Gama Support Services Ltd. joins Hawker Beechcraft Worldwide Service Centre network.

Monday 14th May 2012

Farnborough, UK 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.

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.

"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."Mobile +44 (0) 7721 882939

About Gama:

  • Gama is a global aerospace services organisation, founded in 1983 in the UK by Marwan Khalek and Stephen Wright.
  • Gama employs over 300 personnel and operates over 80 business aircraft at bases across Europe, the Americas and the Middle East.
  • The group's companies and affiliates hold EU-OPS, FAA Part 135 and UAE GCAA Charter Certificates, EASA Part 145 Maintenance Approvals, Part 21 Design and Manufacture Approvals and offer business aircraft charter, management, FBO, maintenance, valeting and aviation software services.
  • Farnborough based Gama Support Services also holds the UK Military Aviation Authorities - Maintenance Approved Organisation Scheme (MAOS) approval for Britten-Norman Islander/Defender series aircraft.
  • Gama Group is headquartered at Farnborough Airport in the UK, with its Americas headquarters in Stratford, CT, its Middle East and North Africa headquarters at Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates and its Asian head office in Hong Kong. The group operates aircraft around the globe and has over 30 worldwide operating bases.
  • Recent expansion of services have included the exclusive provision of executive aircraft ground services at Sharjah International Airport, UAE and the establishment of Gama Engineering Ltd, affording fixed and rotor wing aircraft operators a comprehensive design, manufacturing, certification, maintenance, repair, overhaul and modification service at Fairoaks Airport, UK. Gama's most recent acquisition Ronaldson Airmotive is fully EASA Part 145 certified for the provision of engine and component overhaul services, as well as component Non-Destructive Testing (NDT).

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