Associated Air Center Meets FAA SFAR-88 Compliance on Boeing Business Jet Completion

GENEVA, Switzerland – May 12, 2009 – Associated Air Center (AAC) today announced that it has completed the necessary modifications required for compliance to the Federal Aviation Administration’s SFAR-88 Mandatory Airworthiness Requirements Directive (AD), on its ninth Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) aircraft equipped with DeCrane-PATS auxiliary-fuel-tank systems.

“Associated Air Center’s MRO backlog capacity is already committed to complete these mandatory modifications on seven additional BBJ aircraft scheduled for these modifications before the AD deadline of December 2009,” said Jack Lawless, President, Associated Air Center and Chief Operating Officer, StandardAero.

The FAA has approved the incorporation of these DeCrane-PATS Service Bulletins as an Alternate Means of Compliance (AMOC) for AD-2008-22-01.

AAC is one of only three approved service centers to perform these modifications.