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The company, a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services is pleased to announce the establishment of a engine facility at Singapore's Seletar Aerospace Park specially built for the PW150A turboprop engine.
The new 8,000 sqm engine center housing a 5,200 sqm state-of-the-art facility represents Vector Aerospace's appointment as a Pratt and Whitney Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF) and will be equipped with full engine overhaul and test capability. The company will be investing more than $50 million (Singapore) in the construction, tooling and equipping of this facility.By locating in the Asia Pacific region, Vector Aerospace will provide the owners of PW150A engines and operators of Bombardier Q400 a cost effective, viable, easily accessible MRO alternative and significantly strengthens Vector Aerospace’s presence in the region. The new Vector Aerospace Asia engine center will break ground and commence construction in November 2013 with a scheduled completion date in late 2014. When fully operational, the facility is expected to employ up to 140 employees in a variety of repair, test, engineering, commercial and support roles. Vector recently received approval from Transport Canada to perform maintenance and overhaul for the Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PW150A series of engines at its facility in Summerside, Prince Edward Island. Vector Aerospace holds approvals from some of the world's leading turbine engine, airframe and avionics OEMs. Engine products supported include a wide range of General Electric, Honeywell, Pratt & Whitney Canada, Rolls-Royce and Turbomeca,(all engine lines including complete test capability). Vector Aerospace also provides support for a wide range of airframes from AgustaWestland, Boeing, Eurocopter and Sikorsky, including major inspections and dynamic component overhaul, and offers full-service avionics capability, including complete aircraft rewire plus glass cockpit engineering, development and integration.More information: www.vectoraerospace.com