Centurion production back on track

Continental Motors Group reports that its Technify Motors GmbH division has successfully renewed all EASA certifications required to design, produce and maintain it line of Jet-A fueled Centurion engines. The certification renewal was required as part of the process to complete the acquisition of the assets of Thielert Aircraft Engines.

Technify Motors received renewal of its Design Organization, Production Organization and Maintenance Organization certificates after review by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) as well as the German Federal Aviation Office (Luftfahrt-Bundesamt) had confirmed compliance with European Commissions Regulations.

“We appreciate the support and commitment of the authorities in completing this timely review, allowing us to ensure full compliance while minimizing the impact on our customers,” said Kenneth Suda, president of Technify Motors. “We now look forward to expanding both production and design activities with this important step behind us.”

Continental Motors Group is an operating unit of China-based AVIC International Holding Company. Its operating units include Continental Motors, Inc., Technify Motors, GmbH, Mattituck Services, Inc., and Zulu Flight Training, Inc.

Centurion produces certified kerosene (diesel) piston aircraft engines for general aviation. In 2001, the manufacturer of Centurion engines became the first company in the world to receive type certification for its kerosene piston aircraft engines. The 3,500 plus Centurion engines delivered have to date completed more than 3.7 million flight hours.

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