StandardAero Touts Business Aviation Engine MRO Leadership: Experience Leader in TFE731 Engine Maintenance / Expands Service Capabilities on HTF7000

Orlando, Fla. – October 30, 2012 – StandardAero Business Aviation announced that it leads the industry in TFE731 heavy maintenance. The company’s factory-trained, turbine engine specialists recently surpassed 17,000 engine events on the TFE731, performing more Core Zone Inspections (CZI) and Major Periodic Inspections (MPI) than any other maintenance, repair & overhaul (MRO) organization in the world.

To date, the company has completed over 17,000 Core Zone Inspections (CZIs) and Major Periodic Inspections (MPIs), in addition to the fulfillment of thousands of other events.

“There is no substitute for experience,” said Scott Taylor, Senior Vice President, Business Aviation, StandardAero. “We maintain our reputation for quality and are able to complete CZIs and MPIs in turn times of roughly half that of our competition, because we know the engine inside and out. We know what to look for and have institutionalized processes that eliminate non-value-added labor, ultimately reducing costs for the customer by getting them back in the air faster. The result is a happy customer and repeat business.”

In addition, the Company announced that it continues to grow its HTF7000 engine support capability. Under its Honeywell authorized service agreement, StandardAero performs combustor changes, 4000 and 8000 hour borescope inspections along with other activities covered by our Minor Authorization from Honeywell.

The average tenure of StandardAero Business Aviation’s engine A&P mechanics is nearly 16 years, with the longest employee serving 37 years with company.

StandardAero will be exhibiting at the 65th Annual National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Convention and Expo, October 30 – November 1, 2012, in Orlando, Fla.; Booth 2000.

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, energy and VIP completions markets. A Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) company, StandardAero provides a global service network of 13 primary facilities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Singapore and Australia, along with an additional 50 sales and field service locations. The company celebrated 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