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Rolls-Royce expands RR300 engine support for Robinson R66 helicopters

Rolls-Royce expands RR300 engine support for Robinson R66 helicopters

Rolls-Royce has expanded support for operators of its RR300 engines powering Robinson Helicopters R66 aircraft, adding new service locations, extended warranty coverage and updated technology. With nearly 800 RR300 engines delivered into the market for the R66, Rolls-Royce remains focused on delivering the best customer support possible. R66 operators have amassed more than 550,000 flight… Read more »

Source: Rolls-Royce, 13-Mar-17

H+S Aviation and Dallas Airmotive expand certifications in Abu Dhabi

H+S Aviation and Dallas Airmotive expand certifications in Abu Dhabi

H+S Aviation and Dallas Airmotive, BBA Aviation Group companies, announced today that H+S Aviation’s facility in Abu Dhabi is now certified for Engine Repair and Overhaul services for customers from Oman and India. “We are proud to see our Abu Dhabi facility continue to grow its reputation in the rotorcraft industry as a trusted location… Read more »

Source: Dallas Airmotive, 09-Mar-17

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Vector Aerospace certified by GE Aviation as Authorized Service Provider for T700

Vector Aerospace certified by GE Aviation as Authorized Service Provider for T700

Vector Aerospace Corporation (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, announced today its appointment by GE Aviation as an Authorized Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Provider for GE T700 Engines.  This approval extends Vector’s 18-year association with GE on the T700 family, which is supported from Vector’s Helicopter Services –… Read more »

Source: Vector Aerospace, 08-Mar-17

Germany extends TBO on PW206B2 engine

Germany extends TBO on PW206B2 engine

German EMS provider DRF Luftrettung is poised to significantly extend time on wing for its fleet of 17 H135P2 helicopters from Airbus Helicopters powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada’s PW206B2 engine. Germany’s aviation authority, Luftfahrt Bundesamt, has approved the extension of the TBO on DRF Luftrettung’s engines from 4,000 hours to 4,500 hours on all… Read more »

Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada, 07-Mar-17

Honeywell Continues To Power Eagle 407HP Helicopters

Honeywell Continues To Power Eagle 407HP Helicopters

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) will deliver a total of 10 HTS900 helicopter engines to Eagle Copters Ltd. in 2017. Eagle Copters placed a new order for eight additional engines in January 2017, adding to the two engines from a previous order, which are scheduled for delivery in the second quarter. “This order is proof positive that… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 07-Mar-17

Safran activates fully-automated helicopter engine turbine blade production line

Safran activates fully-automated helicopter engine turbine blade production line

As part of its “Factory of the future” strategy, Safran Helicopter Engines has started its first automated production line dedicated to turbine blade manufacturing. The event at its Bordes plant was celebrated in the presence of Alain Rousset, President of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine Region. The new line will manufacture every turbine blade used in the company’s… Read more »

Source: Safran Helicopter Engines, 06-Dec-16

New HE-MRO centre will support Indian helicopter operators

New HE-MRO centre will support Indian helicopter operators

The Indian Defence Minister, Mr. Manohar Parrikar inaugurated Helicopter Engines MRO Pvt. Limited (HE-MRO), a Joint Venture of Safran and Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL), yesterday in Goa, southwest India. This Joint Venture will support helicopter engines operated by national and international operators from a 1,000 sqm office and a 3,800 sqm shop facility. This new… Read more »

Source: Safran, 26-Oct-16

Engine upgrades for US Army Chinooks under consideration

Engine upgrades for US Army Chinooks under consideration

Boeing is considering a Block 2 upgrade to the US Army’s CH-47 Chinook, while Honeywell tries to improve the power efficiency of the T55 turboshaft engine by 25% and reduce the fuel consumption by 8%. Honeywell aims to perform a rig test in November this year, reports Flight Global, giving them more information to design… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 14-Oct-16

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Heli-One contracted by UAE military for Ariel and Manila support

Heli-One contracted by UAE military for Ariel and Manila support

Heli-One, a leading global provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, has been selected by the Joint Aviation Command (JAC) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to provide MRO services for their Arriel 2C and Makila 1A engines flown in the fleet’s Airbus AS365 and AS332 aircraft. Although Heli-One has provided MRO services… Read more »

Source: Heli-One, 12-Oct-16

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GE begins testing first full engine in FATE program

