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Bell sells corporate 407GXP into Panama

Bell sells corporate 407GXP into Panama

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today the sale of the first Bell 407GXP in Panama. The aircraft is scheduled to be delivered in July 2015 and will be outfitted to perform corporate and VIP transport in the region for Urban Development Group (UDG). “The reliability of Bell helicopters have been proven… Read more »

Source: Bell, 28-May-15

SECA changes its name to Vector Aerospace France

SECA changes its name to Vector Aerospace France

Vector Aerospace Corporation, a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (“MRO”) services, is pleased to announce that SECA, a Vector Aerospace company, has changed its name to Vector Aerospace – France. SECA, located in Gonesse close to Le Bourget Airport on the outskirts of Paris, was founded in 1946, and the company… Read more »

Source: Vector, 26-May-15

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Turkish operator Saran Aviation orders a Bell 407GXP

Turkish operator Saran Aviation orders a Bell 407GXP

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today the sale of the first Bell 407GXP in Europe. Istanbul based, Saran Aviation’s new aircraft will be outfitted to perform corporate and VIP transport in the region. “We are thrilled to be the first customer in Europe to purchase a Bell 407GXP and spearhead the… Read more »

Source: Bell, 21-May-15

Vector Aerospace Graciously Accepts 2015 Rolls-Royce M250® Total Quality Award

Vector Aerospace Graciously Accepts 2015 Rolls-Royce M250® Total Quality Award

Vector Aerospace Corporation (Vector Aerospace), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce that Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services – North America (HS-NA) has been awarded a 2015 Total Quality Award from Rolls-Royce for the M250® engine product line on Monday, March 2nd, 2015 at the Rolls-Royce FIRST… Read more »

Source: Vector, 16-Mar-15

Vector Aerospace demonstrates speed and excellence in Super Puma refinish

Vector Aerospace demonstrates speed and excellence in Super Puma refinish

Vector Aerospace’s Fleetlands aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul facility in Gosport, Hampshire, has completed a full paint/ refinish job on the Airlift Super Puma helicopter that provided assistance to the Hoegh Osaka, the car transporter ship which was deliberately run aground on 3rd January after it began to list in the Solent near Southampton. Airlift,… Read more »

Source: Vector, 12-Mar-15

Mesa Police orders new MD530F

Mesa Police orders new MD530F

MD Helicopters Inc. (MDHI) announced today a new contract to manufacture and deliver a new helicopter for the Mesa Police Department Aviation Unit. Acquisition of the new MD 530F was approved by the Mesa City Council as an addition to the Department’s existing helicopter fleet of two MD 500E turbine helicopters. The 530F is perfectly… Read more »

Source: MD Helicopter, 05-Mar-15

Volusia County Mosquito Control orders MD520N

Volusia County Mosquito Control orders MD520N

MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announced today a contract with Volusia County Mosquito Control, Volusia County, Florida, to manufacture and deliver a new MD 520N helicopter. The new MD 520N will join the Mosquito Control Unit’s two MD 500E helicopters to expand the department’s ability to inspect and treat the region’s wet and dry lands not… Read more »

Source: MD Helicopters, 05-Mar-15

Vector Aerospace and Helisul Signs M250® MRO Contract

Vector Aerospace and Helisul Signs M250® MRO Contract

Vector Aerospace Corporation (“Vector Aerospace”),  a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (“MRO”) services, is pleased to announce Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services – North America (“HS-NA”) has signed an accordance to provide Rolls-Royce M250® engine overhaul support to Helisul Taxi Aereo Ltda. (“Helisul”). Vector Aerospace will provide Helisul with fixed labour and… Read more »

Source: Vector Aerospace, 04-Mar-15

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Rolls-Royce, Composite helicopters sign RR300 MOU

Rolls-Royce, Composite helicopters sign RR300 MOU

Rolls-Royce and Composite Helicopters International Ltd., an emerging New Zealand helicopter manufacturer, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to place the RR300 engine into Composite Helicopter’s new KC630 composite helicopter manufactured using their patented EvoStrength™ technology. Rolls-Royce and Composite Helicopters will also work toward placing Rolls-Royce M250 engine variants into future Composite Helicopter platforms. The RR300… Read more »

Source: Rolls-Royce, 04-Mar-15

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Rolls-Royce and Alpine Helicopters extend Fleet Operator Agreement

Rolls-Royce and Alpine Helicopters extend Fleet Operator Agreement

Rolls-Royce and Alpine Helicopters have agreed to extend a Fleet Operator Agreement supporting the Canadian company’s M250-powered fleet. Alpine Helicopters, based in British Columbia and Alberta, Canada, has been providing year-round world class helicopter services since 1961. Alpine specializes in tourism sightseeing, helicopter  skiing and commercial operations. Alpine operates a total of 19 helicopters powered… Read more »

