H+S Aviation Announces Successful Correlation of its Test Cell for PW200 and PT6C-67 Series Engines at New Facility in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi – H+S Aviation, a BBA Aviation Global Engine Services company, announced today that the test cell at its facility in Abu Dhabi has been successfully correlated by Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) for the PW200 and PT6C-67 series engines.
“This correlation by P&WC, the OEM, is great news for our rotorcraft customers in the Middle East,” said Peg Billson, President and CEO, BBA Aviation Global Engine Services. “With our onsite test cell and GCAA and EASA approvals, PW200 and PT6C-67 customers now have an OEM-designated facility in region to provide full engine repair and overhaul capabilities to get them back in the air and back to business.”
Billson went on to explain that the Abu Dhabi facility is unique in the region. “We are the only OEM-designated provider for PW200, PW210 and PT6C-67 series engines in the Middle East,” she said. The onsite test cell makes the facility a true one-stop shop for turboshaft engine customers.
Billson revealed that both H+S Aviation and Dallas Airmotive have been focused on expanding their rotorcraft engine capabilities to reach customers throughout the world. “Our teams have done a great job of developing capabilities to meet the engine Maintenance, Repair and Overall (MRO) needs of the majority of today’s helicopters,” she said. “Together we have created a global rotorcraft engine network with the resources and authorizations to provide service and support to 65% of the worldwide rotorcraft fleet.”
Dallas Airmotive and H+S Aviation have been delivering world-class turbine engine service and support to the rotorcraft industry for more than 40 years. The companies have established a global rotorcraft engine network with authorizations to provide comprehensive service and support for the turbine engines powering a majority of world’s helicopter fleet including P&WC’s PW200, PW210, P6TC-67 (supported by H+S Aviation only) and PT6T series engines; Rolls-Royce’s M250 and RR300 engines as well as GE’s CT7 and T700 engines. The network includes MRO centers in Dallas, Texas, Portsmouth, UK, and Abu Dhabi, UAE, as well as 10 regional turbine centers. This extensive network is supported by the aviation industry’s largest field support team, including more than 100 field personnel.
For more information about H+S Aviation’s global capabilities, visit the companies’ website at www.hsaviation.co.uk.
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BBA Aviation plc is a leading global aviation support and aftermarket services provider with market leading businesses and attractive growth opportunities. BBA Aviation's Flight Support businesses (Signature Flight Support and ASIG) are focused on refuelling and ground handling of business and commercial aviation aircraft. Its Aftermarket Services businesses (Dallas Airmotive, H+S Aviation, International Turbine Service, Barrett Turbine Engine Company, International Governor Services and Ontic) are focused on the repair and overhaul of jet engines and the service of aerospace sub-systems and components. For more information, please visit www.bbaaviation.com.