TEMPE, Ariz. – August 29, 2008 – StandardAero, a Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) company has selected Scott Shiells as their new Airframe Program Director for the business aviation sector.
Shiells will have full responsibility for establishing and executing plans to maximize growth of the airframe MRO business. His position will focus on driving operational excellence in airframe business and creating new programs for growth.
Shiells comes to StandardAero from Duncan Aviation where he was Project Manager on maintenance and modification projects. He was previously director of Maintenance for Steen Aviation, worked in field service for Lockheed Support Systems, and served in the U.S. Navy as an engine technician and flight engineer.
Sheills holds a bachelors degree from Doane College and is a licensed Airframe and Powerplant technician. He also holds a Private Pilot certificate.
StandardAero, a Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) company with $1.4 billion in annual revenue, specializes in engine maintenance, repair and overhaul, and nose-to-tail services that include airframe, interior refurbishments and paint for business and general aviation, air transport, and military aircraft. The company, part of the DAE Engineering division, forms a global services network of 12 primary facilities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Singapore and Australia, with an additional 14 regionally located service and support locations.
About DAE: DAE is a fast developing global aerospace, manufacturing and services corporation made up of six divisions – DAE Airports, DAE Capital, DAE Engineering, DAE Manufacturing, DAE Services and DAE University.
Headquartered in Dubai, the group is growing through a series of phased developments and acquisitions to become a global player and to produce an integrated aerospace cluster, based at Dubai World Central – the new 140 square kilometre airport and logistics city being constructed in Jebel Ali, Dubai. It is forming international partnerships at the highest level of industry with the aim of establishing one of the most innovative and successful businesses in the global aerospace industry within the next decade.