FAA grants ODA status to American Eurocopter

 - September 1, 2009, 10:57 AM

During the company’s 40th-anniversary celebration in July at its Grand Prairie, Texas headquarters, American Eurocopter cut the ribbon for its new customer service and fleet operations center (CSFC).The FAA has authorized American Eurocopter to operate under the agency’s new organization designation authorization (ODA) program. The ODA authorizes American Eurocopter to act on behalf of the FAA when approving and issuing supplemental type certificates (STCs). “This designation will allow us to be more responsive to market demands and significantly improve our reactiveness to our customers’ requirements,” said v-p of operations Allen Andress.