Nevada company extends PT6 life

 - December 19, 2007, 9:47 AM

If the idea of extending your PT6 overhaul period from 3,600 to 8,000 hours is appealing, Wood Group Turbopower can do it for you. Under an agreement with More Company of Minden, Nev., Wood Group has become an approved repair facility and distributor for just such an STC.

The company’s Enhanced More Program goes a step beyond the existing STC requirements and includes a basic off-wing disassembly and visual inspection of the engine. Once returned to service the PT6 doesn’t require an overhaul until 8,000 hours. In the interim, there is a hot section and a series of on-wing inspections that can be performed locally. Currently, the initial program must be performed at Wood Group’s Miami Lakes, Fla. facility. Cost of the Enhanced More Program is approximately $60,000.