Ground Support Equipment Approved for:

  • BPS 4012 – Thermal Fit Assemblies
  • BPS 4138 – Chemical Cleaning of Aircraft Materials
  • BPS 4162 – Bearing staking
  • BPS 4182 – Chemical Film Treatment, Class 1A
  • BPS 4310 – Application of Solid Film Lubricant
  • BPS 4352 – Wet & Dry Abrasive Blasting
  • BPS 4389 – Chemical Milling of Titanium
  • BPS 4402 – Bonding Machined Parts
  • BPS 4403 – Adhesive Bonding, Epoxy-based
  • BPS 4408  – Bonding Machined Parts, tooling, service tools, 3D inspection tools, ground support equipment, flight safety, critical and primary parts
  • BPS 4437 – Bonded Reinforced Fiberglass Structures
  • BPS 4446 – Composite Bonding
  • BPS 4453 – Conductivity Testing of Wrought Aluminum Alloy Sheet, Bar Plate, Forgings & Extrusions to Determine Heat Treat
  • BPS 4458 – Structural Adhesive Bonding using supported & unsupported adhesive film
  • BPS 4465 – Fluidized or electro-static epoxy powder coating, TY I
  • BPS 4467 – Hardness Testing
  • BPS 4528 – Electrical Bonding and grounding of A/C structures for machined details & assemblies
  • BPS 4542 – Cold Expanding of Fatigue Critical holes in metals
  • BPS 4548 – High interferance fit bushing install for fatigue life improvement
  • BPS 4558 – Installation of nut plates utilizing Cold Expansion for Tube Bending & Hydraulic Actuators

Quality Procurement Specification Approvals:

  • QPS 100F – Bell Designed Product Quality Requirements
  • QPS 101F – Approved Process Sources and Quality Requirements
  • QPS 111 – Subcontract Tooling
  • QPS 200 – Bell Helicopter Supplier Quality Management System Requirements
  • QPS 300 – Bell Classified Item Program

Facility Approval for the following processes:

  • Classified Parts
  • Flight Safety Parts
  • Composite Bonding
  • Bell Helicopter Certified Clean Room
  • Electrical Bonding