Precision Turbines, Inc.
Wed, July 18, 2012                                                  Volume 5, Issue 14


ENGINE             TSN          CSN        TSO       REMAINING       STATUS                  

PT6A-28          6294.9       7778       4455.9     ZERO           SALE

PT6A-28          6288.2      7721        2779.2       820           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. 


Video: Boeing 787 Wows Farnborough Crowd
Boeing stopped performing airshow flight demonstrations 28 years ago, citing the safety risks involved in putting an airliner through maneuvers better suited to fighters and aerobatic airplanes...
Impressive Qatar  Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner Display, Farnborough.
Impressive Qatar Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner Display, Farnborough.

2012 Farnborough International Airshow Trade Figures Announced
ADS, the UK's AeroSpace, Defence and Security trade organization and its subsidiary company Farnborough International Limited (FIL) on Friday released the orders and attendee figures for the industry portion of the Farnborough International Airshow...Read More

Airbus Addresses A350 Wing Delay
Airbus plans to confirm the A350 schedule leading towards first flight by the end of October...Read More

GE Continues Studies On Next Generation Engine For Boeing 777X Aircraft 

"GE has been working with Boeing for four years on the design of its new 777X aircraft, and GE's engine study, called the GE9X, is designed specifically for this aircraft," said Bill Millhaem, general manager of the GE90 program at GE Aviation...Read More


Latest Crew Launches For International Space Station
Three new crew members are on their way to the International Space Station. NASA Flight Engineer Sunita Williams, Russian Soyuz Commander Yuri Malenchenko and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Flight Engineer Akihiko Hoshide blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 2240 EDT Saturday, July 14...Read More


New Learjet Aircraft On Track To Enter Service in 2013

Bombardier is fully on track with its three new Learjet business aircraft as it shared further details of its ongoing development...Read More 


Gulfstream IV Crashes at Le Castellet

A Gulfstream GIV coming in from Nice caught fire and crashed on landing at Le Castellet airport, near Toulon, in southern France...Read More 


Gulfstream To Bring FORMS Programme To Business Aviation

Gulfstream's Flight Operations Risk Management Service (FORMS), the company's Flight Operations Quality Assurance/ Flight Data..Read More      


NTSB Explains More About TWA 800 Crash

Dealing with explosive mixtures in the fuel tanks of transport aircraft used to be high on the NTSB's most-critical list. The subject evolved after the 1996 explosion of the center fuel tank of a TWA Boeing 747 just after departure from JFK Airport...Read More  

Hawker Joins Cessna, Cirrus In Partnering With China
Hawker Beechcraft is one of several companies based in Wichita, Kan., to form partnerships with Chinese firms. Recently, Hawker announced an agreement with Superior Aviation Beijing. Cessna announced agreements with Aviation Industry Corp. of China in March, while Cirrus was purchased by China Aviation Industry General Aircraft last year...Read More 
Airbus Will Model Ala. Plant After American Eurocopter Facility     
EADS plans to model its Airbus factory in Mobile, Ala., after an American Eurocopter plant in Columbus, Miss. Both Airbus and American Eurocopter are subsidiaries of EADS, a European aerospace company. "I can tell you that we are working diligently and very close with the Mobile team, with the Airbus team," Fred Gerard, the senior director of lightweight utility helicopter production at the Columbus plant...Read More

AMR Plans To Reject American Eagle Contract, Pilots Union Says
AMR plans to file a motion by the end of the month in Bankruptcy Court to reject a contract for American Eagle pilots, says the union representing the pilots. The Air Line Pilots Association represents 3,000 pilots at regional carrier American Eagle...Read More

Average Jet-Fuel Costs In May Were The Same As A Year Ago, DOT Says
The average fuel cost for U.S. airlines was $3.03 in May, the same price as a year ago, but down 3.2% compared to April prices, the Department of Transportation says. The total fuel consumption on scheduled flights in May was 1.37 billion gallons...Read More

Business-Aircraft Flying Dropped 1.3% in June
Business-aircraft flying in the U.S. dropped 1.3% in June from the same month in 2011, according to aviation services company Argus. For the eighth month in a row, Part 91 light and midsize jets showed the best year-over-year increases, rising 1.5% and 1.9%, respectively, this feature says...Read More

Goldman Sachs Begins Coverage Of Airline Sector
Goldman Sachs started coverage of the airline sector Thursday. Analysts said the industry is "structurally challenged by the constant threat of new entrants, high operating and capital costs and elastic demand in prices."...Read More