Source: Rolls-Royce, 04-Mar-15

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Cadorath Distribution Strengthens MoreUPtime Support

Cadorath Distribution Strengthens MoreUPtime Support

Cadorath Distribution announced it has solidified their long-term commitment towards their support of Bell Helicopter light and medium helicopters by making significant investments into their spares support inventory in early 2015. In addition, with a combined investment into the Rolls-Royce M250 line of engines, Cadorath Distribution looks to provide nose-to-tail support with next day deliveries… Read more »

Source: Cadorath, 04-Mar-15

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Rolls-Royce Recognizes StandardAero for Customer Satisfaction and Total Quality

Rolls-Royce Recognizes StandardAero for Customer Satisfaction and Total Quality

StandardAero was the recipient of two awards at the Rolls-Royce FIRST Network Recognition Reception, held as part of Rolls-Royce’s attendance at this year’s HAI HELI-EXPO in Orlando, Florida. The awards recognize authorized maintenance service centers that provide MRO services for M250 helicopter engines. This is the unprecedented sixth year in a row that StandardAero has… Read more »

Source: StandardAero, 04-Mar-15

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Cadorath Aerospace Awarded Coveted Rolls-Royce M250 FIRST Network Award

Cadorath Aerospace Awarded Coveted Rolls-Royce M250 FIRST Network Award

Cadorath Aerospace is proud to announce they have been awarded the 2015 M250 FIRST Network Award for Family Teamwork. The FIRST Network Award is given to facilities that have supported the FIRST Network to help, assist & improve their value added contributions. The award was presented to David Haines, Senior VP of Cadorath during the… Read more »

Source: Cadorath, 04-Mar-15

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Rolls-Royce to boost power, fuel efficiency for Bell 407GXP

Rolls-Royce to boost power, fuel efficiency for Bell 407GXP

Rolls-Royce and Bell Helicopter have signed a long-term agreement to install upgraded M250 engines in new Bell 407GXP helicopters, boosting power and fuel efficiency. Deliveries of M250-C47B/8 engines for Bell 407GXP helicopters will include a factory installed Value Improvement Package (VIP) kit, which will increase “hot and high” power by up to 8 percent, while… Read more »

Source: Rolls-Royce, 03-Mar-15

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Robinson signs for 1,000 Rolls-Royce RR300 engines

Robinson signs for 1,000 Rolls-Royce RR300 engines

Rolls-Royce and Robinson Helicopter Company have signed a new, 10-year agreement to supply at least 1,000 RR300 engines to power R66 aircraft. The Rolls-Royce RR300 has been the exclusive engine on Robinson’s R66 gas-turbine helicopter since it entered service in 2010. Rolls-Royce has delivered more than 800 RR300 engines to meet the growing global demand… Read more »

Source: Rolls-Royce, 03-Mar-15

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StandardAero Bolsters Rolls-Royce M250 and RR300 Engine Rental Pool

StandardAero Bolsters Rolls-Royce M250 and RR300 Engine Rental Pool

StandardAero has reached an agreement with Rolls-Royce to purchase additional helicopter engines to bolster its current rental pool to more than $10M in assets with 25 engines and over 70 modules. These rental engines provide operators with instantly available powerplants to minimize aircraft down time and maximize flight mission performance and availability. Over the past… Read more »

Source: StandardAero, 03-Mar-15

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Perry Siler Announces Retirement at Conclusion of Heli-Expo 2016

Perry Siler Announces Retirement at Conclusion of Heli-Expo 2016

Long-time gas turbine engine industry icon Perry Siler has announced his plans to officially retire on the close of the last day of Heli-Expo 2016 in Louisville, Kentucky. “As our Southeast Sales and Service Manager, Perry has an unbelievable customer following and reputation for providing outstanding service and support to our industry,” exclaimed Rob Ruck,… Read more »

Source: M International, 27-Feb-15

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Keystone Turbine ServicesTo Unveil New Company Video

Keystone Turbine ServicesTo Unveil New Company Video

M International is pleased to announce its world-class portfolio company Keystone Turbine Services (KTS) will unveil its latest company video on the opening day of Heli-Expo 2015 in Orlando, Florida. “We invite you to stop by booth#619 and view our new video, then meet with our team to discuss how we may assist you with… Read more »

Source: M-International, 23-Feb-15

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USMC awards Rolls-Royce v-22 engine services contract

