AIROD Sdn. Bhd. will provide performance-based support and maintenance of the PT6A-25C turboprop engines, which power the Pilatus PC-7 Mk.II military trainer aircraft fleet operated by the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF), following the inking on a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with P&WC at the ongoing LIMA.
‘AIROD takes great pride in collaborating directly with a leading OEM like P&WC. Over the years of dynamic and fruitful cooperation, AIROD and P&WC have demonstrated and implemented their shared capabilities in providing a dependable propulsion solution with a responsive team. We look forward to further enhancing and working closely with P&WC in the support of the Pilatus PC-7 Mk.II aircraft and its planned performance-based approach would witness AIROD and P&WC offering a comprehensive maintenance and support solution tailored to accommodate operational requirements of the RMAF’, Dato’ Sri Mohamad Elkany Ahmad, Managing Director of AIROD.
“A performance based approach will allow users such as RMAF to focus on their training missions, and the collaboration with AIROD would enhance P&WC’s footprint in Malaysia and regionally,” said Benjamin Murat-Prats, Senior Manager of Business Development and Strategic Marketing, P&WC. “At Pratt & Whitney, we put our customers at the heart of everything we do, customizing service offerings to help engine operators maximize fleet availability and minimize costs over the lifecycle of their engines.”
AIROD and P&WC will now provide a tailored and comprehensive program including pay-per-hour Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO), as well as Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) with project management and technical and engineering support in order to ensure and accommodate the operational availability and capability of the PT6A-25C engine fleet for the RMAF.