Babcock Canada Chooses ANTAVIA for Viking CL215/415 Landing Gear Maintenance Services

CAMPAS - FRANCE (March 4, 2021) –
Antavia AMETEK MRO is proud to announce a new customer has put its trust in his CL215/415 landing gear MRO services.

With nearly 20 years of experience and expertise in supporting Viking’s Canadair CL-215, CL-215T and CL-415 aircrafts, Antavia remains the main supplier of Viking CL215/415 landing gear MRO services.

This strategic contract expands the number of worldwide customers who actively participate in aerial firefighting.

Laurent Bouissou, Managing Director of Antavia said: “Antavia is committed to constantly enhancing the quality and timeliness of Viking aircraft aftermarket support. We are close to the operational requirements of our customers and we know how important it is to return these aircraft to service. We strive to continually reduce our turn-around-times, through improving the availability of spares as well as by improving in our engineering methods and workshop organization.”

About Babcock International

For over 35 years, Babcock has delivered aerial firefighting services. Operating across Europe and Canada with more than 400 highly trained professionals, our pilots and operation coordinators are experts at fighting fires from the air.

Babcock operates over 100 firefighting aircraft, including both helicopters and planes (light, medium and heavies) alongside managing the Italian government’s 19 amphibious firefighting aircrafts. With this fleet portfolio, Babcock provides a full range of firefighting related missions including water-dropping, ground firefighter transportation, mission coordination and real-time image gathering to feed to command-and-control centers.

About Antavia AMETEK MRO

Antavia has provided performance repair and overhaul services to aircraft operators worldwide for 30 years. Along with wheels and brakes, Antavia’s capabilities include repair and overhaul services for cabin equipment, water/wastewater systems, electrical power generation, electrical rewinds, electromechanical actuators, lights, electronics, hydraulic equipment, wheels and brakes, and engine accessories.

Antavia is part of AMETEK MRO within AMETEK’s Aerospace & Defense, which provides repair and overhaul services for commercial, regional, general aviation, and rotor-wing aircraft. AMETEK, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of approximately $5 billion.

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