StandardAero Supports PW100 Turboprop Operators with Pratt & Whitney Canada PW100SMARTSM Service Program

Scottsdale, Ariz. – December 18, 2015 – Through its partnership with Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC), StandardAero is now offering new and innovative engine maintenance alternatives for PW100 turboprop operators through PW100SMARTSM dependable solutions.

PW100SMART programs offer a wide variety of choices for PW100 operators including firm fixed price overhauls, flat rate exchange programs, capped costs, life-extension aircraft incentives, fleet enhancement programs with engine exchange options and modular fleet enhancement programs to refresh engines, one module at a time. In addition, PW100SMART provides operators with engine health and performance diagnostics and prognostics to provide faster service and programs designed to improve predictability for overall engine fleet maintenance.

“Our support and promotion of the PW100SMART service offerings reaffirms our partnership with Pratt & Whitney in supporting engine maintenance for PW100 operators globally,” said Rob Higby, Global Vice President of Sales & Marketing for StandardAero Airlines & Fleets. “PW100SMART offers a wide range of highly customizable options to meet the specific needs of our customers, ensuring the option to extend the life of their engines rather than replace, all at an affordable price.”

PW100SMART offers multiple service options for operators of the following aircraft: ATR42/72, BAe/ATP, Bombardier Q100/200/300, Dornier 328TP, Embraer 120 and Fokker 50.

StandardAero is a Pratt & Whitney Canada PW100 Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF) and a PT6A Designated Distributor and Overhaul Facility (DDOF). With more than 25 years of reliable turboprop experience, the company provides options and recommendations that are tailored to specific operator needs. StandardAero’s facilities and infrastructure has been specifically designed for P&WC PW100 component repair and maintenance events with the goal of minimizing downtime and reducing operator costs.

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