GE begins testing first full engine in FATE program

GE Aviation successfully began testing the first full engine in the Future Affordable Turbine Engine (FATE) program under a cooperative agreement between GE and the US Army.  The engine is designed to meet a series of aggressive goals including a 35% reduction in specific fuel consumption, 80% improvement in power-to-weight, 20% improvement in design life… Read more »

Source: GE Aviation, 07-Oct-16

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ATEC selected to demonstrate Innovative Capability

ATEC selected to demonstrate Innovative Capability

The U.S. Department of the Army has awarded a contract to the Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC) – a joint venture of Honeywell and Pratt & Whitney – for the development and demonstration of advanced engine capabilities that could be applicable to a new fleet of future vertical lift combat helicopters. The contract, part of… Read more »

Source: Pratt & Whitney, 05-Oct-16

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Safran signs MoU with Urban Aeronautics

Safran signs MoU with Urban Aeronautics

Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Urban Aeronautics to study new market opportunities and address power system solutions to support the development of an entirely new platform family of internal rotor aircraft. The Cormorant (formerly AirMule) UAV demonstrator is already flying powered by an Arriel 1D driving two ducted-fans. Under the… Read more »

Source: Safran Helicopter Engines, 02-Oct-16

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Safran-powered Indian LUH completes first flight

Safran-powered Indian LUH completes first flight

The first flight of Safran’s Ardiden 1U engine, powering the Indian LUH (Light Utility Helicopter), took place on 6 September in Bangalore. LUH is a new three-ton, single-engine, multipurpose rotorcraft designed by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL). The Ardiden 1U met all the performance targets set for this maiden flight. “This flight marks a major milestone… Read more »

Source: Safran, 23-Sep-16

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Customer Rollout of Innovative MyP&WC Power

Customer Rollout of Innovative MyP&WC Power

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) announced that MyP&WC Power, the company’s new online customer service portal, featuring an easy-to-use shopping cart and advanced transactional and search capabilities, now has more than 14,000 users and will complete its progressive rollout to all customers in a matter of weeks. P&WC is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp…. Read more »

Source: P&WC, 02-Sep-16

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Vector Aerospace exhibiting at LABACE 2016

Vector Aerospace exhibiting at LABACE 2016

Vector Aerospace (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at the 13th annual Latin American Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (LABACE), being held at the Congonhas Airport (CGH) in Sao Paulo, Brazil, between August 30th and September 1st. Vector’s broad… Read more »

Source: Vector, 30-Aug-16

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GE awarded $102M Preliminary Design engine contract for Apache and Black Hawk

GE awarded $102M Preliminary Design engine contract for Apache and Black Hawk

The United States Army Contracting Command (ACC), based at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, AL, awarded GE Aviation a $102M, 24-month contract leading to a Preliminary Design Review of its GE3000 engine for the Improved Turbine Engine Program (ITEP). The GE3000 is a 3,000 shaft horsepower engine that will provide advanced turboshaft propulsion capability for the… Read more »

Source: GE, 25-Aug-16

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Honeywell and Pratt & Whitney win design review contract for Black Hawk and Apache engines

Honeywell and Pratt & Whitney win design review contract for Black Hawk and Apache engines

The U.S. Army has announced that the Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC), a joint venture of Honeywell and Pratt & Whitney, has been awarded a contract for preliminary design review of a new engine for the Army’s fleet of Black Hawk and Apache helicopters. The two-year contract, part of the Army’s Improved Turbine Engine (ITE)… Read more »

Source: ATEC, 24-Aug-16

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ADAC upgrades two BK117s to -850D2 standard

ADAC upgrades two BK117s to -850D2 standard

ADAC Luftrettung the largest emergency medical helicopter operator in Germany, has upgraded two of their BK117-B2 aircraft with the enhanced LTS101-850B-2 engines, making the aircraft Cat A / Class 1 compliant at Maximum All Up Weight (MAUW). After completion of the STC and installation of the -850 engines the model is marketed as the BK117-850D2…. Read more »

Source: Airwork NZ, 09-Aug-16

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XTI picks engine for first TriFan 600 Prototype

XTI picks engine for first TriFan 600 Prototype

XTI Aircraft Company (XTI) announced today that it has entered into a preliminary agreement with the Aerospace division of Honeywell International under which Honeywell will supply its HTS900 engine for use in XTI’s first prototype, a two-thirds piloted subscale of the TriFan 600 vertical takeoff airplane. Honeywell will also provide an additional engine for use in… Read more »

Source: XTI, 09-Aug-16

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Safran to support Danish EH101 engines

