Australian MRO company TAE has received Part 145 approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for its Adelaide turbine shop.

In a statement, TAE says the approval encompasses TAE’s turboprop engine overhaul capability, consisting of Pratt & Whitney PT6A Series, Honeywell TPE 331 Series, GE M601 and GE H80 and the Hamilton Sundstrand APS 500 and 1000 Series auxiliary power units.

TAE’s component business, including auto flight, communication and navigation systems, indicating and recording systems, as well as propeller governors and Instrument products are also covered under the Part 145 approval.

The approval follows the launch of TAE’s A$1.2 million ($1.01 million) engine component maintenance facility.

“The EASA approval will further build our global service network and meet the increased demands of our customers,” says general manager Andrew Sanderson.

TAE is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Air New Zealand Engineering Services.

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