9-Mar-2011 Source: StandardAero
StandardAero announced today that it has signed an exclusive five-year contract for Model 250 engine repair and overhaul services with the City of Nashville Metropolitan Police Department. All work will be performed at StandardAero facilities in Winnipeg, Canada and Concord, N.C.
Repair and overhaul services will be performed on the police departmentâ€™s seven-helicopter fleet comprised of MD 500E and Bell OH-58 helicopters using Model 250-C20B and Model 250-T63-A-720 engines.
â€œTodayâ€™s announcement not only validates the quality of our services and our reputation for customer service, but also solidifies StandardAeroâ€™s presence as the premier M250 MRO provider within Airborne Law Enforcement Agency circles,â€ said Tom Roche, StandardAero Vice President, Helicopter Programs. â€œWeâ€™re excited about our new relationship with Metro and the ability to provide them with a comprehensive support network that includes a M250 overhaul facility in Tennesseeâ€™s neighboring state North Carolina,â€ concluded Roche.
The contract announcement ensures total engine maintenance and overhaul requirements support for the City of Nashville Metropolitan Police Departmentâ€™s Aviation Unit.
StandardAero is one of the worldâ€™s largest independent providers of services including engine and airframe 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, energy and VIP completions markets. A Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) company, StandardAero provides a global service network of 12 primary facilities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Singapore and Australia, along with an additional 14 regionally located service and support locations. The company is celebrating its 100th year of industry leadership in 2011.