USMC awards Rolls-Royce v-22 engine services contract

Rolls-Royce has been awarded a new, two-year contract to provide aftermarket engine support for the US Marine Corps and Air Force V-22 fleets, which provides a more than 30 percent reduction in support costs. The contract, through the company’s innovative MissionCare™ model, is valued at up to $287 million and will cover all V-22 aircraft… Read more »

Source: Rolls Royce, 26-Nov-14

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V-22 flight tests validate ‘hot and high’ capability for Rolls-Royce AE 1107C engines

V-22 flight tests validate ‘hot and high’ capability for Rolls-Royce AE 1107C engines

Flight tests have validated a new engine upgrade for Rolls-Royce AE 1107C engines powering V-22 aircraft, maximizing “hot and high” capability up to 6,000 feet of altitude and 95°F. The enhanced capability is part of a series of upgrades that will boost engine power 17 percent for the aircraft, as Rolls-Royce continues to add innovations… Read more »

Source: Rolls-Royce, 18-Sep-14

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Rolls-Royce awarded $29M more for AE1107C engines support on V-22s

Rolls-Royce awarded $29M more for AE1107C engines support on V-22s

Rolls-Royce Corp., Indianapolis, Indiana, is being awarded a $29,148,390 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-10-C-0020) for the procurement of Mission CareTM support for the AE1107C engine, including flight hours, and lower power engine removals and repairs, for the V-22 aircraft. Work will be performed in Oakland, California (70 percent) and Indianapolis, Indiana (30… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 04-Aug-14

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StandardAero becomes first independent MRO facility for RR300 in Asia

StandardAero becomes first independent MRO facility for RR300 in Asia

StandardAero has completed a license agreement with Rolls-Royce that designates the company’s Singapore facility as an Authorized Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Center (AMROC) for RR300 helicopter engines. This authorization, signed on May 16 of this year, follows StandardAero’s Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada RR300 AMROC agreement, signed in December, 2013. StandardAero’s Singapore repair shop is a state-of-the-art… Read more »

Source: StandardAero, 13-Jun-14

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Rolls-Royce awarded $9.4M modification to V-22 contract

Rolls-Royce awarded $9.4M modification to V-22 contract

Rolls-Royce Corp., Indianapolis, Indiana, is being awarded a $9,479,821 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-10-C-0020) for the procurement of 13 low power MV-22 repairs under the Mission CareTM contract. Work will be performed in Oakland, California, and is expected to be completed in February 2015. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 10-Jun-14

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H+S Aviation and Dallas Airmotive Receive First Customer Engines on New RR300 AMROC Agreement

H+S Aviation and Dallas Airmotive Receive First Customer Engines on New RR300 AMROC Agreement

H+S Aviation and Dallas Airmotive, BBA Aviation companies, announced that they have received the first RR300 engines under their recently awarded RR300 Authorized Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Center (AMROC) agreement with Rolls-Royce. The companies announced the authorization at Heli-Expo 2014 in Anaheim, California, in February. “We have a long history of supporting engines from Rolls-Royce… Read more »

Source: Dallas Airmotive, 04-Jun-14

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China certifies Rolls-Royce RR300 engine

China certifies Rolls-Royce RR300 engine

Rolls-Royce has received certifications from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) for various models of the M250 turboprop and turboshaft engines as well as the RR300 helicopter engine. Rolls-Royce now has 16 light turboshaft and turboprop engines certified by CAAC for operation in China, as the general aviation market is poised for rapid near-term… Read more »

Source: Rolls-Royce, 15-May-14

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Rolls-Royce awarded another $8M for CV-22 engine work

Rolls-Royce awarded another $8M for CV-22 engine work

Rolls-Royce Corp., Indianapolis, Indiana, is being awarded an $8,021,387 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-10-C-0020) for Mission CareTM support for the CV-22 AE1107C engine, including lower power engine removals. Work will be performed in Oakland, California (70 percent) and Indianapolis, Indiana (30 percent), and is expected to be completed in February 2015. Fiscal… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 07-May-14

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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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Los Angeles judge denies motion for R66 trial to be held in Colombia

Los Angeles judge denies motion for R66 trial to be held in Colombia

A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has denied a forum non conveniens motion filed by Robinson Helicopter Company, Rolls-Royce and Honeywell to have a fatal helicopter crash case (the very first R66 crash) removed from her courtroom in Los Angeles to be litigated in Colombia, where the crash occurred. In her March 28 ruling, the Honorable Michelle R…. Read more »

Source: Baum Hedlund, 11-Apr-14

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Rolls-Royce awarded $39M for V-22 Mission Care contract

