Military, Public Service, Services

Piedmont Propulsion OK’d for H-60 Work

By Staff Writer | July 8, 2016

Piedmont Propulsion Systems (PPS) is advancing into the military helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul market with approval from the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command to maintain and overhaul Sikorsky UH-60 main rotor hubs. 

PPS provides aircraft propeller repair and overhaul services for U.S. government agencies, including the departments of Homeland Security, Defense, Transportation, Commerce and Justice.

"We've been working on extending our capability into the helicopter market for a number of years and built our current facility to accommodate both dynamic components and rotor blades for the helicopter market," said General Manager PPS Sammy Oakley.

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Based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, PPS is a subsidiary of First Aviation Services Inc. and FAA/EASA Part 145 repair station that offers extensive component maintenance and overhaul capabilities to the commercial, regional, military, corporate and general aviation industry through its facilities in North Carolina. 

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