50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

Vector Aerospace completes first Pratt & Whitney Canada PW305A engine test at UK facility

Download: Printable PDF Date: 15 Nov 2016 14:21 categories:
Publisher:
Vector Aerospace completes first Pratt & Whitney Canada PW305A engine test at UK facility - Maintenance / Trainings publisher
Tatjana Obrazcova
Country: United Kingdom Aircraft: Airplanes

Vector Aerospace, a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, has recently completed its first Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PW305A engine test at its Fleetlands facility in Gosport, Hants, UK.

The announcement highlights Vector’s continuous growth in the business and general aviation engine support market. Commenting on the milestone of the first PW305A pass-off test, Simon Jones, Vice President - Business Development at Vector Aerospace, commented: “This recent capability introduction, along with the addition of PW305 and PW306 variants to our existing P&WC Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF) authorization for the PW300 family, enables Vector Aerospace to provide operators with comprehensive support for this hugely popular series of engines. We are now pleased to offer total support, including global Mobile Repair Team (MRT) coverage, for the PW305A/B, PW306A/C, PW307A and the PW308A/C.”  


Jones continued, “With our global network covering six continents, we have the ability to react swiftly to our customers’ requirements, minimizing aircraft downtime thanks to our fast MRO turnaround times and large inventory of rental engine assets. The entire PW300 series has proved to be a highly reliable powerplant, and Vector is honored to be associated with it.” 

Vector’s long-running relationship with Pratt & Whitney Canada also includes full support for the PT6A turboprop family, as an authorized Distributor and Designated Overhaul Facility (DDOF), and comprehensive support of the JT15D, PT6T, PW100 and PW150A powerplants as a P&WC Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF). 
 



Loading comments for Vector Aerospace completes first Pratt & Whitney Canada PW305A engine test at UK facility...


Recommended

Boeing, EL AL Israel Airlines Celebrate Delivery of First 787 Dreamliner

Boeing EL AL Israel Airlines and Air Lease Corporation are celebrating the delivery of the carrier's first Boeing 787 Dreamliner today. EL AL leased the airplane through an agreement with...

Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN Receives Certification

The Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN, which will power all variants of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, has been granted full flight certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). This important m...

INVESTMENT INTO VISTAJET VALUES THE BUSINESS IN EXCESS OF $2.5 BILLION

VistaJet today announces that it has signed a ground breaking transaction with investment funds affiliated with Rhône Capital, which have invested $150 million of cash into the business. Togethe...

Boeing Helena Site Expands to Support 777X Airplane Production

New 90,000 square-foot facility to begin machining parts for Boeing’s newest family of twin-aisle aircraft. Over the past seven years, Boeing has built a strong presence in Montana, and last yea...