Scottsdale, Ariz. – January 31, 2017 – StandardAero has signed a new, exclusive, two-year partnership agreement with Johannesburg, South Africa-based Solenta Aviation Workshop Ltd., to provide a guaranteed LRU, MRO and exchange program to support Solenta's PT6A/PW100 engine operations.
As a strategic partner, the program is specifically designed to provide Solenta Aviation Workshop with highly customized service options to proactively support the company's expansive worldwide operation.
Per the agreement, StandardAero will provide an exhaustive suite of services, which will include engine LRU repair, engine LRU exchange, service bulletins and airworthiness directives recommendations, unscheduled and AOG support, trouble shooting support and program management.
StandardAero will provide services at the company's maintenance facilities in Winnipeg, Canada and Tilburg, The Netherlands.
"StandardAero is customizing engine and LRU maintenance solutions in full partnership with Solenta Aviation Workshop to meet customers' specific operational, financial and maintenance requirements," said Philippe Albrecht, Vice President of EMEA Sales for StandardAero.
"In our market, a reliable, quality partner is a key asset to deliver optimum service levels to our customers. Following a thorough study, we are pleased to have found this partner in StandardAero, who has shown to be able to deliver on guaranteed access at commercially attractive terms," said Adrian Vroom, Technical Logistics Manager, Solenta Aviation Workshop (Pty) Ltd.
StandardAero is a Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PT6A/PW100 Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF), including Distributor rights on the PT6A (DDOF). With more than 25 years of reliable turboprop experience, the company provides options and recommendations that are tailored to specific operator needs. StandardAero's technicians, facilities and infrastructure have been specifically designed for P&WC PT6A/PW100 component repair and maintenance events with the goal of minimizing downtime and reducing operator costs.
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.