ACRO Aerospace receives license for T700 engine overhaul

April 7, 2004 – ACRO Aerospace Inc. (ACRO), a subsidiary of Vector Aerospace Corporation, has signed a licensing agreement with General Electric Canada for overhaul of General Electric (GE) T700 model engines.

The agreement covers overhaul of military T700 helicopter engines for fifteen countries, covering S-70/A/B, UH-60/A/L and SH-2G helicopters.

The license builds on a longstanding relationship between ACRO and General Electric (GE) for T58, T64 and T700 engines.  ACRO has supported GE engines for over 25 years, serving commercial and military customers worldwide.

ACRO Aerospace President Charles McIvor commented, “We are extremely pleased to have been selected by GE to support this product line in Canada.  With this license ACRO will become the center of expertise for T700 engine support in Canada”.

Ed Birtwell, GM Turboshaft Project Department, GE Aircraft Engines, stated:  “We are pleased to expand our very successful relationship with ACRO.  We are looking forward to many more years of collaboration”.


ACRO Aerospace Inc. (a member of the Vector Aerospace group) is a world leader in the repair and overhaul of helicopter engines, components, and accessories, and the trusted R&O partner of over 1000 operators in 56 countries.