Wed, Apr 11, 2007
Citation Owners May Now Come To Portsmouth For Maintenance
Dallas Airmotive tells ANN it has expanded the services of its
Portsmouth, England Regional Turbine Center (RTC) with the addition
of repair, hot section inspection and field service on the Pratt
& Whitney Canada PW500 series of engines. The PW500 powers a
number of Cessna Citation jets including the Bravo, Encore, Excel
"We want our services to be located as close as practicable to
operators," stated Dallas Airmotive President and CEO, Hugh E.
McElroy. "We have established a PW500 full service network in the
U.S. ranging from full overhaul to field service and RTCs based in
Dallas, TX and Millville, NJ. The addition of the PW500 at our
Portsmouth RTC puts service accessibility within reach of operators
in Europe, Africa and the Middle East."
The Portsmouth RTC will offer:
- Hot section inspection (HSI) and repair
- Gearbox repair and modification
- Fan Repair
- Borescope inspection
- Field service support
- Technical and engineering support
The facility is CAA and EASA
approved. Technicians are trained to Pratt & Whitney Canada
standards and are fully equipped with factory tooling and
"The Portsmouth RTC has a long history of working on PT6A and
JT15D products, and is well regarded for high quality work,"
commented McElroy. "PW500 operators can be assured of the same high
quality service on their engines."
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