Brisbane Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) company Vector Aerospace recently announced that it has signed an exclusive agreement with Field Air to provide Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PT6A engine services.
Field Air, headquartered in Ballarat, Victoria, is the primary Air Tractor dealership for Asia Pacific and one of Australia’s leading aerial application businesses.
Under the terms of the agreement, Vector will provide engine MRO services in support of Field Air’s fleet of five Air Tractors and for all engines provided by its customers.
“We appreciate the excellent service levels, support and flexibility provided by everyone at the Vector Brisbane facility,” said Peter Mackay, Managing Director at Field Air Group of Companies. “We look forward to the continuation of this valued working relationship.”
“The signing of this exclusive agreement demonstrates the excellent progress our Brisbane facility is making in its support of the agricultural and firefighting aviation markets within the Australian region,” says Matt Dennington, General Manager of Vector’s Brisbane facility. “We look forward to enhancing our relationship with Field Air in the coming years as they continue to develop and expand within the Asia Pacific region."
Established in 1963, Field Air is today one of the leading aerial application businesses in Australia. The company was formed at Ballarat in Western Victoria, primarily to provide aerial spreading and spraying services to farms in Western Victoria. In the early 1970s, the company took on the Australian dealership for Air Tractor.
Vector Aerospace is a global MRO company with facilities in Canada, USA, UK, France, Australia, South Africa, Kenya and Singapore. Vector provides services to commercial and military customers for gas turbine engines, components and helicopter airframes.