FAA Is "Concerned" About Pilot Shortage Forecast By Boeing
A forecast by Boeing that says global airlines will need to hire around 465,000 new pilots between 2013 and 2020 worries some industry experts. "I'm concerned because it has safety implications," said John Allen, the Federal Aviation Administration's director of flight standards service. "Safety is always our top priority and our airlines hire pilots that meet the rigorous standards set by the FAA," said Jean Medina, a spokeswoman for Airlines for America...Read More

United Airlines Announces Order For 150 Boeing 737's
United Airlines has announced its order of 150 Boeing 737s. The order comprises 100 737 MAX 9 aircraft and 50 Boeing 737s. The 737 MAX 9s will be delivered starting in 2018. The value of the order at list prices is $14 billion, although airlines typically receive discounts for large orders...Read More

Lockheed Martin Delivers Four F-35's To U.S. Air Force, Marine Corps
With the delivery of four Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II aircraft since June 29, an important milestone was achieved as the Department of Defense now possesses more operational-coded F-35s than test aircraft. A total of nine F-35s have been delivered for the year, giving the DOD a total of 30 aircraft fleet-wide. Of these, 16 are operational aircraft and 14 are test planes...Read More

NRC Confirms Importance Of Humidity To Ice Crystal Engine Log
The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) has confirmed the importance of humidity as a critical factor in ice crystal accretion in the engine core. Part of a joint research project with NASA, this discovery brings NRC Aerospace researchers one step closer to fundamental understanding of  the physics involved in the ice crystal engine icing phenomenon-and one step closer to finding a solution.....Read More

Garmin Unveils GPS/Glonass Receiver For Mobile Devices
Garmin has added its technological muscle to the market for external GPS receivers for mobile devices, not only using GPS but also by receiving signals from Russia's Glonass constellation. Yesterday Garmin unveiled its GLO receiver, which connects to Apple and Android devices wirelessly via Bluetooth and offers battery life of 12 hours and 10-times-per-second position update rate...Read More

AMR Announces Plans To Evaluate Merger Options
American Airlines' parent company, AMR Corp., announced Tuesday that it would begin assessing potential mergers with other airlines and would soon reach out to interested parties. Sources familiar with the matter say AMR is looking to be the acquirer in any potential consolidation and is eyeing five airlines -- Alaska Air Group, JetBlue Airways, Frontier Airlines, US Airways and Virgin America -- as possible merger candidates....Read More

United Airlines Announces Dreamliner Induction Plan
United Airlines, the North American launch customer for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, has announced details about its induction of the aircraft into the company's fleet and revealing a specially-designed livery for the aircraft.......Read More

Southwest Airlines, Delta Airlines, and Boeing Capital Reach Agreement
Southwest confirmed Monday that it, together with its subsidiary, AirTran Airways, has reached an agreement with Delta Air Lines and Boeing Capital to lease or sublease all 88 of AirTran's Boeing 717 aircraft to Delta. The Company will transition approximately three 717 aircraft per month beginning August 2013...Read More

Rockwell Collins, Boeing To Bring New Flight Deck to 757/767 Aircraft
Rockwell Collins announced today a new program to bring a series of innovative technologies to the flight deck of Boeing 757/767 airplanes. Jointly developed by Rockwell Collins and Boeing, and inspired by flight deck improvements offered on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, the advanced flight deck technology will be available for retrofit on existing Boeing 767 and 757 airplanes...Read More

Boeing Outpaces Airbus With Orders At Farnborough
Boeing and Airbus won $52 billion in orders at last week's Farnborough International Airshow in the U.K. Boeing received 396 orders and commitments at the show, and Airbus received 115. "With shrinking budgets domestically, the U.S. aerospace industry is looking for business opportunities abroad, and the Farnborough air show once again proved a good place for companies of all sizes and nationalities to meet," said Alexis Allen, a spokeswoman for the Aerospace Industries Association...Read More

Why Does The United States Only Have Eleven Aircraft Carriers?
Throughout the history of carrier aviation, it has been said that the first thing a President asks during times of crisis is: "Where is the nearest aircraft carrier?".....Read More   

Pratt & Whitney, JetBlue Airways Finalize A320neo Engine Agreement

A definitive agreement for PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power JetBlue's order of 40 firm A320neo family aircraft has been inked between Pratt & Whitney and the airline. The deal, announced as an MOU in late 2011, includes 86 PurePower engines with a long-term PureSolution maintenance service agreement. Deliveries are scheduled to start in 2018...Read More











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