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Propeller Balancing For Your PW100 Engine

Regular propeller balancing is crucial to the health and performance of your PW100 aircraft engine, much like performing a wheel alignment on your car. Maintain a balanced propeller and limit costly engine removals by keeping the following in mind.

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Cleaning Your Engine to Lower Operating Cost

One of the most cost-effective and beneficial ways to maintain your PW100 or PW150 aircraft engine is to wash it regularly, both inside and outside. Consider these important factors to ensure effective washing and optimal engine performance.

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Technology, Turboprops | 2 min read

New Technology: Propeller Vibration Trend Monitoring

New digital propeller vibration trend monitoring systems are changing the game. P&WC's FAST™ solution (Flight Acquisition, Storage, and Transmission), for instance, makes propeller balancing much simpler and more accurate.

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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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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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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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A CUSTOMER-DRIVEN FUTURE FOR THE PW100 ENGINE FAMILY

P&WC connects with PW100 operators in the growing regional aviation market through special events where customers can give feedback and discuss best practices. Here’s the lowdown on two recent events.

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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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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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