in General Aviation

Honeywell and Jordanian Aeronautical Systems boost engine support through local service centre

Posted 12 September 2017 · Add Comment

Honeywell has signed a license agreement with Jordanian Aeronautical Systems to provide support services for Honeywell's T53 series of engines.

The turboshaft engines best known for powering some of the world’s most iconic helicopters for over 50 years, including the Bell UH-1H Huey, Huey II and AH-1H Cobra, with a total of more than 62 million flight hours.

As the first dedicated T53 engine service centre in the Middle East and Africa region,Jordanian Aeronautical Systems Co.(JAC) will provide both military and commercial operators with localized repair and maintenance options. The regional service center will provide a reliable, cost-effective and local option for operators looking for repair, maintenance and overhaul support in the Middle East and Africa region.

“As the Middle East and Africa region continues to grow, we recognize the need to offer a more accessible, regional repair and maintenance option,” said Mosab Alkubaisy, director Middle East and Africa, Honeywell Aerospace. “With the new Jordanian Aeronautical Systems service centre, operators can have their T-53 engines repaired locally, which means quicker turnaround and less downtime so they can stay flying for longer.”

 “In addition to the technical and practical benefits, we are investing in thelocal workforce and resources,which means reduced operational costs such as shipping,” said ZiadAbuain, CEO, Jordanian Aeronautical Systems. “By reducing operational costs, we can passthis benefit onto JAC customers, ensuring they get a better deal and can actively manage the repairs and maintenance for their T53 engine.”

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Aviation Africa 2018: Cyber security: Not if, but when

An airline’s greatest cyber-security threat may also be its most precious asset – its staff – according to panellists speaking at Aviation Africa in Cairo. Victoria Moores reports.

Aviation Africa: MROs eye tremendous market in Africa

Speaking at the Aviation Africa MRO panel Hisham Ali, consultant to the Chairman of Egypt Air, said that African MRO market is growing. Africa represents four percent of the global 25,368 fleet and 3.9 percent of global 75.6 billion USD

Aviation Africa 2018 gets under way in Cairo

The Aviation Africa Summit and Exhibition 2018 is under way in Cairo with over 980 delegates and visitors at the two-day event.

On board with quality

Systems manufacturer Liebherr-Aerospace enjoys an unblemished reputation for quality, thanks to hard work, continuous investment and a long-term vision. Chuck Grieve has been finding out more.

Airbus pushes mission-critical standard solutions for 5G networks

Airbus will intensively contribute to the next steps in finding a global standard for mission-critical multimedia group communication.

Flydubai marks Africa expansion by adding Kinshasa to its network

Flydubai is the first national carrier for the UAE to create direct air links to the Congolese capital, Kinshasa and with the start of the service sees its comprehensive network in Africa grow to 13 destinations in 10 countries.

TAA SK0902311218
See us at
Global Aerospace BT010518AirCargoAFA_BT220318210219AAD2018 BT