TEMPE, Ariz. – May 29, 2013 – Associated Air Center (AAC), StandardAero’s Large Transport Category, VIP Completions Center in Dallas, Texas, has taken delivery of a Boeing 757-200ER for an undisclosed Latin American Head of State.
The scope of work includes scheduled maintenance, cabin/cabin systems enhancements and communication upgrades, along with incorporating Service Bulletin (SB), Airworthiness Directives (AD) requirements.
“Having long-standing, repeat, Head of State (HOS) customers is a testimonial that our VIP customers choose to continue their relationship with Associated Air Center, trusting the safety and comfort of their passengers to our long-tenured team of experienced, trained and dedicated engineers, technicians and craftsmen,” said Chris Schechter, Vice President & General Manager, Associated Air Center.
AAC initially completed this aircraft back in 1989 and has since completed more Boeing 757-200ER HOS/VIP interiors than any completion center in the world.
AAC’s Love Field Hangar facility is capable of accommodating, fully enclosed, either two Boeing 757 (with winglets) or three BBJ-type aircraft (also with winglets)
Associated Air Center provides world-class program management and ODA certification authority to keep airplane programs on schedule and provides industry-leading experience and warranty support after delivery. The company’s vertically-integrated, state of the art facility employs the most advanced engineering in the industry along with operational excellence and superior customer service from start to finish.
The aircraft is green and represents AAC's initial foray into the completion work for Airbus, wide-body aircraft.
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Work will include installation of a new full Cabin Management System (CMS) and new LED lighting
Expansion efforts and investments to accommodate wide body completions