July 28, 2014, Johannesburg, S.A. - Vector Aerospace has announced that Vector Aerospace Africa (Pty) Ltd engine repair and overhaul facility in Lanseria, South Africa, has been appointed a Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF) for the Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PT6A-140 aircraft engine.
By Carey Fredericks
"We are well known for our industry-leading customer service orientation and we share with P&WC a service first philosophy that is of great importance to aircraft owners, aircraft manufacturers and us," says Jeff Poirier, president of Vector Aerospace Engine Services – Atlantic. "With this new DOF appointment for the PT6A-140 engine, we are pleased to continue our long and successful relationship with P&WC."
Vector Aerospace Africa (Pty) Ltd at Lanseria International Airport near Johannesburg is a 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.
Vector Aerospace Corporation holds approvals from some of the world's leading OEMs including Pratt & Whitney Canada, Rolls-Royce, Turbomeca, General Electric and Honeywell. Products supported include the Pratt & Whitney Canada 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.