Scottsdale, Ariz. – May 4, 2017 – Associated Air Center (AAC), StandardAero’s large transport category completions center,recently redelivered an A319 VVIP aircraft cabin refurbishment and scheduled maintenance for a repeat, longtime Asian customer. AAC designed the new look cabin along with entertainment and seating upgrades.
The installation included a new Rockwell Collins Venue cabin management and entertainment system. AAC technicians also installed ten new Precision Aircraft Components single seats with complete seat amenities including lumbar, heat, full electric operation and retractable armrests. The project also included the installation of a”U shaped”divan that can be operated electronically to both daybed and full queen bed positions. An additional three-place divan was installed that can sleep two passengers.
Scheduled aircraft maintenance included Service Bulletins/Airworthiness Directives compliance and overhaul of the auxiliary power unit (APU). All services took place at AAC facility, located in Dallas Texas.
“Our team worked very closely with this customer to select the latest technologies and materials to modernize the interior and bring the condition of this aircraft up to today’s standards for both passenger comfort, productivity and aircraft operability,” said Tony Brancato, President of AAC.
AAC 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.
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Associated Air Center (AAC), StandardAero’s Transport Category VIP completion center in Dallas, Texas, is the global leader in BBJ completions and the most experienced completion company in the industry. Authorized by both Boeing and Airbus, AAC offers full completion capabilities for both narrow body and wide body aircraft, including maintenance, refurbishment, modifications and upgrades. AAC’s vertically-integrated, state-of-the-art facility provides world-class interior design, engineering and completion capabilities, engine and airframe MRO and ODA certification authority. AAC provides the most advanced engineering in the industry along with operational excellence and superior customer service from start to finish, keeping airplane programs on schedule; providing industry-leading experience and warranty support after delivery. Founded in 1948 as Associate Radio, the company has served the VVIP market and global Heads of State for over six decades.
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. StandardAero is owned by and partnered with 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.