textron-hartzell propWICHITA, Kan. (Feb. 29, 2016) – Textron Aviation, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced it has expanded its PowerAdvantage engine support program to Beechcraft King Air and Cessna Caravan turboprop platforms.

Part of the company’s ProAdvantage suite of support programs, PowerAdvantage offers owners and operators comprehensive PT6A engine coverage with predictable costs for both routine and most unscheduled engine maintenance events.

“ProAdvantage programs are the leading support programs in the industry and have been designed to provide customers lower, predictable ownership costs, while enhancing aircraft values through comprehensive factory-direct maintenance. Through PowerAdvantage, customers receive a cost-competitive support solution and are easily able to forecast costs related to engine maintenance,” said Brad Thress, senior vice president, Customer Service. “The combination of PowerAdvantage, ProParts and ProTech creates a powerful support solution for our King Air and Caravan customers, further enhancing their ownership and operating experience.”

Customers enrolled in PowerAdvantage pay a competitive hourly rate per engine operating hour and receive coverage for line maintenance parts, scheduled and most unscheduled engine events, all parts and shop labor for Hot Section Inspection (HSI) and overhaul, and can include coverage for life limited components and repairs by Textron Aviation’s industry leading mobile response teams. The program also provides rental engines for overhauls and most unscheduled events.

ProAdvantage is Textron Aviation’s support solution designed to enhance the aircraft ownership experience and provide peace of mind through life-cycle maintenance and spare part support for aircraft airframes, avionics, engines, labor and, when applicable, auxiliary power units. It is designed to increase efficiency, reduce costs, and optimize the value of aircraft within the Textron Aviation family of products.

Find additional information about Textron Aviation’s ProAdvantage programs, visit http://txtav.com/en/service/proadvantage-programs