Rolls-Royce awarded $39M for V-22 Mission Care contract

Rolls-Royce Corp., Indianapolis, Ind., is being awarded a $39,599,668 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-10-C-0020) for the procurement of 26,495 V-22 flight hours and 26 low power MV-22 repairs under the Mission Care™ contract. Work will be performed in Oakland, Calif. (70 percent) and Indianapolis, Ind. (30 percent), and is expected to be… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 28-Mar-14

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Vector Receives 2013 Rolls-Royce Customer Satisfaction Award

Vector Receives 2013 Rolls-Royce Customer Satisfaction Award

Vector Aerospace a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services – North America (“HS-NA”), one of the world’s leading providers of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul centers was presented the 2013 Rolls-Royce FIRST Network Customer Satisfaction Award during Heli-Expo 2014. Vector… Read more »

Source: Vector Aerospace, 24-Mar-14

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Rolls-Royce Chooses Premier Turbines and H+S Aviation as AMROCs for the RR300

Rolls-Royce Chooses Premier Turbines and H+S Aviation as AMROCs for the RR300

Premier Turbines and H+S Aviation, BBA Aviation companies, have been selected by Rolls-Royce Corporation as Authorized Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Centers (AMROC) for the RR300 engine. The long-term agreement runs through 2021 and provides RR300 operators with a responsive global maintenance service network with major repair and overhaul facilities in North America and the UK…. Read more »

Source: BBA Aviation, 05-Mar-14

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Keystone Turbine Services earns Rolls-Royce M250 Award

Keystone Turbine Services earns Rolls-Royce M250 Award

Keystone Turbine Services (“KTS” – an M International Company), a certificated FAA & EASA Part 145 Repair Station and member of the Rolls-Royce M250 FIRST Network,is pleased to announce they’ve earned the prestigious Rolls-Royce Family Teamwork Award for 2013. “This award is presented annually to a member of the M250 FIRST Network who provides expertise… Read more »

Source: Keystone Turbine Services, 28-Feb-14

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Rolls-Royce completes large fleet agreements for M250 customers

Rolls-Royce completes large fleet agreements for M250 customers

Rolls-Royce has signed multi-year agreements with four large fleet operators, aimed at enhancing operational support for more than 220 helicopters. The agreements provide vital engine repairs and overhauls through the authorizedRolls-Royce FIRST network, which guarantees the use of genuine Rolls-Royce parts and exclusive use of the Rolls-Royce M250 repair network, as well as access to tailor-made technical manual libraries. Greg Fedele, Rolls-Royce,… Read more »

Source: Rolls-Royce, 26-Feb-14

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Rolls-Royce to deliver first flight test engine for Scotts Bell 47

Rolls-Royce to deliver first flight test engine for Scotts Bell 47

Rolls-Royce has signed a multi-engine order with Scott’s – Bell 47 and will deliver the first RR300 engine this summer for installation in a flight test aircraft. Scott’s – Bell 47 already has orders for 38 of its new 47GT-6 helicopters with first deliveries scheduled in 2016, and expects to produce more than 30 aircraft per… Read more »

Source: Rolls-Royce, 26-Feb-14

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Cadorath Aerospace awarded Rolls-Royce M250 FIRST Network Award

Cadorath Aerospace awarded Rolls-Royce M250 FIRST Network Award

Cadorath Aerospace is proud to announce that they have been awarded the 2014 M250 FIRST Network award for investment. Cadorath Aerospace was recognized for its investment into exchange pool assets to support the M250 FIRST Network. The company maintains an extensive inventory of refurbished helicopter parts in their Winnipeg and Lafayette facilities. Customers can quickly… Read more »

Source: Cadorath Aerospace, 26-Feb-14

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StandardAero RR300 Program Advances with Five Recent Engine Inductions

StandardAero RR300 Program Advances with Five Recent Engine Inductions

StandardAero has rapidly built up its capabilities and MRO services for Rolls-Royce RR300 helicopter engines, inducting five engines into the company’s Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada shop since signing its license agreement authorizing StandardAero as an RR300 engines service provider in December, 2013. In addition to the accelerated intake of engines for repair and overhaul, StandardAero has… Read more »

Source: StandardAero, 26-Feb-14

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StandardAero Receives 2014 Rolls-Royce FIRST Network Customer Satisfaction Award

StandardAero Receives 2014 Rolls-Royce FIRST Network Customer Satisfaction Award

StandardAero received Rolls-Royce FIRST Network Customer Satisfaction Award at the HAI Heli-Expo show in Anaheim, Calif. The 2014 award represented the fifth consecutive year that the company has been recognized by Rolls-Royce for outstanding customer satisfaction providing M250 engine MRO services and support for helicopter operators. The 2014 award recognized StandardAero for its efforts to… Read more »

