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IAE Launches Corporate Engine Maintenance

 - December 11, 2006, 8:25 AM

International Aero Engines has launched a comprehensive upgrade and aftermarket support service for the V2500 engines powering Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJs). Its ExcelSelect program follows along the lines of the V2500 Select maintenance program available for commercial airlines and is aimed, says IAE, at “providing the customer with reduced and predictable operating costs, improved fuel burn, and offering time-on-wing improvements.”  

The company says ExcelSelect covers all engine shop visits, including the cost of airworthiness directives, service bulletins and accessory rework and will apply to unscheduled maintenance requirements as well as planned shop visits. IAE president Mark King says the program will be transferable from owner to owner. “this means aircraft with engines maintained under ExcelSelect V2500s will have higher residual value,” he sa