Safran to support Danish EH101 engines

Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a seven-year contract with Denmark’s Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO), to support 14 RTM 322-powered EH101 Merlin operated by the Royal Danish Air Force (RDAF). Over 50 engines will now be covered by Safran’s Global Support Package (GSP This agreement satisfies the RDAF requirement for optimum availability of engines… Read more »

Source: Safran, 01-Aug-16

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Eagle Copters Maintenance completes first Honeywell HTS900 course in Australia

Eagle Copters Maintenance (ECM) in conjunction with Honeywell and Intermountain Turbine Services Inc have successfully completed a 5-day maintenance training course on the new Honeywell HTS900 engine. The course was conducted at ECM’s facility in Coffs Harbour and covered both theory and practical elements. Practical training was enhanced by the use of both an on-site… Read more »

Source: Eagle Copters Maintenance, 31-Jul-16

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Safran Helicopter Engines to form Indian JV with HAL

Safran Helicopter Engines to form Indian JV with HAL

Safran Helicopter Engines and Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) have agreed to establish, in India, a support centre for national and international rotorcraft customers. The joint venture will be opened in the coming months. This new centre will provide maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) services for Safran TM333 and HAL Shakti engines installed on HAL-built helicopters…. Read more »

Source: Safran, 12-Jul-16

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UK military picks Safran Turbomeca engines for EC135 training fleet

UK military picks Safran Turbomeca engines for EC135 training fleet

Safran has been selected to supply engines for the training aircraft selected for Rotary Wing training under the UK’s Military Flying Training System (UKMFTS) programme. Safran Helicopter Engines will provide Arrius 2B2Plus and Arriel 2E turbines for the fleet of Airbus Helicopters H135 and H145. Safran maintains its position of preferred engine manufacturer for helicopter… Read more »

Source: Safran, 12-Jul-16

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Russia overcomes import dependence on helicopter engines

Russia overcomes import dependence on helicopter engines

The United Engine Corporation (UEC) has started a serial production of new engines TV7-117V developed by JSC “Klimov” for helicopters Mi-38. The emergence of TV7-117V engines allows to carry out a complete import substitution of production in this segment. “In terms of efficiency, resources, reliability the engine is among the world’s top samples in this… Read more »

Source: Rostec, 24-Jun-16

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Safran engines picked for Korean LCH and LAH helicopters

Safran engines picked for Korean LCH and LAH helicopters

Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI) has selected Safran Helicopter Engines as engine supplier for its Light Civil Helicopter (LCH). It will be powered with the existing Arriel 2C2 engine. On the Light Armed Helicopter (LAH), Safran has been selected by Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), KAI and Hanwha Techwin. The LAH will feature a new engine… Read more »

Source: Safran, 06-Jun-16

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Safran Helicopter Engines opens Singapore facility

Safran Helicopter Engines opens Singapore facility

Safran Helicopter Engines has opened its new regional headquarters dedicated to engines support in the Singapore’s Seletar Aerospace Park. The event was celebrated in the presence of Guest-of-Honour Mr. Lim Kok Kiang, Assistant Managing Director of Singapore Economic Development Board and H.E. Mr. Benjamin Dubertret, Ambassador of France to Singapore. With the new 3,500sqm facility,… Read more »

Source: Safran, 26-May-16

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First Eurocopter, then AgustaWestland, now Turbomeca goes for new name

First Eurocopter, then AgustaWestland, now Turbomeca goes for new name

Safran has changed the name of every company in the group in the latest re-branding attempt in the helicopter industry. Given the mileage built up with an existing name, it is always a surprise when a company wishes to abandon its history and identity in an attempt to create a new one.  Plus they will… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 24-May-16

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P&WC Rolls Out New Customer Service Engine

P&WC Rolls Out New Customer Service Engine

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has started broad customer roll-out of MyP&WC Power, a flexible new service portal that makes conducting business with the company more convenient than ever through its advanced e-commerce functionality. The company expects the number of users on the new portal to grow from about 3,000 currently to as high as… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 24-May-16

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McTurbine expands Honeywell T53 engine capabilities

McTurbine expands Honeywell T53 engine capabilities

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced its affiliate company, McTurbine, Inc. (McTurbine), has received certification from Honeywell International, Inc., for an approved correlated test cell for the Honeywell T53 series engine. “We continue to make enhancements to our business in order to meet customers’ growing needs,” said Chad Nimrick, general manager of… Read more »

Source: Bell, 30-Mar-16

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P&WC approves H+S Aviation PW200 and PT6C-67 test cells in Abu Dhabi

