12-Feb-2012 Source: P&WC
Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) today officially launched an online engine diagnostic tool, powered by SpotLightÂ® from CaseBank Technologies, Inc. (Casebank), for itsÂ PW200engine.Â The announcement was made at Helicopter Association International’s HELI-EXPO 2012.Â Pratt & Whitney Canada is a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE:UTX).
The diagnostic tool provides proactive diagnostics and troubleshooting to deliver speedy service solutions for operators and service providers. The tool leverages P&WC’s decades of in-service experience and operating data to quickly identify issues and recommend service solutions.
Because it’s online, the diagnostic tool is available around the clock, seven days a week and from wherever a customer has computer access.Â The tool is also collaborative, giving customers the ability to connect with their other locations as required and to P&WC’s industry-leadingÂ CFirstÂ centre which is always open to provide advice and service solutions.Â The diagnostic tool is provided free of charge to customers who subscribe to PW200 Maintenance Manuals.
“The engine diagnostic tool for our PW200 engines is yet another example of how P&WC continues to anticipate the needs of ourÂ global customer baseÂ and continues to provide the best value in the industry,” said Raffaele Virgili, Vice President, Customer Service, P&WC.
“We are honoured that P&WC has once again selected our SpotLight technology to deliver their diagnostic support, and confident that this dependable tool will provide easy access and speedy results that will help operators and service providers improve their first time success rates of unplanned repairs,” said Tony O’Hara, CEO of CaseBank.
P&WC has delivered 3,400 PW200 engines in 12 models.Â These engines have recorded 5 million hours of flight and currently operate in 68 countries. Come and see us at HELI-EXPO 2012, booth number 3317. Interested operators are invited to drop by P&WC’s booth to speak with a customer service representative.
PW200: Powering Most of the World’s Light-Twin Helicopters
TheÂ PW200Â is regarded as the industry’s benchmark engine for the new generation of light-twin helicopters ranging from 500 shp to 800 shp.Â Helicopters powered by the PW200 are employed in a number of applications and enjoy strong demand in emergency medical services, utility, law enforcement and general business.Â The PW200 is simple in its operation, with only three major rotating components and a modular design that enables easy maintenance.
PW210: Giving Flight to a New Generation of Aircraft
The newÂ PW210Â engine has been developed to meet market demand in the 1,000 shp range.Â The PW210 is shaping a new generation of large single and intermediate-to-medium twin-engine helicopters raising the bar in terms of operating performance in its class.Â Certified in 2011, the PW210S model will power Sikorsky’s new S-76D helicopter.Â Another model, the PW210A has been selected to power the new AgustaWestland AW169 helicopter in the 4.5 ton class.
About SpotLightÂ® from CaseBank Technologies, Inc.
SpotLightÂ® is an application developed and owned by CaseBank, based in Mississauga, Ontario, specializing in the creation of practical and reliable guided diagnostic and maintenance data analysis software solutions for Fortune 1000 companies such as P&WC. SpotLight delivers global experience to every user’s fingertips, during troubleshooting, to improve first time success rates of system and equipment repairs during unplanned maintenance.