Precision Turbines, Inc.
Wed, January 22, 2013                                                  Volume 7, Issue 2





 Call 561-447-0032 for details on our inventory of serviceable PT6A engines   

*Precision Turbines is an ASR (Authorized Sales Representative) for Sierra Industries and specializes in Citation and King Air Engine retrofits. 


Precision Turbines is now accepting applications for a Commission Engine Sales/Leasing position as well as an Administrative Assistant opening in the Boca Raton Office. If you are interested in either of these positions please click here

We here at PTI strongly believe in giving back to the community, especially our veterans. We are a proud supporter of the Wounded Warriors of South Florida. Anyone who is able to donate to this great, veteran-oriented charity is encouraged to do so. Those who are unable to donate financially can still show their support by voting here, and could help them win $50,000.00 so that they are able to further their support of our nations veterans, but hurry ends February 1st! 



Boeing, GECAS Announce Order For 20 737 MAXs, 20 Next-Generation 737s

Boeing and GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric, has place an order for 40 737s. The order, valued at $3.9 billion at list prices, consists of 20 737 MAX 8s and 20 Next-Generation 737-800s. The order, booked in 2013, was previously attributed to an unidentified customer on Boeing's Orders and Deliveries website...Read More


Bell-Boeing Granted $26.6 Million V-22 Flight Test Award 

The Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, has received a $26.6-million cost-plus-fixed-fee for on-site flight test management, engineering and related work for the U.S. Naval Rotary Wing Aircraft Test Squadron regarding ongoing work on the V-22 Osprey...Read More 


Boeing, Alaska Airlines Announce Order For Two 737-900ERs

Boeing and Alaska Airlines completed Boeing's first firm airplane order of 2014 for two additional 737-900ER (Extended Range) airplanes.  The agreement, worth $192 million at current list prices, coincides with the direct delivery of the 100th Next-Generation 737 airplane to Alaska Airlines...Read More 


Boeing Starts Assembly Of Final KC-46A Test Aircraft

The fourth and final KC-46A test aircraft for the U.S. Air Force's next-generation aerial refueling tanker program is being assembled at Boeing's Everett factory, keeping the program on track to deliver the initial 18 tankers to the Air Force by 2017...Read More 


Boeing: Space Surveillance System Reduces Risk Of Satellite Loss By 66 Percent 

The Boeing Space-Based Space Surveillance (SBSS) system has helped the U.S. Air Force cut the danger of satellites being lost by two-thirds in the past year by detecting potential threats more quickly and enabling operators to take earlier action if needed. "Averaging 12,000 deep-space observations per day, SBSS provides a major advantage...Read More 


Business Aircraft Flying Regains Climb In December

After a slight slump in November, business aircraft activity last month climbed 5.1 percent year-over-year, according to the latest TraqPak data from aviation services company Argus. Numbers were positive nearly across the board, hopefully positioning business aircraft flying off to a good start for this year. By operational category, Part 135 charter activity led the pack with a 13.4-percent increase from December 2012...Read More 


American, US Airways Promise Slow System Integration To Avoid Hassles 

American Airlines and US Airways will continue to operate as separate airlines for the next 18 to 24 months as the companies plan a slow integration of their computer systems. The long transition time is aimed at avoiding the customer hassles that have resulted from hastier integrations in the past. "Very few changes will happen immediately...Read More


Delta's Reports Strong 4Q Profits 

Delta Air Lines Inc. reported a fourth-quarter profit of $8.48 billion, or $9.89 a share, primarily due to a $8 billion gain related to a tax-valuation allowance reversal. This is up from $7 million, or a penny a share, during the same period last year. Adjusted earnings were 65 cents excluding the tax benefit, restructuring-related charges and other items...Read More 


Airlines Prepare For Winter Storms, Waive Fees For Customers

Nearly 2,800 flights were canceled before noon on Tuesday as the East Coast hunkers down for a snow storm, including 1,900 cancelled before 7 a.m. ET as a preemptive measure before the storm hit. Many airlines are offering waivers to passengers to rebook their travel at no extra cost, and travelers are warned to check for delays across the country as planes and crew are delayed out of major hubs...Read More


