Vector Aerospace Africa appointed PT6A-140 overhaul facility
Aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services provider, Vector Aerospace, has announced that Vector Aerospace Africa (Pty) Ltd engine repair and overhaul facility, located in Lanseria, South Africa, has been appointed a Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF) for the Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PT6A-140 aircraft engine.
"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.