Tempe, Ariz. – August 9, 2012 – StandardAero announced today that it has delivered its 6,000th Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) since the program’s inception in 1995. The milestone took place at StandardAero’s Maryville, Tenn. facility and was a Hamilton Sundstrand APS2300, delivered to a commercial customer.
StandardAero’s APU program in Maryville focuses on repair of Honeywell 36 and RE220 series engines as well as Hamilton Sundstrand APS2300 units for commercial airline and military operators via their OEM relationships. The site is a one-stop shop that not only repairs the APU but all Line Replaceable Units (LRU’s) associated with the APU. StandardAero works to reduce life-cycle costs of operation for its customers through increased reliability, and industry leading turnaround times.
“Six thousand engines is a substantial number and represents a significant achievement in the capabilities of our facility and the confidence that our customers have placed in us over the past 17 years since the program’s inception,” said Tim Fischer, Vice President & General Manager, StandardAero Maryville. “This was accomplished through the dedication & commitment of our employees; our team understands the importance of results which is exactly what we deliver to our customers.”
StandardAero’s Maryville, Tenn. service center is a 130,000 square foot facility which, in addition to performing maintenance on the Honeywell 36-Series and RE220 APU and Hamilton Sundstrand APS2300 APU, performs MRO for the Rolls-Royce AE3007 and other major engine platforms.
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 www.dubaiaerospace.com.