Magellan awarded engine maintenance contract
Magellan Aerospace has been awarded a contract for repair and overhaul of the F404 engines that power the Royal Canadian Air Force's (RCAF) CF-188 Hornet aircraft fleet, the company announced on 3 February.
Under the contract, Magellan will provide repair and overhaul services, engineering and field support services, technical and publication management services and supply chain management services for the F404- GE-400 engines and CF-18A/B secondary power systems.
The contract commenced in January 2017 and will run through March 2021. The contract includes options to extend the duration of the agreement beyond 2021, based on performance.
Phil Underwood, president and CEO of Magellan Aerospace, said: 'Magellan Aerospace is an approved source for F404 and J85 engine repair and has been the RCAF's choice for F404 engine repair and overhaul service for 35 years. We are pleased to continue this relationship with Canada's air force, which demonstrates confidence in Magellan's world class technical experience and value in terms of competitive pricing.'
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