StandardAero Ramps up Support for HTF7000 Operators

Las Vegas, Nev. – October 10, 2011 – StandardAero Business Aviation announced today that it has successfully expanded its engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) support capabilities on the Honeywell, HTF7000 engine, currently on the Challenger 300 aircraft. The company has also announced its plans to expand support capabilities to include the G280 and Legacy 450/500, which will enter into service over the next 24 months.

Work completed on the HTF7000 in 2011 includes the completion of several combustor changes; 4000-hour inspections during combustor changes; engine change outs; W-5 harnesses replacements; oil pressure trouble shooting and multiple tower shaft bearing changes.

“StandardAero Business Aviation has a long service history with Honeywell engines,” said Eric Thompson, Product Director, StandardAero Business Aviation. “We have a legacy as the industry leader in MRO of the TFE and TPE engine lines, now we’re moving forward into the HTF-series which further supports our nose-to-tail, customer-centric, CompleteCare™ philosophy.”

StandardAero’s Augusta, Ga., service center and its Mobile Service Team (MST) is authorized for Combustor Changes and other events on the HTF7000, and the company’s Houston, Texas (IAH), Springfield, Ill. (SPI), and Los Angeles (LAX) facilities have line service authorization on the HTF7000.

StandardAero is one of the world’s largest independent providers of services including engine and airframe 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, energy and VIP completions markets. A Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) company, StandardAero provides a global service network of 12 primary facilities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Singapore and Australia, along with an additional 14 regionally located service and support locations. The company is celebrating 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