Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) Aerospace Component Services (ACS) in Wichita Falls, Texas, will invest about $1 million US in state-of-the-art equipment that will position the facility for growth. The capital investment includes a $450,000 contribution from the City of Wichita Falls. The Wichita Falls facility provides complete restoration of super-alloy components as well as section replacements and protective coating applications for a wide range of gas turbine components. P&WC ACS will use the investment to acquire an advanced water jet stripping machine that will significantly increase its ability to clean gas turbine components, including PW100 engine combustion liners used on regional aircraft, prior to repair.
Leonardo secured additional helicopter orders worth €470 million at Heli-Expo 2023
Italian aerospace, defence and security specialist Leonardo S.p.A. (Leonardo) sold approaching 40 helicopters at Heli-Expo 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia on March 7-9 this year. Deliveries of the aircraft are expected to take place between 2023 and 2026. The sales involve AW139s, AW169s and AW109s which will be used for energy support, rescue and public service