Associated Air Center Becomes Authorized Installation Center for Innovative Solutions & Support Flat Panel Display System Upgrades

Orlando, Fla. – October 30, 2012 – Associated Air Center (AAC), StandardAero’s Large Transport Category VIP Completions Center in Dallas, Texas, has signed an Installation Center Agreement with Innovative Solutions & Support (IS&S) to install IS&S’ flat panel display system upgrades on Boeing 737, 757 and 767 aircraft. Today’s announcement places Associated Air Center among a small handful of companies to offer this upgrade.

“AAC is proud to be among the select few companies capable of equipping and upgrading classic aircraft with modern cockpit instruments,” said Chris Schechter, Vice President & General Manager, Associated Air Center. “Our partnership with IS&S underscores our significance in the VVIP completions market and reflects their trust in us to effectively and efficiently support their cockpit flat panel display installation requirements.”

Flat panels replace outdated cockpit equipment creating an integrated, more functional, stand-alone unit.

StandardAero’s Associated Air Center provides world-class program management and ODA certification authority to keep airplane programs on schedule and provides industry-leading experience and warranty support after delivery. The company’s vertically-integrated, state of the art facility employs the most advanced engineering in the industry along with operational excellence and superior customer service from start to finish.

StandardAero will be exhibiting at the 65th Annual National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Convention and Expo, October 30 – November 1, 2012, in Orlando, Fla.; Booth 2000.

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. A Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) company, StandardAero provides a global service network of 13 primary facilities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Singapore and Australia, along with an additional 50 sales and field service locations. The company celebrated its 100th year of industry leadership in 2011.

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Ltd is a globally recognized aerospace company specializing in maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, aircraft completions and aircraft leasing. The Company is headquartered in Dubai and operates in four continents and employs over 4,000 people. More information can be found on the company’s web site at