H+S Aviation, a BBA Aviation Global Engine Services company, announced today that the test cell at its facility in Abu Dhabi has been successfully correlated by Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) for the PW200 and PT6C-67 series engines. “This correlation by P&WC, the OEM, is great news for our rotorcraft customers in the Middle East,”… Read more »

Source: H+S Aviation, 29-Mar-16

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Airwork (NZ) orders 100th LTS101-850B-2 engine

Airwork (NZ) orders 100th LTS101-850B-2 engine

Airwork recently ordered its 100th LTS101-850B-2 engine from Honeywell which is a fantastic achievement for the joint venture project that started between Honeywell and Airwork in 2009. The 850B-2 engines are installed into the BK117-B2 providing an impressive upgrade to the aircraft performance and capability. Airwork brands the upgraded aircraft as the BK117-850D2. The Airwork… Read more »

Source: Airwork NZ, 14-Mar-16

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Honeywell awarded $9.5M for the repair of CH-47 T-55 engines

Honeywell awarded $9.5M for the repair of CH-47 T-55 engines

Honeywell International, Tempe, Arizona, was awarded a $9,585,183 modification (P00040) to contract W58RGZ-11-C-0039 for technical and logistics support for the repair of CH-47 T-55 engines.  Work will be performed in Corpus Christi, Texas, with an estimated completion date of Aug. 29, 2017.  Fiscal 2016 other procurement funds in the amount of $9,585,183 were obligated at… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 10-Mar-16

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P&WC Amplifies Efforts Across the Board to Support Helicopter Customers

P&WC Amplifies Efforts Across the Board to Support Helicopter Customers

Pratt & Whitney Canada has launched several innovative solutions and offerings to deliver high value to its turboshaft customers around the world. These innovations provide real-time savings, reduce costs, create stable maintenance environments and enhance aircraft availability for the company’s growing customer base in this segment. P&WC is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX)…. Read more »

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ADAC marks 130,000 hours with IBF-fitted PW206 engines

ADAC marks 130,000 hours with IBF-fitted PW206 engines

“ADAC implemented the IBF in 2011 to directly address the environmental challenges its fleet encounters – which is absolutely critical for an emergency medical services provider,” said Irene Makris, Vice President, Marketing, P&WC. “The IBF device ensures there are no flight delays and allows the fleet to be operated for any kind of emergency mission,… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 06-Mar-16

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Pratt & Whitney Canada FAST system now available on AW139

Pratt & Whitney Canada FAST system now available on AW139

Pratt & Whitney Canada’s (P&WC’s) Flight Acquisition, Storage and Transmission (FAST™) solution is now available on Finmeccanica’s AW139 helicopter, providing a wireless turnkey solution that delivers actionable, preventative engine health information as well as flight data recorder (FDR) data collection and transmission to operators. The result is reduced pilot workload, operating costs and downtime through… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 06-Mar-16

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Pratt & Whitney Canada extends TBO on PW210 turboshaft

Pratt & Whitney Canada extends TBO on PW210 turboshaft

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) today announced that it has extended the basic time between overhaul (TBO) for its PW210 turboshaft engines from 3,500 to 4,000 hours. This will increase time-on-wing and reduce maintenance costs by over 10 percent for operators. The extension applies to all PW210 engines currently in service and those to be… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 06-Mar-16

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Dallas Airmotive receive Most Improved Award from Rolls-Royce

Dallas Airmotive receive Most Improved Award from Rolls-Royce

Dallas Airmotive, a BBA Aviation Global Engine Services company, announced today that it has been recognized by Rolls-Royce for the investments and advancements the company has made to reduce turn times and enhanced customer support for its M250 maintenance, repair, and overhaul services. During the annual Rolls-Royce M250 FIRST network award reception and recognition event… Read more »

Source: Dallas Airmotive, 06-Mar-16

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Nevada Dept of Wildlife buys Eagle Copters Eagle 407HP

Nevada Dept of Wildlife buys Eagle Copters Eagle 407HP

Eagle Copters Ltd. has announced the Nevada Department of Wildlife as its next customer for the company’s Eagle 407HP helicopter, powered by Honeywell’s HTS900 turboshaft engine. The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) is a state agency largely responsible for the proper management of Nevada’s fish and wildlife resources and boating safety. As the replacement for… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 03-Mar-16

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Rolls-Royce Recognizes StandardAero for Customer Satisfaction and Program Investment

Rolls-Royce Recognizes StandardAero for Customer Satisfaction and Program Investment

