StandardAero Delivers 6,000th Auxiliary Power Unit

TEMPE, Ariz. – August 9, 2012 – StandardAero announced today that it has delivered its 6,000th Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) since the program’s inception in 1995. The milestone took place at StandardAero’s Maryville, Tenn., facility and was a Hamilton Sundstrand APS2300, delivered to a commercial customer.

StandardAero’s APU program in Maryville focuses on repair of Honeywell 36 and RE220 series engines as well as Hamilton Sundstrand APS2300 units for commercial airline and military operators via their OEM relationships. The site is a one-stop shop that not only repairs the APU but all Line Replaceable Units (LRU’s) associated with the APU. StandardAero works to reduce life-cycle costs of operation for its customers through increased reliability, and industry leading turnaround times.

"Six thousand engines is a substantial number and represents a significant achievement in the capabilities of our facility and the confidence that our customers have placed in us over the past 17 years since the program’s inception," said Tim Fischer, Vice President & General Manager, StandardAero Maryville. "This was accomplished through the dedication & commitment of our employees; our team understands the importance of results which is exactly what we deliver to our customers."

StandardAero’s Maryville, Tenn., service center is a 130,000 square foot facility which, in addition to performing maintenance on the Honeywell 36-Series and RE220 APU and Hamilton Sundstrand APS2300 APU, performs MRO for the Rolls-Royce AE3007 and other major engine platforms.