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Vector Aerospace joins forces with Lanmar Aviation

July 21, 2011, Toronto - Vector Aerospace Corporation is pleased to announce that Vector Aerospace Engine Services–Atlantic, Inc. (Vector) has entered into a Network Services Agreement with Lanmar Aviation based in Groton, Connecticut, United States.

July 21, 2011  By Carey Fredericks

The network services agreement calls for Vector to provide Lanmar Aviation with comprehensive engine repair and overhaul support for the Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PT6A and JT15D series engines from its P&WC Distributor and Designated Overhaul Facility (DDOF) located in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada. The work performed in Summerside will be augmented by Vector’s four other North American satellite centres, located in Atlanta, Georgia; Calgary, Alberta; Dallas, Texas; and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Lanmar Aviation’s director of sales and operations, Jessica Power, says, “Lanmar Aviation is a full service Fixed Base Operator (FBO) offering a broad range of services including aircraft management, fuel, charter, maintenance, avionics and hangar rentals. With their extensive experience on the PT6A and JT15D series engines, Vector Aerospace is the ideal candidate to support Lanmar Aviation and its customers.”

Jeff Holdridge, director of fixed wing engine sales for Vector Aerospace, indicates that Vector is excited to be entering into the Service Agreement with Lanmar Aviation to support their PT6A and JT15D engine repair and overhaul requirements. “We are confident that Vector’s repair and overhaul practices coupled with our team of highly trained and professional people will be of exceptional value and benefit to Lanmar Aviation,” remarks Holdridge.

“The signing of this agreement represents another significant achievement for Vector Aerospace Engine Services-Atlantic in further establishing itself as a world-class P&WC Distributor and Designated Overhaul Facility (DDOF),” states John MacDougall, senior vice-president of sales and marketing for Vector Aerospace. “We believe this latest agreement is a direct reflection of our team’s expertise with these engine models, and the confidence demonstrated by operators in our ability to consistently deliver the highest standards of quality, performance and customer satisfaction.”


Specific terms of the yearly renewable network services agreement include engine repair, hot section inspections, modifications, overhaul and test support for the PT6A and JT15D series engines, which are utilized by Lanmar Aviation’s fleet of aircraft; including the Hawker Beechcraft King Air, the Cessna Citation, the Pilatus PC-12, the Piper Cheyenne, and the Socata TBM. 


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