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Sikorsky Helitech Partners with EURAVIA Engineering to

Sikorsky Helitech Partners with EURAVIA Engineering to Support Pratt
& Whitney Canada (P&WC) PT6T Engines in Australasia 
MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwire) -- 01/13/13 -- EURAVIA is
pleased to announce the signing of a two year teaming agreement with
SIKORSKY HELITECH, Australia to provide P&WC PT6T engine maintenance,
repair and overhaul (MRO) services in the Asia Pacific region. Based
in Lancashire, England, EURAVIA specialises in aftermarket services
for a wide range of P&WC PT6 engines. The strategic partnership will
support Bell 412 and 212 aircraft throughout Australasia. Sikorsky
Aircraft Australia Limited is based in Brisbane, Queensland,
Australia, and does business as SIKORSKY HELITECH, a Sikorsky
Aerospace Services (SAS) company. SAS is the aftermarket business of
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.
(NYSE:UTX). 
"This partnership between EURAVIA and SIKORSKY HELITECH ensures that
Bell 412 & 212 operators will have access to high quality in-country
MRO support for their PT6T engines which is underpinned by an
unprecedented 4,000 hour warranty coverage," said Dennis G. Mendoros,
EURAVIA Managing Director. "I am confident that these cost effective
services will reduce aircraft operating cost significantly while
enhancing engine reliability." 
EURAVIA is a leading MRO provider of helicopter and fixed-wing engine
repair and overhaul and offers Engineering and Training support to
its Customers worldwide. EURAVIA owns the largest PT6 inventory and
provides a wide range of PT6A & PT6T logistic support, including
engine outright sales, exchange and leasing. EURAVIA is approved by
EASA, FAA, ISO9001, DAOS and 14 OEMs and National Aviation
Authorities. Headquartered in Kelbrook, England, EURAVIA has a wide
range of international associations across 50 different countries in
4 continents. EURAVIA delivers high quality, cost-effective and
reliable engines with the best PT6T warranty cover in the market.
EURAVIA's Mobile Repair Team and Customer Support Managers offer
extensive support for P&WC PT6A, PT6T and PT6C requirements. 
SIKORSKY HELITECH and EURAVIA will develop a joint engine MRO
strategy for Australia and Southeast Asia to support PT6T-powered
Bell 212, Bell 412 and Bell UH-1H helicopters. With satellite offices
throughout the
 region, SIKORSKY HELITECH is one of the largest
providers of aftermarket support in the Asia Pacific area and will
offer EURAVIA a seamless interface to the local and regional customer
base. Sikorsky's support will include storage, logistics and
distribution services across Australia as well as logistical
facilities for shipments to and from Australia and the United
Kingdom. 
"By combining our companies' expertise, regional operators will
benefit from best-in-class airframe and engine MRO services at very
competitive rates. This teaming agreement will enable us to provide
an in-country inventory of overhauled certified PT6T engines for sale
and exchange - as well as associated accessories and components,"
said David Stilianos, General Manager of SIKORSKY HELITECH.
"Additionally, last summer we launched PT6 engine maintenance
training which further complements our ability to support regional
customers with a single source MRO platform." 
Sikorsky Aerospace Services provides comprehensive support to rotary
and fixed wing aircraft throughout the world. It offers its military
and commercial customers a full portfolio of support services,
including material distribution, maintenance, overhaul & repair,
aircraft modifications and life-cycle support. Sikorsky Aircraft
Corp., based in Stratford, Conn., is a world leader in helicopter
design, manufacture and service. United Technologies Corp., based in
Hartford, Conn., provides a broad range of high technology products
and support services to the aerospace and building systems
industries.  
Other information: 
EURAVIA Engineering & Supply Co Ltd is a leading UK based independent
overhaul facility for PT6A turboprop & PT6T turboshaft engines. The
company holds 18 different international airworthiness approvals and
has over 100 customers in 5 continents. EURAVIA's customers include
both civil and defence organisations in 50 different countries.
EURAVIA received the 2010 Queen's award for Enterprise in
International Trade (Exports).  
EURAVIA also offers a wide range of Design and Post Design Services
including Life Assessment, Reliability Studies, Component Improvement
Programmes and development of advanced aerospace computer systems in
support of aircraft and helicopter engines. 
EURAVIA is based in Kelbrook, Lancashire, England and has four
modern, purpose designed & built facilities which cater for all
turbine engine refurbishing and is complimented by a fully
computerised, state of the art, test cell with an automated
dynamometer and electric loading systems.
Contacts:
Euravia
Phil Brown
Corporate Communications
+44 (0)1282 844480
+44 (0)1282 844274 (FAX)
corporate.communications@euravia.aero