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Dallas Airmotive Completes and Ships Two JT15D Engine Overhauls in 35 Days

Engines on Elliott Aviation 400E displayed during NBAA

LAS VEGAS -- Dallas Airmotive, a BBA Aviation company, announced today that it completed and shipped two JT15D engine overhauls for Elliott Aviation in 35 days. The expedited overhauls were needed for Elliott Aviation’s new 400E aircraft on indoor static display during NBAA 2015.

Mark Stubbs, Dallas Airmotive’s Chief Commercial Officer, commented that the quick turn times for these engine overhauls were proof of the advancements that have been made to optimize the company’s facility and product lines. “Over the past year we have made upgrades to the flow of our product lines and the layout of our facility to become more efficient, deliver consistent turn times to the market, and still have the capability to flex and work with customers on extreme turn times like these for Elliott Aviation.”

“Dallas Airmotive has been a trusted partner of Elliott Aviation for many years,” said Mike Saathoff, Senior Director of Sales for Elliott Aviation. "Being able to bring our 400E program to NBAA required an incredibly fast turnaround on engine overhauls. Dallas Airmotive understood what we needed, took on the challenge and delivered in record time.”

Stubbs also noted that these accelerated turn times were the result of tremendous, cross functional coordination within the JT15D team. “One of our priorities, and the reason we strive to continually improve, is to deliver what the customer needs,” he said. “Normal turn time for a JT15D is 60 days. In this case, Elliott Aviation needed a quick turnaround in order to get their aircraft ready to showcase at NBAA. Our employees took great pride in working with Elliott Aviation and pulling together to find solutions to make this happen. It is a great example of where we are now and what we can accomplish.”

The engines are on the Elliott 400E that is on display and available for viewing at indoor static location IS_11 during the annual NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition November 17th-19th in Las Vegas, NV.

For more information on Dallas Airmotive and its extensive MRO capabilities, stop by Booth N3505 during NBAA 2015 or visit


BBA Aviation plc is a leading global aviation support and aftermarket services provider. BBA Aviation’s Flight Support businesses (Signature Flight Support and ASIG) provide specialist on-airport support services, including refueling and ground handling, to the owners and operators of private, business, military and commercial aircraft. BBA Aviation’s Aftermarket Services businesses (Dallas Airmotive, H+S Aviation, International Turbine Service, W. H. Barrett Turbine Engine Company, International Governor Services and Ontic) are focused on the repair and overhaul of gas turbine engines and the service of aerospace components, sub-systems and systems. BBA Aviation group companies operate from more than 220 individual locations on five continents. For more information, please visit