Honeywell opens Phoenix T55 engine maintenance center

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has announced the US Army has secured approval from the US Army for the opening of a T55 Repair and Overhaul Center of Excellence facility near its Honeywell Aerospace headquarters in Phoenix, the company said.

Honeywell´s new Center of Excellence for T55 helicopter engine maintenance optimizes operations and enhances support for the US Army and international customers. By co-locating the T55 engine´s engineering, production, repair and overhaul, Honeywell has significantly improved operating efficiencies and performance for many of its customers.

Honeywell´s T55 engine has supported the CH-47 Chinook helicopter for nearly 60 years. During that time, Honeywell has produced more than 6,000 T55 engines, which have logged about 12 million hours of operation.

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