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Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has signed a 12-year fleet management program (FMP) agreement with Specialist Aviation Services (SAS) for 24 PW210A engines powering 12 Leonardo AW169 helicopters.
“As an extension of our ‘personalized,’ ‘performance,’ and ‘guaranteed’ approach, we are creating value-packed services and support tailored for every customer,” says Timothy Swail, vice-president, customer programs, P&WC. “Through services such as FMP, we are moving customers toward more fully planned maintenance environments while supporting increased aircraft availability and reducing direct maintenance costs.”
The FMP has been specifically tailored to SAS’s needs. P&WC’s FMP plan is a customized, engine management solution that helps reduce operating costs and simplifies fleet operations management. It also serves as a financial planning tool supporting efficient cash flow management, while allowing operators to focus on their core business — whether it is emergency medical services, law enforcement, oil-and-gas, utility or corporate. Under this program, a P&WC-appointed team of experts manages engine maintenance to deliver reduced maintenance costs, customer satisfaction and peace of mind and outstanding engine reliability.
Operating primarily in the United Kingdom, SAS provides support to emergency services and other major organizations that rely on aircraft to support their operations. SAS is one of the fleet leaders on the AW169 program.