The new material incorporates a higher stiffness carbon fiber and a new epoxy resin. The leading edge material will also be modified from titanium to a steel alloy to further enhance the blade’s strength.
The ESC will now support European network customers as a repair and support facility for T56/501D series engine MRO services, along with customer service, engine module workscope repair, logistics and field service repair.
RRPS, which previously operated as Tognum AG, is a world leader in reciprocating engines, propulsion and distributed energy systems. It is headquartered in Friedrichshafen in Southern Germany and employs around 11,000 people.