Avionics News February 2016 - 42
Some of Mansfield Heliflight's fleet sits on the company's private helipad.
All photos copyright Lars Gange
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"We're always looking for ways to expand our offerings,"
Lindberg said. "Part 145 certification was an obvious next step for
us as we look to grow."
In recent years, Mansfield has drawn on its specialized
knowledge to help others purchase rotorcraft best suited to their
mission. While Mansfield sells mostly to corporations, it has
Owner and founder Eric Chase instructs a flight student.
A maintenance technician works on
helicopter components in the company's
20,000-square-foot facility. Mansfield Heliflight
expects to receive Part 145 certification soon.
sold and serviced aircraft for the Malaysian Police Department,
Mexico's attorney general, oil and movie industries, BBC, utilities
"We have clients located around the world, including Europe,
Asia, Africa, Russia, Mexico and New Zealand," Lindberg said.
"We've also been increasingly doing more business in Central and
South America over the past several years."
Mansfield Heliflight also is expanding its agricultural activities
such as providing aerial seeding for Vermont's dairy industry.
Chase wants to eventually add helicopter manufacturing, as well
as expand the company's aircraft and part sales and refurbishment
"We've grown a lot since the early days," he said. "Steadily,
we've built on our expertise and experience to add more services.
We plan to keep growing, to look for ways to meet the increasing
needs of businesses and industries throughout the Northeast,
and to continue to give our customers outstanding, personalized
customer service." q