Daher appoints Hradecka Letecka Servisni as the TBM Service Center and Sales Representative for the Czech and Slovak Republics
<p><i>HLS General Manager Ales Kurka (at left), and Vlastimil Novák, the Head of Maintenance, are shown with the TBM at the company’s Hradec Kralove.</i></p>
Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic, October 3, 2022 – Daher today announced the appointment of Hradecka Letecka Servisni s.r.o. (HLS) as the authorized TBM Service Center and TBM Sales Representative for the Czech and Slovak Republics.
This latest expansion of Daher’s worldwide support and sales network was marked with the first demonstration tour of the TBM very fast turboprop aircraft in the Republics, providing the opportunity for the region’s pilots and operators to experience the capabilities of this efficient aircraft.
HLS is located at the Czech Republic’s Hradec Kralove Airport (LKHK). Its primary activity is the maintenance and service of general aviation aircraft in its service center, which is an approved Part 145 (CZ 145.0059) facility that also is authorized for Continued Airworthiness Procedures as a CAO organization certified to Part CAO (CZ.CAO.0030).
The company already is familiar with such Daher legacy aircraft as the SOCATA TB10 and TB 20-series general aviation airplanes, as well as the TBM 700-series aircraft. HLS is well-known among aircraft owners and operators for its highly qualified technical personnel with 20-plus years of expertise in aircraft maintenance, and for providing high-quality services at competitive prices.
“We welcome HLS to Daher’s global Network of TBM Service Centers and as an authorized Sales Representative for the Czech and Slovak Republics,” explained Nicolas Chabbert, the Senior Vice President of Daher’s Aircraft Division.
“With the interest in Central Europe for the TBM as a fast and efficient aircraft, we wanted a capable partner in this region to expand our activities, which we found with HLS."
Ales Kurka, the General Manager at HLS, added: “HLS is committed to providing professional support for the TBM in our region, and we look forward to pursuing sales opportunities that will bring this very fast turboprop aircraft into service with more owners and operators.”