Posted by on Oct 14, 2015


Quality Aviation Instruments, Inc. (QAI) and Gulf Helicopters, Inc. (GHC) announced approval by the FAA for the Starter Generator Facility in Doha QATAR.

“This is an excellent cost and time savings for our customers in the Middle East and Asia.” said QAI president Robert Sieber.  “This new facility will enable us to expedite service, reduce downtime, and reduce costs for our customers. GHC is known for their attention to safety, state of the art facility and fleet of aircraft. GHC has an impeccable reputation that spans more than 40 years. We are excited to be expanding our capabilities at  the new facility. ”

The repair shops are both  FAA and EASA .  The new facility has capability on component repairs for AgustaWestland ,along with Bell, Eurocopter, and Agusta medium and light platforms.

“Gulf Helicopters is delighted to strengthen our longstanding relationship with Quality Aviation by establishing a joint venture in Qatar, to serve the growing demand in our region” said Mohamed Al Mohannadi, CEO of Gulf Helicopters”.

QAI will be adding Lighting systems to the capabilities by the end of 2015.

With QAI’s rapidly expanding  market in the Middle East and Asia the repair shop will decrease both shipping costs and turn times and will benefit current and future customers in the region.  With Gulf Helicopters reputation in the region and QAI’s reputation for excellent quality, turn times, and customer service, this Joint Venture is based on the strengths of both organizations.

Gulf Helicopters, Inc. was incorporated in 1970, has grown tremendously since its acquisition by QP in 1998 and currently is one of the leading Helicopters Operations in the Middle East region with operations extending to India, Yemen, and Libya.  For over Forty Years, GHC has been meeting the challenges and requirements of oil and gas Companies all over the World for Commercial Civil Aviation.  The Company has been considered as one of the leading commercial helicopter operators in the world with impeccable an safety record, excellent quality and efficient service, with no limit in investing on safety.   Additional information can be found on GHC website,

Quality Aviation Instruments, Inc. was incorporated in 1997 and has headquarters located in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, United States with repair facilities in White Oak  and Monaca, Pennsylvania. Sales office in Dubai UAE and Joint venture repair facility in Doha Qatar.  QAI has FAA and EASA certification for repairs of Instruments, Accessories and Avionics and has a strong and loyal customer base in Asia and  Middle Eastern region.  QAI has sales and customer service personnel in this region with knowledge of customer needs and QAI capabilities to provide support.  Additional information on QAI can be found on the company website