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Spar to handle maintenance overhauls for Hercules aircraft in U.S.

Edmonton, AB -- Dec. 24, 2001 -- Spar Aerospace Limited of Toronto has been selected to perform progressive structu...


Edmonton, AB — Dec. 24, 2001 — Spar Aerospace Limited of Toronto has been selected to perform progressive structural inspections and maintenance overhauls for up to nine U.S. Coast Guard C- 130 Hercules aircraft. This program is similar to the progressive structural inspections that Spar performs for the Canadian Forces fleet of C-130 aircraft.

The U.S. Coast Guard aircraft program will be in the range of US $10 million and will be conducted at Spar’s Edmonton, Alta., International Airport facility over the next two years, commencing January 2002.

With approximately 1,000 employees, Spar specializes in the maintenance, repair and overhaul of military and commercial aircraft. Spar services customers from Canada, the United States, Europe, South America, Asia, Africa, Australia and the Middle East.

For more information on the company, visit www.spar.ca.