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German operator HTM signs PW206B2 engine support contract

German operator HTM signs PW206B2 engine support contract

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) Customer Service Center Europe GmbH (CSC Europe) has signed a 12-year Fleet Management™ Program (FMP®) agreement with HTM Helicopter Travel Munich GmbH (HTM) for the maintenance and support of 18 PW206B2 engines. P&WC is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). “This FMP agreement with HTM is tailored to meet… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 05-Oct-17

Platinum-level Eagle Service Plan launched for PW200 engine operators

Platinum-level Eagle Service Plan launched for PW200 engine operators

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has introduced a new level of coverage for its PW200 helicopter engines under the Eagle Service™ Plan (ESP®) Program tailored to provide increased peace of mind for customers. P&WC is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). “As part of our ongoing effort to create customized value-packed services and support… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 05-Oct-17

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Canada certifies PT6C-67A engine for AW609

Canada certifies PT6C-67A engine for AW609

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) announced today that its PT6C-67A helicopter engine – that powers the AW609, an aircraft that flies both horizontally and vertically – has achieved certification from Transport Canada. P&WC is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). FAA validation of the PT6C-67A engine is expected by the end of 2017 and… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 04-Oct-17

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

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

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

With Sikorsky future uncertain, state backs incentives deal

With Sikorsky future uncertain, state backs incentives deal

As United Technologies Corp. considers the future of helicopter subsidiary Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Connecticut’s economic development commissioner says she’s “relatively comfortable” the state protected itself in last year’s deal providing incentives for manufacturing and research upgrades. See Full Story  

Source: Morningstar, 08-Jun-15

VJ-Advance Video Borescope Purchase – March, 2015

VJ-Advance Video Borescope Purchase – March, 2015

RF System Lab would like to announce new clients from the month of March.  The newest owners of the VJ-Advance video borescope (VJ-ADV) come from multiple industries, including automotive, aviation, and oil & gas. One of our newest customers in the aviation industry is Island Helicopters.  This Hawaiian rotorcraft company offers both a Kauai Grand… Read more »

Source: RF System Lab, 30-Apr-15

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EASA approves 270 pound increase for MD Explorer

EASA approves 270 pound increase for MD Explorer

MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announced today that the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has approved an increased maximum gross weight of 6,770 pounds for the MD 900/902 Explorer. The extra 270 pound payload will allow operators in all market segments to expand the already superior mission capabilities of this versatile twin-engine aircraft. The FAA previously… Read more »

Source: MD Helicopters, 28-Apr-15

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Heli-One MRO services receive Korean approval

Heli-One MRO services receive Korean approval

Customers flying commercial and governmental helicopters in the Republic of Korea now have access to extensive maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) service capabilities from Heli-One’s operations in Canada. Heli-One Boundary Bay has earned certification for aircraft maintenance operations (AMO) from the Korean Office of Civil Aviation (KOCA), joining the company’s base in Stavanger, Norway, in… Read more »

Source: Heli-One, 08-Apr-15

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RF System Lab Returns to HAI Heli-Expo

RF System Lab Returns to HAI Heli-Expo

At the beginning of next month, RF System Lab borescope experts Casey O’Tool and Jess Kuznicki will trade the frigid temperatures of Traverse City, Michigan, for the warmer weather in Orlando, Florida, to attend HAI’s Heli-Expo 2015. This will be RF System Lab’s fourth year at Heli-Expo, which is taking place from March 2-5, 2015,… Read more »

Source: RF System Lab, 26-Feb-15

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Vector Aerospace apprentice wins prestigious award

Vector Aerospace apprentice wins prestigious award

Vector Aerospace UK (Vector – www.vectoraerospace.com), a leading provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is delighted to announce that one of its apprentices has won a regional Apprentice of the Year award. James Clement (pictured), aged 23, who lives in Havant, has won the Outstanding Performance by a Final Year Apprentice award… Read more »

Source: Vector Aerospace, 17-Feb-15

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M International at 2014 Mission Solutions Summit

M International at 2014 Mission Solutions Summit

M International’s Keystone Turbine Services, LLC (KTS) and MINT Turbines, LLC (MINT) will be exhibiting at booth #2908 from May 4th to the 6th during the 2014 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit taking place at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. Both companies will have representatives available to answer questions relating to the maintenance,… Read more »

Source: M International, 30-Apr-14

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Pratt & Whitney, Sikorsky sponsor Patriots’ Outpost at PGA Golf Tournament

Pratt & Whitney, Sikorsky sponsor Patriots’ Outpost at PGA Golf Tournament

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Pratt & Whitney, and United Technologies Corp. UTX +0.26%today announced their sponsorship of the Patriots’ Outpost at the PGA Tour Honda Classic Feb. 24 – March 2, 2014, at the PGA National Resort & Spa, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.  Pratt & Whitney and Sikorsky are operating units of United Technologies. The 7,000-square-foot Patriots’ Outpost and… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 19-Feb-14

