European repair and overhaul venture

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 August 2000




(2000), "European repair and overhaul venture", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 72 No. 4.



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European repair and overhaul venture

European repair and overhaul venture

Keywords: Rolls-Royce, SR Technics, Maintenance

Rolls-Royce plc and SR Technics Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of SAirCroup, report that they are joining forces to create a new maintenance and overhaul company to service Trent aero engine customers in Europe and Africa. The 50:50 joint venture is scheduled to begin operations in 2001.

The new company will provide technical and commercial support for the growing number of customers in Europe and Africa with Trent-powered Airbus A3SOs, growth versions of the A340 and Boeing 777 aircraft. SR Technics' sister company, Swissair, has already committed to a total of nine firm and ten option A340-600 aircraft powered by Trent 500 engines, which will enter service in 2002.

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