PTB Blog

National Aviation Day

August 2022

Wishing a very Happy National Aviation Day to all!

The 19th of August is a day of celebration for all those in the aviation industry, recognising the development of aviation and those who pioneered it. The commemoration of this date was established by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1939.

NAASCO & PTB Partnership Announcement

May 2022

Shirley, NY, Tuesday, May 31, 2022 – NAASCO, the developers of the ETR-20™ and ETR-25™ Mercury Mod™ starter generator improvements for use on helicopter, turboprop, and light jet aircraft, has established a preferred distribution alliance with Brisbane, Australia based PTB Group Limited (“PTB Group”), in support of our starter generator and all other components services for Australia, New Zealand, and Papa New Guinea.

Why NDT Testing is so Important!

May 2021

NDT takes place during production, maintenance and in the case of unexpected events. While the
obvious and most significant benefit of NDT is safety and accident prevention there are many other
valuable outcomes which include....


Women in Aviation 2021

March 2021

In 2021 PTB used the week of International Women's Day to highlight and celebrate the women in our aviation space. As many know, gender numbers still remain unequal with the aviation industry despite continual improvement over the years. This week we share the stories and the lives of some women at PTB....

Letter from the Managing Director

March 2020

A letter from Stephen Smith about how Pacific Turbine can assist you as we navigate our collective way through the current Covid-19 business environment.

Prime Turbines Acquisition

February 2020

PTB is thrilled to announce the recent acquisition of Prime Turbines.


Test Cell Update

November 2018

Installation of the test cell at Pacific Turbine Brisbane.