StandardAero Announces 21,000th TFE731 Engine Overhaul and Other 2020 Milestones during VBACE Event

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – December 3, 2020 – StandardAero recently completed its 21,000th Honeywell TFE731 engine overhaul and announced this milestone during today’s inaugural VBACE event.  The achievement continues to reinforce the company’s global leadership in servicing this ubiquitous business aviation turbofan engine. In addition, StandardAero announced that since authorized by Honeywell as the only major […]

Thales and StandardAero Successfully Achieve the Industry’s First 4-Axis Autopilot Flight Test for Airbus AS350 and H125 Helicopters

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – November 30, 2020 – Thales and StandardAero have announced the successful first flight test of a revolutionary compact autopilot system that will bring Airbus AS350 and H125 helicopters into a new era of performance and safety.  The achievement of this key milestone lays the groundwork for this important phase of the Supplemental […]

StandardAero and Royal Netherlands Air Force Sign Long-Term F135 Engine Lease and Service Agreements

WOENSDRECHT, Netherlands – November 10, 2020 – StandardAero together with the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) announced today the next milestone in a long-term Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul and Upgrade (MRO&U) partnership in The Netherlands with the signing of F135 engine lease and services agreements.  The lease agreement with the Netherlands Central Government Real Estate Agency (RVB) […]

StandardAero Launches Comprehensive Engine Trading Solutions Business Unit to Support Business Aviation Operators

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – August 3, 2020 – StandardAero has announced the launch of a new business unit to support business aviation operators with comprehensive Engine Trading Solutions (ETS) with multiple, affordable options to help extend lifecycles for legacy aircraft.  Due to overwhelming market interest in these services, StandardAero is offering OEM-aligned engine trading solutions on […]

StandardAero Completes Consolidation of Helicopter Centers of Excellence

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – July 7, 2020 –  StandardAero recently completed the successful consolidation of the company’s Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Helicopter Center of Excellence (COE), after accelerating the final phase of integration of helicopter MRO engine operations into one site. In addition, the company’s transition program included the integration of two additional COEs located  Langley, British […]

StandardAero Awarded $237 Million Multi-Year U.S. Air Force J85 Engine MRO Contract To Support T-38 Trainer Jet Aircraft

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – May 11, 2020 –  The United States Air Force (USAF) has awarded StandardAero a $237 million multi-year contract to provide engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for General Electric J85 turbojet engines powering the USAF fleet of T-38 trainer aircraft.  The multi-year contract will continue into 2028 and all work will […]

StandardAero Launches Business Aviation Engine Exchange Program with Affordable Options to Help Operators Extend Aircraft Lifecycle

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – March 2, 2020 – StandardAero has launched a new business aviation engine exchange program with multiple options for all operators of legacy aircraft powered by TFE731, CFE738 and PW305 engines.  The program also covers Honeywell 36-100/150 series auxiliary power units (APUs).  “As hull values for legacy aircraft drop, it is increasingly difficult […]

StandardAero Celebrates 3,000th GE CF34 Engine MRO Workscope, as it Enters 20th Year Supporting CF34 Operators Worldwide

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – February 4, 2020 – StandardAero recently celebrated the completion of its 3,000th workscope on the GE Aviation CF34 turbofan engine, which is widely used on regional jet airliners around the world.  StandardAero was first appointed as a GE Aviation Authorized Service Provider (ASP) for the CF34-3 and CF34-8 in 2001.  The milestone […]

StandardAero Recognized for “FIRST Class Service” Award at Annual Rolls-Royce FIRST Network Recognition Reception

11th Consecutive Year of Winning an Award for M250 Engine MRO Excellence ANAHEIM, Calif. – January 28, 2020 – StandardAero received the prestigious “FIRST Class Service” award on Monday at the annual Rolls-Royce FIRST NetworkTM Recognition Reception event, held as part of Rolls-Royce’s attendance at the 2020 HAI/Heli-Expo in Anaheim, Calif.  The awards program recognizes […]

StandardAero and Robertson Fuel Systems Announce First Canadian Customer to Take Delivery of Popular AS350/EC130 Crash-Resistant Fuel Tank

ANAHEIM, Calif. – January 28, 2020 – StandardAero and Robertson Fuel Systems announced today the delivery of two crash-resistant fuel tanks (CRFTs) to the first operator in Canada to adopt this potentially lifesaving equipment.  The CRFTs will be installed on one AS350 BA helicopter and one AS350 B2 helicopter owned and operated by Ontario-based Zimmer […]