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STS Component Solutions Acquires First LM6000PD Aeroderivative Gas Turbine for Teardown and Parts Resale

The General Electric LM6000 asset purchase represents new opportunities for STS Component Solutions’ Ground Power division

Palm City, Florida – July 20, 2015STS Component Solutions, a division of STS Aviation Group, successfully acquires an LM6000PD Aeroderivative Gas Turbine engine. This is the company’s first LM6000 series engine purchase of 2015.

The General ElectricLM6000 is a turboshaft gas turbine; derived from the CF6-80C2 aircraft turbofan. It has additions and modifications designed to make it more suitable for marine propulsion, industrial power generation and marine power generation use.

“This LM6000 asset purchase represents another exciting milestone for STS Component Solutions,” says Tom Covella, Group President of STS Component Solutions.  “When we launched our Ground Power business in 2014, our goal was to acquire assets and establish STS as a global supplier of aeroderivative components and services. This acquisition further substantiates our commitment to this market and will enable us to broaden our support levels to our aeroderivative customers.”

The asset is currently in Germany being disassembled, and all components will then be recertified and made available for sale.

If you have any questions or would like to speak with an STS Engine Component Sales Representative, please contact 1-888-777-2960 – or – 001-561-214-65081 for international customers.

About STS Aviation Group:
STS Aviation Group is a diversified company that specializes in support services for the aerospace industry through its four divisions, STS AeroStaff Services, STS Engineering Solutions, STS Line Maintenance and STS Component Solutions. From staffing your team so it can get the project done right and at an affordable price, to providing certified aircraft and engine components so you can get off the ground and back in the sky, STS continues to be a one-stop servicing center for all of your company’s aviation staffing, engineering, line maintenance and component related needs. To learn more about what makes us the company with “Solutions to Keep You Flying,” please visit www.stsaviationgroup.com or give us a call at 1-800-800-2400.

Media Contact: 
Taylor Salisbury
Marketing Coordinator, STS Component Solutions
1-888-777-2960 ext. 8396