Vector Aerospace is a world leader in aerospace maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) for helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft. Vector Aerospace Corporation was founded in 1998 and was quickly established as the forefront of aviation maintenance. Its roots, however, reach as far back as the 1940s and 1950s and provided support for its own aircraft, before expanding to provide MRO services for international operators.
Vector Aerospace works on a truly international level, with around 2,700 employees working in 21 different locations around the world, including Canada, US, UK, France, South Africa, Kenya, Australia and Malaysia. There are also future developments to expand the company's presence with new facilities planned for Asia.
With their team of highly trained technicians and engineers, Vector Aerospace provides a wide array of MRO services, to all international customers. To ensure the highest quality for a particular country's needs, Vector Aerospace offers specific services. For the United Kingdom this includes Helicopter Services, Engine Services and Component Services.Vector's portfolio includes support for multi-type fleet operations, both at the operating bases and the company's own facilities around the world. Vector has the capability to design, install and support modifications and upgrades, including STCs, on a range of civil and military helicopter types, undertaking cockpit upgrades, defensive aids installation and complete rewiring.
- Covering turbine engines (turbofans, turboprops, turboshafts)
- Dynamic components (gearboxes, driveshafts, rotorheads)
- Structures (cabins, tailbooms, pylons)
- Avionics (glass cockpits, airframe rewiring)
- Fuel Systems and components
- Conversions, modifications and refurbishments
Helicopter Services UK
Vector Aerospace's Helicopter Services for the UK is situated in Fleetlands, Gosport and here provides deep maintenance, repair and overhaul for both civil and military helicopters. A ‘lean' organisation of cross-trained technicians makes for efficient delivery services that are on-time and on-cost and minimises the time the aircraft is out of use. Platforms supported at the helicopter services include Lynx, Chinook and Sikorsky, with the further ability to support Puma and Gazelle. As a Sikorsky approved Service Centre for the S-76 twin-engine medium helicopter platform, it also has the capability to provide field support for the S-92 medium helicopter. Earlier this year Vector was awarded Part 21G accreditation by the European Aviation Safety Agency.
Vector Aerospace covers a diverse range of helicopter services, from capabilities such as rotary wing MRO, deep clean, component strip and survey, flight test facilities with full crew, to refinishing features such as paint bays, off-aircraft facilities for seat repairs, safety equipment, full calibration, dynamic component repairs and much more.
Engine Services UK
Vector Aerospace's Engine Services in the UK are located at Fleetlands, Gosport and provide repair and overhaul services for fixed-wing turbine engines, and accessories for both civil and military operators. The facility has the capability to accommodate engine services, for companies including the Rolls-Royce T56/510D, the Honeywell ALF502 and LF507 plus Pratt and Whitney Canada 300 Series.
Full engine test capability for all above engines.
Component Services UK
Component Services from Vector Aerospace are situated in Almondbank near Perth and provide full repair, overhaul, modification and testing on a wide range of components for rotary and fixed-wing aircraft. The facility offers an extensive array of capabilities including electroplating, manufacturing, surface coating, calibration, propeller and composite repair.
Vector Aerospace's component services expertise covers dynamic, hydraulic and structural parts and can also provide engine and propeller accessories and capabilities. Platforms supported by these engine services include C-130, Hercules, Lynx, Chinook, Gazelle, Tornado, P3 Orion and Puma, and has approval from many of the worlds leading OEMs.
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Helicopter Services: Capabilities
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Helicopter Services: Approvals & Support Enabling Services
Vector Aerospace provide a range of approval and support enabling services. Including off line aircraft bays,...
Helicopter Services: Airframe Capabilities
Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services is an authorised service centre for Agusta Westland Sea King, Lynx, Boein...
Engine Services: Engine Testing
Vectorâs custom designed state of the art engine test facility, opened in January 2001 and incorporates the...
Engine Services: Rolls-Royce T56 & 501D Series Engines
Vector Aerospace is a world leader in the overhaul and repair of the Rolls-Royce T56 & 501D engines, modules (...
Engine Services: Lockheed C-130, L-100 & P-3 Quick Engine Chnage Nacelles
Vector Aerospace is a world leader in the overhaul and repair of the Lockheed C-130, L-100 and P-3 Quick Engin...
Engine Services: Honeywell ALF502R/LF507 Engines
Vector Aerospace is a Honeywell- approved Heavy Maintenance Facility (HMF) providing support for the Honeywell...
Engine Services: Engine Component Repair & Processes
The Vector Aerospace CAA âB3-Process Company approval and extensive list of Rolls-Royce approvals permit t...
Engine Services: T56 Accessories
Repair, Overhaul & Testing. Engines and rotables are just part of the story. The Vector Aerospace accessory wo...
Building 140 Fleetlands
PO13 0AA, Gosport