ENGINE

18/06/2019

StandardAero has signed an exclusive 3-year maintenance services agreement with GKN Fokker Services, covering the provision of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) support for turboprop engines.   StandardAero will support GKN Fokker Services from its Designated Overhaul Facilities (DOFs) in Gonesse, France; Summerside, PE, Canada; and Seletar, Singapore. Headquartered in the Netherlands, GKN Fokker Services – […]

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17/06/2019

Hybrid, safe and practically noiseless: These are the attributes of an innovative small aircraft, dubbed Silent Air Taxi, e.SAT GmbH, a company based in Aachen, Germany, plans to bring to the market. The new air taxi, which is capable of carrying five passengers, was presented to the public for the first time last week. Today, […]

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12/06/2019

StandardAero recently hosted the 2019 Rolls-Royce RB211-535 Working Together Team (WTT) Customer Conference its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility in San Antonio, TX, USA.   The event involved over 80 attendees from 20 different companies, including operators, owners and support providers from Asia, Europe, Oceana and the Americas. Rolls-Royce uses WTT conferences to maximize coordination […]

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05/06/2019

On April 24, 1982, the first-ever airplane powered by CFM56 engines, a Delta Air Lines DC-8-72 powered by the CFM56-2, took to the skies.  In the years after that, CFM International would go on to add seven additional engine models that, today, power more than 20 different commercial and military aircraft types for more than […]

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03/06/2019

StandardAero recently completed the correlation process for its newly upgraded Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-68 test cell at its Summerside, PEI facility in Canada.  The company is now able to complete pass-off testing for PT6A-68 series engines overhauled at the Summerside facility, for customers in Canada, the United States and elsewhere. The 1,250 to 1,600 […]

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21/05/2019

GE Aviation has renewed an agreement with Istanbul-based MNG Jet to be an Authorized Service Center for GE’s CF34-3 engines that power the Bombardier Challenger series. This agreement gives MNG Jet authorization to perform line maintenance inspections and routine installed engine maintenance, including removal and replacement of engines and engine components, as well as repair […]

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23/05/2019

Rolls-Royce is strengthening its Business Aviation services infrastructure by expanding the global network of Authorized Service Centers (ASC) for its large CorporateCare® customer base. The Authorized Service Centers form an important component of the Rolls-Royce services portfolio and add to the existing global service capabilities. The latest addition to the ASC network is Inflite The […]

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22/05/2019

GE Aviation has strengthened its service and support network in critical regions where the Passport-powered Bombardier Global 7500 and CF34-powered Challenger series aircraft and customers are based. GE Aviation named Bombardier’s Tianjin Service Centre in China as an Authorized Service Center for GE’s Passport and CF34-3 engines in April. With the announcement, GE has combined […]

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20/05/2019

Safran Helicopter Engines has appointed Bernard Barussaud as Executive Vice-President Operations. Bernard succeeds François-Xavier Foubert who has been appointed to another position within the Group. Bernard Barussaud (52) joined the Snecma1 engineering department in 1992. From 1995 he fulfilled  various management roles within the manufacturing department — manufacturing support, fan disk manufacturing — before in […]

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21/05/2019

In direct response to strong regional customer demands, StandardAero’s Fleetlands, U.K., engine MRO facility has increased capacity by 50% to support its TFE731 engine line MRO services.  As a result, StandardAero can fully process engine overhauls and has recently completed a pair of TFE731 Major Periodic Inspection (MPI) within established U.S. shop turnaround time for […]

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18/04/2019

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), and Embraer are celebrating a significant milestone as the E195-E2 aircraft receives Type Certification from three regulatory agencies, the Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil (ANAC) in Brazil, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and from the European Aviation Safety Administration (EASA). The aircraft is […]

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18/04/2019

Solomon Airlines, the national airline of the Solomon Islands, has selected StandardAero to continue supporting the Pratt & Whitney Canada PW120A engines powering its Dash 8-100 regional turboprop fleet.  Under the multi-year follow-on agreement, StandardAero will support Solomon Airlines’ engines on a pay-per-hour basis, providing the airline with the assurance of predictable, low-risk engine maintenance […]

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17/04/2019

The Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8 engine, which entered service in 1987, recently achieved another incredible milestone by reaching 10 million flying hours in nearly 5 million flights. The engine powers a range of Gulfstream’s highly successful large-cabin business aircraft, such as the Gulfstream GIV, GIV-SP, G300 and G400, and has established a reputation for outstanding dependability, […]

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12/04/2019

Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines have been selected by new Korean airline Air Premia to power 10 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. The airline will operate the latest version of the Trent 1000, the Trent 1000 TEN (Thrust, Efficiency and New Technology), which incorporates technologies from the Trent XWB engine, offering high fuel efficiency and low noise. […]

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15/04/2019

Rolls-Royce and Qatar Airways are using Virtual Reality (VR) to train engineers, in a first for the two companies. As the number of air passengers is set to almost double by 20361, the industry faces a growing challenge: more engineers need to be trained to maintain and repair a growing number of aircraft and their […]

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