AAR is a leading provider of diverse products and services to the worldwide commercial aviation and government/defense industries. AAR combines a close-to-the-customer business model with a broad range of capabilities to help customers operate more efficiently, lower costs and maintain high levels of quality, safety and service. AAR is a financially stable, dedicated partner with an enduring commitment to innovation, execution, continuous improvement and customer value.
The new, 10-year agreement, which goes into effect October 8, will strengthen airline service and support by providing operators with products manufactured by Eaton for a wide array of commercial aircraft.
A MJSP Pathways grant of $89,265 will help meet AAR’s workforce needs through a Pathways project with Lake Superior College by providing eligible applicants with training for jobs as support technicians for aircraft maintenance.
Nadcap accreditation is a prerequisite for inclusion on the qualified product list for major aircraft OEMs including Boeing’s A10 and 777, Bombardier’s C-series, Sikorsky’s S-92, Gulfstream, UTC-UTAS A320 and Triumph programs.
AAR recently signed an agreement to take part in the FAA’s Aviation Safety Information Analysis and Sharing program (ASIAS), which is designed to help MRO operators avoid serious safety issues and the FAA to identify high-risk areas.
The 12-year $200 million agreement will include rotable inventory power by the hour (PBH) support, heavy maintenance, and wheel and brake services. AAR will own and manage a rotable inventory pool in five of Mesa's locations.