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Authorization tip cap replacement rotor blades
Authorization tip cap replacement rotor blades
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Authorization tip cap replacement rotor blades


On 04 April 2022 SPECTO received the authorization of Leonardo for the replacement of the tip caps of AW109 and AW119 rotor blades. After a preparation of more than a year, where tools were purchased, scrap blades organized, and training completed the approval leads the way to an extended customer support in blade repair.

Troy Penny, General Manager of Leonardo rotor blade repair center in Louisiana: “It’s been a pleasure to work with SPECTO and their talented personnel on behalf of Leonardo Helicopter Customer Support and Services.  I’m certain of their future success“. Marco Brinkman, Managing Director of SPECTO’s helicopter division added “We like to thank Leonardo for the trust and support in allowing us this capability extension. We look forward to deepen our partnering in the future to support the operators even better”.

SPECTO Aerospace at Woensdrecht Airbase in The Netherlands is an OEM approved repair station for helicopter rotor blades and composite structures, including radomes. Next to Leonardo, the company is licensed by Boeing and MD Helicopters.