StandardAero Becomes New Rolls-Royce Model 250 Authorized Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Center

Houston, Texas – Feb. 21, 2010 – StandardAero, a Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) company, is the oldest and largest center with the broadest capability in the Rolls-Royce FIRST Network to be granted authorization as an Authorized Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Center (AMROC). This new designation ensures operators with the broadest level of MRO support available.

StandardAero has been servicing Model 250 engines and accessories for over 40 years. Through six MRO locations, the company provides worldwide support with over 1,050 individual book repairs, 165 Major or Critical repairs over 30 of which are unique to StandardAero.

“AMROC status is recognition from Rolls-Royce that StandardAero has unique capabilities to support Model 250 customer maintenance and repair requirements around the world,” said StandardAero Vice President Helicopter Programs, Tom Roche. “With these strong central support resources, customers can feel confident their engine is in the best hands to maximize their engine lifecycle costs.”

The company’s fully-correlated engine test cells in Winnipeg and Singapore and its accessory test cells in Winnipeg, Singapore and Sydney quantify production data prior to shipment back to customers. In-house Design Approval Organization engineering provides operators with repair development and processes for the highest engine reliability.

StandardAero, a Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) company with $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 Dubai’s dynamism 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.