StandardAero Implements Comprehensive PW100 Capability in Winnipeg, Canada

Tempe, Ariz. – January 5, 2011 – StandardAero announced today that it has implemented full PW100 engine maintenance, repair, and overhaul capability in Winnipeg, Canada. StandardAero’s Winnipeg facility has been fully approved by Pratt & Whitney Canada as a PW100 Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF).

“The implementation of the PW100 product line into our Winnipeg facility will provide us with the ability to move people and resources throughout our extensive Winnipeg site,” said Manny Atwal, vice president, Turboprop Programs, StandardAero. “The European Service Center (ESC) team in Tilburg, The Netherlands, continues to support our customers with PW100 and PT6A hot-section level work scopes, including full accessory capability, a comprehensive test cell, and substantial field service support. From these locations, we can support all of our PW100 and PT6A customers anywhere in the world in a timely and effective manner.”

StandardAero aligns the needs and objectives of airline operators and MRO service providers to form a partnership that provides high quality products and services, manages maintenance costs and reserves, and provides risk/reward sharing options.

Over the last 15 years, StandardAero has processed over 3,000 PW100 engines at the Tilburg & Winnipeg facilities.

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:

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.