AE Industrial Partners Completes Its Acquisition of Columbia Helicopters

AE Industrial Partners, LP, a private equity firm specializing in Aerospace, Defense & Government Services, Power Generation, and Specialty Industrial markets, has completed its acquisition of Columbia Helicopters.

Columbia Helicopters is a global leader in heavy-lift helicopter operations and trusted expert in maintenance, repair, and overhaul services. The company owns, operates, and maintains a fleet of Columbia Model 107-II Vertol, Columbia Model 234 Chinook, and Columbia Model CH-47D Chinook helicopters. These aircraft are operated around the world, providing passenger and cargo services to customers across various end-markets.

Columbia Helicopters supports the US Department of Defense in Afghanistan by transporting cargo, mail and passengers.