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



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    


Delta Air Lines To Pay Quarterly Dividend

Delta Air Lines announced the carrier will pay a quarterly dividend to shareholders starting on Sept. 10. The last time the carrier paid a dividend was in 2003. Delta also plans to buy back $500 million in stock over the next three years...Read More  


PreCheck Program Is Now Available On International Flights

The Transportation Security Administration has expanded its PreCheck expedited screening program to select international flights. Airlines participating in the PreCheck program include Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and US Airways...Read More  


US Airways Said To Seek $1.6 Billion Of Term Loans

US Airways Group Inc., the air carrier merging with AMR Corp.'s American Airlines, is seeking $1.6 billion of term loans to refinance debt, according to a person with knowledge of the transaction...Read More   


Department Of The Navy Issues RFP For VXX Program

The Navy has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) in the Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program (VXX).  Proposals are due in 90 days with a goal to award a fixed-price incentive engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) contract, with production options, by mid-calendar year 2014...Read More


Southwest, United Report April Traffic Numbers

Southwest Airlines reported a 1.5% increase in passenger traffic in April on a year-over-year basis. The carrier also boosted capacity by 4.1% for the month. Meanwhile, United Continental Holdings' consolidated traffic dropped by 3.8% in April, compared with the same month last year...Read More   

Boeing 787 To Fly For United On May 20

United Airlines plans to restart Boeing 787 Dreamliner service on May 20, which would be 11 days earlier than previously scheduled. United will fly its first 787 flight from Houston to Chicago, with Houston-to-Denver service starting on May 21. United will inaugurate the first international route on the 787 next month between Denver and Tokyo...Read More  


AF Awards KC-46A Aircrew Training System Contract

The Air Force awarded a contract to FlightSafety Services Corporation on May 1, taking a major step forward in achieving the service's top acquisition priority; delivering a new aerial refueling capability to the warfighter. The contract, a Fixed Price Incentive Firm (FPIF) and Firm Fixed Price (FFP) contract of $78,369,818 which includes an initial obligation of $1 million, is for engineering, manufacturing, and development of the KC-46A Aircrew Training System (ATS)...Read More


Afghanistan 747 Accident Investigators Study Video

The investigation into the April 29 crash of a National Air Cargo Boeing 747-400 at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan is being aided by a video caught by a witness in a nearby vehicle that shows the aircraft in a steep climb shortly after takeoff, followed by wing rolling and an eventual stall before the aircraft struck the ground. Seven people aboard the Boeing died in the crash....Read More 


Camera capture Boeing 747 crash in Bagram - Bagram 747 crash
Camera capture Boeing 747 crash in Bagram - Bagram 747 crash


Emirates Planning Major 777X Order Helps Boeing Market Aircraft

Emirates, the largest operator of the Boeing Co. (BA) 777, is planning a major order for the aircraft's new version, which the U.S. manufacturer has started to market to defend its lead in wide-body jets against Airbus SAS...Read More 


American Successfully Reduced Costs In Q1

The first-quarter results from American Airlines demonstrate how the carrier has lowered its costs. "We don't yet have all of the savings ground into our numbers from the restructuring. You'll see more coming on line throughout the year," American CEO Tom Horton said...Read More


US Airways' Consolidated Traffic Increased 4.4% For April

Consolidated traffic for US Airways Group, which operates US Airways and US Airways Shuttle, rose by 4.4% in April. The carrier also improved its load factor for April to 83.6% from 82.5%. For the month, domestic traffic increased by 5.5%, while international traffic dipped....Read More


Aircraft Manufacturers Focus On Updating Aircraft

Aircraft manufacturers are seeking ways to update older models of planes rather than building new jetliners from scratch. Boeing is updating its 777, while Airbus is revamping its A350. Richard L. Aboulafia, an aviation analyst for the Teal Group, said the 777X "could be in a class by itself if Boeing can launch it on time and get it right."...Read More


Fairchild Airmen Killed In KC-135 Crash In Kyrgyzstan

Three airmen from the 93rd Air Refueling Squadron at Fairchild AFB, Wash., lost their lives in last week's crash of a KC-135 tanker near Chon-Aryk, Kyrgyzstan, announced Fairchild officials. Killed in the May 3 mishap were: Capt. Victoria A. Pinckney, 27, of Palmdale, Calif.: Capt. Mark T. Voss, 27, of Boerne, Tex.; and TSgt. Herman Mackey III, 30, of Bakersfield, Calif., according to the May 5 release from Fairchild's 92nd Air Refueling Wing...Read More

First NetJets Phenom 300 Jet Is Delivered By Embraer In Fla.
Embraer has delivered the first of what could be up to 125 NetJets Signature Series Phenom 300 light jets at its Melbourne, Fla., facility. The airplane features a custom a paint scheme and cabin design. The deal signed between Embraer and NetJets in October 2010 included an initial order of 50 airplanes, and options for 75 more...Read More

Navy Launches Squadron With Both Manned And Unmanned Aircraft

The Navy launched its first squadron with both manned and unmanned aircraft on Thursday. The squadron "points to the future of naval aviation," said Vice Admiral David H. Buss, commander of naval air forces. The squadron will feature eight manned helicopters and 10 Fire Scout MQ-8B unmanned helicopters...Read More 


Delta Reports April Passenger Unit Revenue Results

Delta Air Lines reported that passenger revenue in April dipped 2% on a year-over-year basis due in part to weak domestic demand and sequester cuts, but the carrier expects an improvement in May and June...Read More 


Boeing Board Approves Stretched Version Of 777

Boeing has received approval from its board to offer the 777X, a stretched version of its 777. "They are offering an ultra-long range aircraft in the 777-8X," said an industry source. "It'll be the longest range aircraft in the business." The 777-8X will have a range of 9,500 nautical miles...Read More


JAL President Says Airline Is Working On Dreamliner Mods

"Owing to battery failures aboard the Boeing 787, Japan Airlines (JAL) also suspended operations of its 787 fleet on January 16, 2013. We apologize sincerely to our customers and other persons affected for the inconvenience and concerns caused by the suspension," wrote JAL president Yoshiharu Ueki...Read More


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