GE Aviation and StandardAero renew Authorized Service Center agreement for CF34-3 engines for business jets
LAS VEGAS – October 10, 2017 – GE Aviation has renewed its authorized service center agreement with StandardAero, continuing five years of service supporting CF34-3 on business jets.
When it comes to selecting work scopes and maintenance sites, StandardAero's global reach and comprehensive services give the owners and operators of CF34-powered aircraft many options. With its ‘one-stop-shop’ approach for maintenance, StandardAero has positioned itself to craft customer-focused repair solutions based on deep knowledge of GE's CF34 engine and its service requirements.
"StandardAero is a leader in business jet maintenance and we are proud to have them as a member of a world-class network that our OnPointSM customers rely on for timely event resolution and planned improvements to their aircraft,” said Brad Mottier, vice president and general manager of GE Aviation’s Business & General Aviation and Integrated Services organization. “We, as well as our customers, appreciate the robust, cooperative relationship that GE and StandardAero have developed over the years.”
GE Aviation’s authorized service network for business and general aviation engines numbers more than 50 sites globally for M601, H80, CFM56, and CF34 engines. This network enables customers to have access to OEM-quality service and support around the world.
Since its service entry in 1983 on the Challenger 601 business jet, the CF34 has earned an industry-leading reputation as one of the cleanest, quietest and most fuel-efficient engines in its class. These rugged, airliner-class powerplants set a new standard in corporate aviation for reliability and low maintenance costs.
Across the CF34 family, GE has delivered more than 7,000 engines and continuously invests in product enhancements. Today, CF34 engines are in service with more than 900 business jet operators in more than 69 countries. CF34-3A1 and -3B1 engines have accumulated more than 62 million flight hours and 55 million cycles since entry into service.
StandardAero is one of the world's largest independent providers of services including engine and airframe maintenance, repair and overhaul, engine component repair, engineering services, interior completions and paint applications. StandardAero serves a diverse array of customers in business and general aviation, airline, military, helicopter, components, energy and VIP completions markets. The company celebrated its 100th year of industry leadership in 2011. In 2015, StandardAero was purchased by Veritas Capital, a leading private equity firm headquartered in New York City. Veritas invests in companies that provide critical products and services to government and commercial customers worldwide including those operating in aerospace & defense, healthcare, technology, national security, communications, energy and education. More information can be found on the company's web site at www.standardaero.com
About GE Aviation
GE Aviation, an operating unit of GE (NYSE: GE), is a world-leading provider of jet and turboprop engines, components and integrated systems for commercial, military, and BGA aircraft. GE Aviation has a global service network to support these offerings. For more info, visit us at www.ge.com/aviation.
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