LYNN, Mass. – GE Aviation has selected Standard Aero and Mint Turbines as its preferred Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) and limited scope service providers respectively for restricted category and public use T700 engine operators in the United States.

“We’re very pleased to offer greater flexibility and MRO options to our customers through these partnerships with Standard Aero and Mint,” said Elissa Lee, General Manager, Commercial Turboshaft Engines. “Standard Aero and Mint have been great partners for us.  We are confident these MRO providers will provide the level of service and support our customers demand and have enjoyed from GE.”

The T700/CT7 engine family has more than 100 million engine flight hours powering military and commercial aircraft around the world. This engine family relies on more than four decades of operator experience to deliver outstanding reliability, proven power, and long-term value for commercial helicopters.

T700 engines power derivatives of the UH-60 Black Hawk including Sikorsky S70®, S70i® and FIREHAWK® helicopters operating in the US under Restricted Category and Public Use operating certificates.

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