Precision Turbines, Inc.
Wed, April 24, 2013                                                  Volume 6, Issue 9



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    


US Airways Reports $44 Million Profit for Q1

US Airways reported earnings of $44 million for the first quarter, compared with $48 million for the same quarter last year. The carrier boosted capacity by 1.3% for the quarter and increased its load factor to 81.7%. "Despite a sluggish economy and volatile fuel prices, we reported our highest first quarter excluding special items," CFO Derek Kerr said...Read More


AA-US Airways Merger Is Making Progress, Parker Says

Doug Parker, CEO of US Airways, said the carrier is "on track" with its merger with American Airlines. "We've made a lot of progress since we announced it [the merger with American] in mid-February," Parker said...Read More


Federal Court Lets Light Air Support Work Proceed

A federal judge last week denied Beechcraft's motion and ruled that work on the Air Force-sponsored Light Air Support program may proceed while the Government Accountability Office investigates Beechcraft's bid protest, according to service spokesman Ed Gulick. "Sierra Nevada Corp. will continue work on the LAS contract" while Beechcraft's protest proceeds at GAO, said Gulick on April 19, the day of the court ruling...Read More


Delta, US Airways, Southwest Expect Q1 Profits, Analysts Say

U.S. airlines should report healthy profits for the first quarter, analysts say. The first quarter of the year is usually a slow quarter for the airline industry due to the lack of major holidays. Delta Air Lines, US Airways and Southwest Airlines are all expected to post profits for the quarter...Read More 


Airlines Brace For Financial Fallout From FAA Furloughs 

U.S. airlines are warning that they might lose tens of millions of dollars each month due to delays from the ground delay program imposed by the Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA has started furloughing air traffic controllers due to the budget cuts...Read More


Rockwell Collins Selected For Two KC-135 Service And Support Contracts

Rockwell Collins has been awarded two contracts to provide service and support for the KC-135 Pacer CRAG (Compass, Radar and GPS) program. The scope of the avionics repair package consists of nearly 4,000 line replaceable units across the fleet of 417 KC-135 aircraft and will be one of the largest repair contracts in terms of volume for Rockwell Collins in its 80-year history...Read More


NATO Looks To Contract For C-17 Support

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) notified Congress April 16 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to a NATO consortium for follow-on contractor logistics support for NATO Airlift Management Program C-17 aircraft and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $300 million...Read More


Joining Oneworld "Very Big Win" For US Airways, American CEO Says

US Airways will benefit from joining the Oneworld Alliance and leaving the Star Alliance, according to American Airlines CEO Tom Horton. "We will have more growth in Latin America," Horton said. "I feel very bullish about that. We have the pre-eminent position there and a very big win in alliance strategy...Read More


787 Flights Could Resume Next Week

Commercial flights of the Boeing 787 could resume as early as next week after Boeing on Monday began installing reinforced lithium ion batteries on five grounded 787s operated by launch customer All Nippon Airways. Teams of Boeing engineers are working at four airports in...Read More


Boeing Starts Installing 787 Battery Fix For ANA Fleet

Boeing has started to install battery fixes on 787 jets owned by All Nippon Airways in Japan. ANA, the launch customer for the 787, also operates the world's largest fleet at 17 planes. The 787s should be back in service in about a week for ANA...Read More


FAA Approves Boeing 787 Battery System Design Changes

The FAA has taken the next step in returning the Boeing 787 to flight by approving Boeing's design for modifications to the 787 battery system. The changes are designed to address risks at the battery cell level, the battery level and the aircraft level...Read More

Boeing Adjusts 747-8 Production Rate
Boeing will adjust the production rate for the 747-8 program from two airplanes to 1.75 airplanes per month because of lower market demand for large passenger and freighter airplanes. Boeing will continue to monitor market conditions and their effect on production rates moving forward...Read More

Pinnacle To Emerge From Bankruptcy As A Unit Of Delta Airlines

Under the agreement, Pinnacle will phase out its smaller airplanes and nearly double the number of larger planes it flies for Delta. It will also cut the number of routes it flies for the legacy carrier, retaining only those that are most profitable...Read More


Boeing Increases Global Support For Flight Training

Boeing says it is greatly enhancing its flight training support for customer airlines in Asia Pacific, Europe and the Americas by adding and repositioning a number of flight training devices within its global network. The announcement, made at the World Aviation Training Symposium (WATS), includes new capabilities for training on Next-Generation 737, 777 and 787 Dreamliners...Read More


Kuwait Requests C-17 Globemaster III Purchase

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) notified Congress April 16 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Kuwait for 1 C-17 Globemaster III aircraft and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $371 million...Read More


Bombardier Expands Training Network For Global 5000, Global 6000

Bombardier says it is expanding its worldwide training capabilities for business aircraft customers with the addition of a Level D Full-Flight Simulator (FFS) for Global 5000 and Global 6000 aircraft equipped with the Bombardier Vision Flight Deck...Read More

Cessna Is Again On Top With Fastest Bizjet
At Mach .935 (717 mph) -- slightly less than the speed of sound -- Cessna's Citation X has yet again taken the title of world's fastest business jet. The company recently rolled out the first production model of the airplane...Read More
Boeing Begins Move To New Building Complex In Huntsville
Boeing and Alabama leaders have officially opened a new complex in Huntsville that will advance Boeing's competitiveness and strengthen the company's commitment to the state. Boeing is the largest aerospace company in Alabama and one of the state's largest employers...Read More

AMR Reports Q1 Results; CEO Cites Building Momentum
AMR Corp., the parent company of American Airlines, reported a profit of $8 million for the first quarter, excluding reorganization charges and special items. "For the first time in six years, we produced a first-quarter profit, excluding reorganization items and special charges, and our fourth consecutive quarterly operating profit," AMR Chairman and CEO Tom Horton said. "And the momentum is building."...Read More

U.S. Airlines Transported More Passengers In January
U.S. airline traffic increased 1.6% in January on a year-over-year basis, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. U.S. airlines transported 55.3 million passengers in January...Read More

General, Wife Die In Private Airplane Crash
Maj. Gen. Joseph D. Brown IV, 54, and his wife, Sue S. Brown, 52, died on April 19, 2013, when the Cessna 210 that he was piloting crashed in Williamsburg, Va. General Brown (left) had been the commandant of the Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy...Read More

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