MHIAEL to Retrofit of IPC Modules on Boeing 787 Trent 1000 Engines

MHIAEL was recognized for its achievements in aircraft engine maintenance work, and plans to expand its business in the future.

All Nippon Airways Co. Ltd. MHIAEL Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Aero Engines Ltd. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.

The 787, widely known as “Dreamliner” is Boeing’s next-generation mid-size jet capable of flying long distances for an aircraft in its category. In 2004 ANA became the 787’s launch customer with placement of the world’s first order for 50 aircrafts. In addition, MHIAEL participates in development and production of Trent 1000 engine program as a program partner.

MHIAEL has intends to develop aero engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) operations as one of its core growth pillars, and the new order for retrofit will contribute in expanding the company’s business portfolio in line with that goal. Going forward, MHIAEL will continue to burnish its technical capabilities and improve its reliability in the development, production and MRO of aero engines, thereby making ongoing contributions to the development of Japan’s aero engine industry.

The Trent series IPC modules contain several thousand parts, including a bladed rotor, front bearing housing, etc.