OREANDA-NEWS. JSC UTair Engineering, a part of UTair Group, has successfully passed an inspection of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation of Peru for compliance with aviation regulations under local legislation RAP-145NE. The next certification extension procedure for the company is scheduled for 2016.

Helisur, a subsidiary of UTair, currently operates in Peru. Its fleet includes 10 Mil Mi-8 helicopters in different modifications and eight Mi-171 helicopters. UTair Engineering performs MRO for all types of rotorcraft. 

In terms of the audit, an official delegation from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGAC) of the Republic of Peru visited the UTair Engineering facility in Tyumen. The inspectors checked all the processes in the production loop, including overhaul procedures for major units. The inspection resulted in a positive evaluation by the South American authorities and paves the way for UTair Engineering to continue performing MRO for Mil Mi-8, Mi-8MT, Mi-8MTV-1 (Mi-17-1V), Mi-8AMT and Mi-171 helicopters registered in Peru.

“The successful audit and confirmation from the Peruvian inspection commission is an important evaluation of the professional qualities of UTair Engineering employees and an indicator of the high quality services that we provide to our global partners,” said UTair Engineering CEO Rashid Faradzhaev. “UTair Engineering is not only the largest company in Russia providing full scale MRO services for helicopters of both Russian and foreign production, but also a leader on the global MRO market,” he added.