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UTC names new Pratt & Whitney President

UTC names new Pratt & Whitney President

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) announced today that Paul R. Adams, currently chief operating officer of Pratt & Whitney, will succeed David P. Hess as president of Pratt & Whitney on Jan. 1, 2014, when Hess retires. Adams will report to UTC Propulsion & Aerospace Systems President & Chief Executive Officer Alain M. Bellemare. “I am pleased to announce these important leadership… Read more »

Source: UTC, 04-Sep-13

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Vector & Coast to Coast Helicopters sign PT6 agreement

Vector & Coast to Coast Helicopters sign PT6 agreement

Vector Aerospace Corporation (Vector), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services is pleased to announce that Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services North America (VA-HSNA) and Coast to Coast Helicopters Inc., based in Alberta, Canada, have signed a PT6T repair & overhaul support agreement. As per the terms of the three-year agreement,… Read more »

Source: Vector Aerospace, 04-Aug-13

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HelicopterBuyer expands into engine brokerage services

HelicopterBuyer expands into engine brokerage services

HelicopterBuyer, Inc. has announced a strategic expansion of their business with the addition of engine brokerage services for Pratt & Whitney, Rolls Royce, and Honeywell engines. Mark V. Clancy, President, says “We believe this expansion will help our customers improve profitability and get faster results with engine acquisitions and resale of because of our international… Read more »

Source: Helicopterbuyer, 28-Feb-13

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Pratt & Whitney appoint new COO

Pratt & Whitney appoint new COO

Pratt & Whitney today announced that Paul Adams , 51, is appointed Chief Operating Officer effective immediately and reporting to Pratt & Whitney President David P. Hess . Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). “Pratt & Whitney is entering an exciting period with many programs in development and new products entering service across… Read more »

Source: Pratt & Whitney, 10-Jan-13

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New EC135P2e arrives in UK for Devon Air Ambulance

New EC135P2e arrives in UK for Devon Air Ambulance

A new arrival on the British aircraft register yesterday was a new Eurocopter EC135P2e for Devon Air Ambulance.  Serial 1080 has recently been completed at the Donauworth factory and is now registered as G-DAAN.  This normally signifies arrival in the UK, and the aircraft is currently registered to Eurocopter UK at Oxford,. who are doing… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 05-Dec-12

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Pratt & Whitney to develop Advanced Variable Speed Turbine for Army rotorcraft

Pratt & Whitney to develop Advanced Variable Speed Turbine for Army rotorcraft

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp, has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Army to research and develop an Advanced Variable-Speed Power Turbine (AVSPOT) to meet the range and lift requirements for current and future force rotorcraft. The AVSPOT program is an initiative by the U.S. Army’s Aviation Applied Technology Directorate,… Read more »

Source: Pratt & Whitney, 28-Nov-12

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Pratt & Whitney EcoPower® engine wash extends to helicopter market

Pratt & Whitney EcoPower® engine wash extends to helicopter market

Pratt & Whitney has completed its first EcoPower engine washes on a U.S. Navy SH-60 Seahawk helicopter at Naval Base Coronado, Calif. The first EcoPower helicopter engine washes signify that EcoPower services are now available for military helicopters, in addition to large commercial and military aircraft.  Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:… Read more »

Source: Pratt & Whitney, 21-Aug-11

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Devon Air Ambulance change engine supplier with new EC135 order

Devon Air Ambulance change engine supplier with new EC135 order

Devon Air Ambulance “DAA”, which runs the EMS coverage in UK’s county of Devon, was one of the earliest to take to the air in the UK nad has been one of the most successful too.  DAA currently operate two EC135s, a 2003-build EC135T2 leased from Bond Air Services and a newer EC135T2+ which the… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 20-Jun-11

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H+S Aviation receives EASA certification of PT6T Test Cell

H+S Aviation receives EASA certification of PT6T Test Cell

H+S Aviation, a BBA Aviation Engine Repair and Overhaul (ERO) group company, received EASA certification for its PT6T test cell in January, 2011. H+S Aviation is authorized by Pratt & Whitney Canada as a Distributor and Designated Overhaul Facility (DDOF) for the PT6T Twin-Pac®. The addition of EASA test cell approval means H+S Aviation is… Read more »

Source: BBA Aviation, 07-Mar-11

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Appeals Court Lets Sikorsky, Pratt Keep Quality-Control Records Secret

Appeals Court Lets Sikorsky, Pratt Keep Quality-Control Records Secret

The companies, divisions of United Technologies Corp., sued the government in 2005 in an attempt to keep the documents under wraps after Connecticut news reporters requested copies of them

Source: CT Now, 25-Mar-10

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Laconia Ball Bearing gets manufacturing award from Sikorsky for the second straight year

Source: Citizen of Laconia, 11-Feb-09

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