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GA Telesis Engine Services Receives Approval from Argentinian and Egyptian Aviation Authorities to Overhaul CFM56-5B/7B and CF6-80C2B Engines

Author: gatelesis

September 1, 2020 – Helsinki, FinlandGA Telesis Engine Services (“GATES”) has received certification from the Administración Nacional de Aviación Civil in Argentina (ANAC) and the Egyptian Civil Aviation Authority (ECAA). These approvals provide GATES with access to major MRO markets for CFM56-5B/7B and CF6-80C2B engines. They will allow the company to develop and expand its customer base in both South America and Northern Africa.  GATES has previously been approved by the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA), European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA), the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), General Authority of Civil Aviation in Saudi Arabia (GACA) and Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil in Mexico (DGAC).

“The GATES model is again tested and approved by two Civil Aviation Authorities. The rigorous audits of the various authorities are an integral part of the GATES quality assurance process. Our teams are utilizing the findings and observations in the continuous development of our production system,” said Ville Salonen, GATES Quality Manager.

About GA Telesis Engine Services

GA Telesis Engine Services (GATES) is a wholly-owned, full-service engine overhaul and repair station based in Helsinki, Finland operating under FAA, EASA, CAAC, TCCA, DGAC, GACA, ANAC, and ECAA approvals. The facility is conveniently located on the Helsinki International Airport property in Vantaa, Finland. GATES is a fully integrated subsidiary of GA Telesis, offering customers a seamless engine solution that combines high-quality repair and overhaul services as well as world-class supply chain services. The facility operates out of a 180,000 square foot (~18,000 square meters) building that houses an integrated engine test cell capable of testing engines of up to 100,000 lbs. of thrust, and hi-tech repair shop capabilities. The company has the capability to provide repair and overhaul services for the CFM56-5B, CFM56-7B models, and all CF6-80C2 engine variants.

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