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News and Views Scheduled service for Air Seychelles joins L-1011-500 long-range Rolls-Royce family ment allow Delta to remove the supplement its long range opera­ Air Seychelles has become the fuel tanks tanks when the aircraft are used tions and expand regional servi­ latest addition to the Rolls-Royce on shorter sectors. customer family by selecting an ces. The extended range 757 with A Delta spokesman said "The RB211-535 powered Boeing 757 its fuel-efficient, 43,100 lb thrust Marshall supplementary tanks have The first five of nine Marshall of to increase the versatility of its 535s will have the capability to worked very well. Strong head­ Cambridge long-range fuel tank fleet. carry full payloads between the winds increase fuel consumption kits for the Lockheed Tristar L- Seychelles and destinations such Because of its remote location 101 l-500s of Delta Air Lines but, with these tanks, we fly long as Singapore, Bombay, the Gulf in the Indian Ocean, Air Sey­ have been fitted and are in regular international routes like the Port­ and Central and South Africa. chelles was particularly impressed land-Seoul sector without the cost service on Delta's Portland-Seoul by the unsurpassed reliability of The aircraft, which is being and inconvenience of a refuelling sector. The long-range tanks, the 535. This has brought the acquired from International Lease stop. This in turn allows us to designed and built by Marshall, availability of the maximum 180 Finance Corporation, will be del­ provide the best service to our provide an extra 13,000 lbs of minute extended range (ETOPS) ivered in March 1993. fuel, and being role change equip­ passengers". clearance with the Boeing twinjet Forty-one 757 operators — giving customers greater flexibil­ 80% of the total — have selected ity over ocean routes. the 535. Dowty wins Queen's The airline will use the 757 to Award for Export F. C. Lane wins Pattern Achievement 608 Connector portfolio Dowty Aerospace Gloucester Ltd., pellers, hydraulics, geared systems, a member of Dowty Group has high lift systems and ram air won a 1992 Queen's Award for turbines. F. C. Lane has recently been F. C. Lane's team can attack the Export Achievement. Graham Lockyer, managing appointed assembling distributor market with confidence. The sales The granting of the Queen's director Dowty Aerospace Glou­ for Amphenol Ltd.'s Pattern 608 representatives all visited Amphe- Award recognises a company's cester said "Our products are sold Connectors. nol's Whitstable facility to receive outstanding achievement in the to customers in 54 countries detailed product training from The portfolio was formerly sale of its products in overseas worldwide. The fact that we have presented to Fred Lane by newly appointed product training markets. The success of Dowty achieved and maintained this level Amphenol managing director, manager (Systems Division), Terry Aerospace Gloucester's (DAG) of growth in export in an increas­ Mike Galley. The portfolio includes Tuffen. This was subsequently fol­ export performance represents a ingly competitive and changing Outline and Piece Part Drawings, lowed up by internal sales staff substantial and sustained growth global aerospace business is due to Sales Leads, Catalogues and a training at F. C. Lane's own facil­ of 14% average per year since the our response to both market and ity in Horsham. Nato Number-Amphenol-Com- mid 1980s. Today, the sale of the technological opportunities and petitors cross reference list. company's products to export the team's commitment to cus­ markets accounts for over 75% of tomer satisfaction." total turnover. This approach to the customer Products to which the award and export markets is exemplified relates include: landing gear, pro­ by Dowty's success with the Allied-Signal Aerospace production of large landing gears for commercial aircraft and in opens Garrett Aviation particular the European Airbus reputation for providing its cor­ family of A310, A320, A330 and Hangar at Luton porate aviation customers with A340. Indeed over 60% of DAG's total, one-stop aircraft mainten­ total exports go to the European ance. All facilities offer complete community. Also, in recent years Allied-Signal Aerospace has for the Garrett-powered corporate engine and airframe maintenance the company has shifted the opened a newly refurbished 46,000- aviation fleet based in Europe, square-foot maintenance hangar and avionics services. balance of its work away from the Africa and the Middle East. facility at Luton International The Garrett Aviation hangar at declining military market. Today According to Carl Overby, Airport in the United Kingdom. Luton is the first overseas facility 75% of DAG's business is for Luton facility manager, "Our new Garrett Aviation Division of hangar allows us to offer customers of Garrett General Aviation Ser­ commercial aircraft. Allied-Signal Aerospace (UK) Ltd. the same complete aircraft services vices, headquartered in Phoenix, This latest Queen's Award is now providing customers with brings to seven the total won by as our U.S.-based hangar facilities." Ariz. The hangar has been opera­ major-level factory service on the company and 18 won by The five Garrett hangars in the tional since 1989 as a TPE331 both TPE331 and TFE731 engines Dowty Group. U.S. have earned a leadership turboprop engine shop. AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING — May 1992 35 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology Emerald Publishing

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Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology , Volume 64 (5): 1 – May 1, 1992

