Vector Aerospace Celebrates Opening of PT6A Overhaul Facility in Lanseria, South Africa

Summerside, PE, Canada – Vector Aerospace Corporation (Vector), one of the world’s leading independent providers of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services is pleased to announce the grand opening of Vector Aerospace Engine Services-Atlantic’s newest engine repair, overhaul and test facility, located in Lanseria, South Africa.

“Vector’s expansion into the South African marketplace has been a key component in the company’s customer service growth strategy,” says Brian Thompson, president of Vector Aerospace Engine Services-Atlantic. “This new engine facility will offer operators throughout the region field service and engine repairs on the Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PT6A, JT15D and PW100 engine series; as well as complete overhaul and test capability for the PT6A engine.”

”We are extremely confident regarding the establishment of a repair and overhaul shop in Lanseria, South Africa, “adds Thompson. “ Vector continues to experience significant growth in its repair and overhaul business worldwide; and we believe this new operation provides a foundation for additional growth in this region, as well as creating opportunities for expansion into new markets.”

The new Vector engine repair and overhaul facility is located at Hangar 25, Lanseria International Airport, Lanseria, South Africa.

About Vector Aerospace Corporation (“Vector”)

Vector is a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul services. Through facilities in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and Africa it provides services to commercial and military customers for various types of gas turbine engines, components and helicopter airframes.

Principal operations include Vector Aerospace Engine Services-Atlantic, Vector Aerospace Engine Services-UK, Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services-North America, Vector Aerospace International Limited and Pathix ASP. Vector also provides information technology solutions to an international customer base. Vector employs approximately 2,500 employees.

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