Precision Turbines, Inc.
Wed, June 5 , 2013                                                  Volume 6, Issue 12



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    


Bankruptcy Court Approves AMR Plan For Vote By Creditors

AMR Corp., the parent company of American Airlines, received permission from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New York City to send its restructuring plan to creditors for a vote. Judge Sean Lane approved the plan to merge with US Airways...Read More


PurePower Engine For Airbus A320neo Brings Flight Test Program

The Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engine successfully completed its first flight May 15, launching the engine family's flight test program. The PW1100G-JM engine for the Airbus A320neo aircraft flew on Pratt & Whitney's Boeing 747SP flying test bed at the company's Mirabel Aerospace Centre, in Mirabel, Quebec, Canada....Read More


Air Force Establishes F-35 Initial Operational Capability Target

The U.S. Air Force says it expects to declare F-35A Lightning II initial operation capability in December 2016. The announcement was included in a joint report detailing service-specific IOC requirements and dates for each of the F-35 variants that was delivered to Congress last week...Read More


Boeing's New Surveillance Aircraft Completes First Flight

The EMARSS, a Beechcraft King Air with Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) modifications, completed a four hour flight at the Beechcraft facility in Wichita, Kan. Flight testing of the aircraft evaluated all of the aircraft systems, autopilot functions and aerodynamic handling qualities...Read More


American-US Airways To Unveil Leadership In June

American and US Airways plan to unveil the company's post-merger management structure by mid-June, Bloomberg News reportsParker and Horton say the merger is still on track to close in the third quarter of this year. They add that they do not expect any issues to arise during the antitrust review by the U.S. Department of Justice...Read More


July 12 Set For Shareholders Vote On AA-US Airways Merger

AMR Corp., the parent company of American Airlines, is scheduled for a bankruptcy judge to hear its disclosure statement on Tuesday, and shareholders are scheduled to vote on the merger on July 12. Questions about the merged carrier remain. "[W]hat will the airplanes look like a year from now? Who will be on Parker's team?" asks columnist Terry Maxon...Read More


Delta Reports 0.5% Rise For Per-Seat Revenue In May

Delta Air Lines announced its per-seat revenue rose 0.5% in May as traffic increased 1.4% for the month. Separately, Delta CEO Richard Anderson was named as chairman of the International Air Transport Association for a one-year appointment...Read More


FedEx To Retire 86 Aircraft

FedEx plans to retire 86 older aircraft earlier than planned to cut costs. "With the planned acquisition of new aircraft and projected slower economic growth than previously forecast, FedEx Express is lowering maintenance costs by aggressively parking and retiring aircraft," said David Bronczek, CEO of FedEx Express...Read More

Airlines Consider Orders For Wide-Body Aircraft
Airlines across the world are looking into purchases of wide-body aircraft from Boeing or Airbus as profits increase for carriers. Deutsche Lufthansa, Japan Airlines and South African Airways are considering orders. "I genuinely believe we're an industry that for the first time will start exceeding our cost of capital," said Willie Walsh, CEO of British Airways owner IAG...Read More


First Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Begins Final Assembly

Final assembly of the first 787-9 Dreamliner is underway, according to a Boeing news release. The newest member of the 787 family began taking shape on schedule May 30 in Everett, WA, when Boeing started joining large sections of the jet...Read More


Gulfstream Support Network Grows In Europe

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. continues to add resources to its product support network worldwide, including in Europe, home to more than 180 Gulfstream operators. Since moving into a new, larger hangar at London Luton Airport in September 2011, the Gulfstream Luton service center has grown to approximately 190...Read More


Air Force To Consolidate F-22 Depot Maintenance at Hill AFB

The Air Force will consolidate its F-22 depot maintenance activities at the Ogden Air Logistics Complex at Hill AFB, Utah, announced service officials on Wednesday. The consolidation will occur over a 31-month period and is expected to save the Air Force at least $16 million annually....Read More 


Navy, Marine Corps Small Tactical UAS Enters Production Phase

The Department of the Navy said recently that the RQ-21A Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (STUAS) received Milestone C approval authorizing the start of low rate initial production. With MS C approval, the RQ-21A program, managed by the Navy and Marine Corps STUAS program office (PMA-263) at NAS Patuxent River...Read More


IATA Raises 2013 Airline Profit Forecast by $2 Billion

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) raised its global airline profit outlook for 2013, forecasting the world's airlines will see a net income of $12.7 billion this year.The group said it raised its global outlook because airline's capacity reductions are expected to result in record passenger loads for 2013...Read More


Lufthansa Considers Early 747-8 Replacement

Lufthansa is considering eventually replacing its Boeing 747-8 fleet with the proposed 777-9X some time in the next decade, Lufthansa CEO Christoph Franz indicated on the sidelines of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) annual general meeting in Cape Town...Read More

Advanced Aircraft Identification Systems Headed To U.S., Allied Forces

The nation's fighting forces need secure and reliable line-of-sight identification to distinguish friend from foe during missions, and BAE Systems is answering the call. The company has been awarded a $34 million contract to provide the U.S. Air Force with its Mode 5 Advanced Identification Friend or Foe (AIFF) system, used to identify and track military aircraft....Read More


Rolls-Royce C-130 Engine Upgrade Update

Testing and evaluation of Rolls-Royce's modifications to the legacy T56 turboprop engines on C-130H transports are finished and the company expects to see the completion of military and FAA certifications later this year. "It's just down to paperwork at this point," said Tom Hartmann, Rolls-Royce senior vice president for defense, during a briefing with reporters in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday...Read More


NetJets Unveils First of 670 New Planes

NetJets unveiled its first Phenom 300 from Embraer on Thursday at the NetJets headquarters in Columbus, Ohio. The plane is the first of some 670 aircraft the company plans to purchase over the next 10 years, at a total cost of around $17.6 billion. The purchase is part of an effort to replace the entire fleet of fractionally-owned aircraft. NetJets CEO Jordan Hansell said...Read More


Southwest Airlines To Pay Quarterly Dividend

Southwest Airlines plans to pay a quarterly dividend of 4 cents to shareholders on June 26. The dividend equals around 0.28% of the recent stock price of $14.27 per share...Read More


Boeing Utilizes Technology To Paint 777 Wings

Boeing is using two robots to paint the wings of its 777 aircraft at its plant in Everett, Wash. The robots can complete the first coat of paint in 24 minutes, compared with 4.5 hours for manual labor. Jason Clark, the director of 777 manufacturing, said that "no layoffs occurred because of the implementation of this technology."...Read More


Boeing Tackles 787 APU Heating Issue

As Boeing 787s re-enter service on routes around the world following the aircraft's prolonged grounding for battery problems, the company is already busy resolving other issues that were emerging before they ceased flying in mid-January...Read More 



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