Source: StandardAero, 26-Feb-14

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Vector Signs Exclusive MRO Support Contract with Blackcomb Aviation

Vector Signs Exclusive MRO Support Contract with Blackcomb Aviation

Vector Aerospace (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce that Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services-North America (“HS-NA”), a subsidiary of Vector Aerospace and one of the world’s leading providers of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, has signed a 5 year, exclusive MRO support contract… Read more »

Source: Vector Aerospace, 25-Feb-14

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Vector Signs Agreement with Helipark for Arriel 1 and M250 MRO Support

Vector Signs Agreement with Helipark for Arriel 1 and M250 MRO Support

Vector Aerospace (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services – North America (“HS-NA”), one of the world’s leading providers of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul services has signed a two-year agreement with Helipark, a maintenance repair and overhaul… Read more »

Source: Vector Aerospace, 25-Feb-14

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Rolls-Royce enhances support for helicopter engine operators

Rolls-Royce enhances support for helicopter engine operators

Rolls-Royce has launched a 24/7 Operations Center for its civil helicopter engines to deliver round-the-clock support for its global customer base. The new Center is the focal point of a series of improvements to the customer experience for helicopter engine operators and fleets, aimed at further enhancing mission success. The new Operations Center will align helicopter… Read more »

Source: Rolls-Royce, 24-Feb-14

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Keystone Turbine Services displaying at Heli-Expo

Keystone Turbine Services displaying at Heli-Expo

Keystone Turbine Services (KTS – an M International Company) is pleased to announce their full force attendance at HAI HELI-EXPO 2014 in Anaheim, CA. In addition to showcasing their new Honeywell approval for PT6 Series accessory overhaul and repair, visit Booth #5726 to discuss with their Sales, Customer Support and Technical Teams the comprehensive list… Read more »

Source: Keystone, 20-Feb-14

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Cadorath partners with Jaguar Aviation for component repairs

Cadorath partners with Jaguar Aviation for component repairs

Cadorath Aerospace announces the company’s new partnership with Jaguar Aviation to provide repair, modification and overhaul services of aeronautical products to Latin American customers. This includes the repairs on Roll-Royce Model 250 & T56, Bell Helicopter, Sikorsky, Pratt & Whitney and Honeywell T53 product lines. The partnership will strengthen the company’s ability to deliver quality… Read more »

Source: Cadorath Aerospace, 05-Feb-14

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Rolls-Royce awarded $90M contract for 40 AE1107C engines for V-22

Rolls-Royce awarded $90M contract for 40 AE1107C engines for V-22

Rolls-Royce Corp., Indianapolis, Ind., is being awarded a $90,164,920 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-12-C-0007) to exercise an option for the procurement of 40 AE1107C install engines in support of the MV-22 aircraft for the United States Marine Corps.  Work will be performed in Indianapolis, Ind., and is expected to be completed in… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 31-Jan-14

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Rolls-Royce awarded $13M delivery order for V-22 flight test work

Rolls-Royce awarded $13M delivery order for V-22 flight test work

Rolls-Royce Corp., Indianapolis, Ind., is being awarded a $13,556,862 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-10-C-0020) to provide 17,226 engine flight hours in support of the MV-22 aircraft.  Work will be performed in Oakland, Calif. (70 percent) and Indianapolis, Ind. (30 percent), and is expected to be completed in November 2013.  Fiscal 2014 operations… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 16-Jan-14

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StandardAero becomes North America’s first independent RR300 Authorised MRO Center

StandardAero becomes North America’s first independent RR300 Authorised MRO Center

StandardAero announced that it has finalized a license agreement with Rolls-Royce to become North America’s first independent Authorized Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Center (AMROC) on the RR300 engine. This contract finalizes the announcement earlier this year that StandardAero was selected by Rolls-Royce, pending agreement of terms. In addition, StandardAero already has inducted three RR300 engines… Read more »

Source: StandardAero, 02-Jan-14

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Vector Signs Exclusive MRO Support Contract with Blackcomb Aviation

Vector Signs Exclusive MRO Support Contract with Blackcomb Aviation

Vector Aerospace, a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce that Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services-North America (“HS-NA”), a subsidiary of Vector Aerospace and one of the world’s leading providers of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, has signed a 5 year, exclusive MRO support contract with… Read more »

Source: Vector Aerospace, 02-Jan-14

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Rolls-Royce awarded $57M contract modification for V-22 engine work