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Scheduled service for Air Seychelles joins L-1011-500 long-range Rolls-Royce family ment allow Delta to remove the supplement its long range opera­ Air Seychelles has become the fuel tanks tanks when the aircraft are used tions and expand regional servi­ latest addition to the Rolls-Royce on shorter sectors. customer family by selecting an ces. The extended range 757 with A Delta spokesman said "The RB211-535 powered Boeing 757 its fuel-efficient, 43,100 lb thrust Marshall supplementary tanks have The first five of nine Marshall of to increase the versatility of its 535s will have the capability to worked very well. Strong head­ Cambridge long-range fuel tank fleet. carry full payloads between the winds increase fuel consumption kits for the Lockheed Tristar L- Seychelles and destinations such Because of its remote location 101 l-500s of Delta Air Lines but, with these tanks, we fly long as Singapore, Bombay, the Gulf in the Indian Ocean, Air Sey­ have been fitted and are in regular international routes like the Port­ and Central and South Africa. chelles was particularly impressed land-Seoul sector without the cost service on Delta's Portland-Seoul by the unsurpassed reliability of The aircraft, which is being and inconvenience of a refuelling sector. The long-range tanks, the 535. This has brought the acquired from International Lease stop. This in turn allows us to designed and built by Marshall, availability of the maximum 180 Finance Corporation, will be del­ provide the best service to our provide an extra 13,000 lbs of minute extended range (ETOPS) ivered in March 1993. fuel, and being role change equip­ passengers". clearance with the Boeing twinjet Forty-one 757 operators — giving customers greater flexibil­ 80% of the total — have selected ity over ocean routes. the 535. Dowty wins Queen's The airline will use the 757 to Award for Export F. C. Lane wins Pattern Achievement 608 Connector portfolio Dowty Aerospace Gloucester Ltd., pellers, hydraulics, geared systems, a member of Dowty Group has high lift systems and ram air won a 1992 Queen's Award for turbines. F. C. Lane has recently been F. C. Lane's team can attack the Export Achievement. Graham Lockyer, managing appointed assembling distributor market with confidence. The sales The granting of the Queen's director Dowty Aerospace Glou­ for Amphenol Ltd.'s Pattern 608 representatives all visited Amphe- Award recognises a company's cester said "Our products are sold Connectors. nol's Whitstable facility to receive outstanding achievement in the to customers in 54 countries detailed product training from The portfolio was formerly sale of its products in overseas worldwide. The fact that we have presented to Fred Lane by newly appointed product training markets. The success of Dowty achieved and maintained this level Amphenol managing director, manager (Systems Division), Terry Aerospace Gloucester's (DAG) of growth in export in an increas­ Mike Galley. The portfolio includes Tuffen. This was subsequently fol­ export performance represents a ingly competitive and changing Outline and Piece Part Drawings, lowed up by internal sales staff substantial and sustained growth global aerospace business is due to Sales Leads, Catalogues and a training at F. C. Lane's own facil­ of 14% average per year since the our response to both market and ity in Horsham. Nato Number-Amphenol-Com- mid 1980s. Today, the sale of the technological opportunities and petitors cross reference list. company's products to export the team's commitment to cus­ markets accounts for over 75% of tomer satisfaction." total turnover. This approach to the customer Products to which the award and export markets is exemplified relates include: landing gear, pro­ by Dowty's success with the Allied-Signal Aerospace production of large landing gears for commercial aircraft and in opens Garrett Aviation particular the European Airbus reputation for providing its cor­ family of A310, A320, A330 and Hangar at Luton porate aviation customers with A340. Indeed over 60% of DAG's total, one-stop aircraft mainten­ total exports go to the European ance. All facilities offer complete community. Also, in recent years Allied-Signal Aerospace has for the Garrett-powered corporate engine and airframe maintenance the company has shifted the opened a newly refurbished 46,000- aviation fleet based in Europe, square-foot maintenance hangar and avionics services. balance of its work away from the Africa and the Middle East. facility at Luton International The Garrett Aviation hangar at declining military market. Today According to Carl Overby, Airport in the United Kingdom. Luton is the first overseas facility 75% of DAG's business is for Luton facility manager, "Our new Garrett Aviation Division of hangar allows us to offer customers of Garrett General Aviation Ser­ commercial aircraft. Allied-Signal Aerospace (UK) Ltd. the same complete aircraft services vices, headquartered in Phoenix, This latest Queen's Award is now providing customers with brings to seven the total won by as our U.S.-based hangar facilities." Ariz. The hangar has been opera­ major-level factory service on the company and 18 won by The five Garrett hangars in the tional since 1989 as a TPE331 both TPE331 and TFE731 engines Dowty Group. U.S. have earned a leadership turboprop engine shop. AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING — May 1992 35

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Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace TechnologyEmerald Publishing

Published: May 1, 1992

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