July 27, 2020 By Wings Staff
Cascade Aerospace of Abbotsford, British Columbia, won the publicly tendered contract to perform structural and special inspection (six yearly) and other maintenance work for one of the Bangladesh Air Force’s C-130B aircraft. This marks the first contract between Cascade and the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh.
Beginning in fall of 2020, Cascade will perform the structural inspection, the special inspection, overhaul components and provide additional maintenance work in accordance with the Bangladesh Air Force’s (BAF) Maintenance Program. All work will be completed in Abbotsford.
The BAF agreement, officially signed on June 30, 2020, marks a second major C-130 contract for the Canadian company this year. An operating unit of IMP Aerospace & Defence, Cascade in February reached a partnership deal with Thai Aviation Industries to conduct and manage a Rainbow Fitting Replacement program on the Royal Thai Air Force’s C-130H Hercules aircraft.