Rolls-Royce awarded $57M contract modification for V-22 engine work

Rolls-Royce Corp., Indianapolis, Ind., is being awarded a $57,146,970 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-10-C-0020) to exercise an option for MissionCareTM maintenance services in support of the V-22’s inventory of AE1107C engines. The services being performed will include O-level supply support, Repair of Repairable engine components and whole engines, field service representatives, low… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 27-Nov-13

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StandardAero add five M250-C47B and one RR300 to engine rental pool

StandardAero add five M250-C47B and one RR300 to engine rental pool

StandardAero’s Helicopters business in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, has invested nearly $3M in new Rolls-Royce M250 and RR300 engines to use in its rental pool of engines. A mix of five M250-C47B engines and one RR300 engine was recently purchased from Rolls-Royce to bolster the rental fleet. This purchase increases the total investment in the rental… Read more »

Source: StandardAero, 14-Nov-13

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Asia Pacific Aerospace appoints Sales and Marketing Manager

Asia Pacific Aerospace appoints Sales and Marketing Manager

Asia Pacific Aerospace (APA) Pty Ltd, a Rolls-Royce M250 and RR300 Authorized Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Centre (AMROC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Chow Hoon Keong to the position of Sales and Marketing Manager, APA(S). As Sales & Marketing Manager, Chow H.K. is responsible for sales and support to rotary and fixed wing… Read more »

Source: Asia Pacific Aerospace, 12-Nov-13

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HelicopterBuyer Named Exclusive Business Development Representative for Airborne Engines

HelicopterBuyer Named Exclusive Business Development Representative for Airborne Engines

HelicopterBuyer, Inc. has announced it has become the exclusive independent business development representative of Airborne Engines Ltd. for the Rolls Royce M250 and Honeywell T53 series engines “Airborne Engines is pleased to have HelicopterBuyer on board as our designated business development representative, “says Colin Bartole, VP & General Manager of Airborne Engines.  “HelicopterBuyer has the… Read more »

Source: HelicopterBuyer, 05-Nov-13

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Helitech Roundup – Was Central London the best location?

Helitech Roundup – Was Central London the best location?

The HeliHub.com team have been contacting a number of people who attended Helitech International last week – both while we were on the show floor and remotely by phone and email over the week since the event. The question we were asking was “Is Helitech a better show in a city centre location compared to… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 03-Oct-13

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Airborne Engines becomes RR Authorized Maintenance Center for M250

Airborne Engines becomes RR Authorized Maintenance Center for M250

M International, Inc. announced today that its subsidiary, Airborne Engines Ltd., has signed a new AMC license agreement with Rolls-Royce and expanded OEM capabilities to perform M250 Engine MRO at its 32,000 sq. ft. facility in Delta BC, Canada. This will continue the tradition of outstanding service provided to the Commercial and Military Operators of… Read more »

Source: Airborne Engines, 11-Sep-13

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Safran completes the purchase of the Rolls-Royce share of the RTM322 programme

Safran completes the purchase of the Rolls-Royce share of the RTM322 programme

Safran (NYSE Euronext Paris: SAF) announced that it finalized the acquisition from Rolls-Royce of Rolls-Royce’s 50% share in their joint RTM322 helicopter engine programme. The cash consideration for the transaction amounts to Euro 293 million. Henceforth, Turbomeca (Safran’s world leading helicopter engine business) will assume global responsibility for the design, production, product support and services… Read more »

Source: Safran, 03-Sep-13

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Rolls-Royce awarded $10.8M work for AE1107 engine repairs for V-22

Rolls-Royce awarded $10.8M work for AE1107 engine repairs for V-22

Rolls-Royce Corp., Indianapolis, Ind., is being awarded a $10,778,997 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-10-C-0020) for 11 low power repairs of the AE1107 turbo shaft engines for the MV-22 aircraft and two months of mission care site support for HMX-1s in Quantico, Va. Work will be performed in Oakland, Calif. (70 percent); Indianapolis,… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 25-Aug-13

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Rolls-Royce awarded $7M more for MV-22 engine work

Rolls-Royce awarded $7M more for MV-22 engine work

Rolls-Royce Corp., Indianapolis, Ind., was awarded a $7,069,292 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-10-C-0020) for additional engineering services for up to 9,253 flight hours for the MV-22 fleet aircraft in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and the east and west coast Marine Expeditionary Units deployments.  Work will be performed in Oakland, Calif. (70… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 25-Jun-13

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Rolls-Royce awarded $7M for further AE1107 repair work

Rolls-Royce awarded $7M for further AE1107 repair work

Rolls-Royce Corp., Indianapolis, Ind., is being awarded a $6,944,520 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-10-C-0020) to provide for 10 low power repairs of the AE1107 turboshaft engines for the Air Force variant of the CV-22 aircraft for the U.S. Air Force.  Work will be performed in Oakland, Calif. (70 percent) and Indianapolis, Ind…. Read more »

