StandardAero Components Receives New International Certifications – Expands Capabilities with Additional 1,000 Part Repairs

Tempe, Ariz. – August 30, 2012 – StandardAero Components, an OEM authorized provider of component repair and overhaul services for the U.S. military and commercial aviation industry, announced it has expanded its global service capabilities with the recent certification and approval for engine component repair and overhaul, from two international civil aviation authorities.

StandardAero Components successfully renewed its Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) certification and obtained a new authorization from Indonesia’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation. StandardAero Components currently holds FAA, EASA, and CAAC 145 certification across a broad range of platforms, including GE, CFMI, Pratt & Whitney, Rolls Royce, and Honeywell product lines.

The recertification by CAAC expands StandardAero’s support capabilities with an additional 1,000 new part numbers beyond the 2,000 parts previously certified. The recent certifications extend the company’s ability to support repair capabilities across Asia, one of the fastest- growing aviation regions in the world.

“Today’s announcement is another milestone in the fulfillment of our global strategy of providing a comprehensive suite of repair services, development and overhaul capabilities throughout a long line of aircraft components and engine models,” said Rick Stine, Senior Vice President of StandardAero Components. “These certifications open us up to tremendous business opportunities in emerging markets with significant growth potential – both for commercial and military applications.”

StandardAero Components, located in Cincinnati, Ohio, maintains over 200,000 square feet of state of the art part repair and engineering shop capability, in addition to a 50,000 square foot composite and bond shop and an assembly area offering the optimal environment for an industry leader in repair services. An on-site, Repair Development Center of Excellence offers full tool design and fabrication capability. Components part restoration capabilities include close tolerance machining; a full range of thermal spray application techniques and materials; heat treat and braze; precision surface finishing; CNC machining; electrical discharge machining; shot peening and a comprehensive suite of welding techniques and NDT capabilities.

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. A Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) company, StandardAero provides a global service network of 13 primary facilities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Singapore and Australia, along with an additional 50 sales and field service locations. The company celebrated 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