21-May-2010 Source: Asia Pacific Aerospace
Asia Pacific Aerospace Plans to Increase Support for Small to Medium Gas Turbines Engines by announcing today the acquisition of Victorian based, Aviation Turbine Overhaul (ATO).Â ATO is a small to medium gas turbine overhaul and rework facility located at Moorabbin Airport in Victoria.
Mr Steve Mason, APA Chief Executive announced that “the acquisition will advance the strategic interests of APA within the Australian and Asia Pacific regions”.
ATO provides a full range of aviation and non-aviation machining, welding and metal spraying as well as the repair, testing and overhaul of the Rolls Royce 250 series engine fuel accessories and components.
Mr Steve Mason further stated, “with this acquisition, we will expand our current engine support in the region and gain accreditation as a Rolls Royce Authorized Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Center (AMROC)”.
Based in Pinkenba, adjacent to the Brisbane International Airport, Asia Pacific Aerospace is the most modern, technological advanced military and commercial gas turbine engine repair and overhaul facility in Australia.Â The company is a Rolls Royce Authorized Maintenance Center providing support to commercial and military operators of the Rolls Royce 250 Series powered aircraft, Honeywell LTS-101 and the Australian Defence Force operated GE T700 engines.