Source: US DoD, 13-Jun-13

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Asia Pacific Aerospace approved for RR300 MRO work

Asia Pacific Aerospace approved for RR300 MRO work

Asia Pacific Aerospace (APA) Pty Ltd has been selected by Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, to become an Authorized Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Center (AMROC) for the support of the RR 300 engine for the Australasia region. “We are delighted to have been selected as the RR300 AMROC for the Australasia region. The RR300… Read more »

Source: Asia Pacific Aerospace, 10-Jun-13

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Rolls-Royce awarded $8.4M more to support V-22 engines

Rolls-Royce awarded $8.4M more to support V-22 engines

Rolls-Royce Corp., Indianapolis, Ind., is being awarded an $8,419,280 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-10-C-0020) for additional engineering services of up to 11,020 flight hours for the MV-22 fleet aircraft in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and the east and west coast Marine Expeditionary Units deployments. Work will be performed in Oakland, Calif…. Read more »

Source: US DoD, 03-Jun-13

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Keystone Turbine Services Honeywell-approved for P&WC PT6 Series Accessory Support

Keystone Turbine Services Honeywell-approved for P&WC PT6 Series Accessory Support

Keystone Turbine Services (KTS), an M International Company, is pleased to announce that on May 7, 2013 they received formal approval from Honeywell and the FAA to provide total maintenance, repair and overhaul services for various PT6A and PT6T series accessories. Their approval encompasses six models including Temperature Compensators, Torque Limiter, Governor, Torque Controller as… Read more »

Source: Keystone Turbine Services, 22-May-13

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StandardAero New Regional Manager for Russia, India and Asia-Pacific

StandardAero New Regional Manager for Russia, India and Asia-Pacific

StandardAero has appointed Keow Keong (“KK”) Low as the new Asia Regional Sales Manager for StandardAero’s Helicopter Programs. Low will be responsible for providing marketing and service support on the Rolls-Royce M250 and the Rolls-Royce RR300 product lines for operators in the Asia-Pacific region. His territory will span from Russia & India to Japan and… Read more »

Source: StandardAero, 20-May-13

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Turbomeca buys Rolls-Royce out of RTM322 program

Turbomeca buys Rolls-Royce out of RTM322 program

Safran (NYSE Euronext Paris: SAF) today announced that it has reached an agreement with Rolls-Royce to acquire Rolls-Royce’s 50% share in their joint RTM322 helicopter engine programme. Upon closing, Turbomeca (Safran’s world leading helicopter engine business) will assume global responsibility for the design, production, product support and services for the RTM322 engine, a 2,100-2,600 shp… Read more »

Source: Safran, 23-Apr-13

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StandardAero invests further in Singapore RR250 facility

StandardAero invests further in Singapore RR250 facility

Since announcing the grand opening of its new, larger helicopter service center in Singapore facility last August, StandardAero has continued to make substantial investment in its operations dedicated to supporting the Rolls-Royce M250 engine program, strengthening its commitment to the Asian Helicopter Market. In six months, since its opening, StandardAero has invested over $3M in… Read more »

Source: StandardAero, 26-Mar-13

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Asia Pacific Aerospace win Rolls-Royce approval for RR300 MRO

Asia Pacific Aerospace win Rolls-Royce approval for RR300 MRO

Asia Pacific Aerospace (APA) Pty Ltd has been selected by Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, to become an Authorized Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Center (AMROC) for the support of the RR 300 engine for the Australasia region. “We are delighted to have been selected as the RR300 AMROC for the Australasia region. The RR300… Read more »

Source: Asia Pacific Aerospace, 19-Mar-13

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Rolls-Royce unveils smart phone application for M250 FIRST network

Rolls-Royce unveils smart phone application for M250 FIRST network

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has developed a new, free smart phone application to provide easier access for M250 customers to information about the FIRST networkTM. The M250 FIRST network consists of 29 full-service engine and component repair and overhaul (R&O) facilities. It offers full-capability R&O support to more than 4,000 customers of M250… Read more »

Source: Rolls-Royce, 07-Mar-13

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MD540F Armed Scout to be powered by new Rolls-Royce M250-C47E

MD540F Armed Scout to be powered by new Rolls-Royce M250-C47E

 MD Helicopters Inc. (MDHI), a Lynn Tilton company and leading manufacturer of commercial, air-rescue, military and law enforcement helicopters, announced that it has selected the Rolls-Royce M250-C47E engine to power its MD 540F armed scout helicopter. “The M250-C47E is decisively matched with the performance capabilities of the MD 540F,” said Carl Schopfer , President of MDHI. “This engine will… Read more »

