Precision Turbines, Inc.
Wed, May 28, 2014                                                  Volume 7, Issue 11



JT15D-1B432139658052195For SaleCall Us
JT15D-1B436039079382064For SaleCall Us
JT15D-1A9466 80119622538For Sale Call Us
JT15D-1A 9215 93851487 2013 For Sale Call Us 
JT15D-4/4B6224712403500For Sale$325,000.00


 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 in the Boca Raton Office. If you are interested in this position please click here


Boeing Acquires AerData

"AerData's tools make it easier for airlines and leasing companies to manage complex maintenance records," said Stan Deal, senior vice president of commercial aviation services at Boeing. "Increasing the efficiency of records management helps streamline the process of placing airplanes and other valuable assets with operators during leasing transactions...Read More


Xiamen Signs Moog to Support 787 Flight Control Systems

Chinese carrier Xiamen Airlines has signed a 10-year contract with Moog to provide support for the flight control systems on its Boeing 787 fleet. 

Moog provides the primary and high lift flight control systems on the 787 and recently launched a new suite of aftermarket support products. Under the contract Moog will provide Xiamen with maintenance...Read More

Boeing Multi-Intelligence Tactical Aircraft Surpasses 1,000 Flight Hours 

Boeing's Reconfigurable Airborne Multi-Intelligence System (RAMIS) aircraft has flown for more than 1,000 hours, demonstrating the reliability of the platform and systems that can be adapted for many missions.Boeing has also demonstrated the system's intelligence-collection during several U.S. government exercises.RAMIS is a Boeing-owned and operated King Air 350...Read More 


ATSB Reports Near Collision Between Dash-8, UAV

In its most recent Aviation Short Investigations Bulletin, the Australian Transportation Safety Bureau reports that a De Havilland DHC-8 crew reported a near collision with a UAV in March.According to the report, on 19 March 2014, at about 0913 Western Standard Time (WST), the De Havilland DHC-8, registered VH-XFX, was on approach to Perth Airport...Read More


Aviation Data Cloud Gains Traction

The concept of using an aviation computing cloud to track flight data in real time gained traction at a two-day conference in Kuala Lumpur focused on improving aircraft tracking following the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines' Flight MH370...Read More


Airbus A350 Completes Extreme Weather Testing
Testing was carried out over a two-week period, subjecting the aircraft systems and cabin installations to extreme hot and cold temperatures within a controlled environment. The French airframe manufacturer's fleet of A350 test aircraft have also undergone flight and ground testing in Europe...Read More

Support Grows For New U.S. Rocket Engine 
Support for quickly starting a new liquid oxygen (LOx)/hydrocarbon rocket engine, possibly relying on methane fuel, is growing in U.S. space oversight circles. An influential government commission and senior Air Force officials are throwing their weight behind it, and momentum...Read More  


Employers Will Be Looking For Students With 'Drone' Skills 

It won't be long before the ability to operate an unmanned aerial vehicle will become an in-demand skill for college graduates ... and several colleges and universities are not waiting for the FAA to make up its mind about how it is going to proceed. Analysts see unstoppable growth in business opportunities for UAVs, according to a report appearing in The Washington Post...Read More  


Study Shows Mallee Based Jet Fuel Has Firm Roots 

A two year study commissioned by Airbus and partners including Virgin Australia in 2012 into the practicability of using Australia's mallee trees to make biofuels suitable for powering passenger jets has reported encouraging results.The report published by the Future Farm Industries Cooperative Centre (CRC) concludes that jet fuel made from the mallee tree will...Read More

NTSB Issues Recommendations on Lithium-Ion Batteries

The National Transportation Safety Board on May 22 issued five safety recommendations to the FAA related to the evaluation and certification of lithium-ion batteries, as well as the certification of new technology. The recommendations evolved through the ongoing investigation of a Jan. 7, 2013, lithium-ion battery fire aboard a Boeing 787...Read More


Pratt & Whitney Delivers First F135 Engine To FACO Center In Italy

Pratt & Whitney announced that the first F135 engine has been delivered to the F-35 Final Assembly Check Out (FACO) facility in Cameri, Novara, Italy.  This engine - the 137thdelivered to date - is also the first F135 engine produced in Pratt & Whitney's West Palm Beach Engine Center; the company's brand new, state-of-the-art 97,000-square-foot production facility...Read More


Boeing Celebrates Double 777-300ER Delivery To EVA Air

Boeing and EVA Air on Wednesday celebrated the airline's first double delivery as the airline received its 16th and 17th 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes. The airline's first double airplane delivery also helps mark its 25-year anniversary."Our new Boeing 777-300ERs will allow us to initiate significant changes in the flying experience we offer passengers around the world...Read More


Pratt & Whitney Unveils Higher Thrust PurePower Engine

Pratt & Whitney has launched the newest addition to the PurePower engine family, the PW1135G-JM engine, a 35,000 thrust class engine for the Airbus A321neo aircraft. The engine's higher thrust makes it the most powerful engine on the A321neo allowing A321neo operators, fitted with Geared Turbofan engine technology, to fly routes of greater distance while carrying...Read More 


