StandardAero Receives FAA STC for King Air 200/B200-Series PT6A-52 Engine Program

Tempe, Ariz. – June 25, 2009 – StandardAero, a Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Company, has received Supplemental Type Certification (STC SA02715CH-D) to remove Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PT6A-41 or -42 series engines on the Beechcraft King Air 200/200C/B200/B200C and replace them with PT6A-52 engines and four-bladed Hartzell propellers. This is the same engine and […]

Vector Receives Gold Performance Award

June 24, 2009 – Vector Aerospace Component Services Almondbank has been presented with a 2008 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognise suppliers who have achieved superior performance. The Almondbank operation maintained a Gold performance composite rating for each month of the 12-month period from October 1st 2007 to […]

StandardAero Transitioning its P&WC PW100 Designated Overhaul Facility to Canada

Winnipeg, Canada – June 19, 2009 – StandardAero is moving its Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PW100 Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF) from The Netherlands to Winnipeg, Canada. This P&WC approved PW100 overhaul facility will provide heavy repair, engine overhaul, and line-replaceable-unit (LRU) overhaul services. A newly created turboprop business unit in support of P&WC products […]

WestJet signs $850 million engine MRO agreement

CALGARY, Alberta. June 17, 2009. WestJet today announced it has signed an exclusive 12-year OnPoint* solution agreement valued at more than $850 million (USD) over the life of the contract with GE Aviation for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of its fleet of CFM56-7+ engines that power 79 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. As part of […]