Seminar attendees will receive specific information on the PT6A engine powering their aircraft. The seminar also includes tailored discussions on engine maintenance, key technical updates and a summary of Pratt & Whitney’s worldwide support.

PC-12 Aircraft Operators

Tuesday 23rd, 8:30AM to 9:45AM, Classroom C
Presenter: Robert Winchcomb

TBM Aircraft Operators

Tuesday 23rd, 10:00AM to 11:15AM, Classroom C
Presenter: Nicolas Ducharme

Piper Aircraft Operators

Wednesday 24th, 8:30AM to 9:45AM, Classroom C
Presenter: Robert Winchcomb

King Air Aircraft Operators

Thursday 25th, 8:30AM to 9:45AM, Classroom C
Presenter: Robert Winchcomb

New Aircraft Owners & Operators

Friday 26th, 8:30AM to 9:45AM, Classroom C
Presenter: Gerry Whitty

New PT6A-powered aircraft owners and operators will benefit from this PT6A engine and service overview and gain from other valuable maintenance insights.

Meet our dedicated engine experts

Robert Winchcomb

Manager, Service Engineering
PT6A Engine Programs, Customer Service

Robert Winchcomb has been with Pratt & Whitney Canada for over 25 years. He began his career as an Aircraft Maintenance Technician and has been working on the PT6A engine since 1985. He joined P&WC in 1994 as a Field Support Representative in Australia, and since then worked in various roles supporting our customers namely Field Support, Warranty and Service Centre. Following that, Rob played a key role in the development of diagnostics and prognostics before joining PT6A Customer Service; Robert’s specialties include P&WC engine diagnostics and PT6A engine control rigging.

Gerry Whitty

Deputy Chief Engineer
Customer Service
Gerry Whitty boasts over 39 years of expertise at Pratt & Whitney Canada. He worked on the development of the PT6A, PT6T and JT15D engine models. He has since served, primarily, in the Customer Service organization in numerous Technical and Field Support roles. 

Nicolas Ducharme

PT6A Customer Engineer
PT6A Engine Programs, Customer Service
Nicolas Ducharme joined Pratt & Whitney Canada in 2005 after attaining his Aircraft Maintenance Technical Degree. While completing his bachelor’s degree in Engineering, he held roles in P&WC Leasing, Operations, Engineering Development and Business Development. He joined PT6A Service Engineering in 2014 and has been dedicated to the TBM owner pilots since 2017.