Precision Turbines, Inc.
Wed, Nov 7, 2012                                                  Volume 5, Issue 22

Precision Turbines would like to thank all who visited our booth at NBAA 2012 and showed their support for our goal with "Aviation Beyond Business" in supporting local and global charities such as The Pat Tillman Foundation and The Wounded Warrior Project "in hopes of raising awareness and enlisting the public's aid for the needs of injured service members".  


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  

JT15D-4B         7782          8121     1428          2072             SALE OR LEASE

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. 


Precision Turbines Receives JT15D-4B STC
Boca Raton, Florida-based Precision Turbines has achieved its first supplemental type certificate for Citation II operators, which allows the company to replace Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D-4 engines with JT15D-4B engines without time limits...Read More


Beechcraft's New Owners Promise Funding For Aircraft Development
After Hawker Beechcraft unveiled a bankruptcy exit strategy to emerge as a stand-alone company focusing on a line of piston and turboprop aircraft, the question was where the company would find the funding. Insiders say that the new owners have agreed to provide funding for development of one new piston model and possibly three new turboprop models...Read More

Boeing Engineers Decline Overtime To Spur Contract Negotiations
Labor relations between Boeing and its engineers union are strained as they an ongoing need to negotiate a new labor contract. The engineers, which are represented by the Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace, are turning down offers of overtime in an effort to press Boeing into further negotiations...Read More

Boeing Delivers 5th Production P-8A Poseidon Aircraft To US Navy

The fifth production P-8A Poseidon aircraft has been delivered to the U.S. Navy. The P-8A is one of 24 low-rate initial production (LRIP) maritime patrol aircraft that Boeing is building for the Navy as part of contracts awarded in 2011 and 2012...Read More 

US Airways Passenger Count Grows With Domestic-Traffic Boost

An increase in domestic passenger traffic contributed to US Airways Group's 3.1% growth in consolidated traffic numbers for October. Capacity, load factor and passenger revenue per available seat mile are up from the same period last year. Separately, the airline has announced plans to resume service between Philadelphia and Shannon, Ireland, in the summer....Read More 


Delta Will Close It's Regional Elite Subsidiary

Minneapolis-based Regional Elite Airline Services, a subsidiary of Delta Air Lines, will close its doors Nov. 13 as part of Delta's cost-cutting operational strategy. Some of the affected employees will be re-hired by another subsidiary, Delta Global Services...Read More 

Boeing, ALAFCO Firms Up Order For 20 Boeing 737 MAXs
Boeing and Kuwait airplane leasing company ALAFCO finalized an order for 20 Boeing 737 MAX 8s valued at $2.0 billion at current list price. The order was first announced as a commitment at the Farnborough Airshow in July. "This is the first order for the 737 MAX from the Middle East, which is one of the aviation industry's highest growth regions...Read More

United Continental Completes Inaugural Flight of 787 Dreamliner

The first 787 Dreamliner flight by a U.S. airline arrived in Chicago on Sunday morning. Flight 1116 from Houston is hailed as the beginning of a new era for air travel because of the new jet's design, which offers greater fuel efficiency and enhanced passenger amenities...Read More 

American Airlines Pilots Union Anticipates Contract This Week
A report from the Allied Pilots Association negotiating team told pilots for American Airlines on Sunday that the union expects a contract with the airline to be ready to present to the union's board of directors this week. "In characterizing the negotiations, the committee notes that progress continues and that the pace of negotiations has not slowed...Read More


P&W Canada And Viking Air Limited Sign 10-Year Agreement

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) and Viking Air Limited have entered into a 10-year General Terms Agreement to supply PT6 engines, including the PT6A-34 for the Twin Otter aircraft. The announcement came Monday during the NBAA's 65th annual meeting and convention in Orlando, Florida...Read More 

Boeing Expects On-Time Delivery For Future United 787s
Boeing says that no more of United's 787 Dreamliner jets will be delivered late after the carrier expressed concern that its second 787 arrived several days late. United says the jet was due last week but did not arrive until Wednesday. Boeing did not give details on what caused the delay...Read More


