Precision Turbines, Inc.
Wed, March 27, 2013                                                  Volume 6, Issue 7



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. 



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 


Boeing Conducts Check Flight For Dreamliner Battery System

Boeing on Monday conducted a preliminary test flight in preparation for the recertification of the Dreamliner battery system. A battery fire in January has caused the worldwide fleet of 787s to be grounded for the past several months. Boeing officials said that the flight went "according to plan."...Read More 


FAA To Close 149 Air Traffic Towers

FAA on Friday announced its decision to close 149 contract air traffic control towers as part of its reduced operating budget under the recently enacted automatic across-the-board government spending cuts known as sequestration...Read More 

Hawaiin Airlines Firms Order For 16 A321neos

Hawaiian Airlines placed a firm order for 16 Airbus A321neo aircraft, a $1.8 billion order according to current list prices. The order follows the signing of a memorandum of understanding for the aircraft in January, Airbussaid...Read More


Jettech Receives STC For Citation 500 Series Retrofits

Aftermarket aircraft modifications provider Jettech was awarded a FAA supplemental type certificate (STC) to install the updated G600 cockpit display system on legacy Cessna Citation 560 model aircraft...Read More


Controller Praised For Saving Hypoxic Pilot 

LouElla Hollingsworth, a veteran air traffic controller with 29 years' experience, saved the pilot of a Piaggio Avanti when she recognized signs of hypoxia in his radio transmissions on November 16 last year. Thanks to Hollingsworth's quick thinking as a Fort Worth Center controller in Texas, she convinced the pilot to descend to a lower altitude where the oxygen level was suitable for breathing...Read More


NTSB Details Fort Lauderdale Cheyenne Accident

The Piper Cheyenne that crashed shortly after takeoff on March 15 from Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE) in Florida may have been attempting to return to the airport after encountering an unknown system failure, according to preliminary NTSB data. The aircraft departed FXE at 4:20 p.m...Read More


Southwest Code-Shares Providing Additional Revenue

Southwest Airlines says it is generating about $1 million a day in additional revenue from the first phases of its network connections with subsidiary AirTran Airways, in advance of the full connection that will start April 14...Read More


Marine Corps' First Operational F-35B Conducts Initial Vertical Landing

The Marine Corps' first operational F-35B Lightning II squadron conducted its first Short Take Off, Vertical Landing operations aboard Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, AZ, Thursday. Maj. Richard Rusnok, an F-35B Lightning II test pilot, conducted Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 (VMFA)-121's first short landing and takeoff as well as the Corps' first F-35B hover and vertical landing outside of a testing environment in BF-19...Read More


Piper Expands Global Sales Network

Piper Aircraft Inc. has dramatically increased its global sales reach with an unprecedented expansion of its dealer network in 2011 and 2012. "Just in the past two years Piper has added dealers and agents in more than a dozen countries to our sales force, and now the team is positioned on every continent in the world and in most countries where there is a potential to sell new airplanes,"...Read More 


Navy Completes TTNT For X-74B Deck Handling Trials

The recently-completed deck handling trials of the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) was assisted by Rockwell Collins Tactical Targeting Network Technology (TTNT). The exercises demonstrated the ability to maneuver the tailless, strike-fighter-sized aircraft quickly and precisely on the flight deck using a wireless handheld controller...Read More


Beechcraft Files Suit Over U.S. Air Force Contract

On Thursday, Beechcraft Corp. challenged the U.S. Air Force's decision to award a $428 million contract to Sierra Nevada Corp. and its Brazil-based partner Embraer by filing a lawsuit with the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. "When it comes to producing aircraft that will help Americans come home from Afghanistan, the U.S. Air Force today concluded that America's 'best interest' now rests on the shoulders of Brazil...Read More


IATA Forecasts Improved 2013 Profitability For Airlines

Airlines are expected to post a net income of $10.6 billion in 2013, an improvement on last year's earnings by nearly 40 percent, according to an improved airline industry forecast released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Wednesday...Read More


Delta Shares Reached a 5-Year High Tuesday

Shares of Delta Air Lines reached a five-year high on Tuesday. "The industry has evolved very successfully over the past decade," said Delta CEO Richard Anderson. "We've had good consolidation in the industry." Separately, Delta also said it has no plans to purchase new wide-body aircraft and that the Virgin Atlantic-Delta venture will not have a SkyTeam connection...Read More


American, US Airways Announce Office To Oversee Merger Efforts
American Airlines and US Airways have created an office to oversee the proposed merger between the two carriers. "The Integration Management Office (IMO) will be the primary nerve center for integration," said the executives in charge of the integration effort in a memo to employees...Read More


Airlines Look At 2 Very Different Engines For A320neo

Airlines' engine choices to power the A320neo rely on two very different technologies. The airlines must decide between the CFM International Leap-1A and the Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G. The Leap-1A relies on new materials such as ceramix matrix composites, while the PW1100G features geared turbofan architecture...Read More


U.S. AIrlines Help Nation Reduce Trade Deficit

U.S. exports of air travel reached an all-time high of nearly $40 billion, fueling an air travel trade surplus for the fourth consecutive year, according to data released by industry trade organization Airlines for America (A4A). The group said that activity helped the nation reduce its trade deficit in 2012, by exporting $39.5 billion in air-travel services, an all-time high, which helped produce a trade surplus for the fourth year in a row.


New Study Examines Aircraft Fire Hazards From Lithium Batteries

A prominent air-safety advocacy group has released a report highlighting fire hazards lithium-ion batteries pose for airliners, and calling for stepped-up crew training to counter those potential dangers...Read More


Delta Is Looking To Buy $6B Worth of Jets, Sources Say

Delta Air Lines is discussing purchasing jets from Airbus and Boeing in a deal that could be worth up to $6 billion, sources say. Delta is considering a purchase of either the Airbus A320 or Boeing 737 for narrow-body jets, and either the Airbus A330 or Boeing 777 for wide-body jets...Read More














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