Helsinki-based GA Telesis, LLC´s engine heavy maintenance unit GA Telesis Engine Services OY (GATES), has announced the opening of its dedicated Aircraft Engine Hospital Shop, focusing on specialized aircraft engine repairs requiring limited or targeted maintenance, the company said.
The Special Procedures Aero-Engine Hospital (SPAH) will integrate test cell facilities capable of testing engines of up to 100,000 lbs of thrust.
SPAH will focus solely on repairs that will allow the company to provide a streamlined approach, real-time engine evaluations, and troubleshooting. Furthermore, SPAH will include a mobile response team that will concentrate on engine field maintenance and on-wing support.
SPAH will be operating as an independent business unit at the GATES facility. SPAH will initially target the GE CF6-80C2B, CFM56-5B and CFM56-7B product lines.
Over the next 18 months, the company plans to add the IAE V2500-A5, P&W PW4000-94/100, GE CF6-80E1, and CF34-8/10 engine lines to their capabilities.
GA Telesis Engine Services is a wholly-owned, full-service aircraft engine overhaul and repair station based in Helsinki, Vantaa Airport. It specializes in CFM International and General Electric jet engines for the Airbus A320 family, Boeing 737NG Family, 767-300ER, and 747-400 aircraft.