February 24, 2014
GA Telesis Engine Services announces successful engine run after test cell upgrade
GA Telesis Engines Services (GATES) has successfully upgraded and tested its first General Electric CF6-80C2B1F aircraft engine in its test cell after installing the latest and most current adapter technology. This dynamic enhancement gives GATES the capability to overhaul all CF6-80C2B engines for Boeing aircraft, including the B1F, B4F, B6F, and B7F engine models. “This significant technology upgrade to our test cell will drive further support of our global customers and demonstrates our commitment to provide the advanced services and support to the aviation industry,” said Basil Papayoti, President at GA Telesis Engine Services. GATES is a full-service engine overhaul and repair station based in Helsinki, Finland operating under EASA and FAA approvals. GATES provides comprehensive commercial engine services including overhaul of General Electric CF6-80C2 and CFM International CFM56-5B/5C engines, repair and modification of Pratt & Whitney PW2000 engines, and repair of CF6-80E1 engines, with the capacity to overhaul up to 200 engines per year.