StandardAero received both “Customer Satisfaction” and “Program Investment” awards at the Rolls-Royce FIRST Network Recognition Reception, held on February 29 as part of Rolls-Royce’s attendance at this year’s HAI HELI-EXPO in Louisville, Kentucky. The awards recognize authorized maintenance service centers that provide MRO services for M250 helicopter engines. This is the unprecedented seventh year in… Read more »

Source: StandardAero, 03-Mar-16

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Heli-One to Add Makila 2 Overhaul Capability

Heli-One to Add Makila 2 Overhaul Capability

Heli-One, a leading global provider of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, has announced plans to expand its Turbomeca Makila engine overhaul and repair capabilities at its Stavanger, Norway facility. Heli-One will add engine overhaul capability on Makila 2A and 2A1 models. This is in addition to the Makila 1A, 1A1, and 1A2 variations… Read more »

Source: Heli-One, 03-Mar-16

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Heli-One to Add CT7-8A Hot Section Overhaul Capability

Heli-One to Add CT7-8A Hot Section Overhaul Capability

Heli-One, the largest independent provider of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, announced it is developing overhaul capability for the General Electric (GE) CT7 Hot Section at its Stavanger, Norway facility. Heli-One expects to begin offering this additional capability to customers in July 2016. This introduction will mark an important milestone for the continued… Read more »

Source: Heli-One, 03-Mar-16

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Innova Helicopters sign RR300 Development Agreement

Innova Helicopters sign RR300 Development Agreement

Rolls-Royce and Innova Helicopters, Inc., a subsidiary of Innova Aerospace, have reached agreement to launch a technical development program to certify the RR300 turbo-shaft engine for the Innova Helicopters C630. The three-year engineering support agreement will provide Rolls-Royce technical installation support to complement Innova Helicopter’s C630 certification program. Both Rolls-Royce and Innova Helicopters have already installed an RR300 engine… Read more »

Source: Rolls-Royce, 02-Mar-16

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Rolls-Royce expands service offerings for M250, RR300 engine fleets

Rolls-Royce expands service offerings for M250, RR300 engine fleets

Rolls-Royce has signed new agreements with repair and overhaul facilities to offer M250 and RR300 engine operators even more options for their service needs. Two current M250 service providers in the Rolls-Royce FIRST network will become Authorized Repair Facilities for RR300 engines, while a new service provider in Brazil will join the FIRST network and provide services… Read more »

Source: Rolls-Royce, 02-Mar-16

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MD Helicopters and Rolls-Royce to launch new M250-C47E/3 engine for MD530F

MD Helicopters and Rolls-Royce to launch new M250-C47E/3 engine for MD530F

Rolls-Royce and MD Helicopters have reached agreement to launch the new M250-C47E/3 variant for MD 530-series and growth derivative airframes. Rolls-Royce is the exclusive engine provider for MD Helicopters’ single-engine platforms. The new agreement continues a long-standing relationship between Rolls-Royce and MD Helicopters. Rolls-Royce M250 engine variants power multiple MD Helicopters aircraft, including the MD 500, MD 520N, MD 530F and… Read more »

Source: Rolls-Royce, 02-Mar-16

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Enstrom signs new 5-year agreement for M250 engines

Enstrom signs new 5-year agreement for M250 engines

Rolls-Royce and Enstrom Helicopter Corporation have signed a new agreement to provideRolls-Royce M250 engines for the versatile 480B helicopter. The 480B is Enstrom’s flagship turbine helicopter, known for its combination of safety, stability, comfort and value. The five-seat aircraft serves as a military trainer, and is well suited for law enforcement, emergency medical and commercial, agricultural… Read more »

Source: Rolls-Royce, 02-Mar-16

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Turbomeca Arrius will power new DRF H135 fleet

Turbomeca Arrius will power new DRF H135 fleet

DRF Luftrettung has selected Turbomeca’s (Safran) Arrius 2B2Plus engine to power its three new Airbus Helicopters H135. With these new Turbomeca-powered H135 fleet DRF Luftrettung will perform HEMS (Helicopter Emergency Medical Service) missions in Germany. Franck Saudo, Turbomeca EVP Support & Services, said: “This is a further step that strengthens our relationship with DRF Luftrettung,… Read more »

Source: Turbomeca, 02-Mar-16

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Cadorath earns RR M250 Customer Satisfaction award

Cadorath earns RR M250 Customer Satisfaction award

Rolls Royce handed out the yearly first network awards today in Louisville, Kentucky at a ceremony with the entire First Network. Cadorath received the 2016 award for Customer Satisfaction. The award is presented to the organization that maintains the highest level of customer satisfaction among all of the M250 First Network facilities. The First network… Read more »

