8-Dec-2010 Source: StandardAero
StandardAero announced today that it has signed Mirabel Heli Support, Inc., in Mirabel, Quebec, as an Authorized Support Center for Turbine Engine MRO. The agreement is for one year and includes optional one-year extensions at the end of each expiry date.
“Today’s announcement establishes a three-fold strategic alliance between the end operator, StandardAero, and Mirabel Heli Support Inc.,” said Tom Roach, vice president, Helicopter Programs, StandardAero. ” The agreement benefits companies in eastern Canada looking for StandardAero’s quality service and reputation offerings. It also forwards our ambitions to be more personal with the Mirabel region customers and more in touch with their operating needs.”Â”
The designation provides Rolls-Royce M250 operators in eastern Canada with another reliable one-stop-shop for complete airframe and engine maintenance. Mirabel Heli Inc was formed in January 2009 by Director of Maintenance Patrice Chaput, Quality Manager Luc Frenette, and Lead Mechanic Daniel Lajoie. The team has extensive experience and specializes in the maintenance of Bell 206s, Astar350s, EC120s, and EC130s. Starting the business was a mutual sentiment to personally support clients’ aircraft that truly valued their workmanship.
StandardAero, a Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) company with nearly $1.4 billion in annual revenue, specializes in engine maintenance, repair and overhaul, and nose-to-tail services that include airframe, interior refurbishments and paint for business and general aviation, air transport, and military aircraft. The company, part of the DAE Engineering division, forms a global services network of 12 primary facilities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Singapore and Australia, with an additional 14 regionally located service and support locations.
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise is building a globally recognized aerospace corporation with operations from aircraft leasing, maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), and Aviation IT solutions. It is creating an innovative business that builds on the dynamics of Dubai and continuous growth in aviation.
Headquartered in Dubai, the group is growing through a series of phased developments and acquisitions to become a global player and to produce an integrated aerospace cluster, based at Dubai World Central – the new 140 square kilometer airport and logistics city being constructed in Jebel Ali, Dubai. It is forming international partnerships at the highest level of industry with the aim of establishing one of the most innovative and successful businesses in the global aerospace industry within the next decade.