ENGINE

15/07/2019

StandardAero has extended its long-running relationship with aerospace and defense leader Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) with the signing of a five-year agreement covering maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) support for the Pratt & Whitney PT6A and PW100 turboprop engines. StandardAero will support SNC from its Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF) in Summerside, PE, Canada, and its […]

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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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20/06/2019

MTU Maintenance Canada has taken possession of a brownfield site adding capacity to the Vancouver operations. The building is located next to Boundary Bay airport, in the Vancouver suburb of Delta and was originally designed and operated as a maintenance facility for helicopters and helicopter engines. The facility will immediately provide much-needed additional expansion space […]

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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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19/06/2019

Safran Helicopter Engines has received EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) Type Certification for its Arrano 1A engine, installed in the Airbus Helicopters H160. Arrano is a new generation engine in the 1,100 to 1,300 shp power range, perfectly suited for new four-to-six tonne helicopters. The H160 made its first flight with the Arrano in January […]

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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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19/06/2019

MTU Aero Engines AG, a leading engine manufacturer and one of the world’s largest engine maintenance providers, has chosen the municipality of Nova Pazova, about 25 kilometers north of Belgrade International Airport as the location for its new repair facility. The company will establish a parts repair shop with a capacity of approximately 400,000 annual […]

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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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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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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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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

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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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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09/05/2019

Air Niugini, the national airline of Papua New Guinea, has re-selected StandardAero to provide Pratt & Whitney Canada PW123 engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services in support of the Dash 8 regional turboprops operated by its subsidiary Link PNG.  This new pay-per-hour engine maintenance agreement succeeds a previous contract between the two companies, extending […]

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