Source: Cadorath, 02-Mar-16

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Bell and Turbomeca announce joint JetRanger X service option

Bell and Turbomeca announce joint JetRanger X service option

Bell Helicopter a Textron Inc. company, (NYSE: TXT), announced today a collaboration with Turbomeca (Safran, Euronext Paris : SAF)  to provide a complete service option for the Bell 505 protecting the entire aircraft – including engine coverage. Customers who select Bell Helicopter’s Customer Advantage Plan (CAP), and Turbomeca’s Support By the Hour plan, with their aircraft will receive comprehensive aircraft… Read more »

Source: Bell, 01-Mar-16

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Honeywell approves Precision Aviation Controls for PT6 MRO work

Honeywell approves Precision Aviation Controls for PT6 MRO work

Precision Aviation Group, Inc. (PAG), a leading provider of products and value-added services to the Worldwide Aerospace and Defense industry, is pleased to announce formal approval from Honeywell to provide Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services for various PT6A and PT6T Engine Accessories through its subsidiary Precision Aviation Controls (PAC). The capabilities have been added… Read more »

Source: Precision, 01-Mar-16

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Dallas Airmotive and H+S Aviation make engine MRO offers at Heli-Expo

Dallas Airmotive and H+S Aviation make engine MRO offers at  Heli-Expo

To celebrate the expansion of their global rotorcraft network to include the PW200, PW210, PT6C-67, and PT6T series engines from Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC), BBA Aviation companies Dallas Airmotive and H+S Aviation announced today that they are offering exclusive savings on qualifying Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services to rotorcraft customers who commit to… Read more »

Source: Dallas Airmotive, 01-Mar-16

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StandardAero Launches M250 compressor case life extension program

StandardAero Launches M250 compressor case life extension program

StandardAero’s Helicopter business unit has launched a new engine compressor case life extension program to help Rolls-Royce M250 engine operators reduce maintenance service intervals and keep their helicopters in the air for longer periods of time, reducing overall operating costs. StandardAero developed the EnduroCoat 3500, a Rolls-Royce approved, advanced technology patent-pending coating system, which reduces… Read more »

Source: StandardAero, 29-Feb-16

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Vector to support Eagle Copter PT6T Engines

Vector to support Eagle Copter PT6T Engines

Vector Aerospace (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce it has signed a multi-year agreement with Eagle Copters Ltd. to provide repair, overhaul, testing, modification, and other services as required on Eagle Copter’s Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6T power sections and combining gearboxes. “We are… Read more »

Source: Vector Aerospace, 29-Feb-16

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Vector celebrates 40 years of supporting T58 engines

Vector celebrates 40 years of supporting T58 engines

Vector Aerospace (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce the celebration of its 40th year as a registered overhaul facility for the General Electric (GE) Aviation T58 and CT58 turboshaft engines. “Many of the T58 and CT58 engines we have overhauled to date are supporting… Read more »

Source: Vector Aerospace, 29-Feb-16

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Vector celebrates 25th year servicing Turbomeca Arriel engines

Vector celebrates 25th year servicing Turbomeca Arriel engines

Vector Aerospace (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is celebrating its 25th anniversary as an authorized Turbomeca Arriel repair and overhaul (R&O) center. Vector’s Richmond, BC location is authorized as a Turbomeca Level 4 R&O center for the Arriel 1 and Arriel 2 families, and has to date… Read more »

Source: Vector Aerospace, 29-Feb-16

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Vector celebrates 10th year servicing RR M250 engines in USA

Vector celebrates 10th year servicing RR M250 engines in USA

Vector Aerospace (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is celebrating its 10th anniversary servicing Rolls-Royce M250® engines in the USA. Vector supports this popular family of turboshaft engines from its OEM-authorized M250 repair and overhaul facility in Grapevine, Dallas, TX. “When we began to service the Rolls-Royce M250… Read more »

Source: Vector Aerospace, 29-Feb-16

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Turbomeca appoints new Strategy and Development VP

Turbomeca appoints new Strategy and Development VP

French engine manufacturer Turbomeca has today announced the appointment of Serge Maillé as Executive Vice-President for Strategy and Development. Serge Maillé succeeds Philippe Couteaux who has been appointed to another position within Safran group. M. Maillé (55) is a graduate engineer from the National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA) and ISAE-SUPAERO. He joined Turbomeca in 1983… Read more »

Source: Turbomeca, 26-Feb-16

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Keystone Attending Heli-Expo 2016

