Rolls-Royce launches global services network for RR300 customers

Monday, 4 March 2013

HELI EXPO, Las Vegas, US -- Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, is establishing a new global services network for maintenance, repair and overhaul of the growing RR300 engine fleet.

The RR300 powers the Robinson R66 helicopter, with approximately 300 fielded aircraft operating in 10 countries around the world. The new network will offer operators a regionally located MRO facility, as well as competitive options between the regions.

Hubert Brown, Rolls-Royce, Director, Helicopter Services, said, "This new global services network is the latest example of Rolls-Royce delivering local support to customers for our world-leading technology. The new Rolls-Royce RR300 MRO network will provide efficient and economical service to the growing R66 fleet. These MRO facilities were selected to provide the best options for our customers as the only authorized service locations for the RR300."

Facilities selected to be Authorized Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Centers (AMROCs) include:

Rolls-Royce Brazil - Sao Paulo, Brazil

Aeromaritime Mediterranean Ltd. - Malta

Asia Pacific Aerospace Pty Ltd (APA) – Brisbane, Australia

H +S Aviation - Portsmouth, UK

Premier Turbines - Neosho, MO, US

Standard Aero - Singapore

Standard Aero - Winnipeg, Canada

Rolls-Royce and the AMROCs are completing negotiations and expect to begin providing service to RR300 operators in the near future.

  1. Rolls-Royce is a world-leading provider of power systems and services for use on land, at sea and in the air, and has established a strong position in global markets - civil aerospace, defence aerospace, marine and energy.
  2. As a result of this strategy, Rolls-Royce has a broad customer base comprising more than 500 airlines, 4,000 corporate and utility aircraft and helicopter operators, 160 armed forces, more than 4,000 marine customers, including 70 navies, and energy customers in more than 80 countries.
  3. Annual underlying revenue was $19.5* billion in 2012, of which more than half came from the provision of services. The firm and announced order book stood at $96.2 billion at 31 December 2012, providing visibility of future levels of activity.
  4. Rolls-Royce employs over 45,000 people in offices, manufacturing and service facilities in over 50 countries. Over 14,000 of these employees are engineers.
  5. In 2012, Rolls-Royce invested $1.47 billion on research and development, two thirds of which had the objective of further improving the environmental performance of its products, in particular reducing emissions.
  6. Rolls-Royce supports a global network of 28 University Technology Centres, which connect the company's engineers with the forefront of scientific research.
  7. The Group has a strong commitment to apprentice and graduate recruitment and to further developing employee skills.

* Assumed exchange rate: £1.00= $1.60

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