Scottsdale, Ariz. –January 4, 2017 – StandardAero has been selected as the U.S. Navy's Rolls-Royce T56 engine maintenance depot provider for 2017. The maintenance work will be performed at StandardAero's engine facilities located at Port San Antonio, Texas and Winnipeg, Canada.
This contract marks the third consecutive year that StandardAero will perform all depot maintenance for the U.S. Navy's engines that power its fleet of P-3, C-130 and C-2 aircraft. StandardAero has also performed T56 engine maintenance for the U.S. Air Force since 1999.
"The U.S. Navy and StandardAero have forged a strong working relationship," said Terry Hastman, Vice President & General Manager of StandardAero's Defense Services San Antonio business unit. "Our focus on great customer service and the delivery of cost effective, high quality engines have kept this fleet flying."
StandardAero is one of the world's largest independent providers of services including engine and airframe maintenance, repair and overhaul, engine component repair, engineering services, interior completions and paint applications. StandardAero serves a diverse array of customers in business and general aviation, airline, military, helicopter, components, energy and VIP completions markets. The company celebrated its 100th year of industry leadership in 2011. In 2015, StandardAero was purchased by Veritas Capital, a leading private equity firm headquartered in New York City. Veritas invests in companies that provide critical products and services to government and commercial customers worldwide including those operating in aerospace & defense, healthcare, technology, national security, communications, energy and education. More information can be found on the company's web site at www.standardaero.com.