Aero Norway awards repair management contract to GE Aviation
LONDON, UK -- Norway-based engine MRO facility Aero Norway AS signed a three-year TrueChoice™ Material agreement with GE Aviation to cover the component repairs on its CFM56-3, CFM56-5B and 7B engines. The agreement will cover engine modules, engine assemblies and sub-assemblies, engine mounted controls and accessories, and all parts incorporated within this equipment.
According to Sonia Tindall, Manager of Global Sales & Marketing at Aero Norway. “At Aero Norway, the focus is always on delivering the best service and industry-recognized EGT margins, and we are globally acknowledged as a leader in CFM56-3 engine repairs. To best serve our customers: MROs, independent engine owners and leasing companies, we need repair partners that can complement the flexibility of workscope that we, as an independent organization, strive to offer. Through this agreement with GE Aviation, we will further enhance operational efficiency and maximize the fast slot induction and quick turn-around that our global customers demand.”
“GE Aviation has extensive component repair capabilities, and we continually invest in new repair techniques to help our customers,” said Jean Lydon-Rodgers, president and chief executive officer of GE Aviation. “This agreement with Aero Norway will bring our component repair offerings to their customers for their CFM56 engines.”
The TrueChoice suite of engine maintenance offerings incorporates an array of GE capabilities and customization across an engine's lifecycle. The TrueChoice suite includes:
- TrueChoice Flight Hour helps optimize cost of ownership over the engine lifecycle with flexible risk transfer and payment options.
- TrueChoice Overhaul provides time and material overhauls with tailored workscopes specific to shop visit objectives, economic priorities and ownership horizon for one engine or a fleet.
- TrueChoice Material offers high-quality new and used OEM parts, advanced repairs and technology upgrades to enhance engine performance and support higher engine residual value.
- TrueChoice Transitions includes a range of options for changing ownership horizons, such as green time leases, exchanges and material buy-back, plus customized workscopes with shorter builds and maximum used material. For lessors, GE offers products specifically designed to accommodate a change in owner or operator.
Each of the TrueChoice offerings is underpinned by GE Aviation's data and analytic capabilities and experience to help reduce maintenance burden and service disruptions for customers.
Aero Norway AS is an authorised CFM repair station based in Stavanger Airport, Sola, Norway and is celebrating its 25th year of working with CFM International*. The modern facility was designed specifically to provide MRO services for CFM56® engine variants and is fully equipped with all the necessary equipment to provide high quality maintenance services with industry recognised EGT margins for CFM56-3, CFM56-5B and CFM56-7B engines. Aero Norway offers a full range of engine MRO services: engine repair & overhaul; maintenance & repairs; engine test cell runs; full restoration; back shop parts repair; engine investigation; special customer requests; and non-destructive testing & diagnostics. Aero Norway is multi-release FAA, EASA, TCCA, CAAC, GCAA and DGCA certified. Visit www.aeronorway.no
Aero Norway’s programme of continuous improvement, utilising the most modern, up to date equipment and technology, ensures that all maintenance and repairs carried out in the Stavanger workshop, on-wing, or undertaken off-site by specialist repair vendors, such as GE Aviation, are implemented with precision to the highest possible standard. A ’24 Hour AOG Support Team’ is also available to further enhance the service provided to customers.
GE Aviation, an operating unit of GE (NYSE: GE), is a world-leading provider of jet and turboprop engines, components, integrated digital, avionics, electrical power and mechanical systems for commercial, military, business and general aviation aircraft. GE Aviation has a global service network to support these offerings and is part of the world's Digital Industrial Company with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive.
TM TrueChoice is a trademark of General Electric Company.
*CFM International is a 50/50 joint venture between GE and Safran Aircraft Engines.
®CFM56 is a trademark of CFM International