Precision Turbines, Inc.
Wed, April 10, 2013                                                  Volume 6, Issue 8



PT6A-617760.48726  1516 2084Sale
PT6A-61 7886.4 8935 1816 1784Sale



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*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    


JetBlue To Receive First Airbus Jet Assembled In U.S.

Dave Barger, the CEO of JetBlue Airways, said the carrier would receive delivery of the first Airbus jet assembled in the U.S. It will be completed in 2016. "We'll be the launch customer of this assembly line," Barger said at the groundbreaking ceremony for the facility in Mobile, Ala. "We have well over 100 of the A320s today....Read More

Airline Performance In 2012 Ranked Highly, Report Says

U.S. airlines in 2012 achieved the second-best performance scores in 23 years, according to a report. "Over the 20 some year history we've looked at it, this is still the best time of airline performance we've ever seen," said Dean Headley, a business professor at Wichita State University in Kansas who co-wrote the report. Victoria Day, a spokeswoman for Airlines for America, said that  


Air Force Grounds Combat Squadrons Due To Sequester

The Air Force is grounding about one-third of its active-duty combat aircraft as a result of automatic spending cuts.The stand down will affect units stationed in the U.S., Europe and the Pacific. Those units include fighter, bomber, aggressor and airborne warning and control squadrons...Read More


Northrop Grumman Receives $70 Million To Modify Global Hawk UAS

The U.S. Air Force issued a contract award of more than $71 million to Northrop Grumman to provide sensors and payload systems upgrades for its fleet of Global Hawk unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)...Read More 


Airbus Breaks Ground On First U.S. Assembly Line

Airbus on Monday announced that construction of its A320 family aircraft assembly line in Mobile, Alabama is officially under way..Read More 


Boeing Completes FAA Certification Flight Test For New 787 Battery System

Boeing announced Friday the completion of the final certification test required by FAA for the new 787 lithium-ion battery system...Read More   


Virgin America Best U.S. Airline, United Worst: Study

Virgin America did the best job of flying customers last year while United Airlines was the worst, though passengers experienced overall better performance, a study showed...Read More   


US Airways Certified For Safety-Enhancing Technology

The FAA has certified four new SafeRoute flight-deck applications on a US Airways A330 designed to provide "enhanced operational safety," as it integrates with the agency's NextGen system. The airline partnered with ACSS, an L-3 Communications/Thales joint venture, and Eurocontrol to complete the installation...Read More


FAA To Push Back Closing Of Air-Traffic Control Towers

The Federal Aviation Administration announced last week the agency would delay its plans to close 149 air-traffic control towers until June 15. "Safety is our top priority," said Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood in a statement. "We will use this additional time to make sure communities and pilots understand the changes at their local airports."...Read More 

8 Airlines Improved On-Time Performance Last Year, Report Says

Eight out of the 14 largest U.S. airlines improved on-time performance during 2012, according to the Airline Quality Rating report. The authors of the report analyzed information from the U.S. Department of Transportation...Read More 

AMR Corp. Reports 1% Rise in March Traffic
AMR Corp., the parent company of American Airlines and AMR Eagle, reported a 1% increase in consolidated traffic for March on a year-over-year basis. During March, AMR Corp. ferried 9.4 million passengers. Consolidated capacity also inched up by 0.1% for March, as compared with the same month last year...Read More

BA Puts 18 Dreamliners On Boeing's Order Books

In what may be a breakthrough for Boeing as it continues to work on getting the Dreamliner fleet back into revenue service, International Airlines Group (AIG) said Wednesday that it plans to acquire 18 of the composite airliners, placing firm orders as it looks to upgrade the British Airways fleet. IAG is the parent company of the UK airline...Read More

Boeing, Sberbank Announce Order For 12 737-800s
Boeing, Sberbank of Russia and its wholly owned subsidiary, Sberbank Leasing, have reached an agreement on an order for 12 Next-Generation 737-800s. The airplanes are intended for operational leasing under Sberbank's contract with Transaero, one of Sberbank's key corporate customers. Valued at more than $1 billion at current list prices, the deal will help lay the...Read More  Report: U.S. 
Airline Passenger Traffic Increased In 2012
Total airline system passenger traffic for airlines serving the U.S. increased by 1.3 percent in 2012 over 2011, the U.S. Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics reports...Read More

Lockheed Martin To Install NextGen Sensors On C-130J's
The U.S. Air Force issued a $7.3 million contract modification to Lockheed Martin to incorporate Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) NextGen Sensors on HC/MC-130J aircraft...Read More   
Sikorsky To Convert U.S. Navy UH-3H Into Trainer
Stratford, Conn.-based Sikorsky Aircraft has obtained a $10.1-million extension of an existing U.S. Navy contract..Read More   
Samoa Air Ticket Prices Now 'By The Pound'

On the front page of the airline's website is the message "We at Samoa Air are keeping airfares fair, by charging our passengers only for what they weigh. You are the master of your Air'fair', you decide how much (or little) your ticket will cost. No more exorbitant excess baggage fees, or being charged for baggage you may not carry. Your weight plus your baggage items, is what you pay for. Simple."..Read More

Boeing Reports First Quarter Deliveries, Expands Everett

Boeing on Thursday reported a total of 137 commercial aircraft deliveries for the first quarter of 2013, a day after opening a new expanded delivery center in Everett, Wash...Read More 
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