Finland-based engine MRO facility GA Telesis signed a three-year TrueChoice™ Material agreement with GE Aviation for serviceable OEM parts and advanced repairs and technology upgrades for the CF6-80C2 engines.
"Since its inception, GATES has seen the value of OEM-centric material support," said Abdol Moabery, President & CEO of GA Telesis. "With the TrueChoice™ Material program, we can further enhance our reliability through advance repairs and technology upgrades, which is of great benefit to our engine MRO customers."
"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 GA Telesis will bring our component repair offerings to their customers for their CF6-80C 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.
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. 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.