Turbomeca Africa - Turbomeca Africa

Turbomeca Africa is located in Kempton Park, near Johannesburg in South Africa and employs more than 270 people. Today, Turbomeca Africa is managed by Bernard Plaza.

Established in 2002, Turbomeca Africa has 3 main activities: Operator support, Repair and overhaul and part manufacturing. 

Turbomeca Africa supports over 40 customers in 20 different countries, including the South African Air Force, South African Police Services, Starlite Aviation Pty Ltd, Wild Dog and Savannah Helicopter Maintenance.  Many types of Safran engines fly on this continent, from Arriel 1D1, Arrius 2K2 to Makila 1 and Turmo 1VC. The Turbomeca Africa Front Office is managed by Deon Craffert and with his team of CSM (Customer Support Managers), CSR (Customer Support Representatives) and Field Rep they provide technical and commercial support to operators in the English speaking African nations.  Turbomeca Africa also has a Certified Maintenance Centre that can perform maintenance levels 1-3 on-site and in the field.

Turbomeca Africa performs around 200 repairs and overhauls each year for 3 engine types: Turmo IVC, Makila 1 and Arrius 2.


A manufacturing activity is also a Turbomeca Africa specialty, in particular for Rolls Royce, Safran and Denel.



Contact details:


Bernard Plaza - CEO

Telephone: +27 (0)10 001 4971

E-mail: bernard.plaza@turbomeca.co.za


Deon Craffert – Front Office Manager

Telephone: +27 (0) 10 001 4972

E-mail: deon.craffert@turbomeca.co.za


Rudy Delange – Field Representative

Telephone: +27 10 001 4974

Mobile: +27 82 901 9044

E-mail: rudie.delange@turbomeca.co.za





Turbomeca Africa

Astro Park, Atlas Road

Bonaero Park, PO Box 11

Kempton Park, 1620

Republic of South Africa


Telephone: +27 (0) 10 001 4970

Fax : +27 (0) 86 742 6562

Email : info@turbomeca.co.za