StandardAero and Sierra Nevada Corporation Extend Relationship with 5-Year Renewal of PT6A/PW100 Engine Support Agreement

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – July 15, 2019 – StandardAero has extended its long-running relationship with aerospace and defense leader Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) with the signing of a five-year agreement covering maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) support for the Pratt & Whitney PT6A and PW100 turboprop engines.  StandardAero will support SNC from its Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF) in Summerside, PE, Canada, and its other global locations.

SNC is a world leader in command, control, computers, communications and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) solutions, with experience on over 200 different types of manned and unmanned platforms including the Beechcraft King Air and Cessna Caravan.  SNC has also partnered with Embraer to offer the A-29 Super Tucano for U.S. Department of Defense and international requirements.  In addition, SNC provides aircraft design, modification and support services for a range of platforms, including the Dornier 328, supported via its subsidiary 328 Support Services GmbH.

Commenting on the agreement, James Livingston, Senior Procurement Manager with Sierra Nevada Corporation, said:  “SNC continues to be very pleased with the level and quality of service and support that we receive from StandardAero on all levels, and we look forward to continuing our relationship in the future.”

“StandardAero is extremely pleased to further extend its close relationship with SNC through this five-year engine MRO support agreement,” said Jason Johnson, Vice President – Global Sales & Marketing for StandardAero Airlines & Fleets.  “SNC is one of our most valued customers on the PT6A and PW100 engine families, and we are delighted to be able to support the company’s diverse international activities with our global network of overhaul facilities and service centers.  We look forward to extending our relationship with SNC to include auxiliary power unit (APU) support services in the near future.”

StandardAero supports the global P&W PT6A operator community from four DOFs located in North America, Europe, Africa and Australasia, backed up by a global network of seven service centers and over twenty dedicated mobile repair technicians.  StandardAero is also a DOF for the P&W PW100/PW150A engine families, with overhaul facility locations in Summerside, PE, Canada, Gonesse, France and Seletar, Singapore, supported by seven service center locations across the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia.  With more than 25 years of reliable turboprop experience, StandardAero provides operators with a nose-to-tail suite of services, including repair capabilities, engine exchanges, rentals and Engine Condition Trend Monitoring (ECTM) analysis.

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 and energy markets. StandardAero is owned by The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG), a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across four business segments:  Corporate Private Equity, Real Assets, Global Credit and Investment Solutions. With $216 billion of assets under management as of December 31, 2018, Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of our investors, portfolio companies and the communities in which we live and invest.  For more information, go to