Standard Aero signs Long Term CF34 MRO Contract with SkyWest Airlines

Winnipeg, MB, November 12/04 – Standard Aero, an Authorized CF34™ Service Provider, Licensed by GE Engine Services, Inc., today announced the signing of an exclusive contract with SkyWest Airlines of St. George, Utah to service their fleet of CF34-8 engines powering their new CRJ-700 Regional Jets. The engine maintenance deal is worth approximately $300 Million […]

Garrett / Piedmont Hawthorne / Associated Debuts Unified Company at National Business Aviation Association Convention

National Business Aviation Association Convention, Las Vegas, Nev. – October 13, 2004 – Garrett/Piedmont Hawthorne/Associated, a new company comprised of three of the industry’s most experienced brands – Garrett Aviation Services, Piedmont Hawthorne and Associated Air Center, today announced key executive appointments and revealed its plans for how it will integrate and enhance services to […]

Garrett Aviation Services Acquired by the Carlyle Group

TEMPE, Ariz. – The Carlyle Group has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Garrett Aviation Services from General Electric Company. Garrett Aviation Services, headquartered in Tempe, Ariz., is one of the world’s leading providers of comprehensive maintenance services for corporate aviation. Garrett Aviation Services provides a wide-range of general aviation services, including engine and airframe […]

ACRO Aerospace receives license for T700 engine overhaul

April 7, 2004 – ACRO Aerospace Inc. (ACRO), a subsidiary of Vector Aerospace Corporation, has signed a licensing agreement with General Electric Canada for overhaul of General Electric (GE) T700 model engines. The agreement covers overhaul of military T700 helicopter engines for fifteen countries, covering S-70/A/B, UH-60/A/L and SH-2G helicopters. The license builds on a […]

Standard Aero Enhances Model 250 Test Cell

Winnipeg, MB Canada March 10, 2004 – Standard Aero Limited (Canada) has modified its Model 250 test cell by implementing quick disconnect test cell carts. The test cell carts allow Standard Aero Ltd. technicians the ability to rig Model 250 engines for test while another engine is running in the test cell. “The modification of […]

Standard Aero Expands Model 250 Capability in North Carolina

Winnipeg, MB Canada March 10, 2004 – Standard Aero has increased Model 250 capability at its Concord, North Carolina Service Center to now perform complete overhaul of modules. This increase in capability is as a direct result of customer feedback. “Our customers wanted us to service their Model 250 engines within the United States so […]

Standard Aero Awarded Multi-Million Dollar Contract For US Navy T56 Engine Maintenance

San Antonio, TX January 05, 2004 – Standard Aero has been awarded a five-year contract with a total contract ceiling of $423.7 Million to provide Depot Level Repairs for the Navy’s T56 Series III engine modules. The contract is structured as an estimated $84.7 Million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity one year contract, with four renewable one-year […]