Paris Air Show

Chromalloy to repair F108 engine modules

 - June 15, 2009, 4:33 AM

Chromalloy (Hall 3 Stand A33) has announced that the U.S. Air Force has selected it to provide module repairs during maintenance on the F108 gas turbine engine that powers the KC135R tanker aircraft. The follow-on award, valued at $15.8 million plus options, brings the total value of the contract to approximately $38 million over three years.

Under the contract Chromalloy will overhaul the 13 to 15 rotor stator modules, including the turbine frame. It plans to perform the work during periodic heavy maintenance of the engines. The KC135R fleet includes more than 400 aircraft deployed by the Air Mobility Command for refueling military aircraft in flight.

A supplier of advanced repairs and services for gas turbines used in aviation and land-based applications, Chromalloy repairs, refurbishes and manufactures engine components. The U.S. company also designs and manufactures parts manufacturer approval (PMA) replacement parts for FAA-certified aircraft engines to meet or exceed the performance, reliability and durability specifications of OEM parts.

In support of land-based applications, Chromalloy employs identical engineering disciplines used to produce its FAA-certified parts.

Chromalloy serves commercial and military customers worldwide and maintains operations in the U.S., Mexico, the UK, Netherlands, Italy, Germany, France, the United Arab Emirates, Israel, China, Singapore, Thailand, Japan and Australia.