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Customers, Maintenance, PT6A | 3 min read

4 MAINTENANCE BEST PRACTICES FOR PREVENTING SALT AIR CORROSION

Engines powering aircraft that operate near the sea face corrosion by salt—but not if you follow some simple maintenance practices. Here’s what PT6A operators need to know.

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THE WHAT, WHEN AND WHY OF HELICOPTER ENGINE WASHES

To help optimize helicopter engine performance and reduce corrosion, you can do several types of washes in the field. Our helicopter engine expert explains what to do and why.

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3 TIPS FOR MONITORING HELICOPTER ENGINE POWER

In the helicopter world, it’s a given that engine performance will change over time. Routine power assurance checks will help you know when you need to take action.

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Maintenance, Mechanics | 3 min read

DE-ICING FLUID AND AIRCRAFT APUs: 4 QUESTIONS FOR OPERATORS

An APU is designed to compress air, not liquid. If de-icing fluid gets inside by accident, it could adversely impact performance. Here’s how you can stop that from happening.

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Prognostics, PT6A, Technology | 4 min read

WHY ENGINE CONDITION TREND MONITORING IS A MUST FOR PT6As

Whether it involves recording and inputting data manually or using the latest automated Digital Engine Services, Engine Condition Trend Monitoring delivers net gains for all PT6A customers.

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Maintenance | 3 min read

5 QUICK TIPS FOR SERVICING YOUR ENGINE’S OIL SYSTEM

Our expert shares 5 oil maintenance best practices that will help give you a clear picture of your oil status and keep your engine performing optimally.

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3 PRO TIPS FOR PREVENTING AND RESOLVING ENGINE VIBRATIONS

Some simple maintenance and troubleshooting activities can help turbofan operators keep engine vibration levels low to optimize performance and passenger comfort.

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Diagnostics, PT6A, Turboprops | 3 min read

FOUR KEYS TO GOOD CONNECTOR CARE

P&WC’s connector care guidelines help optimize dispatch availability by preventing electronic engine control faults. That’s why they have been adopted as standard maintenance practices by customers such as Bombardier and QantasLink.

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