P&WC Signs Engine Service Agreement With Bombardier for
Learjet(i)60(i) Series Aircraft
ORLANDO, FLORIDA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/30/12 -- NBAA - Pratt &
Whitney Canada (P&WC) has signed a four-year Engine Service Agreement
with Bombardier Aerospace to provide the highest level of OEM support
to Learjet(i)60(i) business jet operators. The announcement was made
today by Raffaele Virgili, vice-president, customer service, P&WC,
during the National Business Aviation Association's 65th annual
meeting and convention in Orlando, Florida. P&WC is a United
Technologies Corp. company (NYSE:UTX).
"We believe this is great news for Learjet aircraft owners," said
Virgili. "As part of the overall aircraft maintenance program,
Bombardier will be able to offer OEM service levels for repair, hot
section inspection (HSI) and overhaul services for the PW305A engines
that power Learjet 60 Series aircraft.
"Under this agreement, Bombardier will collaborate with Pratt &
Whitney Canada to offer 'best in class' engine support at our service
centres around the world," said Stan Younger, vice-president,
Bombardier Aircraft Service Centres. "This will enhance our
capability to offer a nose-to-tail support experience."
The PW305 is a member of the P&WC PW300 family of turbofan engines,
which has been manufactured in nine different models, with thrust
varying from 4700 to 7000 pounds; by year end this family of engines
will have recorded 11 million hours of flight, with 3,800 engines
delivered to operators.
Come and see us at NBAA, booth no. 3160
Interested operators are invited to drop by P&WC's booth to speak
with a customer service representative.
We never forget that your engine has our name on it. So we work to
keep it flying efficiently and reliably. P&WC has built the largest,
most comprehensive customer service network in the industry around
its 10,000 customers who operate in 200 countries.
Through its Customer First Centres in Montreal and Singapore, P&WC is
always just a call or click away, providing unparalleled technical
support. The P&WC network includes 30-owned or designated repair and
overhaul facilities, seven parts distribution centres, 100 Field
Support Representatives, mobile repair teams, 800 rental/exchange
engines and 12 customer training faci
lities operated through
FlightSafety International. P&WC offers comprehensive Pay-per-Hour
service for fleet operators and business and general aviation
customers, with more than 7500 engines currently enrolled in
P&WC-backed hourly cost programs, including the ESP(R) and FMP(R)
P&WC also offers repair and overhaul of components and accessories,
and the sale of new, exchange and used serviceable parts. Advanced
diagnostics are also offered, moving operators towards a totally
planned operating environment.
About Pratt & Whitney Canada
Founded in 1928, and a global leader in aerospace, Pratt & Whitney
Canada (P&WC) is shaping the future of aviation with dependable,
high-technology engines. Every second, a P&WC-powered aircraft takes
off or lands somewhere in the world. P&WC's engines, with more than
600 million hours in the air, are an industry benchmark for
innovative design, dispatch reliability, operating economics and easy
maintenance. P&WC is firmly committed to ensuring that its products
are designed, produced and operated while minimizing environmental
impacts throughout their life cycle.
Based in Longueuil, Quebec (Canada), P&WC is a United Technologies
Corp. company (NYSE:UTX). UTC is a diversified company providing
high-technology products and services to the global aerospace and
(i) Trademarks of Bombardier Inc. or its subsidiaries
Anna di Giorgio
NBAA, Orlando, Florida (Booth 3160)
+1 514 244-4756
Pratt & Whitney Canada, Longueuil, Quebec
+1 514 221-6337
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