Pratt & Whitney Canada

Pratt & Whitney Canada

September 29, 2009 14:22 ET

Pratt & Whitney Canada Appoints Motorflug Recognized Maintenance Facility

HELITECH, DUXFORD, ENGLAND--(Marketwire - Sept. 29, 2009) - Pratt & Whitney Canada Customer Service Centre Europe GmbH, a joint-venture between Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) and MTU Aero Engines, has appointed Motorflug Baden-Baden GmbH as a Recognized Maintenance Facility (RMF) to provide maintenance support for PT6T and PW200 series engines. P&WC is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company.

"We are delighted to have Motorflug join our growing network of Recognized Maintenance Facilities in Europe and elsewhere in the world," said Clemens Linden, General Manager of P&WC CSC Europe GmbH. "This agreement will provide our engine customers with increased maintenance options and ensure they receive the support they need, when they need it."

With facilities in Rheinmuenster, Baden-Baden and Schoenhagen, Motorflug has been in business for over 50 years and is one of the largest helicopter repair stations in Europe, serving more than 400 customers in 40 countries. Besides helicopter airframe, engine and components maintenance, it also offers a wide range of additional services, from flight training to spare parts sales, historical records monitoring, and mobile service teams. It also holds EASA Part 145 certification for fixed-wing aircraft maintenance and avionics services.

P&WC now counts over 10,000 operators all around the world - demonstrating that the company has a winning strategy in place with new-generation, green engines and unmatched support. Customers can rely on over 30 company-owned and designated service facilities, a 24/7 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.

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