Robert Lummus Named Vice President and General Manager of StandardAero Business Aviation’s Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Facility

Tempe, Ariz. – August 3, 2011 – StandardAero announced today that Robert Lummus has been named Vice President and General Manager of StandardAero Business Aviation’s Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) facility. Lummus had been serving as the facility’s VP/GM in an acting capacity since April.

As the site’s lead executive, Lummus’ top priority will be on customer satisfaction and service quality. Lummus’ operational oversight will focus on all of the site’s maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services and maintaining Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and other governing global aviation agency authorizations and certifications. In addition, he will ensure LAX continues to meet and exceed all OEM, local, state and national regulatory requirements.

”Robert is a demonstrated leader, having redirected LAX’s operational performance to an industry-winning position with excellent outcomes in the support of our NetJets services, our TFE 731, CFE 738 and airframe MRO operations,” said Scott Taylor, Senior Vice President, Business Aviation, StandardAero. “I’m confident that under Robert’s leadership, the LAX team will continue to accelerate its performance momentum and strong focus on customer value.”

Prior to today’s announcement and his acting site leadership role, Lummus served as LAX’s Director of Operations where he was responsible for profitability of engine operations, as well as overall customer satisfaction and engine growth. Prior to joining StandardAero, Lummus served in a variety of engineering and leadership roles with McDonnell Douglas Corporation and Landmark Aviation. Lummus was also an aircraft mechanic lead while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps where he led the repair and overhaul of aircraft engines and aircraft systems.

Lummus is a graduate of Embry Riddle University where he earned his Master of Business Administration degree and his Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautics with minor studies in aircraft safety.

StandardAero Los Angeles is a Honeywell Authorized Service Center (ASC) for inspections, repair and overhaul of the Honeywell TFE731, CFE738 and TPE331 engine product lines. LAX performs maintenance, preventive maintenance and alterations on: Bombardier, Dassault Falcon Jet, Gulfstream, Embraer, and Hawker Pacific (Hawker) aircraft. The facility also maintains ASC agreements for the Falcon Jet, Bombardier, Rockwell Collins, and the Embraer product lines.

StandardAero is one of the world’s largest independent providers of services including engine and airframe 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, energy and VIP completions markets. A Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) company, StandardAero provides a global service network of 12 primary facilities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Singapore and Australia, along with an additional 14 regionally located service and support locations. The company is celebrating 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