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Prime Turbines Company History

Our Company History


Prime Turbines was established in 1984 in Hyannis, Massachusetts to serve the maintenance and repair needs of Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A owners and operators by providing high-quality affordable services.

From those early beginnings on Cape Cod, the company established a loyal customer base and an industry reputation for workmanship and customer service.

In 2008, Prime Turbines was acquired by Killick Capital and the MRO operations of Avatas Engine Support Services in Dallas, Texas were merged under the Prime Turbines name.

Since the merger, Prime Turbines has expanded by adding a Regional Turbine Center (RTC) near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to service PT6A engines as well as an RTC near Frankfurt, Germany to service P&WC PW100 engines operating across Europe, Asia, and Africa.

In 2013, Prime Turbines opened a new, independent PT6A Engine Repair Shop focused on the Agricultural Aviation market in the city of Wynne, Arkansas, in the heart of the Arkansas-Mississippi agricultural delta region.

In 2014, Prime Turbines opened an MRO facility in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa, Arizona to provide maintenance, repair, and overhaul services for the PT6A, PT6T, T53, and components for Bell Drivetrain.

VSE Corporation completed an acquisition of four business units from Killick Aerospace Group in January 2015, including Prime Turbines, to form VSE Aviation, Inc.

The acquisition expands VSE's Supply Chain Management & MRO capabilities to commercial aviation markets.

For nearly three decades Prime Turbines has been honored to serve the needs of owners and operators of Pratt & Whitney Canada powered aircraft.

We look forward every day to providing value-added services to our customers across the globe.

To learn more about our parent company, please visit VSE Corporation.


FAA Repair Station (USA)
EASA Authorized Facility (Europe)

Company Affiliates

As a member of the VSE Aviation, Inc. family of companies, you can have confidence that we will be here for years to come to service your engine and keep you flying.


  VSE Corporation
  APSCO   CT Aerospace


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Customer Sales & Service

Our customers are our top priority. When an engine is shipped to us from any location in the world, our goal is simple: provide the highest level of craftsmanship, customer service, and value so that the engine will return to our facilities for all phases of its life cycle.


USA:   Dallas (972) 406-2100     |     Hyannis (800) 282-4744     |     Phoenix (480) 646-3415    

Pittsburgh (724) 586-0124     |    

International:   Germany +49 6139 293 7896

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