TrueChoice Flight Hour service now offered for CT7 helicopter engines
Services coverage delivers range of options for GE-powered Bell, Leonardo and Sikorsky customers
ATLANTA -- GE Aviation announced today its TrueChoiceTM Commercial Services program is now offered for its CT7 helicopter engine family. This includes the CT7-2F1 powering the Bell 525, the CT7-2E1 powering the Leonardo AW189 and the CT7-8A powering the Sikorsky S-92.
TrueChoice Flight Hour for commercial CT7 helicopter engines is a comprehensive service offering for maintaining commercial helicopter operations in the Oil & Gas, Search & Rescue, VVIP and VIP markets. It is tailored to meet the business and financial objectives of operators and help optimize cost of ownership over the entire lifecycle with flexible risk transfer and payment options.
“Every day, GE Aviation delivers top-quality OEM maintenance and engineering services around the world,” said GE Aviation Commercial Turboshaft Engines Director Elissa Lee. “The TrueChoice Flight Hour program will provide these top services for CT7 helicopter engines at a competitive and predictable price with flexible options for customers’ unique and evolving needs.”
With TrueChoice Flight Hour, customers receive:
- Scheduled and unscheduled shop visits
- Spare engine availability
- Engine monitoring
- Flight line LRU coverage/availability
- Onsite and offsite training
- Service bulletin and airworthiness directive coverage
- Transportation coverage
- Foreign object damage (FOD) coverage
TrueChoice Flight Hour is underpinned by GE Aviation's growing data and analytic capabilities, as well as GE’s experience to help reduce maintenance burden and service disruptions for customers.
“With engine design expertise, GE provides unparalleled operational insights,” Lee said. “This combination of collaboration, options, and insights enables GE to design services tailored to each customer’s operational profile at any point in their ownership horizon.”
The CT7/T700 engine has more than 100 million flight hours of experience on civil and military turboshaft and turboprop aircraft. Coupled with GE’s TrueChoice Flight Hour, the CT7 engine will maximize availability and long-term value for commercial helicopters.
To discover all the advantages of our TrueChoice Flight Hour offerings, email the CT7 TrueChoice team at [email protected].
About GE Aviation
GE Aviation, an operating unit of GE (NYSE: GE), is a world-leading provider of jet and turboshaft 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. For more information, visit us at www.ge.com/aviation. Follow GE Aviation on Twitter at http://twitter.com/GEAviation and YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/GEAviation.
*TrueChoice is a trademark of General Electric Company
For further information, contact:
Nick Hurm +1.513.484.4450 [email protected]