Bell announced today the acquisition of Eagle Copters Maintenance Pty. Ltd. (ECM), a maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) business and current Bell customer service facility (CSF) based in Australia. This acquisition enables Bell to expand its regional footprint by providing coveted solutions in Australia and Asia-Pacific.
“This acquisition enables us to provide local support and solutions to our customers in Australia and in Asia-Pacific,” said Chris Schaefer, director, Support and Services, Bell. “We are confident ECM has the right portfolio of service offerings for competitive aftermarket support in the region. We are excited to have them join the Bell family.”
ECM has facilities in Coffs Harbour and Redcliffe, Australia. In 2013, a Calgary, Canada-based company, Eagle Copters Ltd. and Australian company, Aero Assist, partnered to form Eagle Copters Australasia Pty. Ltd. These companies bring in decades of experience in helicopter support and local