MD Helicopters Announces Operators' Conference Schedule
Date: Wednesday, August 09, 02:47 GMT
Topic: Aviation Events

MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) customer service team announced its 2006 schedule for North America regional operators' conferences. Each conference has been scheduled to create a forum for information exchange, technical review of FAA service bulletins and to generate feedback and fleet data exchange for MD operators, MD Helicopters authorized repair stations and the MD Helicopters Customer Service Team. Each conference has been strategically located near a local authorized MD service center to enable the facility to sponsor or co-host meetings, technical forums, service center tours, and social events.
"This announcement confirms the commitment MD Helicopters is making to rebuild the high level of customer service and operator feedback critical to supporting the large MD Helicopter operating fleet," said Jeffrey L. Snyder, General Manager, Customer Support of MD Helicopters, Inc.

The schedule includes conferences in Vancouver, British Columbia and Columbus, Ohio


October 5, 2006
- Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Local Sponsor: EM Helilogistics, MD Authorized Service Center


October 26, 2006
- Columbus, Ohio

Local Sponsor: Helicopter Minit-Men, MD Authorized Service Center


Please contact Brian Reid at 480-522-5038 or email: or Norman Pepin at 480-346-6507 or email for additional information.


About MD Helicopters, Inc.

MD Helicopters, Inc., is a leading manufacturer of commercial and
military helicopters.  The MDHI family of rotorcraft is world renowned
for its value, versatility and performance.  The MD Helicopters family
includes the twin-engine MD Explorer®, and single engine versions of
the MD 600N®, MD 520N®, MD 500E® and MD 530F®. The NOTAR® system for
anti-torque control is the exclusive property of MD Helicopters. The
Company is based in Mesa, Ariz.  For more information about MDHI visit

About Patriarch Partners, LLC

Patriarch Partners, LLC is an investment firm in New York and
Charlotte, North Carolina which together with its affiliates, provides
portfolio management services and serves as investment advisor to
multiple leveraged funds and a private equity fund. Founded in 2000 by
Lynn Tilton, Patriarch provides innovative financial solutions,
strategic direction and operational expertise to companies undergoing
periods of pervasive change. Patriarch currently monitors credit
facilities in respect of approximately $5 billion in assets under
management, including equity positions (majority and minority) in more
than 67 companies. Lynn Tilton serves as acting CEO and Chairman of the
Board of MDHI. Funds managed by Patriarch Partners own a majority and
controlling interest in MDHI.

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