Precision Turbines, Inc.
Wed, July 17 , 2013                                                  Volume 6, Issue 15



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    


American Airlines Unions To Receive Equity Stake

American Airlines and US Airways have committed to an equity stake among union members for the proposed merger between American and US Airways. The total equity stake could be around $1.76 billion. Pilots, flight attendants, maintenance workers and some non-union employees will receive equity...Read More


London 787 Incident Doesn't Appear To Be Battery Related

An incident aboard a parked 787 Dreamliner at London's Heathrow Airport does not appear to be related to the batteries on the aircraft. Boeing spokesman Marc Birtel said the aircraft manufacturer "is working to fully understand and address" the London 787 issue...Read More


Honeywell Faces Scrutiny From Boeing 787 Fire

An emergency beacon made by Honeywell International Inc. (HON) is under scrutiny in a probe of last week's Boeing Co. 787 fire at London's Heathrow airport. The U.K. Air Accidents Investigation Branch said today it's looking at the emergency locater transmitter situated near the back of the Dreamliner where the July 12 fire occurred....Read More


Honeywell Sends Technical Experts For Boeing 787 Issue

Honeywell International is participating in an investigation of the Boeing 787 issue at London's Heathrow Airport. "We've sent technical experts to Heathrow to assist with the investigation," Honeywell said in a statement...Read More


Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways Find No Issues With 787s

All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines have reported no problems with their Boeing 787s after a recent incident in London. All Nippon operates 20 787s, while Japan Airlines operates eight 787s. "We found nothing that would prompt us to ground the planes or take any other action for now," said Megumi Tezuka, an All Nippon spokeswoman...Read More


5 Mysteries Of Asiana 214

Asiana 214, a Boeing 777 flight out of Seoul that crashed just short of the landing zone on Runway 28 at San Francisco International Airport just over a week ago, is so straightforward, why do so many strange and as yet unanswered questions remain? The answer to that question is, that's the...Read More 


NTSB Concludes Asiana Airlines Flight 214 On-Scene Investigation

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Monday closed its on-scene investigation into the crash of Asiana Airlines flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport, shifting its focus to a more in-depth analysis of the aircraft's performance and interviews with first responders...Read More


Uncle Jack with Gary Sinise (Video)

Featuring Gary Sinise and his uncle. The 8th Air Force suffered 30,000 airmen lost or missing during WWII more casualties than the Navy and Marines combined.Only one airman in three survived the air battle in Europe. If you were lucky enough to survive 30 missions (like Uncle Jack), you became a member of the "Lucky Bastards club".....Watch

JetBlue Airways Traffic, Capacity Rose In June

JetBlue Airways reported a 7.8% increase in traffic for June, as compared to the same month last year. The carrier boosted capacity by 8% for June...Read More


Airbus A350 Completes 92 Hours Of Flight Instruction
The Airbus A350 has completed its first phase of testing, after 10 test pilots flew the A350 for a total of 92 hours. Airbus will begin the second phase of testing on the A350 in August...Read More


US Airways Shareholders Approve Merger With American Airlines

Of nearly 132.8 million shares voted, 132.3 million were in favor of the merger, the company announced on Friday after its annual meeting in New York. US Airways said 257,757 shares were cast against the merger, and 256,523 abstained...Read More


New Leadership Team Identified For Merged American-US Airways

On Monday, Robert Isom, senior vice president, announced the new leadership team that will be put in place once the American Airlines and US Airways merger goes into effect. Isom wrote to employees, "We have a tremendous global opportunity before us, and to be able to take best advantage of that opportunity..Read More 


Navy Completes First X-47B Arrested Landing

After taking off from the Naval Air Station (NAS) at Patuxent River, Md., the X-47B completed a 35 minute flight, reaching 145 knots prior to landing on the deck of the USS George H.W. Bush off the coast of Virginia. Through GPS coordinates and advanced avionics, the flight of the X-47B was controlled almost entirely by computers...Read More


EasyJet Shareholders Approve $13 Billion Airbus A320 Order

Low-cost U.K. carrier easyJet has confirmed its $13 billion order for 135 Airbus A320 aircraft, after shareholders approved the purchase originally announced in June at the Paris Airshow...Read More 

GE Aviation Announces Major North Carolina Expansion 

GE Aviation is investing $195 million over the next four years into a major expansion effort for its jet engine production facilities in North Carolina, along with plans on breaking ground later this year on an advanced composite component factory..Read More


Boeing Predicts Growth In Aircraft-Backed Bonds

Kostya Zolotusky, Boeing's managing director of capital markets and leasing, predicts aircraft-backed bonds will finance around 15% of aircraft purchases in 2013. Boeing forecasts the bond market will grow in 2014 to around $30 billion as banks limit financing and governments scale back on export credits...Read More 


American Airlines Reports Increase In Passenger Revenue, Traffic

AMR Corp., the parent company of American Airlines, reported that passenger revenue per available seat mile increased by 1.7% in June as compared to the same month last year. Consolidated traffic for the month also rose by 2.4% as the carrier boosted capacity by 2.6%...Read More 


Airman Missing From Vietnam War Identified

The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced this week that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing from the Vietnam War, have been identified and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors...Read More


Column: Airlines Offer Reserved Seats For Elite Fliers
Airlines often reserve seats for elite fliers, releasing the seats on the day of the flight. "In the hugely overwhelming majority of situations, people will get a seat assigned before departure," United spokesman Rahsaan Johnson said...Read More  


Embry-Riddle Students Earn Exceptions To New FAA 1,500-Flight-Hour Rule

A new rule recently announced by the FAA increases qualification requirements for first officers who fly for U.S. passenger and cargo airlines, but includes allowances for reduced hours for pilots holding Bachelor's degrees from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Daytona Beach, FL, and Prescott, AZ, campuses...Read More  


NBAA's 2013 Convention To Feature New Indoor Static Display

Right now, much of the aviation world is focusing on AirVenture in Wisconsin. But in October, the attention will turn to Las Vegas, and those attending the National Business Aviation Association's 2013 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2013) will have a new opportunity to review and compare a selection of business aircraft, without ever leaving the show's Exhibit floor...Read More

U.S. Navy Taps Raytheon To Develop New Airborne Jammer
Raytheon has edged out several competitors for the opportunity to develop a new U.S. Navy airborne system to jam enemy radar and communications. But it may be too early for Raytheon to celebrate, as the losing bidders have not ruled out a protest, and long-term funding remains uncertain...Read More
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