Secretary of State for Defence Congratulates Vector Aerospace Workforce on Its Support for Military Operations

August 22, 2008 – The Secretary of State for Defence, Des Browne, has praised staff at Vector Aerospace Components Services Almondbank for the vital support they provide to the UK’s helicopter force, during a visit to the facility. Vector Aerospace Corporation acquired the Almondbank facility – formerly the MoD’s Defence Aviation and Repair Agency (DARA) […]

DAE Engineering and StandardAero To Consolidate Leadership Teams

Tempe, Ariz. – August 21, 2008 – DAE Engineering and its StandardAero subsidiary have today announced the consolidation of their leadership teams. As part of the realignment, Rob Mionis currently CEO of DAE Engineering, a business unit of Dubai Aerospace Enterprise, will assume leadership of the combined management team and take on the additional position […]

StandardAero Receives FAA STC for King Air 200 PT6A-42 Upgrade Program

Winnipeg, Canada – August 19, 2008 – StandardAero, a Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) company has received Supplemental Type Certification (STC-SA02603CH-D) to remove Pratt & Whitney Canada (PWC) PT6A-41 series engines on the Beechcraft King Air 200 and replace them with new or serviceable PT6A-42 engines. StandardAero is the only PT6A designated overhaul facility that can […]

Associated Air Center Delivers 12th Airbus Corporate Jet

Dallas, Tex. – Aug. 15, 2008 – Recently celebrating 60 years in business, Associated Air Center (AAC) has delivered its twelfth Airbus Corporate Jet completion project since 2003. Arriving as a green aircraft in early November, the project was completed in an eight month turnaround time. The aircraft departed AAC in late July and will […]

StandardAero Officially Breaks Ground on Turbine-Engine-Overhal Facility Expansion

Winnipeg, Canada – August 7, 2008 – Due to growth in turbine-engine-overhaul contracts, StandardAero, a DAE Engineering company, is celebrating the official ground breaking of an 80,000 square foot expansion to their Winnipeg facilities to accommodate the expected engine throughputs. The expansion is timed with several large contract wins and the large volume of engine […]

StandardAero Signs Engine Maintenance Contract with Aerolineas Mesoamericanas

Winnipeg, Canada – August 7, 2008 — StandardAero has signed two long-term maintenance repair and overhaul agreements with Aerolineas Mesoamericanas (ALMA) in Mexico to support their growing CRJ200 fleet – one for General Electric CF34-3B1® engines, and one for 36-150 auxiliary power unit’s valued in excess of $50 million. These agreements are eight-year (four + […]

Mike Turner Named New StandardAero Avionics Sales Manager

Winnipeg, Canada – Aug. 4, 2008 – StandardAero has appointed Mike R. Turner as an Avionics Sales Manager supporting the domestic and international sales teams based in Tucson, Ariz. In his position, Mike will be responsible for overseeing the continued growth of avionics opportunities for StandardAero and its customers, both in sales and customer relations. […]