Armada de Chile Selects Prime Turbines for PT6A Engine Overhauls
CARROLLTON, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 9, 2018--Prime Turbines LLC, a subsidiary of VSE Aviation, Inc. (VAI) has been selected by Armada de Chile (the Chilean Navy) for the overhaul of two PT6A-25 turboprop engines. The engines power the Navy’s fleet of Pilatus PC-7 aircraft used for pilot training.
“We are grateful to the Chilean Navy for entrusting us with this work,” commented Paul Goffredi, VSE Aviation President and COO. “These overhauls are the first of what we hope will be many more.”
Mr. Goffredi continued, “We’d like to thank our appointed representative, NewCont Chile, with assisting us in winning this award and look forward to receiving the engines in the next few weeks.”
Prime Turbines, LLC is a subsidiary of VSE Aviation, Inc., a VSE Corporation company. Prime Turbines is a leading, independent PT6A maintenance, repair and overhaul company headquartered in Carrollton, Texas with additional facilities in Mesa, Arizona and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For additional information regarding Prime Turbines’ services and products, please see the company’s website at www.primeturbines.com or contact Karen Goode at +1 (972) 406-2153.
About VSE Aviation
Established in 2015 by VSE Corporation, VSE Aviation, Inc. is a family of companies which includes Air Parts & Supply Co., CT Aerospace LLC, Kansas Aviation LLC, Prime Turbines LLC, VSE Aviation GmbH, and VSE Aviation Singapore PTE LTD which specialize in maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services and parts supply for commercial, corporate and regional aircraft. For additional information regarding VSE Aviation services and products, please contact Karen Goode at +1 (972) 406-2153.
About VSE Corporation
Established in 1959, VSE Corporation (NASDAQ: VSEC) is a diversified products and services company providing logistics solutions with integrity, agility, and value. VSE is dedicated to making our federal and commercial clients successful by delivering innovative solutions for vehicle, ship, and aircraft sustainment, supply chain management, platform modernization, mission enhancement, and program management, and providing energy, IT, and consulting services. For additional information regarding VSE services and products, please see the Company’s web site at www.vsecorp.com or contact Christine Kaineg, VSE Investor Relations, at +1 (703) 329-3263.
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CONTACT: VSE Aviation, Inc.
Karen Goode, +1 972-406-2153
KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA SOUTH AMERICA CHILE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA TEXAS
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: MANUFACTURING AEROSPACE ENGINEERING DEFENSE CONTRACTS OTHER DEFENSE
SOURCE: VSE Aviation, Inc.
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