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Rolls Royce T56 AMC Conference

Volo Aero MRO will be attending and presenting at this years Rolls Royce T56 AMC meeting in September. We are looking forward to updating the T56 market on our developments and progress in supporting the T56 engine line through piece part repairs.

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ITAR Registration

As Volo Aero MRO increases its capabilities on military repairs, we have now received our ITAR registration which provides us with the ability to support our international customer base. As part of our ITAR compliance procedures we have implemented improvements to our physical facility, staff training and changes to our processes.

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T56 Pinion Gear

As part of our continued growth in supporting the Rolls Royce T56 engine we have added the Pinion Gear to our new list of capabilities. This repair covers the inspection and repair of the assembly including the repair of the bearing journals, plating and black oxide processes for the D-13 and D22 versions.

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4th Axis CNC machining capability

At the start of the year we are expanding our capabilities with the addition of a new Haas VF-2 CNC mill with on machine probing capabilities and a 4th axis. This new machine will allow Volo Aero MRO to expand its machining capabilities as well as improve efficiencies and first pass yields. This new capability…

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4th Axis CNC Machining

As part of our development and increasing our capabilities, Volo Aero MRO has purchased a brand new HAAS VF-2 mill with a 4th axis rotary table and on machine probing. This upgraded capability will allow us to expand our repair capabilities as well as improve our turn times and first pass yield rates on current…

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New Capability- Rubber repairs

Following our visit from the FAA we are pleased to be able to add injection rubber to our list of capabilities. We are now able to support our customers with the repair of sacrificial rubber in the inlet housing , which is part of the Sumitomo pneumatic engine starter. This component is found on the…

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Metal 3D Printing

In partnership with UMass we will be sending two of our employees on a tailor made metal 3D printing course hosted by UMass at their Amherst Life Science Lab. This course will allow us to better understand the application of this technology and provide us with the opportunity to produce metal parts for our production…

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Pneumatic Starter inlet housing

As part of our increasing capabilities we are now in the development and new part introduction process for the rubber repair of the inlet housing. These parts are found in the pneumatic engine starter manufactured by Sumitomo and Hamilton Sundstrand typical models PS700, PS600 and PS400. Our first repair capability will be to perform the…

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3D Printing – Hybrid Inspection fixture

Building on our experience and working relationship with UMass we have developed a holding fixture using 3D printing technology for our CMM inspection process. This ring allows us to perform inspections of both the front and rear of the part. Using the speed advantage of 3D printing from design to use in less than three…

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Large Capacity Grinding

As part of our growing capabilities in September 2018 we have added a large diameter capability to our grinding. The Campbell vertical grinder has a 54″ table and is capable of handling up to a 62″ (1.5 meters) swing. with a height of 40″ above the table. This capability enables us to perform repairs on…

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CF6-50 Bearing air oil seal

In August 2018 we shipped our first CF6-50 #5 bearing air oil seal to our customer, marking the first CF6-50 part we have overhauled as well as the first non military part we have shipped without performing a grind repair. This part was overhauled using a plasma repair which we performed pre and finish machining…

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T56 Turbine Wheel

As part of our ever increasing Rolls Royce repair capabilities we have shipped our first turbine disks after overhaul, these where stage 2 and stage 3 turbine wheels. We are currently developing our repair capabilities to support the 1st and 4th stage wheels and expect to have this capability on line by the 4th qtr…

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Training

As part of our continued focus on development and improvement through both on the job and external training. We are pleased to be supporting one of our employees with their continued education at Springfield Technical College. Volo Aero MRO will be paying  the full tuition cost of the college course as part of our belief…

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