LINCOLN, NEB — To meet increased demand from engine customers, Duncan Aviation increased its available pool of rental turbine engines by 33% in 2017. This pool now includes several rental engines for the following engine models: HTF7000, HTF7350 and TFE731 (-2C, -3, -5B, -20, -40, and -60).
James Prater, Manager of Turbine Engine Services, says Duncan Aviation’s recent growth in engine capabilities and authorizations have increased customer demand for engine services, requiring the purchase of additional engines to use as customer rentals. “Customers want to be able to continue to fly while their engines are with us for CZIs (Core Zone Inspections),” says Prater. “Through our extended engine pool and other rental engines that we have access to, we are prepared to help them locate a rental and continue their missions.”
Over the last two years, Duncan Aviation’s Turbine Engine Services have experienced major change. In October of 2015, the company worked with Honeywell Aerospace to receive an extension to its engine service authorizations designating its Lincoln, Nebraska, location as a Honeywell AS907 (HTF 7000) Series Minor Maintenance facility. One year later, in October 2016, the Lincoln location’s authorization was further expanded when it was named a Honeywell TFE731 Heavy service facility. Duncan Aviation has been performing Major Periodic Inspections on TFE731 engines for decades. The new authorization allows the company to perform engine Core Zone Inspections and Repairs at its facility.
“The new overhaul authorization has been met with much industry excitement,” Prater says. “And the first few engines have performed well above maintenance manual requirements after their Core Zone Inspections were completed in the Duncan Aviation facility.”
For more information about Duncan Aviation’s Turbine Engine Services, visit: http://da.aero/services/engine-apu/
Duncan Aviation is an aircraft service provider supporting the aviation needs of government and business operators and other service providers. Services include major and minor airframe inspections, engine maintenance, major retrofits for cabin and cockpit systems, full paint and interior services and preowned aircraft sales and acquisitions. Duncan Aviation also has international aircraft components solutions experts available 24/7/365 at +1 402.475.4125 who can handle any aircraft system problem with immediate exchanges, rotables, loaners or avionics/instrument/accessory repairs and overhauls. Complete service facilities are located in Lincoln, Neb., and Battle Creek, Mich. Additional locations include Provo, Utah, and more than 20 other facilities strategically located throughout the United States to provide customers with local support and the quickest response to avionics, engine and airframe Aircraft On Ground (AOG) situations.
For more information about any of Duncan Aviation’s services, call +1 402.475.2611 or visit www.DuncanAviation.aero
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