Thu, Mar 20, 2003
In Australia, and in Canadian Rockies
week Pratt & Whitney Canada appointed both Tenix Aviation Pty
Ltd. (Tenix), located at the Adelaide Airport in South Australia;
and Rocky Mountain Aircraft, located at Springbank Airport west of
Calgary, Alberta, as Recognized Maintenance Facilities (RMFs) for
its PT6A and JT15D engine models.
offers engine support services to operators of P&WC-powered
aircraft in Australia with the advantage of a one-stop-shop support
for both aircraft and engines at its facility. Rocky Mountain
Aircraft sells and leases aircraft worldwide; and both RMA and
Tenix specialize in line and heavy maintenance for the corporate
and airline market. "The appointment of Tenix as a P&WC
Recognized Maintenance Facility makes it the very first facility in
Australia that has been accorded RMF status; and we are pleased to
be associated with a world-class organization like Rocky Mountain
Aircraft and to have it as part of our P&WC RMF network," said
Denis Parisien, Vice President, Service Centres, Operations.
"Operators of P&WC-powered aircraft will now benefit from the
full resources of the engine manufacturer and these facilities'
outstanding reputation for high quality aircraft and engine
continued, "In their capacity as RMFs, these facilities' qualified
technical staffs will carry out line maintenance on the JT15D
engine model and advanced heavy maintenance on the PT6A engine
family. These facilities will also offer its customers fly-in
service, engine removal / installation, on-wing troubleshooting and
repairs. Tenix offers avionics services in addition to propeller
maintenance. This will compliment the P&WC overhaul facility in
Brisbane, Australia, which offers overhauls, hot section
inspections, heavy maintenance, borescope inspections and mobile
repair teams. RMA's will complement the P&WC Regional Service
Centre in Calgary, Alberta which offers Hot Section Inspections,
heavy maintenance, borescope inspections and mobile repair teams
along with a full Parts Distribution Centre."
"We are bringing support closer to the operators," said Mr.
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