StandardAero Awarded French Fire Suppression Fleet Engine Maintenance Contract

TEMPE, AZ -- StandardAero has been selected to provide PW100 and PT6 engine maintenance services to the Direction de la Défense et de la Sécurité Civile (DDSC) based out of Marseilles, France. The total contract value for the first six years is expected to be approximately $20 million with a six-year contract extension.

Used for fire suppression, the DDSC fleet is made up of 12 CL415 Water Bombers, nine S2F Trackers, three Beechcraft King Air 200s and two Dash 4-402MRs. StandardAero will provide a complete maintenance package including site management and logistics, line maintenance, and engine repair and overhaul services.

"StandardAero has been committed to serving the Securite Civile over the past four years and looks forward to servicing their needs for six more," says Erik Krol, Tilburg General Manager. "Our on-site representatives, with PW100 and PT6 support from our facility in Tilburg, Netherlands, allows StandardAero to maintain maximum-level fleet readiness during the fire season for the Securite Civile."