Boeing, Scoot Sign 787 Pilot Training Agreement

Boeing and Singapore-based Scoot airline have announced a five-year pilot training agreement to support the Singapore-based airline's fleet transition to 787 Dreamliners. Under the agreement, Boeing Flight Services, a business unit of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, will provide 787 flight training to Scoot pilots...Read More


AirTran Airways To Take Final Bow On Dec. 28

AirTran Airways will take its last flight on Dec. 28 from Atlanta to Tampa, Fla. Southwest Airlines acquired AirTran in 2011 for $1.4 billion, and all aircraft will fly under the Southwest name. AirTran was founded in 1993 as ValuJet, and changed its name to AirTran in 1996...Read More


UPS Pilot Honored For Quick Thinking Under Pressure
United Parcel Service pilot Jared Hill was chosen from among the company's 2,600 pilots for its "Pilot of the Year" award. Hill earned the award for an incident last year during which he helped to overcome a malfunction in his aircraft and land safely in South Korea...Read More  


Boeing, Nok Air Finalize Order For 737 MAXs, Next-Generation 737s

An order for eight Next-Generation 737-800s and seven 737 MAX 8s has been firmed up between Nok Air and Boeing. Nok Air also announced that it intends to convert one of the 737-800s into a 737 MAX at a later date."The 737 is the backbone of our fleet and has fueled our growth over the past 10 years," said Patee Sarasin, CEO of Nok Air...Read More 


Pratt & Whitney Making Significant Investments To Increase Capacity 

Pratt & Whitney is making significant investments in its global facilities as the company prepares for an increase in commercial and military engine production to levels."This is a very exciting time for Pratt & Whitney," said Danny Di Perna, senior vice president of Engineering & Operations. "Over the next few years we...Read More 


U.S. Airlines Experiencing A Renaissance 

After nine years of losses totaling $58 billion, the industry has been on a promising upswing. Recent mergers have led to greater efficiency among the remaining carriers, experts say. "It's an assortment of key components in the industry that has led to this sort of renaissance," said Andrew Meister, an analyst at Thrivent Financial...Read More 


Boeing CEO: We Are Aiming For Continuous Innovation
Jim McNerney, the chairman and CEO of Boeing, said the company wants to continuously innovate, citing another successful company as an inspiration. "Our mind-set will be to avoid the moon shot," he said at Boeing's annual investor conference. "We want to be more like Apple." McNerney also told investors that commercial aviation "is a long-term growth market...Read More  


Doolittle Raiders, Fighter Aces Get Their Gold

Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Richard Cole, one of four surviving Doolittle Raiders, stood behind President Barack Obama in the Oval Office on Friday as the President signed H.R. 1209 into law. The bill awards World War II members of the Doolittle Raiders the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest honor Congress can bestow. Obama also signed...Read More

Navy F135 Engine Tweaks Could Help USAF

A fuel efficiency push on Navy versions of the Joint Strike Fighter's F135 engine could benefit USAF's version as well, Pratt & Whitney next-generation fighter engine chief James Kenyon said. At a company press conference, Kenyon told Air Force Magazine that the Navy's Fuel Burn Reduction Program, now underway, is a major effort to improve the engine by allowing it to run...Read More

SASC Prohibits A-10, AWACs Reductions

The Senate Armed Services Committee's mark of the Fiscal 2015 defense authorization bill was slightly more accommodating towards pay and personnel costs than the full House version, which passed last week, but SASC took a tough line on most of the Air Force's proposed aircraft reductions, particularly its ISR portfolio. The mark prohibits USAF from "retiring or preparing to retire"...Read More   


Tying USAF, Navy Nets Together

The Navy is implementing a concept that improves data link connectivity between its aircraft and sea-based assets, and is in the early stages of bringing the Air Force on board, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert said Wednesday. The concept, called Naval Integrated Fire Control-Counter Air (NIFC-CA), figures prominently into the Navy's just-released Naval Aviation Vision: 2014-2025. "AirSea Battle brought this together...Read More  


American To Debut CRJ-900s With PSA Airlines

American Airlines plans to deploy its first CRJ-900s on its regional subsidiary, PSA Airlines. American also owns two other regional carriers, Envoy Air and Piedmont Airlines. "All three play a very important role in achieving regional feed that is really important for our regional customers," said Kenji Hashimoto, senior vice president of regional carriers for American...Read More

JetBlue Names Former American Airlines Exec To VP Role

JetBlue Airways has appointed Capt. Charles Roberts as vice president of flight operations. Roberts previously worked for American Airlines for 28 years, where he held several leadership roles. In addition, Roberts also has military and police experience...Read More

Southwest COO: Our Model Appeals To Business Travelers

Robert Jordan, chief operating officer of Southwest Airlines, said the airline's business model appeals to business travelers and frequent fliers. "So, it is kind of funny that folks think automatically of Southwest as a leisure airline [when] we carry more business customers than any other domestic carrier here," said Jordan...Read More 

All contacts, comments, and inquires will be reviewed immediately. You will have a response from our company principal, Robert Spahr, just as soon as feasibly possible.



Inquiries- Phone: 561.447.0032 | Fax: 561.807.5424



For Worldwide Sales contact Bob Clyman