Lord (Booth No. 5337) announced it has been selected to supply the vibration isolator mounts for the Honeywell TPE331-14GR turboprop on the Kestrel single-engine turboprop, which is expected to fly in 2014. Lord has provided adhesives and coatings, vibration and motion control and magnetically responsive technologies to industry since 1924.
A recently approved $30 million federal tax credit package will help Kestrel Aircraft (Booth No. 5585) bolster its presence in Superior, Wis., as the company develops a new single-engine turboprop.
A $30 million federal tax credit package approved last week will help Kestrel Aircraft bolster its presence in Superior, Wis., as the company develops its new turboprop single.
Propulsion International is offering a Fourth of July special: Credit for the first 100 hours of operation worth up to $4,000 per engine to customers who enroll in its Group Maintenance Plan (GMP) from today through the end of the month. Propulsion International provides turbine engine maintenance plans and a TPE331 not-to-exceed pricing group maintenance service plan (MSP).
BAE Systems Regional Aircraft plans to extend its contract engineering work this year, raising the proportion of such revenues coming from third parties outside the BAE group to 92 percent. “The proportion has grown from 35 percent in 2010,” according to managing director Alan Fraser. “We have reshaped our engineering business and geared it for growth. [Our] skills, expertise and aircraft-design capability are [generating] a steady flow of new business.”
Propulsion International has rolled out a new group maintenance plan (GMP) for operators of aircraft powered by Honeywell’s TPE331-10 (and higher dash numbers). One of the first programs offered is for owners of Twin Commander turboprops, but Propulsion International is also offering GMP to Mitsubishi MU-2 and other TPE331 owners, including fleet operators.
StandardAero Business Aviation is now offering Pratt & Whitney PW305 service at its Houston facility in support of the Learjet 60 and Hawker 1000. The MRO’s Springfield, Ill. facility was the first site to begin supporting the PW300-series.
Executive Aircraft Maintenance, an authorized Twin Commander Service Center at the Scottsdale, Ariz. airport, has received overhaul authorization for Honeywell’s TPE331 turboprop engine. EAM’s Anchorage, Alaska facility retains its status as a Honeywell-authorized TPE331 major maintenance facility.
Engine manufacturer Honeywell Aerospace signed an agreement with Propulsion International at last week’s NBAA Convention to provide financing and group maintenance plan solutions on turbine aircraft engines.
Another player has joined those offering engine upgrades on the Cessna Caravan. Earlier this summer, Blackhawk Modifications (Booth No.
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