Onboard Systems' Repair Station is Approved by EASA
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
Onboard Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, announced that its Part 145 Repair Station has recently been certified by EASA to issue FAA Form 8130-3 Dual Release Certificates for service, repair and overhaul work.
"This is something that our European customers have wanted for a long time," said Karsten Lemmon, Vice President, Sales & Marketing of Onboard Systems. "Many operators prefer to have their equipment serviced at the factory, and we are excited to be able to offer these customers an EASA-approved option."
Onboard Systems International, Inc. designs and manufactures a complete line of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment under its TALON™ brand, including belly hooks, cargo hook suspension systems, onboard weighing systems and remote hooks. Its low-weight, high quality products provide helicopter operators with increased cost efficiencies and safety through customer-driven designs, responsive service and support, and low on-going maintenance costs. Founded in 1975, Onboard Systems is a privately held US corporation located in Vancouver, Washington, with an international sales office in the UK.
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