope 
  • Contractor working parties  
  • Aircraft deep clean
  • Pre-strip functional inspection 
  • Panel and component strip and survey 
  • Airframe electrical survey 
  • Airframe rectifications and modifications
  • Panel and component repairs 
  • Major structural and composite repairs 
  • Minor engine repairs and engine dressing
  • Flight test facility with our own dedicated aircrew 
  • Work performed in pulse lines
*out of pulse bays also available

Off-Aircraft Facility
  • State-of-the-art composite repair facility including 2.5m x 4m (8ft x 13ft) autoclave 
  • Carbon composite panels 
  • Manufacture of aircraft Skins 
  • Manufacture of mod kits and piece parts 
  • Kevlar seat repairs 
  • Safety equipment / harness repair 
  • Fabric repair / modification workshop 
  • Aluminium heat treatment (salt bath and ovens) 
  • Battery charging 
  • Rotor blade weighing 
  • Full calibration facilities (to national standard) 
  • Dedicated off-aircraft facilities for repair of dynamic components including rotor heads, gearboxes,
    transmissions, swash plates, etc. 
  • Undercarriage, pylon, hydraulics and pneumatic systems repair capability 
  • Manufacture and repair of pipes, flexi-hydraulics and fuel lines 
  • Wheel bay 
  • NDT to level 3


Services
  • ERP (enterprise resource planning) system 
  • Off-site customer working parties available on all platforms 
  • Collection and delivery service (as required) 
  • LEAN pulse lines; ensuring efficient turn-times and high quality output 
  • Aeronautical apprenticeship training center 
  • 24/7 fire and crash recovery systems / crews 
  • On-site environmentally controlled helicopter storage available 
  • Off-line aircraft bays available (*Includes capability to repair Merlin, Puma, Gazelle and other

    helicopter models)


Machining Facility
  • Electrical discharge machining (EDM) 
  • Centre lathes, milling machines, surface grinders and pillar drills

Approvals
  • AS9100 Revision B / OHSAS 18001:1999 
  • ISO 14001:2004 / NADCAP


Supplier / OEM Approvals
  • AgustaWestland / UK MoD
Contact us
Sales Team  
   
Fleetlands | UK 
Tel: +44 (0) 2392.946692 
sales.esuk@vectoraerospace.com