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Dallas Airmotive reduces PW206C Engine Overhaul TAT to 35 days

Quick-turn service available for select PW206C engine serial numbers, cuts time by over 41% through smart-sourcing of engine component parts

February 27, 2018

HAI Heli-Expo - Las Vegas – Dallas Airmotive, a BBA Aviation Global Engine Services company, announced today they now offer operators a quick-turn 35-day overhaul service option for select PW206C engines onboard the AW109 Power helicopter.

The quick-turn service for PW206C engines is available at Dallas Airmotive’s Dallas, TX facility through the smart-sourcing of specific engine component parts, cutting the engine’s turnaround time (TAT) by more than 41% from 60 days while upholding OEM Instructions for Continued Airworthiness (ICAs) that includes incorporation of all the OEM-recommended Service Bulletins.

“Our Customers challenge us continually to provide them with unique service offerings that answer their needs, and this faster turnaround time for AW109 Power operators is a significant improvement to overhaul TAT for this engine model,” Mark Stubbs, Chief Commercial Officer of Global Engine Services said.

Additionally, Stubbs mentioned that Dallas Airmotive’s new service offering not only reduces overhaul TAT, but decreases the operator’s cost while the engine is in maintenance, with lower or non-existent engine rental fees and decreased cost incurred due to the helicopter being out of service.

“The quick-turn overhaul option is designed for our Customers with helicopter missions that don’t allow for much time on the ground,” Stubbs said. “We understand their frustration and what is at stake when it comes to extended time without their engines, as many of our Customers are mission-focused.”

Dallas Airmotive’s Customers flying AW109 Power helicopters are primarily within the corporate transport, emergency medical, search and rescue, law enforcement and maritime and land mission industry sectors.

“Customers tell us that price, turnaround time and quality are their primary decision factors when it comes to the maintenance of their helicopter engines and we aim to deliver on all three, backed by our role as a Pratt & Whitney Canada PW200 Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF) and in-house engine experts ready to provide exceptional support for their fleet,” Stubbs said.

To take advantage of this exclusive service offering, operators are encouraged to schedule their PW206C engine overhaul a minimum of 60 days in advance for review of logbooks and service bulletin status to enable DAI’s team 

members to accurately determine program applicability and the specific maintenance needs for the Customer’s engine(s).

Dallas Airmotive and H+S Aviation are strategically equipped to support the overhaul and repair of PW200 engines from around the world. The company is a Pratt & Whitney Canada Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF) at its location in Dallas, TX, with additional capabilities including engine accessory repair and overhaul and state-of-the-art test cells, which provide their Customers some of the fastest turnaround times in the industry.

Dallas Airmotive and H+S Aviation are attending HAI’s 2018 Heli-Expo, February 27-March 1 in Las Vegas, Nevada. For more information on the Pratt & Whitney Canada PW200 engine or other rotorcraft engine support, stop by BBA Aviation booth #C5239 to visit with the company’s engine experts about your next engine solution, or contact your Dallas Airmotive-Preferred Independent Aircraft Service Center for more details.

Dallas Airmotive has delivered world-class turbine engine service and support to the aviation industry for more than 80 years. The company has established a global engine network through OEM authorizations in order to provide comprehensive service and support for engines powering the majority of the world’s B&GA and rotorcraft fleets. The network includes engine MRO centers in Dallas, Texas and Portsmouth, UK, as well as 9 regional turbine centers located throughout the world. This extensive network is supported by the aviation industry’s largest field support team, including more than 50 field personnel. For more information, please visit DallasAirmotive.com.


Information on BBA Aviation plc:

BBA Aviation plc is a market leading, global aviation support and aftermarket services provider, primarily focused on servicing the Business and General Aviation (B&GA) market. We support our customers through three principal businesses: Signature Flight Support and Signature TECHNICAirTM which provide premium, full service flight and home base support including refuelling, ground handling, hangarage and MRO services through the world’s largest fixed base operation (FBO) network for B&GA users with around 200 locations covering key destinations in North America, Europe, South America, Caribbean, Africa and Asia. Ontic is a leading provider of high-quality equipment and cost-effective solutions for the continuing support of maturing and legacy aerospace platforms with locations in the USA, Europe and Asia. Engine Repair & Overhaul/Global Engine Services is a leading independent engine service provider to global B&GA operators, the rotorcraft market and regional airline fleets with locations in the USA, Europe, South America, Asia and the Middle East. For more information, please visit www.bbaaviation.com.