Vector Aerospace completes AS332 L1 12-year inspection

June 6, 2016

Langley, BC – Vector Aerospace (, a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce the completion of a 7,500 hour major inspection (“G-check”) and 12-year major inspection for an Airbus Helicopters AS332 L1 Super Puma helicopter operated by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD).

The Super Puma was successfully delivered back to the LASD from Vector’s hangar in Langley, BC on June 3, 2016.

“Our decision to select Vector to conduct these major inspections was based on our past experience with the company,” said Darren Ota, Chief of Helicopter Maintenance for LASD. “Vector’s team works collaboratively to provide excellent customer service and high quality work, and it is a pleasure doing business with them.”

“Our technicians are certified by Airbus Helicopters to perform D-level repair for these aircraft, and this expertise is reflected in the quality of work we produce,” said Craig Pluim, Vice President, Sales – Rotary Wing at Vector Aerospace. “We are thrilled to have been selected by LASD to perform a G-check and 12-year inspection on their AS332 L1, and we look forward to supporting their future requirements.”

LASD's AS332 L1 ready for delivery webized

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About the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is the largest sheriff’s department in the world. It is divided into the four main operations of Custody Operations, Patrol Operations, Countywide Services and Administrative & Professional Standards. Within the four operations, there are thirteen additional subgroups, called divisions, each headed by a Division Chief. From within these divisions are bureaus and specialized units which provide specific services to the county, the county residents, other county, state and federal agencies.