The Carlyle Group to Acquire Leading Aircraft Engine MRO Provider StandardAero from Veritas Capital

WASHINGTON, DC – Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) today announced it has agreed to acquire StandardAero, a global provider of aftermarket engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for the aerospace and defense industries, from Veritas Capital. The transaction is subject to customary regulatory conditions and is expected to close by the […]

StandardAero Dedicates 30,000 Square Foot Expansion at the Company’s Existing Miami Component Repair Facility

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – November 1, 2018 –  StandardAero Component Services recently celebrated and dedicated the company’s 30,000 sq. ft. expansion of its component repair facility, located in Miami, Florida. The additional working space and capital improvements included the installation of a state-of-the-art clean line, an additional vacuum furnace as well as water jet cleaning capabilities.  […]

StandardAero Awarded Option Year for U.S. Navy P-8A CFM56-7 Engine MRO Support Contract

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – October 24, 2018 –  StandardAero has been selected as the U.S. Navy’s primary engine depot for support of the CFM56-7 engines used on the P-8A aircraft. This is the 2nd straight year StandardAero has been selected to perform this work, which is carried-out under a U.S. Federal government Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) […]

Dallas Airmotive Completes Facility Operations Consolidation, Celebrates Organizational Growth at DFW Center Location

ORLANDO, Florida – October 16, 2018 – Dallas Airmotive has announced that the facility operations consolidation project that brought 4 locations together into a single facility at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport is complete. After opening the new 220,000 sq ft engine maintenance and testing facility in 2016, the organization has seen business growth resulting in the […]

StandardAero Awarded Multi-Year Contract Renewal to Support Air Methods’ Fleet of Airbus Helicopters AS350 and EC130 Dynamic Components

AMSTERDAM – October 15, 2018 – StandardAero announced today the signing of a three year agreement with Air Methods to support their fleet of Airbus Helicopters AS350 and EC130 dynamic components. Over the course of this agreement, StandardAero will provide expert-level repair, light and major overhaul, testing, and modification of dynamic components for Air Methods’ […]

StandardAero Inducts First Innov8 Command and Cast Cabin Management System Installation on Falcon 2000 Aircraft

ORLANDO, Fla.  – October 15, 2018 –  StandardAero recently inducted a Falcon 2000 aircraft at the company’s Springfield, IL, facility to install the company’s first Innov8 Cabin Solutions Command and Cast Cabin Management System (CMS) upgrade products. The Innov8 Command and Cast CMS features the latest in LCD touchscreen and  communication technology at an affordable […]

StandardAero Signs New TFE731 Engine MRO Partnership Agreement with Aerocare Aviation Services Ltd. To Support European Operators

ORLANDO, Fla.  – October 15, 2018 –  StandardAero signed a new TFE731 turbofan engine MRO services partnership agreement with Aerocare Aviation Services Ltd, to support business aviation operators on the European continent.  The partnership, which was inked at the 2018 NBAA-BACE event in Orlando, will strengthen the company’s already strong presence as the only TFE731 […]

StandardAero Celebrates Second Anniversary of Selection by Daher as PT6A Engine MRO Services Provider for TBM Very Fast Turboprop Aircraft Family

ORLANDO, Fla. – October 15, 2018 – StandardAero, the world’s largest independent Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PT6A  Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF) with Distribution rights, is this year celebrating the second anniversary of its selection by Daher as the PT6A engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services provider for TBM very fast turboprop aircraft based […]

StandardAero Extends Long-Standing Relationship with Dumont Group Through New JT15D Engine Overhaul Contract

ORLANDO, Fla. – October 15, 2018 – StandardAero has recently extended its long-running relationship with leading aviation services provider Dumont Group, LLC through a follow-on contract for Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) JT15D-5R engine overhauls.  These engines will power a Hawker 400XP light jet which will shortly be entering service with the Dumont JETS division, […]

StandardAero Completes 20,000th TFE731 Engine Overhaul at its New Fleetlands U.K. Facility and Celebrates at NBAA-BACE in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla.  – October 14, 2018 –  StandardAero recently completed two major industry milestones, just in time to celebrate at the 2018 NBAA-BACE event held this year at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.  The company announced the completion of its 20,000th TFE731 turbofan engine scheduled maintenance event on October 2.  On top […]