Las Vegas, Nev. – November 17, 2015 – StandardAero signed an agreement with Rolls-Royce to become an authorized engine line maintenance service provider for CorporateCare® operators of the AE 3007A and BR710A2-20 turbofan engines. The new agreement expands the company’s engine service portfolio and authorizes StandardAero to provide additional services to its customers.
The agreement was formalized on November 17, during a signing ceremony at the 2015 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in Las Vegas. StandardAero will begin offering the these new services to operators in December of this year.
The five-year agreement covers line service work on Rolls-Royce BR710A2-20 and AE 3007A engine models, including engine borescoping, removal and replacement, troubleshooting and CorporateCare®/Warranty maintenance. Initially, the BR710 service will be offered at StandardAero’s LAX/Van Nuys facility while the AE 3007 service will be available at the company’s LAX/Van Nuys, Houston and Augusta facilities.
With this new authorization, StandardAero is adding engine maintenance capability for operators of Embraer Legacy 600/650 and Bombardier Global 5000/6000 aircraft, which are powered by Rolls-Royce AE 3007A or BR710A2-20 turbofan engines.
“StandardAero offers the most comprehensive suite of services for the Business Aviation operator, covering all needs of our customers,” said Marc McGowan, President of StandardAero Business Aviation. “This new partnership with Roll-Royce allows us to continue the expansion of our offerings and deepen our long-term relationship with one of the world’s most successful aircraft engine OEMs.”
Andy Robinson, Rolls-Royce Senior Vice President Services and Customer Support said: “We are very proud to welcome StandardAero to the Rolls-Royce Authorized Service Centre Network. We have a long and successful relationship with StandardAero, and are confident they will deliver the high level of line maintenance support that our CorporateCare® customers deserve.”
Visit StandardAero at Booth N4500 at the Las Vegas Convention Center during the NBAA2015 – Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition on November 17-19 in Las Vegas, Nevada. For more information, go to www.standardaero.com.
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, energy and VIP completions markets. The company celebrated its 100th year of industry leadership in 2011. In 2015, StandardAero was purchased by Veritas Capital, a leading private equity firm headquartered in New York City. Veritas invests in companies that provide critical products and services to government and commercial customers worldwide including those operating in aerospace & defense, healthcare, technology, national security, communications, energy and education. More information can be found on the company’s web site at www.standardaero.com.
About Rolls-Royce Holdings plc
- Rolls-Royce’s vision is to create better power for a changing world via two main business segments, Aerospace and Land & Sea. These business segments address markets with two strong technology platforms, gas turbines and reciprocating engines. Aerospace comprises Civil Aerospace and Defence Aerospace. Land & Sea comprises Marine, Nuclear and Power Systems.
- Rolls-Royce has customers in more than 120 countries, comprising more than 380 airlines and leasing customers, 160 armed forces, 4,000 marine customers, including 70 navies, and more than 5,000 power and nuclear customers.
- Our business is focused on the 4Cs:
- Customer – placing the customer at the heart of our business
- Concentration – deciding where to grow and where not to
- Cost – continually looking to increase efficiency
- Cash – improving financial performance.
- Annual underlying revenue was £14.6 billion in 2014, around half of which came from the provision of aftermarket services. The firm and announced order book stood at £76.5 billion at 30 June 2015.
- In 2014, Rolls-Royce invested £1.2 billion on research and development. We also support a global network of 31 University Technology Centres, which position Rolls-Royce engineers at the forefront of scientific research.
- Rolls-Royce employs over 54,000 people in 50 countries. Over 15,500 of these are engineers.
- The Group has a strong commitment to apprentice and graduate recruitment and to further developing employee skills. In 2014 we employed 354 graduates and 357 apprentices through our worldwide training programmes. Globally we have over 1,000 Rolls-Royce STEM ambassadors who are actively involved in education programmes and activities; we have set ourselves a target to reach 6 million people through our STEM outreach activities by 2020.