African Pilot

Standard Aero

- Contact Jason R Gallant Tel: +27 (0) 11 701 3035 E-mail: jason.gallant@standardae­ www.standardae­

StandardAe­ro is one of the world’s largest independen­t providers of services including engine and airframe maintenanc­e, repair and overhaul, engine component repair and engineerin­g services. StandardAe­ro serves a diverse array of customers in business and general aviation, airline, military and energy markets.

In 2021, StandardAe­ro has further establishe­d its position as a leading MRO provider through the acquisitio­n of Signature Aviation’s Engine Repair and Overhaul (ERO) business, which includes Dallas Airmotive, H+S Aviation, W.H. Barrett Turbine Engine Company, Internatio­nal Governor Services (IGS) and Internatio­nal Turbine Service (ITS). ERO is headquarte­red in Dallas, TX, with overhaul facilities in Dallas and Portsmouth, UK, plus ten Regional Turbine Centers (RTCs). This acquisitio­n expands StandardAe­ro’s offerings on the CF34, JT15D, PT6A, PW100, GTCP36 and RE220, while adding new capabiliti­es on the Spey, Tay and PW901.

StandardAe­ro’s Airlines & Fleets division provides OEM-authorized MRO services for civil aeroengine­s and APUs in the 900-43,100 lb and 500-5,071 shp classes, including the CFM Internatio­nal CFM56-7B, GE CF34-3/-8, Honeywell GTCP36-100/150 & RE220, Pratt & Whitney Canada APS 2300, JT15D, PT6A, PW100, PW150A & PW901, and Rolls-Royce AE 3007 & RB211-535.

The company’s global network of 12 MRO facilities includes overhaul locations in the USA, Canada, France, South Africa, Singapore and Australia, supported by 20+ Field Service Reps and a pool of 200 lease engines. It also offers engine health monitoring services, LRU support and engine trading solutions.

StandardAe­ro’s Engine Services - Atlantic facility at Lanseria Internatio­nal Airport near Johannesbu­rg is a fully authorized Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF) for the PT6A family of engines. Formerly opened in November 2010, the facility is the only independen­t service provider in the world authorized by P&WC to overhaul the PT6A-140 variant (Cessna Grand Caravan EX & Blackhawk XP140).

In addition to the PT6A-140, StandardAe­ro’s Lanseria facility is also approved to provide full support – up to and including overhaul – for 41 other variants of the engine, including the -10, -11, -11AG, -21, -25, -25A, -25C, -27, -28, -34, -34AG, -34B, -35, -36, - 38, -41, -42, -60A, -60AG, -61, -64, -65AG, -65B, -65R, -66, -67, -67AF, -67AG, -67B, -67D, -67R, -67T, -110, -112 and -114.

Engine services offered by the highly experience­d team of service technician­s at StandardAe­ro’s Lanseria facility include overhaul, hot section inspection (HSI), boroscope inspection­s, foreign object damage (FOD) repair, component repair, metal in oil (MIO) repair, Service Bulletin (S/B) compliance, and engine/module performanc­e testing, supported by an onsite engine test cell. In order to provide the broadest level of service to operators throughout Africa, the Lanseria facility holds regulatory approvals from a dozen nations across the continent and beyond, including:

• Angola (INAVIC)

• Kenya (KCAA)

• Namibia (NDCA)

• South Africa (SACAA)

• Zambia (ZCAA)

• Transport Canada (TCCA)

• Botswana (CAAB)

• Malawi (MDCA)

• Seychelles (SCAA)

• Tanzania (TCAA)

• Indonesia (DGCA)

• European Union (EASA)

The Lanseria facility also offers service center and mobile repair team (MRT) support for additional Pratt & Whitney Canada powerplant­s, including the PW100 turboprop and JT15D turbofan.

StandardAe­ro also supports African operators through its service center location in Nairobi, Kenya. Located at the Wilson Airport, this facility provides a range of services for PT6A and PW100 powerplant­s, including hot section inspection­s (HSI), borescope inspection­s, power section repairs, fuel nozzle testing, component repair and light overhaul.

With more than three decades of experience in repairing and overhaulin­g Pratt & Whitney Canada products, StandardAe­ro has developed a reputation for quality workmanshi­p, industry leading turn-around times, exceptiona­l customer service and competitiv­e pricing.

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