in Maintenance

StandardAero achieves EASA AMO certification for South African PT6A engine MRO facility

Posted 19 March 2018 · Add Comment

Vector Aerospace Africa, a StandardAero company located in Lanseria, Johannesburg, South Africa, has secured European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) aircraft maintenance organization (AMO) certification for its engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility.

Opened in 2010 and located at Lanseria International Airport, the shop is a Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PT6A Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF) with distributorship rights.

The newly awarded AMO certification from EASA adds to a long list of existing approvals for the Lanseria facility, which already holds authorizations from the South Africa Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and Transport Canada (TCCA).  The facility also holds local AMO approvals from the civil aviation authorities of Angola, Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Jason Gallant, General Manager of Vector Aerospace Africa said:  “We are pleased to add the convenience and assurance of EASA AMO certification for existing and prospective PT6A customers.   This additional approval will simplify maintenance approvals for those customers operating under EASA certification, especially those outside of South Africa.  As the sole independent Designated Overhaul Facility for the P&WC PT6A-140 engine worldwide, we have received significant interest from operators of the Cessna Grand Caravan EX and upgraded Caravans wanting us to support their powerplants, and the receipt of EASA AMO approval

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Embraer’s Praetor 600 business jet makes Its first transatlantic crossing

Embraer’s new Praetor 600 super-midsize business jet has completed its first transatlantic crossing, powered by Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel (SAJF).

Boeing releases a statement on 737 MAX certification

Boeing has completed development of the updated software for the 737 MAX, along with associated simulator testing and the company’s engineering test flight.

MiG game in Africa

The Russian Aircraft Corporation (RAC) MiG company is hoping that new variants will repeat the success of the original MiG-29 in Africa. Jon Lake reports.

Air Burkina eyes regional expansion

Ouagadougou-based Air Burkina has just completed a fleet upgrade and is preparing to strengthen its network as the government begins to study options for re-privatising the airline. Victoria Moores reports.

Precision Air re-opens its routes to Kahama and Tabora

Precision Air’s is resume flights to Kahama and Tabora in Tanzania.

Airbus holds African airlines business lab symposium

Airbus held its annual African airlines business lab symposium in Zanzibar this week, bringing together airline industry experts and managers from carriers across the region, with the purpose of sharpening their businesses to take

EBACE SK1704230519
See us at