StandardAero Aviation has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire 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, the company announced Thursday.
The proposed transaction is subject to workers’ council consultation, signing of definitive agreements and customary approvals, such as regulatory clearances.
StandardAero has won a contract from the US Air Force (USAF) to carry out Rolls-Royce T56 engine maintenance. Under the one-year 'bridge' contract, StandardAero will be the sole T56 engine depot for the USAF and the US Navy in 2017
StandardAero has won a contract from the US Air Force to perform Rolls-Royce T56 engine module and maintenance. The one-year contract is a "bridge” contract that sustains T56 overhauls while the USAF prepares for a future commercial competition that will result in a multi-year maintenance contract, the company announced Thursday
Netherlands Ministry of Defence (MOD) and StandardAero have signed an agreement for establishing F135 military engine maintenance, repair, overhaul and upgrade (MRO&U) Depot services at Logistic Center Woensdrecht -- a Netherlands Air Force Base, centrally located on the European continent, as part of a partnership for international F-35 aircraft support. On June 11, Air Commodore Verbeek, on behalf of the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF), and Scott Starrett, President of StandardAero Military & Energy, signed the Letter of Intent (LOI) to begin the process of developing this strategic partnership for servicing upgrade activities on F135 engines, with the goal to...
The US Air Force has awarded StandardAero a contract estimated $43 million to upgrade Rolls-Royce T56-A-15 engines powering its fleet of C-130H aircraft. The upgrade involves the overhaul and repair of engine compressor and turbine modules and the installation of the Series 3
StandardAero has finalized the acquisition of Vector Aerospace 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, the company said in a statement Friday
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