American Airlines announced service to 10 new cities from New York's LaGuardia airport. "We are excited about moving forward as the new American Airlines, which will fly more customers to more places than ever before," said Andrew Nocella, senior vice president and chief marketing officer for the carrier. The cities include Louisville...Read More 


Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Completes Third Test Flight

On its third test flight, Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo broke the sound barrier flying at an altitude of 71,000 feet. Pilot Dave MacKay, who was at the controls of the aircraft, said the flight was a "dream come true." Virgin CEO Richard Branson declared 2014 "the year when we will finally put our beautiful spaceship in her natural environment of space...Read More 


Global Hawk's Prospects Are Looking Up

My how times-and political winds-have changed for the beleaguered Global Hawk unmanned reconnaissance aircraft. Less than two years after proposing termination and premature mothballing of the new Block 30 version-once eyed as a replacement for the venerable, high-flying U-2 reconnaissance aircraft-the Pentagon leadership...Read More 


Medal of Honor Recipients

Nine Medal of Honor recipients gathered in Charleston, S.C., to watch the first Medal of Honor Bowl- an all-star college senior football game between the American team and the National team that place at The Citadel, according to a release. Honor Guardsmen from JB Charleston presented the colors at the bowl reception...Read More 


F-35 Program Office Clarifies Omnibus Funding

An item in Jan. 16's Daily Report stated the Air Force was losing two F-35s as part of the Fiscal 2014 omnibus budget. The omnibus cuts two F-35As and one F-35C from advanced procurement funds, which are funds specifically requested to procure long lead items to support Fiscal 2015 buys. The budget reduction means the F-35 program cannot initiate long lead purchases for more...Read More 


NTSB Issues Investigative Update On Southwest Airlines Wrong Airport Incident

As part of its ongoing investigation into an incident involving a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 that landed at the wrong airport on January 12 in Missouri, the NTSB has released a brief investigative update. On Tuesday, January 14, the flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder from the Southwest aircraft...Read More 


NASA Announces Partnership Opportunities For U.S. Commercial Lunar Landers

Building on the progress of NASA's partnerships with the U.S. commercial space industry to develop new spacecraft and rockets capable of delivering cargo, and soon, astronauts to low Earth orbit, the agency is now looking for opportunities to spur commercial cargo transportation capabilities to the surface of the moon...Read More 


Bombardier Aerospace Delivers 238 Aircraft In 2013

Bombardier Aerospace delivered 238 aircraft during 2013, compared to 233 aircraft deliveries in the previous calendar year ended December 31, 2012. The company also received orders for 388 aircraft, net of cancellations, compared to 481 orders, net of cancellations, for the previous year...Read More 


USAF Awards Follow-On Contract For GPS-Challenged Navigation, Geo Registration

The U.S. Air Force has awarded a phase three navigation system related contract to Northrop Grumman Corporation to continue improving geo-registration accuracy for positioning and pointing applications, even in GPS-denied conditions. In the first two phases of the Maintain Accurate Geo-registration...Read More 


NTSB Releases Preliminary Report In Aspen Bombardier Accident

According to the report, at 1222 mountain standard time, a Bombardier CL-600-2B16, N115WF, impacted the runway while attempting to land on Runway 15 at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport/Sardy Field (KASE), Aspen, Colorado. There were two crewmembers and a passenger onboard. One crewmember was fatally injured; the other crewmember and...Read More 


Why Is US Behind in Commercial 'Drone Boom?' 

While the FAA made a significant advancement in the integration of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) into the National Airspace System (NAS) for commercial with the announcement of six testing sites, manufacturers and industry experts believe the nation is lagging behind other countries in its ability to integrate UAS into civil airspace...Read More


Air National Guard Receives Foulois Award

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh recently named the Air National Guard as the next recipient of the Maj. Gen. Benjamin D. Foulois Memorial Award for the most exemplary flight safety record of Fiscal 2012, announced an Air Force official...Read More 


Pilots, Others Invited To An Adventure In Flying And Service

Fly In to Serve Others, a twice-a-year volunteer experience to deliver much-needed supplies and support for island projects conducted by Bahamas Habitat, is anything but predictable. That's the nature of The Bahamas ... and the opportunity to serve...Read More  

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