Pratt & Whitney Canada Signs Engine Service Agreement With Hawker Beechcraft Services
LAS VEGAS, Nev., Monday, October 21, 2013
Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has signed an engine service agreement with Hawker Beechcraft Services (HBS) for the support of Beechcraft King Air series turboprops and Hawker business jets. P&WC is a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX).
Under this agreement, P&WC will provide HBS with comprehensive engine support, including repair, hot section inspection and overhaul, for PT6A-powered Beechcraft King Air turboprops, PW305B-powered Hawker 1000 aircraft, JT15D-5-powered Hawker 400A jets, and PW308A-powered Hawker 4000 aircraft. The work will be performed by Pratt & Whitney Engine Services (PWES) at its overhaul and repair facility in Bridgeport, West Virginia, and at P&WC's main repair and overhaul centre in St-Hubert, Quebec, which is celebrating its 35th year of operations this year.
"This agreement will offer top quality service and added peace of mind to Beechcraft King Air and Hawker business aircraft owners," said Raffaele Virgili, Vice President, Customer Service at P&WC. "Operators will benefit from our world-class MRO services as part of their overall aircraft maintenance program."
About Pratt & Whitney Canada
Founded in 1928, and a global leader in aerospace, P&WC is shaping the future of aviation with dependable, high-technology engines. Based in Longueuil, Quebec (Canada), P&WC is a wholly owned subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation company (UTC). UTC is a diversified company that provides a broad range of high-technology products and services to the global aerospace and building systems industries.