Precision Turbines, Inc.
Wed, Sept 12, 2012                                                  Volume 5, Issue 18


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's Future May Be Set By The End Of The Year
AMR bankruptcy committee anticipates making a decision regarding the future of American Airlines by the end of the calendar year, according to a note in a document filed in court Friday. In the filing, the committee supported new labor agreements the airline has made with its flight attendants and mechanics. A tentative hearing date has been set for Oct. 23. Separately AMR CEO Tom Horton thanked staff for their work...Read More

Business Aviation Saves Time And Money, Elite Aviation CEO Says
Chris Holifield, the owner, president and CEO of Elite Aviation in California, discovered the value of business aviation while developing real estate across California. "I got to a point where me sitting in an airport was [costing] literally thousands of dollars," she said. "You have to constantly analyze and plan your time and look at issues that are standing in the way of growth."....Read More

Embraer Starts Phenom 300 Production in Florida
Embraer started Phenom 300 production at its Melbourne, Fla. facility this week, the Brazilian manufacturer announced today. Phenom 100s have been assembled at the Florida plant since early last year, with 14 of the U.S.-built light jets delivered to U.S., Canadian and Mexican customers to date. The first wing and fuselage for Phenom 300 S/N 118 arrived last week at the Melbourne facility, and pre-production work on the assemblies is currently under way...Read More

Boeing Eyes Sites Outside Seattle For Engineering Work 

Against a backdrop of negotiations with its engineers' union, Boeing chief engineer Mike Delaney says that the company has resources nationwide, and may look beyond the Puget Sound region for development work on new airliners. He cites costs as the primary driver...Read More


Boeing Next-Generation 737-900ERs, Provides 737-800 Surpasses Orders

Boeing's Next-Generation 737-900ER (Extended Range) surpassed 500 orders this week. The milestone was reached when a customer converted its 737-700s to 737-900ERs. To date, the 737-900ER has logged 537 orders from 17 customers in 10 countries. Since the beginning of 2010, the 737-900ER has more than doubled the number of its customers and orders. Most airlines that have bought the 737-900ER have also bought the 737-800 because the 737 family provides commonality and flexibility to match capacity to demand while maximizing profits...Read More  


FAA Releases Report On Study Of Cell-Phone Use Aboard Airliners   

As part of the FAA re-authorization bill passed by the congress earlier this year, Congress directed the Administrator of the FAA to conduct a study on the impact of the use of cell phones for voice communications in an aircraft during a flight in scheduled passenger air transportation...Read More


Gulfstream G650 Receives Full Certification
The Gulfstream G650, Gulfstream's new wide-cabin, ultra-long-range flagship, received full type certification from the Federal Aviation Administration last week. The manufacturer expects to begin delivering the first G650s by the end of the year. The company has already received orders for more than 200 of the aircraft...Read More

Bombardier Completes Power-On Test For Learjet 75
Bombardier has completed a test of aircraft systems by powering on the Learjet 75 business jet. Bombardier says the superlight jet is on schedule to enter service in 2013. The Learjet 75 includes a new flight deck, which Bombardier said requires "major changes to the aircraft's wiring harness."...Read More

Delta Predicts Healthy Operating Margin For Q3

Delta Air Lines Inc said on Thursday it expects a "solidly profitable" third quarter even as rising fuel prices pressure margins. The U.S. carrier said it expects an operating margin of 9 percent to 11 percent for the third period, about one point lower than an earlier expectation, because of higher fuel costs, it told a Deutsche Bank investor conference...Read More 


Southwest Predicts Slight Increase In Q3 Unit Revenue

Southwest will likely see third-quarter unit revenue increase 2% compared with figures in the same quarter last year, after a 6% increase in the second quarter. The airline's August unit revenue should be 2% to 3% after a 2% boost in July, this feature says. Unit revenue is the amount of money airlines earn for each passenger who is flown a mile...Read More   


American Airlines Will Give Details Of Contract To Pilots Union
American Airlines and its pilots union have not yet scheduled talks over changes to their collective bargaining agreement. A federal judge allowed American Airlines to void its agreement with the the Allied Pilots Association in bankruptcy court. "We will be sharing the implementation plan with the APA, and [we] will communicate details of the plan to pilots in the coming days," American spokesman Bruce Hicks said...Read More

Airline Leaders Express Optimism Over Corporate Travel Demand
US Airways President Scott Kirby and Delta Air Lines President Ed Bastian this week described demand growth in the business travel segment as "steady" and "solid," respectively, amid sluggish growth in other air travel sectors. Delta reported 9% year-over-year growth in corporate revenue for its quarter ending this month...Read More

United Airlines Plans Capacity Cut in 2012, CFO Says
United Airlines plans to trim capacity by up to 3% from September through the end of 2012. The carrier had previously forecast capacity cuts of up to 2% for the fourth quarter. "We are beginning to see some modest slowness in the economic outlook and we're responding accordingly," said CFO John Rainey...Read More

Boeing Sticks To Schedule For 777X, Executive Says
Nicole Piasecki, vice president of business development and strategic integration for Boeing Commercial Airplanes, says the aircraft manufacturer is sticking to its goal to release the 777X by the end of the decade. "Our customers are really comfortable with our decision to put the most advanced engine technology onto this 777, and that means, by definition, that's really end of [the] decade," she said...Read More

US Airways Predicts Demand Will Return For Air Travel
Scott Kirby, president of US Airways, is forecasting higher demand for air travel through the end of 2012. "Leisure-passenger demand remains strong," Kirby said. He also said business travel should return to levels from March and April...Read More

Fewer Used Business Jets Are For Sale, Report Says
A report from JetNet shows a slight improvement in the number of used business aircraft for sale. From July 2011 to July 2012, 13.5% of business aircraft were for sale. The percentage marks a slight decline from the 13.7% of business aircraft for sale in July 2011...Read More

Sikorsky Aircraft Will Sponsor Fla. Airshow
Sikorsky Aircraft has signed on as a presenting sponsor of the Stuart Air Show in Florida for the second year in a row. "Sikorsky Aircraft prides itself on being the No. 1 helicopter company in the world, and the Stuart Air Show enables us to display our products and capabilities to the community along with assisting the airshow with presenting a first-class event," said John Fischetti, general manager of the Development Flight Center at Sikorsky...Read More

Gulfstream Plans New Massachusetts Facility
Gulfstream Aerospace has extended the operating hours at its company-owned service center in Westfield, Mass., to provide 24-hour service Monday through Friday and 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on weekends...Read More

An AA-US Airways Merger Should Have No Short-Term Effect
A merger of US Airways and American Airlines -- assuming negotiations are successful in producing a deal -- would take several years to conclude, and travelers in the meantime would not be affected, this feature says. If the carriers merge, however, fliers should expect higher airfares, a wider range of destinations and an initial period of disorder at airports....Read More

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