Singapore, 8 November 2011 – ST Aerospace has been certified as a Part 147 Maintenance
Training Organisation (MTO) by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and European
Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to provide aircraft type training for narrow-body and wide-body
aircraft. The training courses will be conducted at ST Aerospace’s dedicated technical training
centre in Paya Lebar, Singapore.
The two certifications further strengthen ST Aerospace’s position as an integrated service provider that offers a wide spectrum of customised solutions, extending from engineering design and aircraft maintenance to fleet management and training.
“As one of the world’s leading aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul service providers,
ST Aerospace has a well-established background in the training and management of maintenance manpower to support our operations. The CAAS and EASA Part 147 approvals are a natural step forward for us to tap on this experience and competency. Together with our pilot training services, our technical training offering will enable us to deliver a total training solution to our customers.” ~ CHANG Cheow Teck, President, ST Aerospace
Certified since October 2007 as a SAR 147 MTO by CAAS, ST Aerospace is also authorised to
provide basic engineering courses under the SAR 66 curriculum which leads to the Aircraft
Maintenance Engineer licence.
ST Aerospace’s technical training centre was established in 1985 and has trained close to 2,000
technicians and licensed aircraft engineers to support the company’s operational needs over the
Boeing has projected that the world’s airlines will need to add 650,000 maintenance personnel over the next 20 years. The most rapid growth in demand is expected to come from the Asia Pacific region, with a need for 247,400 new personnel.
ST Aerospace (Singapore Technologies Aerospace Ltd) is the aerospace arm of ST Engineering.
Operating a global MRO network with facilities in the Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe, it is the
world’s largest aircraft MRO provider with a global customer base that includes leading airlines,
airfreight and military operators. ST Aerospace is an integrated service provider that offers a
spectrum of maintenance and engineering services that include airframe, engine and component
maintenance, repair and overhaul; engineering design and technical services; and aviation
materials and management services, including Total Aviation Support. ST Aerospace has a global
staff strength of more than 8,000 engineers and technical specialists. Please visit
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