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StandardAero and Robertson Announce First Canadian Customer for AS350/EC130 Crash-Resistant Fuel Tank

StandardAero and Robertson Announce First Canadian Customer for AS350/EC130 Crash-Resistant Fuel Tank

28-Jan-2020Source: StandardAero and Robertson

StandardAero and Robertson Fuel Systems announced today the delivery of two crash-resistant fuel tanks (CRFTs) to the first operator in Canada to adopt this potentially lifesaving equipment.  The CRFTs will be installed on one AS350 BA helicopter and one AS350 B2 helicopter owned and operated by Ontario-based Zimmer Air Services Inc., both of which have... Read more

Canada approves AS350/EC130 Crash-Resistant Fuel Tank

Canada approves AS350/EC130 Crash-Resistant Fuel Tank

16-Oct-2019Source: Standard Aero

StandardAero and Robertson Fuel Systems announced today the certification of their AS350/EC130 crash-resistant fuel tank (CRFT) by yet another international airworthiness authority, Transport Canada. This most recent approval represents the third regulatory agency to certify the solution, in addition to the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Bolstered... Read more

FAA approves StandardAero Bell 212 Glass Cockpit Upgrade

FAA approves StandardAero Bell 212 Glass Cockpit Upgrade

4-Mar-2019Source: StandardAero

StandardAero announced the attainment of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification of a new glass cockpit upgrade for the Bell 212 helicopter, available for both VFR and IFR operations. The upgrade features proven Universal Avionics EFI-890H Advanced Flight Displays which can be integrated with legacy Honeywell and Bell autopilot systems. The first installation of this new... Read more

Standard Aero signs 20 year agreement with Rolls-Royce for AE1107 engine MRO work

Standard Aero signs 20 year agreement with Rolls-Royce for AE1107 engine MRO work

10-Apr-2018Source: Standard Aero

 StandardAero has signed a 20-year Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Rolls-Royce to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for the AE 2100, AE 1107 and T56 Series IV engine models through the year 2038.  The MOA, with a projected value exceeding $15 billion over the twenty year period, designates StandardAero as the primary provider... Read more

StandardAero launches engine performance mobile app

StandardAero launches engine performance mobile app

27-Feb-2018Source: StandardAero

StandardAero has completed development of its signature StandardAero PowerCheck™ mobile application, designed to provide easy calculation of engine performance based on Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) power assurance charts for Rolls-Royce M250 engine operators across the globe. The initial StandardAero PowerCheck computer-based platform was launched in the 1990’s to better facilitate power assurance checks by eliminating... Read more

Airbus Completes Sale of Vector Aerospace to StandardAero

Airbus Completes Sale of Vector Aerospace to StandardAero

5-Nov-2017Source: StandardAero

StandardAero Aviation Holdings, Inc. (“StandardAero”) and Airbus SE (“Airbus”) today announced that they have finalized the acquisition by StandardAero of Vector Aerospace Holding SAS (“Vector”) from Airbus. Vector is a global aerospace maintenance, repair and overhaul company, providing responsive, quality support for turbine engines, components, fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft.  A truly international company, it generated... Read more

Vector Aerospace to be acquired by Veritas Capital

Vector Aerospace to be acquired by Veritas Capital

11-Jul-2017Source: Vector Aerospace

Veritas Capital Fund Management LLC (“Veritas”) has entered into an agreement to acquire Vector Aerospace Corporation (www.vectoraerospace.com). New York-based Veritas is a leading private equity firm, whose current portfolio includes StandardAero. The acquisition is subject to customary conditions, including securing regulatory approvals, and is expected to close by the fourth quarter of 2017 or early... Read more

StandardAero to buy Vector Aerospace from Airbus

StandardAero to buy Vector Aerospace from Airbus

10-Jul-2017Source: Airbus Helicopters

Amsterdam, 5 July 2017 – StandardAero Aviation Holdings, Inc. (“StandardAero”) and Airbus SE (“Airbus”) today announced that they have entered into exclusive negotiations with respect to an acquisition by StandardAero of Vector Aerospace Holding SAS (“Vector”) from Airbus. Vector is a global aerospace maintenance, repair and overhaul company, providing responsive, quality support for turbine engines,... Read more

StandardAero celebrates 50 years supporting the RR Model 250

StandardAero celebrates 50 years supporting the RR Model 250

8-Mar-2017Source: StandardAero

The annual Helicopter Association International (HAI) Heli-Expo 2017 marks the 50th year that StandardAero has offered Roll-Royce M250 helicopter engine services to the industry. The company was first contracted in 1967, then by Allison Engine Company, to provide engine MRO services for the Canadian Air Force CH-136 Kiowa helicopter fleet. Through collaboration with Rolls-Royce and... Read more

StandardAero Signs Agreement for Chinese M250 Maintenance Partnership

StandardAero Signs Agreement for Chinese M250 Maintenance Partnership

13-Nov-2016Source: Standard Areo

StandardAero has signed a new agreement with Chinese partner, ChongQing General Aviation Co., Ltd. (CQGA), establishing CQGA as the company’s first StandardAero Approved Service Center for Rolls-Royce M250 engine Maintenance services in China. The agreement was signed by CQGA and StandardAero executives on November 1 at the Zhuhai Airshow. The new agreement will provide Chinese... Read more

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