Precision Turbines, Inc.
Wed, Oct 10, 2012                                                  Volume 5, Issue 20

Please join us at NBAA 2012, Booth 923 and help us in our goal with "Aviation Beyond Business" in supporting local and global charities such as The Wounded Warrior Project "in hopes of raising awareness and enlisting the public's aid for the needs of injured service members". If you too would like to support the cause, please come see us and together we can make a difference where it counts for veterans and their families. 


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

PT6A-20B        3'231:03     9'589      2'610:03    990              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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