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6 ESSENTIAL TOOLS FOR DIY TURBOFAN ENGINE LINE MAINTENANCE

Get equipped to take care of basic turbofan engine line maintenance activities on your own. Our maintenance expert recommends these six must-have DIY tools.

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FASHIONABLY LATE DOESN’T APPLY TO YOUR ENGINE TBO. HERE’S WHY

Every PT6A engine comes with a time between overhaul (TBO) schedule. To ensure optimal performance and reduce maintenance costs, make sure you have your engine serviced before reaching it. Here’s why:

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Pilatus PC12 powered by a PT6A engine on ground
Performance, PT6A, Turboprops | 3 min read

GROUND PERFORMANCE CHECKS FOR YOUR PT6A

Airtime spoke with Yves Houde, PT6A Customer Manager at P&WC, to discover how the Ground Performance Check (GPC) process plays an important role for PT6A-powered aircraft.

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THE DIGITAL EDGE: NEW SOLUTIONS FOR PROACTIVE ENGINE MAINTENANCE

P&WC’s Proactive-Help Desk is delivering higher availability, lower costs and personalized maintenance recommendations to PW300 customers by mining engine and aircraft data and applying predictive analytics techniques.

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Surprise is the worst word in aviation. With P&WCSMART, there are no surprises in terms of cost
Maintenance, Turboprops | 4 min read

Why Your Engine Needs a Hot Section Inspection

Good aircraft engine maintenance for turbofans and turboprops includes inspecting the hot section. Here’s what you should know about the process.

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Maintenance, Turbofans | 3 min read

What Can You Do About Aircraft Engine FOD?

Anything from a bird in flight to a loose bolt on the runway can cause foreign object damage (FOD) to an aircraft engine. Here's how to reduce the risk.

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PW300 engine's service on wing
Customers, Maintenance | 4 min read

Handy Access from the Hangar

Our customer service portal, MyP&WC Power, hosts more than 460 technical manuals that guide aircraft engine maintenance and repair. Nearly 16,000 users access them, some use them daily.

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DHC-6 Twin Otter - P&WC PT6A-27
Performance, Turboprops | 2 min read

3 Ways to Understand Your Turboprop's Power Ratings

The power management systems on your turboprop provide full control of the engine’s power during all phases of flight. Plus, being aware of your engine’s customized power ratings leads to more durable and cost-efficient maintenance.

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