Precision Turbines, Inc.
Wed, Aug 29, 2012                                                  Volume 5, Issue 17


ENGINE             TSN          CSN        TSO       REMAINING       STATUS                  

PT6A-28          6294.9       7778       4455.9     ZERO           SALE

PT6A-28          6288.2      7721        2779.2       820           SALE

JT15D-4/4B       3530.6      2136        71        3429           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. 


AMR Reports Net Profit For Second Month In A Row
AMR, the parent company of American Airlines, has reported a net profit of $135 million for July. AMR, which filed for bankruptcy last year, also posted a profit for June. "Their revenue performance is good, and it has been very good on a year-over-year basis," said Bill Swelbar, airline researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology...Read More

Blog: US Airways Plans To Sign Nondisclosure Agreement With AA
US Airways' board has decided to sign a nondisclosure agreement with American Airlines, a union says. "This NDA prohibits US Airways from negotiating with unions at AMR and US Airways over terms and conditions related to a potential merger between the two companies, the US Airline Pilots Association told its members Monday...Read More

FAA Will Reexamine Rules On Portable Electronic-Device Usage
The Federal Aviation Administration has announced that it will study whether to allow passengers more widespread use of their portable electronic devices in-flight. "With so many different types of devices available, we recognize that this is an issue of consumer interest," said Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. "The safety of our passengers and crews remains our top priority and our members will work cooperatively with the FAA on opportunities to evaluate personal electronic devices to ensure customers can use these products safely during flight," said a spokesman for Airlines for America...Read More

NBAA Static Display Area Expanded At Orlando Executive
The main static display for this year's NBAA Convention in Orlando, Fla., will have more square footage than when the convention was last held there two years ago. Showalter Flying Service at Orlando Executive Airport will be the host FBO of the main static display at NBAA 2012. The Florida Department of Transportation is rebuilding and expanding Orlando Executive's north ramp, which is used by Showalter Flying Service, to an open area of about 25 acres...Read More

Judge Denies Hawker Beechcraft Bonus Request
A bankruptcy court judge on Friday denied a request from Hawker Beechcraft to give eight of the Wichita OEM's "senior leadership team" as much as $5.3 million in bonuses. HBC had filed the request with the U.S. bankruptcy court on August 15, describing the bonuses as based on the achievement of certain incentive goals. Judge Stuart Bernstein, however, ruled that the level of the incentives was set too low to qualify as anything more than a retention program. Nevertheless, the company does not plan to drop the matter...Read More

AMR Faces Hefty Civil Penalties For Safety Violations

Among the AMR Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection documents filed last fall were FAA proofs of claim against the company for 89 alleged safety violations that occurred between January 2007 and November 2011. "The documents detail both proposed and potential civil penalties in connection with ongoing enforcement cases involving both American Airlines and American Eagle," an FAA spokesperson told AIN. "Because these cases remain open, the FAA cannot discuss the details of the individual investigations." Not all of the violations have yet been served on AMR...Read More


Boeing Reiterates That 777X Will Be Ready By 2020
Ray Conner, the CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, says the aircraft manufacturer will deliver the Boeing 777X by 2020. "We are absolutely committed to the 777X," Conner said in a statement. The Seattle Times reported last week that Boeing was slowing development of the wide-body jet...Read More
American Eagle Mechanics Vote Against Contract Offer
Unionized mechanics and related employees at American Eagle voted Friday to reject a contract offer from the regional carrier that is owned by AMR. "We recognize these are difficult decisions and respect the rights of our people to voice their opinions in the voting process," said spokesman Bruce Hicks. Fleet-service clerks at American Eagle voted to approve their contract..Read More


Gone West: The World's Iconic Space Explorer, Neil Armstrong

No one has been able to look up at the moon in quite the same way after the events of July 20th, 1969. The first man to walk on the moon, Neil Armstrong, passed away Saturday afternoon as a result of complications following recent coronary surgery at the age of 82.... with as firm a place in history as any man.....Read More

Cessna Citation Ten Regains Bizjet Speed Crown

Cessna's Citation Ten regains prominence as the fastest civil aircraft in the world with an increase of its maximum speed to Mach .935. Cessna announced this speed record Friday with partner, Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (CGRT) and their owner Chip Ganassi at the GoPro Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma in Sonoma, CA....Read More

Navy Aircrew Gives Endangered Species A Lift To San Diego

Navy Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 30, teamed up with SeaWorld to move an injured eastern Pacific green sea turtle from Oregon to San Diego for medical treatment and long-term rehabilitation, Aug. 21. An aircrew from the squadron, also known as the "Providers," carried a SeaWorld rescue team 780 miles north to Eugene, OR, where they met Oregon Coast Aquarium veterinarians and carefully loaded the 160-pound turtle and it's 123-pound wooden crate shelter, onto a C-2 Greyhound...Read More 

US Airways Is Considering Options For Possible Merger
US Airways is weighing its options for a possible merger with American Airlines. US Airways is considering signing a nondisclosure agreement that will allow the two carriers to discuss confidential information. "We're hopeful that we'll be in a consensual process, maybe sometime soon," US Airways President Scott Kirby said...Read More


Delta's Oil Refinery Is On Schedule To Begin Production, Source Says
The refinery purchased by Delta Air Lines is on schedule to begin refining oil after Labor Day, a source says. The refinery, in Trainer, Pa., has received crude oil in its tanks as one of the first steps in the process, sources say. Delta purchased the refinery in June in an effort to control its fuel costs...Read More


XCORA Aerospace To Establish Manufacturing And Operations Base In Florida

XCOR Aerospace has officially announced its intent to establish an East Coast U.S. operational base in Florida and as market demand dictates, establish a manufacturing and assembly center for XCOR Lynx Mark II suborbital reusable launch vehicles as well...Read More

Pilot Will Fly Cessna Powered By Fuel From Plastic Waste
Pilot Jeremy Rowsell plans to fly from Australia to the U.K. in a Cessna 182 powered by fuel from plastic waste. "Our objective is to prove that this synthetic fuel made from plastic waste is viable for a number of practical solutions and by doing so replace the need to use fossil fuels from conventional sources," he said. The "On Wings of Waste" project will use fuel produced by a company in Ireland....Read More

AMR Will Purchase 11 Boeing 7372 In Deal With AerCap
A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge has given the green light for AMR to purchase 11 Boeing 737-823 planes and sell them to AerCap Holdings, which will lease the jets to AMR. Before AMR filed for bankruptcy last year, AerCap agreed to acquire up to 35 of the jets...Read More

Delta Asks Approval For Daily Service Between Detroit, Beijing
Delta Air Lines has asked for government approval to expand its flights from Detroit to Beijing. The carrier, which flies the route five days a week, asked to begin daily service on Oct. 28 on the route. "There definitely is an appetite among our customers to be able to fly to Beijing any day of the week," said Trebor Banstetter, a Delta spokesman...Read More

United Releases International Routes Planned for 787-8's
United Airlines has announced details of international routes that it plans for its Boeing 787 Dreamliners. United will fly its 787-8s to Amsterdam, London, Shanghai, Tokyo and Lagos, Nigeria. "The 787 is the right aircraft for these routes because of its many passenger-friendly amenities and superior operating economics," said Greg Hart, senior vice president of network at United.........Read More

Aero-TV: Congressman Tom Petri--Defending Aviation on 'The Hill'

Congressman Tom Petri was a toddler when his birth father, a Navy flyer and Lieutenant during World War II, was lost during a mission over the Atlantic. Obviously, aviation has had an impact on his life from the moment it started... and, since then, he has cast his mark on the industry as well -- and usually in a very good way.....Read More



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