13-Mar-2022 Source: Rolls-Royce
Rolls-Royce has announced that four FIRST network™ members have enhanced their capabilities to include certified service for RR300 engines. Airborne Engines Ltd., Arrow Aviation and Keystone Turbine Services are each certified as Authorized Maintenance Repair & Overhaul Centers (AMROC). National Airways Corporation Ltd. is certified as an Authorized Maintenance Center (AMC).
Each of these companies had previously been certified Rolls-Royce M250 maintenance centers and will now be able to provide world-class service for both the M250 and RR300 product lines.
Scott Cunningham, Rolls-Royce Program Director – Helicopters said: “We congratulate Airborne Engines Ltd., Arrow Aviation, Keystone Turbine Services and National Airways Corporation Ltd. for increasing their capabilities and commitment to Rolls-Royce customers around the world. These strong FIRST network™ members help enhance our global network of authorized maintenance providers, giving operators the maximum level of flexibility and competition for local service and support on their Rolls-Royce helicopter engines.”
With more than 16,000 turboshaft and turboprop engines in service and 4,500 customers worldwide, the Rolls-Royce FIRST network provides M250 and RR300 operators a global network of authorized MRO service centers. The FIRST network includes more than 30 approved, licensed service centers, and its competitive structure means operators can find affordable and reliable service anywhere for Rolls-Royce M250 or RR300 engines.
The proven Rolls-Royce M250 and RR300 engines have powered more than 260 million flight hours of dependable service around the world. To date, more than 33,000 of these workhorse engines have been delivered to the marketplace.
The M250 and RR300 are manufactured in Indianapolis, Indiana, where a $600 million Rolls-Royce investment in modernization and technology programs was recently completed, including state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing.