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Gama Support Services links with Hawker Beechcraft

May 15, 2012, Farnborough, U.K. - Farnborough, U.K. based, Gama Support Services Ltd announced today that it has been appointed a Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) Service Centre, to provide maintenance for the King Air business turboprop series, Premier 1/II jets and piston engined aircraft.


May 15, 2012
By Carey Fredericks

The Hawker Beechcraft Global Customer Support appointment, enables Gama
to provide owners and operators with a complete service support package,
including airframe, engine, design, modification, avionics and warranty
coverage.

Gama’s offering for Hawker Beechcraft Corporation owners include:

  • Support and certification of the Premier jets, King Air, Bonanza, and Baron aircraft
  • AOG (aircraft on ground) service on all Beechcraft types
  • Gama’s in-house Quick Reaction Team for urgent operational support to HBC operators worldwide
  • Avionics support for Garmin and Rockwell Collins Flight Management Systems
  • Warranty claims processing

Gama’s engineers are fully conversant with all HBC products. A depth of
knowledge gained from over 30 years of ‘hands on’ engineering by the
Senior Management Team, capably assisted by a growing team of skilled
engineers, ranging from local young apprentices to senior crew chiefs.
Gama Support Services offers a comprehensive manufacturing,
certification, maintenance, repair, overhaul and modification service
for a wide range of aircraft operators. Combined with Gama Engineering
Ltd and Gama Aviation Ltd, a complete design and production service can
also be offered, as well as a full EASA Part M Continued Airworthiness
Management service.

Gama Support Services holds the UK Ministry of Defence, Military
Aviation Authority (MAA) – Maintenance Approved Organisation Scheme
(MAOS) approval for King Air 200/300 series aircraft, offering both
civil and UK military operators a full support solution.

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“Gama’s success in achieving Hawker Beechcraft Service Centre status
means that we can further enhance the service we offer the HBC customer
base. We have all key EASA accreditations within the Gama Engineering
Group of companies, ensuring our clients can benefit from a full range
of essential engineering support services.” said Gama Support Services
Ltd Engineering Director Paul Bristow.

“We have built our reputation on being one of Europe’s premier
maintenance organizations, over a number of years. This approval adds to
existing Reims 406, Rockwell Collins and Raisbeck Engineering service
centre approvals, demonstrating the confidence aviation OEM’s have in
our ability. We are delighted to become a member of the global HBC
family, and look forward to further strengthening our relationship.”