Aircraft Services
Leonardo UK’s helicopters teams provide aircraft maintenance expertise, advice and support to our customers and end users, to maximise the availability of products, reduce through life cost of ownership and enable us to increase overall customer satisfaction.

Working closely with our customers and, in some instances, their facilities around the globe, our teams are committed to providing the highest levels of helicopter maintenance solutions and services on customer aircraft.

Through the Integrated Operational Support (IOS) services for Merlin and Wildcat, the Leonardo Helicopters Aircraft Services team delivers a combination of depth / zonal maintenance, forward maintenance, workshops, role equipment and field service support at each UK MOD station.

Our key activities include:

  • Flight Maintenance
  • Workshops – Component Repairs
  • Depth / Base Maintenance (Heavy Maintenance events, inclusive of repairs and modifications)
  • Aircraft Detachments (i.e. Aircraft Trials, Air Shows, delivery and customer acceptance)
  • Aircraft Technical Advice (provided by Field Service Representatives at customer bases)
  • Aircraft Strip, Survey and Quote
  • Cost Estimation and Support to Bids
  • Aircraft Material State Surveys
  • Facility Surveys
  • Maintenance Solutions
  • Maintenance Planning
  • Quality and HSE control & Audit
  • Compliance with Maintenance Approved Organisation Regulations
  • Risk Assessments and Safe Systems of Work
  • Business Control
  • Contract & Budget Management

The team also operates a civil maintenance facility at Yeovil that supports Italian-manufactured products operated by UK customers.