PTS Aviation Acquires Two CFM56-7B24/26 Turbofans, Bolstering Its Available Inventory of USM and Engines

MIRAMAR, Fla. – April 11, 2022 – PTS Aviation, LLC, a StandardAero company, has completed the purchase of two CFM56-7B24/26 engines in full LRU/BFE/QEC configuration from a major North American lessor.  These engines contain high-demand internal and external components, including attractive life-limited parts (LLPs) and will be used either as rebuild candidates, module donors or […]

StandardAero Recognized by Rolls-Royce for the 2022 “FIRST Class Service” and “Outstanding Partnership” Awards during annual FIRST Network Recognition Event

13th Consecutive Year of Winning an Award for M250 and RR300 Helicopter Engine MRO Excellence SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – March 8, 2022 – StandardAero was recognized by Rolls-Royce during its annual FIRST (Fully Integrated Rolls-Royce Support Team) NetworkTM Recognition event with the 2022 “FIRST Class Service” and “Outstanding Partnership” awards on March 7.  The awards program, held during the annual […]

StandardAero Grows to Serve Helicopter Customers with More MRO Offerings after Integration of Signature Aviation Engine Repair and Overhaul Acquisition

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – March 7, 2022 – StandardAero acquired Signature Aviation’s Engine Repair (ERO) and Overhaul business last year, growing the combined companies’ significant helicopter MRO capabilities to better serve customers with expanded offerings.  The addition of ERO immediately expanded StandardAero’s existing capabilities for providing MRO services for M250, RR300, PT6T, T700 and CT7 helicopter […]

StandardAero Starts Phase 2 Airframe/Drivetrain Modifications for the Pinal County Arizona Sheriff Department UH-1H Helicopter

Phase One and Industry First Tailboom Modification the Lightest with Most Heavy-lift Strength Helicopter Incorporated Last Year Scottsdale, Ariz. – March 7, 2022 —  StandardAero has begun phase 2 for the Pinal County Arizona Sheriff Department UH-1H helicopter upgrades as part of a three-phase modification program to enhance the performance of this special purpose helicopter and […]

StandardAero Signs Agreement to Purchase and Stock Gogo AVANCE L3 and L5 Systems to Provide U.S. and Canada Business Jet Operators with Installations in Q2, 2022

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – March 1, 2022 – StandardAero has signed a volume purchase agreement with Gogo for delivery of AVANCE L3 and L5 systems in March, opening up more availability for operators seeking installations.  StandardAero offers Gogo AVANCE L3 and L5 installation slots for Dassault Falcon, Bombardier, Hawker, Gulfstream, Embraer and Citation business jet operators […]

StandardAero Unveils StableLight — the First 4-Axis Autopilot for AS350 Helicopters — with Demonstration Flights Available at the 2022 HAI/Heli-Expo

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – February 23, 2022 – StandardAero is unveiling the industry’s first 4-Axis autopilot available for retrofit on AS350 helicopters with demonstration flights at the 2022 HAI/Heli-Expo on March 8-10.  The autopilot, developed in partnership with Thales and known as StableLight, is equipped in an AS350 test rotorcraft which will be located at the […]

PTS Aviation Leases CFM56-5 to Major North American Part 121 Carrier under Long-Term Agreement

MIRAMAR, Fla. – February 8, 2022 – PTS Aviation, LLC, a StandardAero company, has signed a comprehensive 3-year General Terms and Aircraft Engine Lease Agreement (GTA/ELA) with a major North American Part 121 carrier, effective immediately.  The initial ELA establishes the lease of one serviceable CFM56-5A1F engine for a 36-month term during a crucial period […]

StandardAero Signs Definitive Agreement to Purchase PTS Aviation, a Worldwide Supplier of Serviceable Aircraft Engines, Engine Components and Engine Inventory

Deal Marks StandardAero’s Tenth Acquisition Since March 2015 Scottsdale, Ariz. – January 6, 2022 — StandardAero has signed a definitive agreement to purchase boutique asset management company PTS Aviation, a worldwide supplier of serviceable aircraft engines, engine components and engine inventory.  Founded in 1995, PTS has more than 150 years of combined aviation management experience and […]

StandardAero Advances as Engine MRO Sustainment Partner on the Saab Gripen Aircraft in Canada’s Future Fighter Capability Project Competition

WINNIPEG, Manitoba – December 30, 2021 – StandardAero has advanced its position in the Government of Canada’s Future Fighter Capability Projects (FFCP) competition as the Saab Gripen aircraft is one of the remaining two finalists.  The Gripen has been found compliant with all the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) technical, industrial, technological and security requirements.  Earlier this […]

StandardAero Extends Support of Spanish Operators with Multi-Year Engine Contract to Service Binter’s Fleet of ATR 72 Turboprops

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – October 18, 2021 – StandardAero has been selected by Gran Canaria-based regional airline Binter to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for the Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127F and PW127M engines which power the airline’s fleet of ATR 72 turboprop aircraft. Under the multi-year agreement, StandardAero will provide Binter with PW127F/M […]