MTU Maintenance Berlin-Brandenburg receives CF34-8 certification
Ludwigsfelde – Effective immediately, MTU Maintenance Berlin-Brandenburg is free to repair General Electric CF34-8 engines. On Monday, January 30, 2006, the German Federal Office of Civil Aeronautics granted EASA approval and also FAA approval. This adds a new dimension to operations at the Ludwigsfelde company. There are over 750 CF34-8 engines in revenue service. 1,500 more have been ordered or orders are expected to be firmed up - by 2014, the total order will be around 2,700. This makes this version of the CF34 the fastest growing of the CF34 family. The repair work will be worth about one billion euros globally over the next eight years.