MTU Maintenance Canada and Barfield extend their exclusive partnership by five years

April 6, 2017 Photo(s): By MTU Aero Engines

MTU Maintenance, one of the world's leading providers of services for commercial aero engines, and MRO provider Barfield Inc. have extended their exclusive line replaceable units (LRUs) contract for the V2500 engine by a further five years. The agreement covers complete V2500 LRU management, on a fixed price basis. The work will be performed at MTU's maintenance facility in Richmond, Canada.

Barfield is an MRO provider headquartered in Miami that specializes in component services, and became part of the Air France Industries KLM Engineering &Maintenance group in 2014.This agreement expands the range of services the company can offer its airframe customers beyond its current capability for avionics, instrument, hydraulic, pneumatic and electronic components.

MTU Maintenance supports all V2500 models and has completed over 4,300 shop visits on this engine family since 1989. As part of its comprehensive engine services, MTU Maintenance provides specialized LRU and accessory management and support at its accessory repair center of excellence in Vancouver, Canada. MTU Maintenance Canada's in-house repair and test capabilities range from fuel components such as pumps, fuel controls and actuators, pneumatic components such as valves and starters as well as electrical componentslike harnesses and switches.