Standard Aero Awarded Major U.S. Coast Guard Contract

Winnipeg, Manitoba, July 21, 2005 – The U.S. Coast Guard awarded Standard Aero a $12.3 million, five-year depot level maintenance requirements-type contract for overhaul of HC-130 propeller assemblies, individual propeller blades, and various HC-130 propeller components. The HC-130 Hercules is a long-range surveillance and transport aircraft powered by four Rolls-Royce T56-A-15 engines and four 54H60 […]

Standard Aero signs Long Term CF34 MRO Contract with GoJet Airlines

Winnipeg, MB, June 20, 2005 – Standard Aero, a General Electric Authorized CF34™ Service Provider today announced the signing of an exclusive contract with GoJet Airlines of St. Louis, Missouri to service their fleet of CF34-8C5B1 engines powering their new CRJ-700 Regional Jets. The initial engine maintenance deal is worth approximately $70 Million USD over […]

ACROHELIPRO Global Services Awarded DND Sea King T58 Engine Support Contract

June 2, 2005 – ACROHELIPRO Global Services Inc. (AHGS), a subsidiary of Vector Aerospace Corporation, has been awarded the contract to support Canada’s Department of National Defence (DND) Sea King Helicopter T58 engines. The contract value is estimated at C$5m per year and contains option periods that extend until the end of the service life […]

Garrett/Piedmont Hawthorne/Associated Names Roger E. Wolfe as Executive Vice President of Operations

empe, Ariz. — May 10, 2005—Garrett/Piedmont Hawthorne/Associated, a provider of comprehensive services for the business aviation industry, today announced that Roger E. Wolfe was appointed executive vice president of operations. Wolfe will be responsible for leading the company in defining and delivering an integrated service offering and will oversee all operations of maintenance, repair and […]

Standard Aero Awarded Transport Canada Approval for PW100 Hot Section Inspections

Winnipeg, MB April 20, 2005 – Standard Aero received Transport Canada approval on April 8th, 2005 to perform Pratt & Whitney PW100 Hot Section Inspections at its Winnipeg facility. The North American PW100 Service Center was previously located at Standard Aero’s Maryville, Tennessee facility. Moving the PW100 Service Center to Winnipeg will make room in […]

ACROhelipro Global Services and Eurocopter Sign 5-Year Repair Centre Agreement

April 14, 2005 – ACROhelipro subsidiary of Vector Aerospace Corporation, has renewed their repair centre agreement with Eurocopter as an approved repair and overhaul provider. The new agreement is effective immediately and will be valid for a period of 5 years. ACROhelipro Global Services Inc.’s President, Peter Tierney commented, “This agreement solidifies our relationship with […]

Garrett Aviation – Springfield, Ill. Receives FAA Diamond Award for Maintenance Training Excellence

Tempe, Ariz. — April 8, 2005— Garrett Aviation/Piedmont Hawthorne/Associated Air Center, one of North America’s largest providers of comprehensive services for the business aviation industry, announced today that its Garrett Aviation-Springfield, Ill. repair station has been awarded the FAA Diamond Award—the highest level employer honors—for outstanding aviation maintenance training. The Garrett Aviation-Springfield maintenance facility has […]