Source: MD Helicopters, 07-Mar-13

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Scotts launches RR300 turbine powered 47GT-6

Scotts launches RR300 turbine powered 47GT-6

Scott’s – Bell 47, Inc. (SB47) became the talk of Heli Expo 2013 today with their announcement that they will return the Model 47 to production as a new turbine powered helicopter with the Rolls Royce RR300 engine. The model will be named the 47GT-6. This historic announcement was made today at 12:30PM on day… Read more »

Source: Scott’s – Bell 47, 06-Mar-13

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StandardAero now approved MRO for Rolls-Royce RR300 Engine

StandardAero now approved MRO for Rolls-Royce RR300 Engine

StandardAero has been selected by Rolls-Royce to become an Authorized Repair Maintenance and Overhaul Center (AMROC) in support of the RR300 engine, both at its Winnipeg (Helicopters headquarters) and Singapore locations. Currently, the two companies are working to finalize the agreement details. As the largest Rolls-Royce M250 maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility in the… Read more »

Source: StandardAero, 06-Mar-13

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StandardAero wins three awards from Rolls-Royce FIRST Network

StandardAero wins three awards from Rolls-Royce FIRST Network

StandardAero was the recipient of three awards at last night’s Rolls-Royce FIRST Network Recognition Reception, held as part of Rolls-Royce’s attendance at this year’s HAI Heli-Expo. Specifically, the three awards were the Rolls-Royce Total Quality Award, the Rolls-Royce Customer Satisfaction Award and the Rolls-Royce M250 Program Investment Award. “StandardAero has been a long-time, legacy partner… Read more »

Source: StandardAero, 06-Mar-13

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International Governor Services launches new website

International Governor Services launches new website

International Governor Services (IGS) has launched a new website at www.internationalgovernor.com that features its engine control products in a new, easy to navigate format. IGS offers fast turn on maintenance, repair, overhaul and exchange of fuel controls, torque limiters and power turbine governors for PT6T and M250® engines. The website features a full listing of… Read more »

Source: International Governor Services, 06-Mar-13

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Premier Turbines Selected as Rolls-Royce RR300 AMROC

Premier Turbines Selected as Rolls-Royce RR300 AMROC

Premier Turbines, a BBA Aviation company, has been selected by Rolls-Royce Corporation to be a future Authorized Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Center (AMROC) for the RR300 engine. “We are delighted to be selected for this service,” commented BBA Aviation Aftermarket Services Vice President Business Development, Mike McCauley. “Rotor wing engines are a key element of… Read more »

Source: Premier Turbines, 06-Mar-13

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H+S Aviation Selected as Rolls-Royce RR300 AMROC

H+S Aviation Selected as Rolls-Royce RR300 AMROC

H+S Aviation, a BBA Aviation company, has been selected to be a future Authorized Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Center (AMROC) for the RR300 engine. “This selection is an excellent complement to our existing M250 AMROC,” commented H+S Aviation Managing Director, Mark Taylor. “We are one of the leading Rolls-Royce helicopter engine service companies in the… Read more »

Source: H+S Aviation, 06-Mar-13

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Rolls-Royce launches M250-C47E engine variant

Rolls-Royce launches M250-C47E engine variant

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has launched the latest variant of its M250 engine – the M250-C47E. Rolls-Royce has secured a commercial launch commitment for one new and two current aircraft applications, with a customer announcement expected at Heli Expo. The US Navy has committed as the first military customer to incorporate the M250-C47E… Read more »

Source: Rolls-Royce, 05-Mar-13

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Rolls-Royce delivers 31,000th M250 engine to Enstrom

Rolls-Royce delivers 31,000th M250 engine to Enstrom

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has delivered the 31,000th M250 engine to Enstrom Helicopter Corporation for installation in a 480B training helicopter destined for the Japan Ground Self Defense Force. The Rolls-Royce M250 engine line has amassed an impressive 223 million flight hours over the past 50 years of operation and has been continuously… Read more »

Source: Rolls-Royce, 05-Mar-13

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Rolls-Royce chooses Donaldson oil filters for M250 Series IV

Rolls-Royce chooses Donaldson oil filters for M250 Series IV

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), has been selected by Rolls-Royce to provide oil filter assemblies for its enhancement of  M250 Series IV turboshaft engines that power some of the world’s most widely used light helicopters. Donaldson’s Scavenge Oil Filter Assembly is a key element of Rolls-Royce’s Dual Channel… Read more »

Source: Donaldson’s Aerospace, 05-Mar-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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