Precision Turbines, Inc.
Thur, Mar 28, 2012                                                  Volume 5, Issue 7


SAMPLE OF PRECISION TURBINES AVAILABLE ENGINE INVENTORY 


ENGINE             TSN          CSN        TSO       REMAINING       STATUS                  

JT15D-1A         7388         7992       575         2925              SALE

JT15D-1A         5563         5578      2201        1299              SALE
 
JT15D-1A         6859         5783       ZERO       3500             SALE

JT15D-1A         6136         5241       2646        854              SALE

JT15D-1A         6036         5174       2583        917              SALE


PT6A-28          6294.9       7778       4455.9     5020            SALE

PT6A-28          6288.2      7721        2779.2     2825            SALE

FJ44-2A           507HRS     386 CYC   N/A         N/A             SALE


Call 561-447-0032 for details on our inventory of serviceable PT6A engines   


*Precision Turbines is an ASR (Authorized Sales Representative) for Sierra Industries and specializes in Citation and King Air Engine retrofits. 
 

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