Southwest Will Launch Service Outside Of Continental U.S. In 2013
Southwest Airlines has announced that it is adding flights to San Juan, Puerto Rico, beginning in April. The new routes include one daily round trip between San Juan and Tampa, Fla., and three daily round trips between San Juan and Orlando, Fla. "Southwest celebrates San Juan, Puerto Rico, as our first venture beyond the continental United States...Read More

Delta Expects $45M In Lost Revenue Because Of Sandy
Delta Air Lines was forced to cancel more than 3,500 flights because of the superstorm Sandy. The airline says it lost $45 million in revenue, reducing profits by about $20 million, about 5% of what the airline earned in the fourth quarter last year...Read More


Airlines Move Toward Full Flight Schedules In Northeast
U.S. airlines are closer to full recovery of their flight schedules after the damage from superstorm Sandy caused airport closures and thousands of canceled flights. LaGuardia Airport in New York, the last airport in the Northeast to reopen, resumed operations Thursday, allowing carriers to fill their schedules and move significantly closer to normal operations...Read More


Rising Fuel Costs Prompt $100M Cost-Saving Effort
Southwest Airlines will include a reduction in its workforce as part of its upcoming cost-cutting strategy, though there are no plans for layoffs, said CEO Gary Kelly. Rising fuel prices have put pressure on the budget airline's profitability, and the reduced-workforce plan will be part of a $100 million cost-savings effort...Read More

NBAA Wraps Up 'Highly Successful' 2012 Convention

The NBAA has wrapped up its 65th Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA2012), which Association President and CEO Ed Bolen termed "a very good show."

"Attendees and Exhibitors at this year's show have told us that it was a very strong event, despite its timing alongside Hurricane Sandy's landfall on the East Coast, and a temporary flight restriction for the Orlando area late on Sunday evening and Monday morning before the show," Bolen said...Read More

'Smiling Faces' 777 Delivered To Air China

The livery of a 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplane recently delivered to Air China, the flag carrier of the People's Republic of China, features a distinctive blended paint design of 40 smiling faces of Chinese people, to represent the critical role that the Chinese aviation industry has played in bringing China to the world...Read More 

Hawker Beechcraft Announces Orders For Nine Turboprop And Piston Aircraft

Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) announced Wednesday during the 2012 NBAA Convention in Orlando, FL, that it has signed orders for nine new Beechcraft products with a total value of more than $34 million.

The orders, which include one King Air 350i, two King Air 250s, two King Air C90GTxs and four Baron G58s, were placed by four Beechcraft distributors throughout South and Central America...Read More


Business Aviation Ready To Assist In Sandy Relief Efforts

NBAA members are offering their assistance this week with Hurricane Sandy rescue and cleanup efforts.  NBAA announced Wednesday that companies and operators participating in NBAA's Humanitarian Emergency Response Operator (HERO) database are currently working with national emergency agencies and personnel to assist with post-storm relief...Read More 

Gulfstream Receives Approval Of New Flight Management System

Gulfstream Aerospace has received FAA approval to begin installing updated flight management system (FMS) software, version 6.1, on GIV series business jets. The new software is designed to enhance aircraft safety, reduce fuel consumption, provide access to more airports and improve operational efficiency...Read More 

Navy Awards Honeywell $181 Million For Global Aircraft Fleet Maintenance
NAVSUP Weapons Systems Support (WSS) awarded Honeywell a follow-on five-year $181 million contract to provide logistics support for auxiliary power units (APUs) for F/A-18 A-G, P-3, C-2, as well as F/A-18 main fuel controls (MFC) and the P-3 engine-driven compressor...Read More   

Sierra Partners With Clifford On FJ44-4 Retrofits 
Sierra Industries and Clifford Development have formed a joint venture called NewJETz to develop a Williams International FJ44-4 engine retrofit program. The 3,600-pound-thrust engine retrofit will power legacy Cessna Citation 550 and 560 series jets, including the Citation V, Bravo, Ultra and Encore...Read More

United Reportedly Is Considering Airbus 350's To Replace Older Boeings 
United Holdings Inc. is reportedly in discussions with Airbus for what may become the first U.S. purchase of the European aircraft manufacturer's 350-1000 twin-engine jet. The airline is discussing options to replace some of its older Boeing 747 jets, sources say...Read More 
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