ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 22, 2009) - HELI-EXPO - Pratt & Whitney Canada Customer Service Centre Europe GmbH, a joint venture between Pratt & Whitney Canada and MTU Aero Engines, signed a 16-year Fleet Management Program agreement with Germany's renowned Automobile Club ADAC to provide comprehensive maintenance support for PW206B2 engines installed on their fleet of 19 Eurocopter EC135P2 helicopters. Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) is a United Technologies (NYSE:UTX) company.
"P&WC has been supporting ADAC's fleet of PW200-powered helicopters since its first flight and we are delighted to have the opportunity to pursue our relationship with ADAC for the long term through our tailored FMP(R) program agreement," said Geoffrey Corbeil, General Manager of P&WC CSC Europe GmbH.
ADAC will benefit from P&WC's global customer support, ranked No. 1 in helicopter engines for the last nine years in a row. Customers can also rely on over 30 company-owned and designated service facilities, a Customer First Centre for expert and rapid assistance, and an extensive parts distribution network to deliver unmatched frontline service. With field support representatives on all major continents, mobile repair teams available around the clock, and the largest pool of P&WC rental and exchange engines in the industry, P&WC's goal is to go the extra mile to keep its customers flying.
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 manufactures auxiliary power units and industrial gas turbines. United Technologies, based in Hartford, Conn., USA, is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the global aerospace and building industries.