February 24, 2014 Helsinki, Finland – GA Telesis Engines Services Ltd (“GATES”) announced it has successfully upgraded and tested its first General Electric CF6-80C2B1F aircraft engine in its test cell after installing the latest and most current adapter technology. This dynamic enhancement gives GATES the capability to overhaul all CF6-80C2B engines for Boeing aircraft, including the B1F, B4F, B6F, and B7F engine models. “This significant technology upgrade to our test cell will drive further support of our global customers and demonstrates our commitment to provide the advanced services and support to the aviation industry,” said Basil Papayoti, President at GA Telesis Engine Services.
GATES is full-service engine overhaul and repair station based in Helsinki, Finland operating under EASA and FAA approvals. GATES provides comprehensive commercial engine services including overhaul of General Electric CF6-80C2 and CFM International CFM56-5B/5C engines, repair and modification of Pratt & Whitney PW2000 engines, and repair of CF6-80E1 engines, with the capacity to overhaul up to 200 engines per year.
The US Ambassador to Finland, Bruce Oreck, visited the GATES facility in show of support of the new enhancements and was impressed with the facility. The GATES presence in Helsinki and its commitment to innovation with this upgrade emphasizes the GA Telesis desire to grow investment in the New North comprising the Nordic region. “We were very honored to have the US Ambassador to Finland visit our facility and we are dedicated to further drive aviation and aerospace development in Helsinki, “ said Abdol Moabery, President and CEO of GA Telesis.
About GA Telesis
GA Telesis is a worldwide leader in providing support services to the commercial aerospace industry. With financial, supply-chain, component and heavy jet engine MRO businesses spanning the globe, GA Telesis is recognized as a pioneering leader in solutions-based services in its sector. As an innovator, GA Telesis is one of the few independent companies in the world capable of providing a total-support-solution to their customers from their front door with several fully integrated operations throughout North America, Europe and Asia. GA Telesis also provides leasing and asset management services and maintains an extensive portfolio of leased assets exceeding $1 billion in value.
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