Tempe, Ariz. – December 9, 2010 – StandardAero announced that is has signed Mirabel Heli Support, Inc., in Mirabel, Quebec, as an Authorized Support Center. The agreement is for one year and includes optional one-year extensions at the end of each expiry date.
“Today’s announcement establishes a three-fold strategic alliance between the end operator, StandardAero and Mirabel Heli Support Inc.,” said Tom Roche, vice president, Helicopter Programs, StandardAero. “The agreement benefits companies in eastern Canada looking for StandardAero’s quality service and reputation offerings. It also forwards our ambition to enhance our presence to our mutual customers and link directly into their operating needs.”
The designation provides Rolls-Royce Model 250 operators in eastern Canada with another reliable avenue for a complete service package through the StandardAero network.
Mirabel Heli Inc was formed in January 2009 by Director of Maintenance Patrice Chaput, Quality Manager Luc Frenette, and Lead Mechanic Daniel Lajoie. The team has extensive experience and specializes in the maintenance of the Bell 206, Astar 350, EC120 and EC130 aircraft. Starting the business was a mutual sentiment to personally support clients’ aircraft that truly value quality workmanship.
StandardAero, a Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) company with nearly $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: www.dubaiaerospace.com
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 the dynamics of Dubai 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.