Associated Air Center Partners with Boeing on Validation of BBJ Cockpit Noise Suppression Service Bulletin

Tempe, Ariz. – October 18, 2012 – Associated Air Center, StandardAero’s Large Scale VIP Transport Completions Center in Dallas, Texas, announced it has partnered with The Boeing Company to validate a Service Bulletin for Boeing Business Jet operators on noise suppression in the cockpit.

AAC is the first to install the noise suppression system in the BBJ in accordance with the Boeing-issued Service Bulletin. AAC’s successful validation makes this upgrade now available to other BBJ operators.

“Our involvement in the validation of this Service Bulletin underscores the quality of our reputation and the confidence Boeing has in us to successfully perform the work,” said Chris Schechter, Vice President & General Manager, Associated Air Center. “We are pleased to have the opportunity to work with Boeing and our customer in making this upgrade available to other BBJ operators.”

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 and emphasizes operational excellence and superior customer service from start to finish.

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