Maintenance & Spares
London Oxford Airport offers broad support capabilities on a wide group of helicopters, general (GA) and business (Biz Av) aircraft. Technical and airworthiness management, engineering, design and spares support is provided by AirMed Engineering, Airbus Helicopters and A2B Heli Maintenance for the many common business jets, piston GA, business turboprop, turbine and piston helicopter and regional airliner models. Line support and maintenance management on Hawker, Bombardier and Citation products is provided Gama Aviation.
A number of resident maintenance companies also offer extensive capabilities for design, modification, refurbishment and upgrade services with a multitude of European, US and other international approvals along with ISO 9000/9001 quality accreditation.
A modern paint facility on site operated by Flying Colours also enhances the overall package of services available at Oxford.
Contact details for service providers and their capabilities are shown below:
Maintenance Tel: +44 (0) 1865 371 128
Parts Tel: +44 (0) 1865 840 831
Fax: +44 (0) 1865 370 642
As the largest air ambulance operator in the UK, AirMed understands the extreme importance of aircraft reliability and safety. With the experience of operating and maintaining their own fleet of nine aircraft ranging from PA34 Piper Senecas to Learjet 35As, AirMed is in an excellent position to provide maintenance support.
AirMed Engineering has EASA Part 145 Part M, subpart 1 approval and is a Cessna Authorised Service Facility and Parts Sales agent specialising in Cessna Caravan 208’s. With over 20,000 square feet of hangar space it not only provides maintenance support for its own fleet of aircraft, but also provides third party maintenance, management and parts sales. Whether you are a commercial operator or a private flyer, AirMed Engineering has extensive experience and knowledge of all the needs and requirements of your aircraft.
Services: Third party maintenance, Aircraft Management, Parts sales, Aircraft surveys.
Aircraft types/brands: Piper PA34, PA31, PA31T2, PA42, Cessna (especially C208’s), Learjet 35A, PT6A engines, Lycoming, TCM.
(formerly Eurocopter UK Ltd & McAlpine Helicopters)
Tel: +44 (0) 1865 852 400
Services: Sales (new and used) and custom completions, retrofits and conversion of helicopters, line and base level maintenance and the provision and sale of modification kits. Spares and logistical support. Airbus Helicopters UK (formally Eurocopter UK Ltd & McAlpine Helicopters) has been long established as the UK’s and one of Europe’s foremost experts on technical support and design of both corporate and special role and utility helicopters, both civilian and military. Airbus Helicopters UK operates and supports the majority of Police helicopter support units in the UK and numerous medevac and air ambulance aircraft. No other company in the UK has the same capabilities for the integration of complex systems and avionics onto rotary platforms.
Aircraft / Brands: All Eurocopter, Aerospatiale, MBB helicopter products
Tel: +44 (0) 1844 352 239
A2B Heli Maintenance is a EASA Part 145 independent commercial helicopter maintenance company specialising in the support of leading commercial helicopter types. Part of the expanding A2B Aero Group, which comprises a team of five dedicated OEM factory trained certifying staff with experience on a wide range of Eurocopter, Bell, Agusta and Sikorsky models, offering support all around the world.
Capabilities include Airworthiness Management EASA Part M (G & I) approved, to manage, import and completes ARC’s on, Bell, Eurocopter and Sikorsky products (Agusta and MD Helicopters are scheduled to follow). A2B Aero is Part 147 Approved to deliver Engineer Type Training on Eurocopter and Bell models. The company provides Consultancy Services across the globe for Quality Management, EASA Form 4 Business Support, Procedure Optimisation, Aircraft Surveys, Organisation Health Checks and much more.
Aircraft / Brands: A2B Heli will provide MRO support on the Eurocopter EC120, EC130, EC135, EC155, AS350, AS355, AS365, EC145, Bell BK117, BO105, Agusta Westland A109, Sikorsky S76 & MD 900.
(Formerly Hangar8 plc)
Tel: +44 (0)1865 291 904
Gama Aviation offers a total aircraft management service at Oxford including crewing, charter and maintenance control. With EASA-145 approval on all Hawker products including the 4000 and Beechjet 400 family along with Citationjet (CJ) and other Cessna products, their on-site engineering staff have decades of expertise on type. Gama Aviation welcome third party owners/operators needing base and line-level support.
Aircraft / Brands: Hawker, Cessna.
Tel: +44 (0) 1865 841 441
Instrument, headset supplies, repairs, panel installations and design.
Aircraft / Brands: Instrumentation on most gliders, microlights, PFA types etc.
Tel: +44 (0) 1865 849 982
Services: Aircraft painting services full strip and re-paint or rub-down, corrosion removal and rectification. Interior refurbishment contracting and co-ordination.
Aircraft / Brands: Any aircraft, helicopters, vehicles (incl. Formula 1 vehicles), and components up to Dassault Falcon 50 size.
Tel: 0800 783 7461 (Freephone)
Services: Oxford Aviation specialises in stocking and distributing OEM and FAA-PMA aerospace filtration products including Oil, Fuel, Hydraulic, and Air for engine and airframe filters & filter kits. Corporate, Regional and Commercial Airlines, Fixed Base Operators (FBOs) and Maintenance Organisations will save up to 70% by using their quality filter & associated products. Oxford Aviation stocks a wide variety of factory new filters and associated products with traceability back to the manufacturers, in accordance with the various regulatory and airworthiness requirements.