One of our client Pratt / Whitney JT8D-219, turbo-fan engine in full preservation status sitting within its engine cradle at Miami-NDT a primer FAA FAR-145 commercial jet engine repair and overhauled facility located within the Doral section of Miami, Florida.
Yet another of the client engine in a "tear-down" state while it undergoes maintenance at Miami-NDT. This engine is being made ready for future sale and / or lease upon completion of its scheduled engine shop service visitation and re-certification for future utilization.
Verification 'Show Me" is the means to properly report to our clients. Shown here is a member of the 94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant Group technical team, conducting a verification of this engine official Pratt / Whitney engine serial number. This was achieved by slicing a surgical cut into the preservation cover, so as to view and record the engine serial located by the engine gear box.
Shown are various internal component of the Pratt / Whitney JT8D-219 engine. These internal parts are ready for cleaning and detail inspection so as to evaluate their condition and operational status for re-installation in the "built-up" of another engine. This is a common industry standard as according to Miami-NDT, as JT8D-219 parts are becoming harder to source on the open market.
Miami, Florida 24th January 2017: As the only aviation consultant company within South Florida, the 94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant Group (94th ACG) under the leadership of its Founder / CEO and Chief Consultant has a profound and well established reputation in the specialty of commercial jet aircraft engine technical surveys, evaluations and opinionated appraisals for financial institutions (i.e. Banks), private lenders, investors and clients who seek to purchase such assets. With that said in 2016, the 94th ACG rendered their services in this matter toward a total of seventeen (17) engines consisting of Pratt / Whitney JT8D-217 / 219's and General Electric CFM56-3B1's and -C1's.
With such a solid bases and being well trusted on their judgment by many, the new year, 2017 commenced in the same manner as the old year, 2016 concluded in the fact of passing technical and monetary value judgment of a portfolio of eight (8) Pratt / Whitney JT8D-219's for a Washington D.C. investment firm. Currently, since its inception back in 2003, the 94th ACG, combined has looked at and passed technical, regulatory and / or monetary value judgment on well over one hundred and ten (110) engines, thus totaling a combined worth of well over thirty-two (32) million dollars.