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Vector celebrates opening of South African facility

Nov. 8, 2010, Summerside, P.E.I. - Vector Aerospace Corporation  is pleased to announce the grand opening of Vector Aerospace Engine Services-Atlantic’s newest engine repair, overhaul and test facility, located in Lanseria, South Africa.


November 8, 2010
By Carey Fredericks

“Vector’s expansion into the South African marketplace has been a key component in the company’s
customer service growth strategy,” says Brian Thompson, president of Vector Aerospace Engine
Services-Atlantic. “This new engine facility will offer operators throughout the region field service and
engine repairs on the Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PT6A, JT15D and PW100 engine series; as
well as complete overhaul and test capability for the PT6A engine.”

”We are extremely confident regarding the establishment of a repair and overhaul shop in Lanseria,
South Africa, “adds Thompson. “ Vector continues to experience significant growth in its repair and
overhaul business worldwide; and we believe this new operation provides a foundation for additional
growth in this region, as well as creating opportunities for expansion into new markets.”

The new Vector engine repair and overhaul facility is located at Hanger 25, Lanseria International Airport,
Lanseria, South Africa.