AeroStrategy Forecasts More Helo MRO

 - December 27, 2007, 7:25 AM

Market analysis and consulting firm AeroStrategy recently completed a study showing that the yearly market for helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul will grow from
$5 billion to $6.8 billion by 2016. The component market, at $2 billion, is now the largest segment, followed by airframe maintenance at $1.5 billion and engine overhaul at $1.1 billion. According to AeroStrategy, maintenance accounts for 25 percent of a helicopter’s operating cost.