Mint Turbines has signed a new agreement with Ozark Aeroworks, LLC (“OZARK”), to be an Authorized Ozark Model T53 Service Center. This authorization allows Mint Turbines to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul services for T53 series engines. The agreement, signed at the annual HAI HELI-EXPO event in Atlanta, Georgia, in March, is for a period of five years.
OZARK recently acquired the T53 Type Certificate from Honeywell in 2022 to become the new Ozark Model T53 OEM. OZARK’s acquisition of the T53 Type Certificate has further strengthened its commitment to providing high-quality products and services to its customers.
Mint Turbines has been an authorized T53 Service Center for the last ten years and is one of only three authorized service centers in North America. Its experienced technicians are highly trained and certified to provide the best possible maintenance, repair and overhaul services to T53 series engines. This partnership with OZARK further strengthens Mint Turbines’ commitment to providing its customers with the highest level of service.
The T53 series engines covered under this agreement include the following:
Commercial Engine Models | Commercial Applications
- T53-13B: Bell 204, Bell 205
- T53-17A: Bell 205
- T53-17A-1: Kaman K1200 (K-MAX)
- T53-17B: Bell 205
- T53-17BCV: Bell 210, Eagle Single
Military Engine Models | Military Applications
- T53-L-13B: UH-1H Huey, AH-1H Cobra
- T53-L-703: UH-1H Huey, Huey II, AH-1H Cobra
“We are thrilled to partner with OZARK as an Authorized Ozark Model T53 Service Center,” Mint Turbines Vice President and General Manager David Norton said. “Our team of experts is dedicated to ensuring that T53 engines operate at their optimum level. We are confident that this new partnership will further enhance our ability to serve our customers’ needs.”
Headquartered in Stroud, Oklahoma, Mint Turbines has provided service for the Ozark Model T53 and Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A & PT6T series of gas turbine engines for more than 40 years, including maintenance, repairs, overhauls, exchanges, rentals, testing and field service support.