Heston MRO continues its growth as the largest independent total care MRO in Australasia through acquisition of Melbourne-based Aviation NDT Services.
Aviation NDT services was established in 1986 and has since positioned itself as a quality provider of independent and flexible NDT services across Australia, Pacific Island and the Asia region. The company provides its NDT solutions to a wide range of general and commercial aviation customers across the region.
“We are very excited about Aviation NDT Services joining the Heston MRO family,” said Asta Zirlyte, CEO at Heston MRO. “We aim to have a seamless integration of the two businesses as one Heston MRO NDT Unit by continuing to provide NDT services to existing General Aviation customers and expanding our range into wider commercial aviation marketplace. We see solid growth potential to provide services to the larger national and international airlines and defence customers in the region”.
During 2024, Heston MRO NDT Unit will also obtain CASA Part 145 approval for Rating D services to establish a training ground for NDT career development to its current and new employees.
Heston MRO is a CASA Part 145, Part 147 total technical care organisation headquartered in Brisbane, Australia. With line stations, operations and warehouses in all major Australian airports, Heston MRO is the largest independent MRO organisation in the region. Its customer base includes a wide range of major international airlines flying into Australia, as well as a number of local operators.