Brazilian Air Force Signs OnPoint Solution Agreement for CF34 Engine Fleet

EVENDALE, OH -- May 12, 2011 - The Brazilian Air Force has signed a five-year OnPointSM solution agreement with GE Aviation covering MRO services of their CF34-10E engines that power its EMBRAER 190 fleet. The work will be performed at the GE Celma facility in Petropolis, Brazil, which is building up the full overhaul capability for the CF34-10 engines.

"The Brazilian Air Force recognizes the value of having the engine OEM providing MRO services on its engine fleet, and GE Aviation looks forward to providing in-country high quality maintenance, repair and overhaul services on the CF34-10E Brazilian presidential fleet," said Doug Izarra, regional sales general manager for the Americas at GE Aviation.

OnPoint solutions are customized service agreements tailored to the operational and financial needs of each customer for any size fleet. These agreements are designed to help lower the customers' cost of ownership and maximize the use of their assets. Backed by GE's global support network, OnPoint services may include overhaul, on wing support, new and used-serviceable parts, component repair, technology upgrades, engine leasing, integrated systems support and diagnostics and integrated systems.

GE Aviation, an operating unit of GE (NYSE: GE), is a world-leading provider of jet and turboprop engines, components and integrated systems for commercial, military, business and general aviation aircraft. GE Aviation has a global service network to support these offerings. For more information, visit us at

SMOnPoint is a service mark of General Electric Company.