22-May-2013 Source: Keystone Turbine Services
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 well as Automatic and Manual Fuel Control Units, covering over 78 specific part numbered subsets of these six models.
“We’ve been diligently working towards the goal of further expanding our Honeywell Authorized Warranty and Repair Station (AWARS) accessory capabilities,” stated John Fraser, general manager of KTS, “and are pleased we can now add this product line into our large portfolio of accessory services.”
“Adding PT6 accessory capabilities is a natural extension of the support we currently provide through MINT Turbines in Stroud, OK,” stated Rob Ruck, president and COO of parent company M International of McLean, VA. “MINT is our premier PT6 facility with over 32 years of engine maintenance, repair and overhaul experience – adding accessory capabilities at KTS furthers our goal of providing total support to all our customers.”
Besides PT6 accessories, Keystone is also an approved AWARS for Rolls-Royce M250 and LTS-101 series accessories as well as a Rolls-Royce certificated M250 Authorized Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Center (AMROC) for all variants of the Model 250 series gas turbine engine.
About M International
Headquartered in McLean, Virginia and formed in 1979, M International is a leading provider of aftermarket technical, MRO and supply chain management services for the aerospace and defense industry. M international is the parent company of Airborne Engines Ltd in Delta, BC, Canada, a Transport Canada approved Model 250 and Honeywell Authorized T-53 repair and overhaul center and MINT Turbines, LLC in Stroud, Oklahoma, an FAA-approved MRO facility for the P&WC PT6A and T (Twin-Pac) series engines. M International holds a number of OEM distribution and representation agreements to include being a Honeywell-approved world-wide distributor of T-53 engine spare parts and a Bell Helicopter Independent Sales Representative.