SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – June 28, 2021 – StandardAero has been selected by Embraer to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for Pratt & Whitney Canada APS 2300 auxiliary power units (APUs) enrolled in the aircraft manufacturer’s Pool Program. The agreement also covers support of associated APS 2300 line replaceable units (LRUs) enrolled in Embraer’s Pool Program. The APS 2300 APU equips Embraer’s family of E-Jet E1 regional aircraft, including the E170, E175, E190 and E195.
Under the agreement, StandardAero will provide MRO services for the APS 2300 APUs and LRUs enrolled in Embraer’s Pool Program from its Maryville, Tennessee location, which is an OEM-approved Authorized Repair Facility (ARF) for the APS 2300. This multi-year contract extends StandardAero’s support of Embraer’s Pool Program, the company having originally entered into a long-term APS 2300 support agreement with Embraer in 2010.
Commenting on the agreement for Embraer, Johann Christian Jean Charles Bordais, President & CEO, Embraer Services & Support, said: “Embraer is proud to continue its relationship with StandardAero with the renewal of the APS 2300 Pool Program. Both companies have been partners for many years under different platforms. This renewal illustrates StandardAero’s understanding of Embraer’s business model, and it will provide Embraer with cost reduction in our APS 2300 Pool Program. Embraer’s value’s its partnership with StandardAero and looks forward continuing this relationship in the future.”
“StandardAero is delighted to extend its close relationship with Embraer through the renewal of our APS 2300 Pool Program support agreement under this multi-year contract,” commented Randy Mengel, VP/GM of the company’s Maryville facility. “We support Embraer and its customers through a number of different engine/APU platforms, including the CF34-8 (E170/E175), AE 3007 (ERJ-145) and PT6A (Tucano), and we are proud of the trust shown in us by Embraer through the renewal of our APS 2300 Pool Program support arrangement. We look forward to continuing to support Embraer and its customers with reliable, cost-effective APU MRO services for many years to come.”
Since the award of the Maintenance Service Agreement (MSA), StandardAero has also been asked to participate in engine LRU opportunities on Embraer’s E-Jet E2 family, of which the E195-E2 and E190-E2 are currently in service with Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engines. StandardAero is also looking at engine LRU opportunities on the Embraer Tucano family of aircraft, including the A-29 variant operated by the Brazilian Air Force, which is powered by the Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-68C engine.
The Embraer Services & Support network covers the globe with 77 owned and authorized service centers and two 24/7 Contact Centers at Embraer’s Brazil headquarters. The organization employs 2,300 staff, who support 1,700 customers and 5,600 defense, commercial, agricultural, and business aircraft, as well as agnostic services performed by OGMA in Portugal. Spares inventories valued at over US $1 billion are distributed among 24 warehouses across five continents. Embraer’s professionals are experts in aircraft performance, component repair, parts distribution, training, spares planning, interior modifications, and global logistics. Embraer Services & Support is solution provider designed to deliver a comprehensive portfolio of innovative and competitive services, extending aircraft operational life and maximizing the Embraer fleet’s fullest potential. Learn more at https://services.embraer.com.
StandardAero was the first independent service provider for the APS 2300 APU, its OEM-trained technicians providing customers with the most comprehensive, experienced and approved service in the industry. As a Pratt & Whitney Canada Authorized Repair Facility, StandardAero offers numerous benefits to APS 2300 operators, including full access to OEM technical support and documentation, full OEM warranty processing, full access to rental bank assets, component repair and LRU capabilities, and coordinated repair development with OEM authorization.
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 and energy markets. StandardAero is owned by global investment firm The Carlyle Group. For more information about StandardAero, go to www.standardaero.com.