For Immediate ReleaseJanuary 25, 2023 For more information contact:Eric RojekCovington Aircraft Engines539firstname.lastname@example.org Pratt & Whitney Canada Renews Covington Engines’ DOF Certification Okmulgee, OK – In addition to heralding their 50th year in business, Covington Aircraft Enginesis celebrating renewal of their certification as a Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF). As a DOF, … Continued
The PT6A engine by Pratt & Whitney Canada is one of the market’s most reliable and powerful turboprop engines. It is used in a variety of aircraft, from light singles to large turboprops, and is highly regarded for its reliability and performance. The engine has been in production since the mid-1960s and has undergone numerous … Continued
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These days, most large airplanes have started using turboprops and jet propulsion systems. But the reality is that a radial engine may be a much better option for those who own smaller airplanes or fleets. Understanding why can help you understand why that radial engine – though an old model – could still be the … Continued
“How long did you say the engine sat idle?” What should be done to an engine to return it to service after it has sat idle for years? Answering that question requires answering several other questions: Was the engine preserved before it was stored? Was it stored in a climate-controlled facility? No? Out in the … Continued
If you are looking at changing aircraft from one PT6A powered aircraft to another or want the PT6A for the first time, view a list of aircraft and the type of PT6A.
Since 1972, Covington Aircraft has been a leader in aircraft engine repair. Join us as we look back over this long and storied history.
This article originally appeared on the P&WC Airtime Blog. Jim Celentano, Director of Maintenance at Columbia Air Services with 39 years of experience with PT6As tells Airtime what he appreciates most about the engines.