Feb 21, 2006 - 00:00 AM
LUDWIGSFELDE, GERMANY--(CCNMatthews - Feb. 21, 2006) - Pratt & Whitney Canada Customer Service Centre Europe GmbH (P&WC CSC Europe GmbH) has officially started offering Repair and Overhaul (R&O) services for the PW500 series engine at its R&O facility in Ludwigsfelde near Berlin, Germany. The facility has also expanded its Mobile Repair Team (MRT) to support customers in the field operating the PW500.
Modifications were carried out to the layout of the facility to integrate the PW500 R&O services within the existing turbofan line. New test cell equipment has been added and certified, and staff at the facility has also undergone comprehensive training to provide PW500 related services.
"Having the capability to perform major repairs and overhauls to the PW500 provides our customers with a full-service P&WC facility within Europe," said Juergen Pilot, General Manager, CSC Europe. "This will help reduce transportation time and costs, and allow for communication within a similar time zone."
P&WC CSC Europe GmbH is a joint venture of P&WC and MTU/Germany and operates two modern service centres plus Mobile Repair Teams (MRT) in Ludwigsfelde, Germany and Southampton, U.K. The Southampton facility is conveniently located adjacent to the Southampton International Airport. This 60,000-square-foot facility offers full repair and overhaul support for PW100 and PT6T Twin-Pac®, including two test cells, one for each engine series. The Ludwigsfelde facility is located near the city of Berlin. In addition to providing new services for the PW500, it offers full repair and overhaul support for PT6A, JT15D, PW200 and PW300 engine series.
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