ENGINE

10/04/2019

As part of our work to respond to earlier than anticipated High Pressure Turbine (HPT) blade deterioration identified in a small population of Trent 1000 TEN engines, Rolls-Royce has been working closely with regulatory authorities to establish a plan for inspecting the remaining fleet. This accelerated inspection regime has now been agreed and will be […]

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10/04/2019

With the inauguration of a larger repair station in Montréal and the introduction of a new engine type to be serviced at the Tulsa facility, Lufthansa Technik’s Mobile Engine Services is gaining strong momentum in North America. The new Mobile Engine Services repair station in Montréal is currently moving from inside Air Canada’s facilities to […]

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10/04/2019

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), signed a long-term agreement (LTA) with MTU Maintenance (MTU) for repair services. The first agreement of its kind, MTU will work to provide additional support for Pratt & Whitney operational commercial engines, including the PW2000, PW6000, and the International Aero Engines V2500. “The agreement […]

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10/04/2019

MTU Maintenance, the global leader in customized solutions for aero engines, has signed a twelve-year GE90-115B maintenance contract with United Airlines. The fly-by-hour contract covers the maintenance, repair and overhaul of 49 engines powering the airline’s B777-300ER fleet and includes MTU proprietary repairs as well as engine trend monitoring.  “We are proud to continue our […]

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10/04/2019

StandardAero recently celebrated the delivery of the company’s 500th CFM International CFM56-7B turbofan engine from its world-class overhaul facility in Winnipeg, MB, Canada.  This milestone engine powered a Boeing 737 Next Generation passenger jet operated by a major North American airline supported by StandardAero via offload agreements with its valued partner GE Aviation. StandardAero launched […]

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09/04/2019

MTU Maintenance, the global market leader in customized service solutions for aero engines, launches its redefined services portfolio MTUPlus Intelligent Solutions at the MRO Americas in Atlanta, Georgia. The portfolio has been conceived to fulfil the exact and specific needs of operators, who increasingly require tailor-made solutions across the lifecycle in order to control and […]

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09/04/2019

StandardAero has signed a new multi-year contract with Sky Regional Airlines Inc. to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul services for the airline’s Pratt & Whitney Canada APS2300 auxiliary power units (APUs).  Sky Regional, based in Mississauga, ON, operates flights to destinations across Canada and the U.S. under the Air Canada Express banner. Under the agreement, […]

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03/04/2019

StandardAero has recently been selected by Commuter Air Technology (CAT) to provide support services for Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-60A engines installed on King Air 350 aircraft operated by the company.  Under the multi-year agreement, StandardAero will provide CAT with PT6A-60A maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services from its Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF) with Distribution […]

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26/03/2019

The newest member of GE’s CT7 engine family, the CT7-2F1, achieved type certification by the Federal Aviation Administration. This milestone is a big step forward for entry into service of the CT7-2F1-powered Bell 525 Relentless, the world’s first fly-by-wire commercial helicopter, designed to operate safely and reliably in austere environments and with decreased pilot workload. […]

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20/03/2019

StandardAero has been selected by Air Senegal to provide a comprehensive range of engine services for its new fleet of ATR 72-600 regional turboprop aircraft.  Under the multi-year contract with the Senegalese flag carrier, StandardAero will provide engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for Air Senegal’s ATR 72-600s from its OEM-authorized Designated Overhaul Facilities […]

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15/03/2019

Rolls-Royce has taken a significant step towards realizing the ambition to provide hybrid-electric propulsion systems for the next generation of aviation, with successful ground tests of a hybrid system using the M250 gas turbine – a highly successful engine usually powering helicopters. The tests are part of one of the world’s most comprehensive hybrid aerospace […]

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08/03/2019

Safran announced that DRF Luftrettung is its first major customer to use its Premium Health Monitoring service through Airbus’ Helionix avionic. The Health Monitoring service for helicopter engines allows customers to track engine life data and thus reduce unplanned events. Engine life is improved through the early detection of low signals, prognosis analysis and maintenance […]

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08/03/2019

Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a Support-By-Hour (SBH®) contract with Aero Asahi Corporation, covering engines powering the operator’s BK117C2, H125, S-76C+ and AS 365 N3 fleets. This 5-year contract supports a total of 55 Arriel 1 and 2 engines. This agreement is the second 5-year SBH® extension contract signed with this Japanese operator, one of […]

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08/03/2019

Safran Helicopter Engines has obtained a Validation of Type Certification (VTC) from CAAC (Civil Aviation Administration of China) for its Arriel 2H engine powering the Avicopter AC312E. A VTC is based on the EASA type certificate (obtained in 2018) and confirms that an imported engine conforms with Chinese airworthiness standards. This Arriel variant was selected […]

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08/03/2019

Safran Helicopter Engines and CHC Helicopter signed a four-year MRO support contract. This contract formalizes a Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul and standard exchanges agreement supporting Arriel 1S, 2S1 and 2S2 engines for CHC’s S-76 fleet and Arriel 2C powering the AS365 Dauphin. Roughly 70 engines are covered by the agreement. “Our partnership will allow us […]

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