NAC’s helicopter maintenance facility at Rand Airport undertakes complete factory authorised maintenance and overhaul services for Bell and Robinson helicopters. This is the only Bell Helicopter Customer Service Facility in Sub Saharan Africa and the only Rolls Royce Model 250 engine Authorised Maintenance Centre in Africa, positioning NAC to provide a full range of world class overhaul, repair and maintenance services with parts support, at competitive prices.

NAC has an exclusive supply agreement for Lord Corporation’s range of helicopter Elastomeric products and distributes the Aeronautical Accessories range of products.

NAC Rand Airport Helicopter maintenance division product line and distribution:

  • Bell Helicopter Approved Customer Support Facility (CSF). Only CSF on the sub Saharan Continent.
    • Factory trained staff specialising in the supply of Bell Helicopter maintenance services including component overhauls of the 206 B and L, 407, 222,230,430 and 412 models.
    • OEM original parts supply, either from inventory or via consolidated weekly shipments from Bell Amsterdam or Fort Worth warehouses, means reduced downtime and parts cost.
    • Approved Structural repairs for the Model 206B and 206 L Models.
    • Selection of exchange components available to reduce downtime.
    • Manage warranty.
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  • Lord Corporation Authorized Rotary Wing Distributor:
    • Supply of Lord’s Range of helicopter elastomeric exchange components.
    • Facilitate repair of the Lord range of helicopter elastomeric components.
    • Lord’s 407 main rotor hub components’ warranty now 3 years or 2500 hours.
    • Selected 206 and 407 exchange components stocked to reduce downtime.
  • Aeronautical Accessories. (AAI) Authorized Distributer:
    • Distributer of Aeronautical Accessories diverse selection of helicopter parts and accessories for a number of helicopter types (Bell, Sikorsky, Airbus Helicopters, Leonardo Helicopters, MD, Hiller, Robinson and Enstrom. To download a parts catalogue or find more information www.aero-access.com.
    • Distributer for replacement composite panels for Bell Helicopter, Sikorsky and Leonardo helicopters. To download a parts catalogue or find more information www.aero-access.com
    • Lord’s 407 main rotor hub components’ warranty now 3 years or 2500 hours.
    • AAI parts are stocked or shipped via weekly Bell consolidations from Bell Amsterdam resulting in reduced cost.
  • Able Engineering (Now a Textron Company approved by Bell Helicopters) Authorized Distributer:
    • Distributor for the able range of FAA PMA parts which are Bell Helicopter approved. Lower operating costs and downtime.
    • Facilitate repairs - Able offers more than 10,000 FAA approved, out of scope and proprietary repairs for fixed-wing and rotor-wing fleets. Components repaired to their original form, fit and function at a fraction of the cost of new.
    • Able’s advance exchange program reduces turnaround time and aircraft downtime.
  • Rolls Royce (RR) Model 250 engines: Authorized Maintenance Center (AMC)
    • As the only RR AMC on the continent NAC offers the manufacturer’s approved part sales, repairs and overhauls for the model 250 range of engines at competitive pricing.
    • Stock of rental and exchange accessories and components to minimise down time..
    • RR model 300 Service Center. As a RR300 service center NAC offers line maintenance parts, and limited repairs.
    • In house non-destructive testing and aircraft welding capability reduces cost and downtime.
  • Robinson Helicopters (Service Center)
    • As a service Center NAC offers parts sales, maintenance and 2200 hrs/12 year overhauls on the model R22, R44 and R66 helicopters.

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