Pratt & Whitney Canada appoints Duncan Aviation as designated overhaul facility for select PW300 and PW500 business aviation engines
LAS VEGAS. Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) announced today that Duncan Aviation’s facility in Lincoln, Nebraska, has been appointed a Designated Overhaul Facility for the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of PW300 and PW500 turbofan engines that will become operational over the next two years.
“As our fleet of engines increases, we are taking proactive steps to ensure that we have fully operational MRO capabilities in place when and where our customers need them,” said Irene Makris, vice president for Customer Service at Pratt & Whitney Canada.
“Duncan Aviation has extensive experience in the line maintenance and hot section inspection of both our PW300 and PW500 engines. Stepping into the official MRO role for these two engine families is the logical extension of our long-standing relationship with their team.”
“Our company was founded in 1956 and over the years we have expanded our business to offer a full portfolio of services to the business aviation community,” said Jeff Lake, president, Duncan Aviation. “Our Lincoln team is delighted to provide MRO services to Pratt & Whitney Canada engine customers flying PW300 and PW500 engine models.”
Pratt & Whitney Canada has an extensive global service network with a comprehensive MRO portfolio for Pratt & Whitney Canada engines. The breadth and depth of the company’s expertise and its flexible maintenance programs and solutions give P&WC capabilities and scale to serve customers around the clock virtually anywhere in the world.
The P&WC global service network consists of company-owned maintenance and MRO shops, Designated Maintenance Facilities which provide line maintenance and mobile repair team services, Designated Overhaul Facilities which provide MRO services, and Approved Repair Facilities which maintain auxiliary power units. These facilities number more than 50 and are strategically located in 25 countries.
Since the company’s founding in 1928, Pratt & Whitney Canada engines have flown 1 billion hours.
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