ORLANDO, Fla. – October 15, 2018 – StandardAero, the world’s largest independent Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PT6A Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF) with Distribution rights, is this year celebrating the second anniversary of its selection by Daher as the PT6A engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services provider for TBM very fast turboprop aircraft based in Europe.
Following an extended selection process, StandardAero was awarded a three-year contract by Daher in 2016 for PT6A MRO coverage made available to all European TBM customers. The contract includes engine support for the fleet of TBM 700 aircraft operated by the French Ministry of Defense and managed by Daher under a Full Operational Support agreement. The TBM family utilizes the P&WC PT6A-64 (TBM 700) and PT6A-66D (TBM 850, 900, 910 and 930) engine models, with the 900th TBM aircraft shipped in July.
“We are honored to have been entrusted by Daher as its PT6A engine MRO partner for TBM operators in Europe over the past two years,” said Peter Turner, President of StandardAero’s Airline & Fleets business unit. “As an authorized Distributor and Designated Overhaul Facility, we are committed to raising the standard for PT6A engine customers worldwide, supporting operators of the fast-selling, fast-moving TBM turboprop with local support globally through our worldwide network of service locations.”
StandardAero supports the global PT6A operator community from five Designated Overhaul Facilities located in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia, backed up by a global network of service centers and mobile repair technicians. With more than 25 years of reliable turboprop experience, StandardAero provides operators with a truly nose-to-tail suite of services, including repair schemes, re-engining STCs, engine exchanges, rentals and Engine Condition Trend Monitoring (ECTM) analysis.
Visit StandardAero at Booth 1995 at the Orange County Convention Center during the NBAA2018 – Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition on October 16-18 in Orlando, Florida. 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 the business & general aviation, airline, military, helicopter, components and energy 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 website at www.standardaero.com.