Cessna inks deal with StandardAero

StandardAero has entered into an agreement with Cessna to support the global Citation Service Center network. The agreement involves support of the Pratt and Whitney Canada PW615F for the Cessna Mustang and the Rolls-Royce AE3007C/C1 on the Citation X.

StandardAero provides full overhaul and repair for the PW615F engine at its facility in Maryville, Tenn. The company recently completed construction of a 10,000-square-foot facility, which includes a new state-of-the-art test cell.

For more information: Cessna.com, StandardAero.com.

Günter Kappler to take helm at Tielert

With immediate effect the renowned engine expert Prof. Dr.-Ing. Günter Kappler will provide support to Thielert Aircraft Engines GmbH in continuing the company’s operative business. “A clear signal for customers and investors,” says insolvency administrator, Dr. Bruno Kübler.

“I am happy that it was possible to recruit such a distinguished and experienced expert for Thielert Aircraft Engines GmbH”, commented Kübler on the commitment of Prof. Kappler who has already been distinguished for his services on behalf of the German aircraft industry on a number of occasions. He is considered to be a proven expert in the area of engine development, production and marketing. He has first-class references both as a scientist and within the industry – among other things, as a former holder of the Chair for Aircraft Drives and Director of the Institute for Air and Space Travel at the Technical University of Munich as well as managing director at BMW Rolls-Royce, development manager at Fairchild Dornier and managing director of Europrop International. [Read more…]