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Propulsion Systems - Villawood, NSW

The Propulsion Systems Business Unit is located at Villawood. It is dedicated to delivering outstanding gas turbine engine MRO services with the ability to accommodate full engine management, including condition monitoring and fleet management support.

QDS has extensive specialised component reclamation processes for the refurbishment and modification of all piece parts associated with engine and aircraft components.

Support capabilities available for full Repair & Overhaul of Engine and Accessories include:

  • Engine & Component Clean Line
  • Non Destructive Testing
    • Fluorescent Penetrant
    • Magnetic Particle
  • Coordinate Measuring Machine
  • Rotor & Shaft Balancing
  • Component Test Rigs
  • Bearing Cleaning & Inspection

PSBU operates a range of Engine test cells capable of testing and certifying all engine types that it supports.

Current Supported Engines:-

Rolls Royce

  • T56-A14, RAAF AP-3C Orion
  • T56-A15, RAAF C-130H Hercules
  • ADOUR MK871-05, RAAF Hawk Trainer


Propulsion Systems

Propulsion Systems

Propulsion Systems