The Experience to Fly, The Knowledge To Maintain

More than 50 years of maintenance experience and continuous training programs and field support have made us a leader in maintaining heavy-lift helicopters. With our on-site Level 3 Non-Destructive Testing facility and extensive parts inventory, we provide a single stop for helicopter servicing from nose to tail. We also pride ourselves on our industry-leading response times with on-location maintenance and repair requests, servicing some of the largest machines in varying environment around the world.

Our MRO facility in Aurora, Oregon, is qualified to provide repair and overhaul services for CH-47, CH-46 and H-3/S-61 aircraft, as well as GE-T58 and T55-712 and T55-GA-714A engines up to depot level. And we hold both Type Certificates and Production Certificates for our Columbia Model 234 Chinook and Columbia 107-II helicopters.

Columbia Helicopters meets or exceeds the standards for the following certifications, or holds the following licenses:

ISO 9001:2008 + AS9110B (Click to view)

ISO 9001:2008 + AS9100C (Click to view)
FAA Repair Station License: CHIR823C (Click to view)
EASA Approval Certificate (Click to view)
ARSA Certification (Click to view)

Papua New Guinea Maintenance Organization Certificate (Click to view)


U.S. Army PVA: CH-47 Forward & Aft Rotor Head Assembly
U.S. Army PVA: CH-47 Forward, Aft, Combining & Engine Transmission Assembly
U.S. Army PVA: CH-47 Drive Shafts and Vertical Shaft Assemblies

FAA Repair Station Licenses: Airframe (Class 1 &3); Radio 08-08-1974 (Class 1, 2, 3); Accessories 10-21-1976 (Class 1, 2, 3); Instrument 04-28-1992 (Class 1, 2, 3, 4); Limited Powerplant 10-29-1993; Limited Airframe 03-31-1999; Limited Landing Gear 02-17-2001; Limited Non-Destructive Testing 02-17-2001; Limited Specialized Services 02-17-2001; Limited Rotor Blades 02-17-2001