HCare Parts by the Hour

Increase your aircraft’s availability and profitability

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Through our years of experience, we have accumulated the operational feedback to deeply understand customers’ constraints and requirements, ensuring Airbus Helicopters constantly offers its operators the most adapted and cost-effective services packages.

Airbus Helicopters’ comprehensive Parts-By-the-Hour (PBH)/HCare Smart program decreases aircraft downtime, and supports stable maintenance costs and reduced inventory.

As part of the PBH/HCare Smart program, defective components covered by the contract are exchanged within 24 hours.

PBH/HCare Smart is a tailor-made service contract that covers:

  • All D level scheduled and unscheduled Repairs & Overhauls for dynamic components – Blades and basic equipment are included. Part replacements are guaranteed within 24 hours through standard exchange, thanks to dedicated inventories
  • Life limited parts replacement – At the end of their service life, all parts are replaced by new Airbus Helicopter and Eurocopter-guaranteed parts
  • Mandatory modifications – All the parts you receive are at the latest standard including the mandatory modifications as defined in Service Bulletins

With PBH/H Care Smart, you enjoy all the benefits of a true maintenance contract that makes business sense, including:

  • Budget control
  • Permanent availability of your fleet
  • Time and cost saving
  • Enhanced safety
  • Better resale value

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