Precision Turbines, Inc.
Wed, Jan 16, 2013                                                 Volume 6, Issue 2


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
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 


AMR Expects Profitable First Quarter In 2013, CEO Says

AMR Corp., the parent company of American Airlines, reported an annual loss of $1.88 billion for 2012. However, the company reported a profit of $262 million for the fourth quarter. "Our momentum is growing toward emerging as a strong, healthy and vibrant competitor," AMR Chairman and CEO Tom Horton said...Read More


American Airlines Workers Vote Against Joining Union

American Airlines passenger-service agents have voted against joining a union. The workers voted 51% against and 49% for joining the Communications Workers of America, results released Tuesday show...Read More


US Airways Twice Proposed AA Merger; Second Plan Being Considered

US Airways Group sent a letter April 20 to AMR CEO Tom Horton that contained the first proposal of a merger, sources say. The original proposal suggested US Airways own 50.1% of a merged carrier, but it was ignored by American Airlines...Read More


JP Morgan: BizJet Deliveries To Climb 5 Percent in 2013

JPMorgan North America Equity Research is forecasting a 5-percent rise in business jet deliveries this year, according to the firm's latest monthly business jet report. It predicts that 627 business jets (excluding very light jets) will be shipped this year, compared with an estimated 596 jet deliveries last year...Read More


Air India Says It Will Keep Flying Dreamliner 787s

Air India announced Wednesday that it will continue to fly its Boeing Dreamliner 787s. "As of this morning we are operating all our Dreamliner aircraft normally," said an Air India executive. All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines have grounded their Dreamliner fleets...Read More


NTSB Conducts Close Examination Of JAL Dreamliner Battery

In its second update on its investigation into a fire aboard a Boeing Dreamliner belonging to Japan Air Lines at Boston Logan International Airport, January 7th, the NTSB said the lithium-ion battery that powered the auxiliary power unit on the airplane was removed and transported back to the NTSB...Read More


American Airlines Confirms Boeing And Airbus Orders

American Airlines has firmed up orders with Airbus and Boeing. The aircraft include 42 Boeing 787 Dreamliners, which are worth $8.7 billion at list price...Read More


JAL Dreamliner Reported To Again Leak Fuel

For the second time in a week, a JAL 787 Dreamliner was reported to be leaking fuel ... the same aircraft that experienced a fuel leak while taxiing for takeoff from Boston Logan International airport last week...Read More 


Boeing Grows Composite Manufacturing Capability In Utah

Boeing has purchased a new building in Salt Lake County, Utah. Employees at the new site, located in West Jordan, will focus on fabrication of composite horizontal stabilizer components for the 787-9...Read More


AMR Corp. Seeks Extension For Emerging From Bankruptcy

AMR Corp., the parent company of American Airlines, has requested an additional 20 days to submit its plan for reorganization. "American has made significant progress in its restructuring. This work, while progressing well, takes time, and American and the unsecured creditors committee believe that the proposed extension to April 1, 2013...Read More


JetBlue Traffic Rose 6.1% In December

JetBlue Airways reported a 6.1% increase in traffic for December compared with the same month a year earlier. The carrier also expanded capacity by 6.1% for December. Passenger revenue per available seat mile edged up by 2% for the month on a year-over-year basis...Read More


Airline Work With Boeing To Keep 787s Flying

Airlines worked together with Boeing to ensure that the 787 Dreamliners flew on schedule recently. All Nippon Airways turned to Boeing for spare parts when its inaugural flight from Seattle to Tokyo was delayed. Boeing spokesman Marc Birtel said the aircraft manufacturer works with its customers to keep all types of Boeing aircraft in service...Read More


Boeing Rolls Out First 777 At Increased Production Rate 

The production increase began in October when the first airplane parts entered the Everett factory. Planning for the increased rate has been in work for almost a year. "As we built the first airplane at the new rate, we saw some of the best production metrics ever," said Scott Fancher, vice president and general manager, 777 program and Airplane Development. "....Read More


Delta Airlines Tops List Of U.S Airlines For Fee Collection

2012 saw a slight increase in both baggage fees and reservation change and cancellation fees among the nation's top 10 major airlines studied recently by a business travel organization. Topping the list once again was Delta Airlines which, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, in the 3rd quarter of 2012 alone had collected over $1.2 million in fees...Read More


Boeing To Cut 160 Jobs In Texas, Cites Defense Cuts 

The company said by 2014 it will eliminate two of the three buildings at its El Paso, Texas, facility, where currently a total of 370 employees produce electronics for their airframes and other products.

"Anticipated U.S. defense budget cuts likely will mean less demand for these items...Read More


U.S. Airways Flooded With Applications For Flight-Attendant Jobs

US Airways has fielded more than 16,500 applications for 450 positions for flight attendants. The carrier is ready to make offers to 240 potential employees. US Airways is looking for flight attendants who speak Portuguese or Hebrew to staff its flights to Brazil and Israel. "The interest around it has been astounding," said Michelle Mohr, a spokeswoman....Read More


On-Time Service From U.S. Airlines Is Up

According to a Department of Transportation report, airlines reported an 85.7% on-time rate in November, up from 85.3% a year before. "Flying continues to improve as our members deliver on their commitment to providing airline passengers with a safe, reliable and on-time experience," said Airlines for America President and CEO Nicholas Calio...Read More


Cessna Earns Certification For Higher-Power Grand Caravan EX

Cessna has earned FAA approval for its Grand Caravan EX. The new model is outfitted with the Pratt & Whitney PT6A-140, which puts out 867 pounds of thrust, a nearly 40 percent improvement in power and a roughly 20 percent improvement in its already good climb performance...Read More


Huerta Sworn In As 17th FAA Chief

The Senate confirmed Huerta as the agency's permanent administrator last week, following a year serving as the interim administrator to replace Randy Babbitt who retired in December 2011...Read More


Bristish Airways Selects Honeywell's NextGen System for 747s

British Airways has selected Honeywell's Next Generation flight management system to boost navigation database capacity for its fleet of Boeing 747s.
Honeywell said its NextGen system reduces the need for step climbing approaches at airports and...Read More


Hawker Beechcraft To Furlough Some Workers

Officials at Hawker Beechcraft have announced plans for a rolling furlough for about 240 employees. The workers affected build the T-6 and AT-6 training aircraft for the U.S. government...Read More

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