Mark Bianchi Named Vice President and General Manager of StandardAero’s Los Angeles (LAX) Facility

Atlanta, Ga. – Oct. 19, 2010 – StandardAero announced today that Mark Bianchi has been named Vice President & General Manager of its Los Angeles (LAX) facility. Bianchi comes to StandardAero from NetJets Aviation where he served as Senior and Executive Vice President of Aircraft Maintenance since 2006.

Prior to working at NetJets in Aircraft Maintenance leadership roles since 2004, Bianchi spent 18 years with US Airways where he held several leadership positions, including Manager of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Compliance, 737/757/767 Fleet Manager, and Base Maintenance Manager. Bianchi also worked as a Principal Engineer, Heavy Maintenance Production Supervisor, Maintenance Control Foreman and a Mechanic.

“We’re pleased that Mark has joined our team to lead the Los Angeles operation (LAX),” said Scott Taylor, senior vice president, Business Aviation, StandardAero. “Mark is a clear leader with outstanding experience. Our ability to attract such top notch talent underscores our reputation as an outstanding business aviation MRO service provider,” added Taylor. “We look forward to Mark’s leadership as he steers LAX along the path of continued success established by his interim predecessor, Jason Miller, VP/GM of our Houston, Texas (IAH) facility.”

Bianchi holds an associate’s degree in applied science from the College of Aeronautics in New York City. He also holds an A & P Certificate, an FCC General Radio/Telephone Certificate, and is a General Electric Certified Six Sigma Green Belt.

StandardAero, a Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) company with nearly $1.4 billion in annual revenue, specializes in engine maintenance, repair and overhaul, and nose-to-tail services that include airframe, interior refurbishments and paint for business and general aviation, air transport, and military aircraft. The company, part of the DAE Engineering division, forms a global services network of 12 primary facilities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Singapore and Australia, with an additional 14 regionally located service and support locations.

About DAE:

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise is building a globally recognized aerospace corporation with operations from aircraft leasing, maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), and Aviation IT solutions. It is creating an innovative business that builds on the dynamics of Dubai and continuous growth in aviation.

Headquartered in Dubai, the group is growing through a series of phased developments and acquisitions to become a global player and to produce an integrated aerospace cluster, based at Dubai World Central – the new 140 square kilometer airport and logistics city being constructed in Jebel Ali, Dubai. It is forming international partnerships at the highest level of industry with the aim of establishing one of the most innovative and successful businesses in the global aerospace industry within the next decade.