Precision Turbines, Inc.
Thur, May 24, 2012                                                  Volume 6, Issue 10


SAMPLE OF PRECISION TURBINES AVAILABLE ENGINE INVENTORY 


ENGINE             TSN          CSN        TSO       REMAINING       STATUS                  

PT6A-28          6294.9       7778       4455.9     ZERO           SALE

PT6A-28          6288.2      7721        2779.2       820           SALE

FJ44-2A           507HRS     386 CYC   N/A         2993           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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COLUMBIA AVIONICS GETS STC FOR GARMIN GTN TOUCH-SCREENS IN CESSNA 650

Columbia Avionics & Aircraft Services has received FAA STC approval for installation of touch-screen Garmin GTN-750 and GTN-650 GPS navcoms in the Cessna Citation 650. Similar STCs are pending for Citation Models 500, 501, 550, 551, S550 and 560, the Columbia, Mo.-based company said..Read More 

 

 

 

HAWKER BEECHCRAFT SIGNS ORDERS FOR ELEVEN AIRPLANES AT EBACE  

Hawker Beechcraft secured orders for 11 aircraft-including three Hawker 4000s, a Hawker 400XPR, six King Air 350i turboprops and a King Air 250-worth more than $120 million during EBACE 2012 last week..Read More 

 

 

 

LASER INCIDENT NUMBERS CLIMB AS ENFORCEMENT INCREASES 

Numbers released on May 15 by the FAA dramatize growing concerns over increasing numbers of people who continue to shine laser pointers at passing aircraft. While relatively harmless in initial appearance, laser beams from even handheld pointers have temporarily blinded pilots and forced crewmembers to take evasive action..Read More 

 

 

 

UPDATED FLIGHT CREW REST RULE PUBLISHED

The Federal Register this week published corrections to the final rule on flight-crew rest and duty times. Clarifications include that flight-crew members may not accept a trip that forces them to exceed 100 flight hours in any 672-consecutive-hour period, nor more than 1,000 hours in a given 365-day period..Read More  



  

JUDGE EXTENDS DEADLINE TO RULE ON AMERICAN AIRLINES CONTRACTS  

Abankruptcy court judge says he will rule on American Airlines' ability to cancel union contracts by June 22, about two weeks later than the earlier deadline. U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Sean Lane said..Read More  

 

  

 

DELTA COULD PURCHASE MORE REGIONAL JETS 

Delta Air Lines could purchase more regional jets once a contract with pilots is ratified, its pilots union says. Gina Laughlin, a spokeswoman for Delta, said a ratified contract would lead to..Read More



SOUTHWEST, DELTA REACH TENTATIVE AGREEMENT TO SUBLEASE BOEINGS 717S 

Delta Airlines will lease all 88 Boeing 717s from Southwest Airline's AirTran, the airlines said Tuesday..Read More 

 

 

 

LAST YEAR WAS SAFEST YEAR ON RECORD FOR AIR TRAVEL   

During 2011, there were 25 fatal airline accidents worldwide, making the year the safest on record for air travel, a report shows. The fatal accident rate of one per 1.52 million flights marks a 17% improvement from 2010..Read More 

 

 

 

 

CONTRACT FOR AIR CANADA PILOTS WILL GO TO ARBITRATION   

Air Canada and its pilots union will head to arbitration after 10 days of contract negotiations failed to produce an agreement. The Air Canada Pilots Association represents 3,000 pilots of the carrier. The contract for pilots expired March 31.

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LONG-RANGE BUSINESS JETS REACH FAR CORNERS OF THE WORLD 

Long-range business jets such as the Gulfstream G550 can offer a convenient method of travel to far-flung countries. "Many companies are using large-cabin, long-range business jets to provide nonstop access to..Read More



NORTHROP GRUMMAN AWARDED NATO UAS CONTRACT

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MERGER WOULD SOLVE PROBLEM OF PILOT SENIORITY   

Scott Kirby, president of US Airways, says a merger with AMR Corp. would resolve pilot seniority issues at US Airways. "I think this is the way out of the box [because] this is a way to have a fresh beginning..Read More

 

 

 

DELTA PLANS CAPACITY CUTS ON INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS THIS YEAR 

Delta Air Lines will reduce capacity on its trans-Atlantic routes by 5% this year, says the carrier's president, Ed Bastian. Speaking to investors in Boston, he also said the airline's full-year capacity total will decrease by..Read More 

 

 

 

 

ECONOMIST SAYS A US-AIRWAYS-AMR MERGER IS "INVETIABLE" 

