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Pratt & Whitney Canada Appoints ScanTech of Denmark as a Recognized Maintenance Facility for Scandinavia

Dec 14, 2006 - 00:00 AM

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Dec. 14, 2006) - Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. (P&WC), a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company, today appointed Scandinavian Aircraft Technologies (ScanTech) of Denmark as a Recognized Maintenance Facility (RMF) for its PT6A, JT15D and PW100 series engines.

"We are delighted that ScanTech is joining P&WC's growing service network in Europe," said Claude Lachapelle, Vice President, Commercial - Service Centres. "This experienced facility will offer customers of P&WC engines in Scandinavia with enhanced maintenance as well as greater access to P&WC's extensive parts and support network and large pool of rental engines."

As a P&WC RMF, ScanTech will provide customers with important maintenance support for the PT6A and JT15D series engines, equipped with complete heavy maintenance tool kits for on-site, on-wing hot section inspection and gearbox repairs. It will also provide borescope inspections for PW100 series engines, including the reduction gearbox, cold section, hot section and accessories.

ScanTech is a European Aviation Safety Agency Part 145-approved aircraft maintenance facility located at Sindal Airport, Denmark. As one of Europe's most experienced maintenance providers, ScanTech has specialized in the maintenance of P&WC engines for more than 25 years.

Pratt & Whitney Canada, based in Longueuil, Quebec, is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines powering business, general aviation and regional aircraft, and helicopters. The company also offers auxiliary power units and industrial gas turbines. United Technologies, based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the global aerospace and building industries.


Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp.
Diana Colby