Keystone Attending Heli-Expo 2016

M International is pleased to announce representatives from their flagship MRO facility Keystone Turbine Services, LLC  (KTS) will be in full-force from February 29th through March 3rd during the annual Heli-Expo Helicopter Trade Show & Exposition to be held at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky (USA). During the world’s largest 100% dedicated helicopter… Read more »

Source: M International, 26-Feb-16

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Heli-One Launches Build-to-Spec Program

Heli-One Launches Build-to-Spec Program

Heli-One, a leading global provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce its new ‘Build-to-Spec’ Exchange Program for engines and components. The ‘Build–to-Spec’ Program provides customers with the flexibility to customize the specifications of an exchange asset such as: hours of use, condition, lead time, and cost. Exchanges allow operators… Read more »

Source: Heli-One, 25-Feb-16

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Pratt & Whitney Canada doubles headcount at Asia Support Hub

Pratt & Whitney Canada doubles headcount at Asia Support Hub

In response to a growing Asia-Pacific operator base comprising more than 7,000 Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) engines in service in the region, P&WC has doubled the staff at its Singapore-based Pratt & Whitney Canada (SEA) Pte Ltd (“Asia Hub”) – including its 24/7 Customer First Center (CFirst) support staff – to more than 30… Read more »

Source: Pratt & Whitney, 24-Feb-16

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Rolls-Royce awarded $117M order for 50 AE1107C engines for V-22

Rolls-Royce awarded $117M order for 50 AE1107C engines for V-22

Rolls-Royce Corp., Indianapolis, Indiana, is being awarded a $117,748,728 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-12-C-0007) to exercise an option to procure 50 AE1107C engines and associated spares in support of the MV-22 aircraft for the Marine Corps (38) and the government of Japan (12).  Work will be performed in Indianapolis, Indiana, and is… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 16-Feb-16

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Turbomeca Arrano engine flies for first time in H160

Turbomeca Arrano engine flies for first time in H160

The first flight of Turbomeca’s (Safran) Arrano engine, powering the Airbus Helicopters H160, took place today at the manufacturer’s Marignane plant. The Arrano engine met the performance expected for the first flight, during the flight of the second H160 flight test vehicle (PT2). Commented program Vice-President Cyrille Ressejac-Duparc, “This first flight test marks a major… Read more »

Source: Safran, 29-Jan-16

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Urals Civil Aviation Plant signs deals with Airbus Helicopters and Turbomeca

Urals Civil Aviation Plant signs deals with Airbus Helicopters and Turbomeca

The OJSC Urals Civil Aviation Plant (UZGA, part of the state corporation Oboronprom) and the company Airbus signed a license contract for the production Airbus Helicopters H135s in Moscow on Jan. 25. See Full Story

Source: RBTH, 27-Jan-16

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JSSI marks 20 years serving the FAA

JSSI marks 20 years serving the FAA

Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the leading provider of hourly cost maintenance programs for the business aviation industry, recognizes the Federal Aviation Authority as its valued client, with a diverse turbine fleet enrolled onto JSSI Engine Programs since 1998. The FAA began its relationship with JSSI by awarding a contract to cover the engines for… Read more »

Source: JSSI, 21-Jan-16

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New President at Pratt & Whitney as Adams retires

New President at Pratt & Whitney as Adams retires

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) today announced the appointment of Robert Leduc as President of Pratt & Whitney. Leduc, who most recently served UTC as President of Sikorsky Aircraft prior to its sale, succeeds Paul R. Adams, who is retiring at the end of February. Adams and Leduc will work over the next weeks to… Read more »

Source: UTC, 15-Jan-16

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Keystone names new Sales and Service Manager

Keystone names new Sales and Service Manager

M International’s Keystone Turbine Services, LLC (“KTS” – Coatesville, Pennsylvania) is pleased to announce Robert A. Gordon has been named their newest Sales and Service Manager. “As our Southeast U.S. Sales and Service Manager, Rob is filling the shoes of long-time industry veteran Perry Siler who’s set to retire at the conclusion of Heli-Expo 2016,”… Read more »

Source: KTS, 08-Jan-16

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ITP signs three year contract to maintain Spanish Guardia Civil engines

ITP signs three year contract to maintain Spanish Guardia Civil engines

ITP has signed a contract with the Civil Guard to provide maintenance services, supply spare parts and provide technical assistance for the Civil Guard Air Service’s aircraft engines. Valued at about 9 million euros, the contract, which will function under a PbH (Power-by-the-Hour) technical support scheme, will have a term of 3 years from its… Read more »

