MTU Maintenance adds GE90-110B and -115B engines to its portfolio
Repair services for the world's largest jet engine round off the shop's maintenance offerings
Preparations for GE90-110B and -115B engine shop visits are in full swing at Hannover. The test cell, which has recently been expanded, is capable of accommodating the world's highestthrust jet engine. The necessary certificates have been obtained from the European Air Safety Agency (EASA) and its U.S. counterpart, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The GE90-110B and -115B are the exclusive engines powering Boeing's 777-200LR and 777-300ER. To date, some 300 of the world's largest twinjets are in revenue service with airlines, and about another 300 are on order.
MTU Maintenance Hannover boasts decades of experience in the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of highthrust engines. The company started to provide support for GE's CF6 family of engines back when the shop launched operations. This propulsion system powers the Airbus A300/A310/A330 family and is found also on other aircraft, such as the Boeing 747 and 767 and DC-10/MD-11.
MTU Aero Engines AG
MTU Aero Engines is Germany's leading engine manufacturer and an established player in the industry. The company has a global workforce of about 7,600 employees and posted consolidated sales of approximately 2.6 billion euros in fiscal 2009. In the commercial area, MTU Maintenance is the world's largest independent provider of engine MRO services and operates affiliates in all major regions and markets around the globe. In the military arena, MTU Aero Engines is Germany's industrial lead company for practically all engines flown by the country's armed forces. The company is a technology leader, excelling in lowpressure turbines, highpressure compressors, as well as manufacturing and repair techniques.
Press releases you might also be interested in
Weitere Informationen zum Thema "Luft- / Raumfahrt":
1,7 Millionen Industrie-Roboter erneuern Fabriken weltweit bis 2020
Bis 2020 werden mehr als 1,7 Millionen neue Industrie-Roboter in den Fabriken der Welt installiert. Die Robotik-Branche in Asien verzeichnet dabei aktuell das stärkste Wachstum – angeführt von China als Weltmarktführer. Im Jahr 2017 sind die Roboterinstallationen in der Region Asien-Australien voraussichtlich um 21 Prozent gestiegen, in Nord- und Südamerika um 16 Prozent und in Europa um acht Prozent. Das sind Ergebnisse aus dem World-Robotics-Report 2017, der von der International Federation of Robotics (IFR) veröffentlicht wurde.Weiterlesen