Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has named five Jet Aviation sites in Singapore, Australia, Hong Kong, the Philippines, and Switzerland as designated maintenance facilities (DMF) for line maintenance and mobile repair services, bringing the turbine engine OEM’s number of DMFs serving helicopters, regional, general, and business aircraft to 22 worldwide.
Each of the new Jet Aviation DMFs carries authorizations for maintenance on different P&WC variants. The company's Singapore facility can work on several PT6A variants, PW308A/C, PW307A/D, JT15D-5/5R, PW305B, PW617F-E, and PW535E; Cairns, Australia: PW120, PW121/A, PW127E, PW123B/C/D/E, PW150A, PW118A/B, several PT6A variants, and JT15D-4/-5A/D5; Hong Kong: PW308C and PW307A; Manila: several PT6A variants, JT15D-5A, JT15D-D, PW207D, and PW207D1/D2; and Basel: PW305A, PW307A, PW307D, and PW308C.
Introduced in 2017, P&WC’s DMFs are in areas of the greatest demand and provide OEM-approved tooling and parts and direct support from the company’s technical professionals, according to P&WC v-p of customer service Satheeshkumar Kumarasingam. “Our DMF network is a critical element of our strategy to provide our customers with local and personalized line maintenance and mobile repair services,” he said.
In all, P&WC has more than 50 owned and designated facilities, two customer-first centers for technical and logistic support, more than 10 owned and designated parts distribution centers, and more than 100 field support representatives and mobile repair teams.