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Vector Aerospace Africa appointed designated overhaul facility for PT6A-140 engine

News International-French

19 Aug 2014

The independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, its facility, located in Lanseria, South Africa, has been appointed a Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF) for the Pratt & Whitney Canada aircraft engine. 

Vector Aerospace Africa (Pty) Ltd at Lanseria International Airport near Johannesburg is a Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) distributor and designated overhaul facility (DDOF) for other PT6A engine models. The facility also offers mobile repair team (MRT) support for a range of additional P&WC powerplants.

The corporation holds approvals from some of the world's leading OEMs including P&WC, Rolls-Royce, Turbomeca, General Electric and Honeywell. Products supported include the P&WC PT6T, PT6A, JT15D, PW100, PW150A, PW307 and PW308A series engines; Rolls-Royce M250; Rolls-Royce T56/501D;Turbomeca Arriel 1 and Arriel 2; General Electric T58 / CT58 and CT-7A / T700 engines; Honeywell TFE731 and Honeywell ALF 502/LF507 (all engine lines include complete test capability); dynamic components, full-service avionics capability; up to and including glass cockpit engineering, development and integration, complete aircraft rewires, as well as airframes and major inspections support for a variety of Airbus Helicopters, Sikorsky, Boeing and AgustaWestland helicopter models.

About Vector Aerospace:
The company is a global provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services. Through facilities in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Australia, South Africa and Kenya, Vector Aerospace provides services to commercial and military customers for gas turbine engines, components and helicopter airframes. Vector’s customer-focused team includes over 2,700 motivated employees.

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