Daniel Akins, an airline-industry economist, has testified in bankruptcy court that a US Airways merger with AMR Corp. is "inevitable." However, American Airlines spokesman Bruce Hicks disagreed..Read More 

 

 

 

PANETTA ORDERS AIR FORCE TO TAKE FUTHER STEPS ON F-22
With safety remaining his top concern, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta (pictured)  has ordered the Air Force to take additional steps to mitigate risks to F-22 pilots, George Little, acting assistant secretary of defense for public affairs, said Wednesday..Read More


 

SOUTHWEST PUTS OFF DELIVERY OF 30 BOEING JETS AMID RISING COSTS 

Southwest Airlines has deferred delivery of 30 Boeing 737-800 aircraft until 2017-2018 as it struggles to hit its profit targets..Read More 

 

 

 

AMERICAN AIRLINES CAN CHANGE NONUNION AGREEMENTS 

A judge has ruled that AMR Corp., the parent company of American Airlines, can alter agreements with nonunion employees during bankruptcy. "While the changes required are difficult, all employee groups are being called on to share fairly and equitably in reaching American Airline's cost reduction targets on our path to be more competitive and successful in the future..Read More 

 

 

 

HONDA JET MAKES PROGRESS 

Honda head Michimasa Fujino took the opportunity at EBACE to update the industry on the progress of Honda's eponymous light jet on Monday, telling reporters that the fourth Honda Jet recently made its first flight..Read More  

 


ECLIPSE PRODUCTION MOVES TO POLAND 

Eclipse Aerospace has signed an agreement with Sikorsky subsidiary PZL Mielec in Poland covering the production of Eclipse jet wings, fuselages, empennages and other components..Read More 

 

 

 

NEXTANT AEROSPACE ACQUIRES NEW FACILITY FOR 400XT

Nextant Aerospace announced at EBACE Monday that it has acquired a new manufacturing facility for the Nextant 400XT, the world's only FAA-certified remanufactured business jet..Read More 

 

 

 

MEDICAL OFFICIAL EXPLAINS F-22 PILOT-PROTECTION EFFORTS
Air Force officials have instituted measures designed to protect its pilots, ensure mission completion and assess the possible physiological effects of flying the F-22 Raptor, the command surgeon for Air Combat Command said May 9..Read More 

 

 

 

DELTA AIR LINES, PILOTS REACH TENTATIVE DEAL ON CONTRACT   

Delta Air Lines and its pilots union have reached a contract accord seven months before the deadline, a rare feat in the airline industry..Read More 

 

 

 

EADS TAKES FINANCIAL HIT OVER A280 WING PROBLEMS 

EADS, the parent company of Airbus, said the company took a $203 million charge in the first quarter for fixing problems with A380 wings. Airbus delivered four A380s in the quarter, and has 71 A380s in service..Read More 

 

 

 

EXPORT-IMPORT BANK WILL BOOST SUPPORT FOR BUSINESS JETS   

Fred Hochberg, the chairman of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, pledged to raise support for business jets to $1 billion by 2014. "We have been very geared toward large commercial aircraft..Read More 

 

 

 

HAWKER PACIFIC ORDERS SIX BEECHCRAFT KING AIRS

Hawker Pacific, has ordered six Beechcraft King Air 350i turboprops from Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC), a leading sales and..Read More  

 

 

 

CESSNA UNVEILS CITATION LONGITUDE

Cessna is unveiling the Citation Longitude as it makes another run at the super mid-size market..Read More

 

 

 

BOMBARDIER UNVEILS LEARJET 70 AND 75

The long wait for Bombardier to move on a replacement for the Learjet 40XR and 45XR is over..Read More

  

 

 

GULFSTREAM TAKES G650 ON MAIDEN TRANSOCEANIC VOYAGE

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NEW MEXICO TEAM ACHIEVES DREAM OF NAVAL ACADEMY ADMISSION 

High-school senior Cody Stell is preparing to head off to the Naval Academy to fulfill his dream of becoming a Marine Corps pilot. The New Mexico teen's years of hard work in academics and extra-curricular activities paid off with..Read More 

 

 

 

AMR COULD SAVE $130M WITH US AIRWAYS MERGER 

If AMR Corp., which filed for bankruptcy protection in 2011, merges with US Airways, the action would save $130 million a year in cuts to the Allied Pilots Association, a negotiator for AMR pilots says. The bankruptcy would mean $370 million a year in union cuts, which would decrease to $240 million if the airlines merged, negotiator Neal Roghair says..Read More 

 

 

 

GAMA 1Q12 NUMBERS SHOW TURBOPROP REBOUND
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AMR WILL CONSIDER MERGER OPTIONS DURING BANKRUPTCY 
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