Source: ITP, 07-Jan-16

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EASA approves Turbomeca Arrius 2R for Bell 505

EASA approves Turbomeca Arrius 2R for Bell 505

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, and Turbomeca (Safran, Euronext Paris : SAF), are delighted to announce that Turbomeca has received EASA engine type certification for its Arrius 2R engine, that powers the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X. The Bell 505 redefines the short light single (SLS) class, placing safety, performance and value… Read more »

Source: Bell, 17-Dec-15

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HAL runs new helicopter engine for first time

HAL runs new helicopter engine for first time

The inaugural run of the core of 25 kN indigenous Aero Engine (Hindustan Turbo Fan Engine – HTFE 25), was successfully completed in the presence of Defence Minister, Mr. Manohar Parrikar  at HAL’s Engine Division here today. He also launched the design and development project of Hindustan Turbo Shaft Engine (HTSE-1200) which can be used… Read more »

Source: HAL, 15-Dec-15

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Turkish Aerospace signs CTS800 contract

Turkish Aerospace signs CTS800 contract

Turkish Aerospace Industries and the Light Helicopter Turbine Engine Company, a 50-50 partnership between Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) and Rolls-Royce, have signed an agreement to supply CTS800 turboshaft engines for the Turkish Light Utility Helicopter, a program of the Undersecretary for Defense Industry since September 2013. The agreement, which confirms a memorandum of understanding… Read more »

Source: Rolls-Royce, 11-Dec-15

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Gulf Helicopters launches mobile PT6T, PT6C and PW207E service in Middle East

Gulf Helicopters launches mobile PT6T, PT6C and PW207E service in Middle East

Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. (P&WC) has expanded on-wing mobile repair team (MRT) capabilities and line maintenance options for operators of its PT6T, PT6C and PW207E helicopter engines in the Middle East. P&WC’s Customer Service Centre  Europe is welcoming Gulf Helicopters Company (GHC), as a Premium Service Provider in the region. GHC will be able… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 15-Nov-15

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EASA approves H+S Aviation facility in Abu Dhabi

EASA approves H+S Aviation facility in Abu Dhabi

H+S Aviation, a BBA Aviation company, announced today that its Abu Dhabi maintenance, repair and overhaul facility has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Part 145 approval for PW206/PW207 and PT6C-67C turboshaft engines. The EASA authorisation follows the facility’s General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) CAR 145 approval earlier this year. “Our Abu Dhabi facility is… Read more »

Source: H+S Aviation, 15-Nov-15

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Marenco signs contract for Honeywell HTS900 engines

Marenco signs contract for Honeywell HTS900 engines

Honeywell Aerospace (NYSE: HON) has signed a contract to supply its next-generation HTS900 engine to Marenco Swisshelicopter. The HTS900, which generates strong performance at high altitudes and in hot temperatures while reducing emissions and pilot workload, is to be installed in the new Marenco SKYe SH09 helicopter in the first production aircraft agreement for the new Honeywell engine…. Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 15-Nov-15

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Airbus starts flight tests with cleaner, more efficient engine

Airbus starts flight tests with cleaner, more efficient engine

Airbus Helicopters has successfully completed the first flight test of the high-compression engine demonstrator aircraft at around 3pm on Friday, November 6th, at Marignane Airport. The development and flight test of this new technology demonstrator is part of the European Clean Sky initiative’s Green Rotorcraft Integrated Technology Demonstrator (ITD) program, with support for these flight… Read more »

Source: Airbus, 12-Nov-15

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APU manufacturer Microturbo appoint new General Manager

APU manufacturer Microturbo appoint new General Manager

As from November 2nd, François Tarel is appointed General manager at Microturbo (Safran). He will replace Pierre-Yves Morvan who is taking up a new position in another company in the group, Snecma. François Tarel is an engineering graduate of Ecole Polytechnique in 1984 and Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (France) in 1989. He joined… Read more »

Source: Safran, 03-Nov-15

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Turbomeca offers Poland best-in-class engine solution

Turbomeca offers Poland best-in-class engine solution

In support of the H225M Caracal acquisition by the Polish Armed Forces, Turbomeca (Safran) is delivering an optimum engine solution and comprehensive industrial benefits for the nation’s manufacturing sector. Turbomeca, a company founded by Joseph Szydlowski, a Polish engineer, is the world leader in helicopter engines. The H225M is powered by the Turbomeca Makila 2…. Read more »

Source: Turbomeca, 22-Oct-15

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