StandardAero Recognized by Rolls-Royce for the 2021 “Trusted to Deliver Excellence” Award during annual FIRST Network Recognition Event
12th Consecutive Year of Winning an Award for M250 Helicopter Engine MRO Excellence
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – March 29, 2021 – StandardAero was recently recognized by Rolls-Royce during its annual FIRST (Fully Integrated Rolls-Royce Support Team) NetworkTM Recognition event with the 2021 “Trusted to Deliver Excellence” award. The awards program recognizes significant achievements of authorized maintenance service centers that provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for M250 helicopter engines operated by thousands of customers worldwide.
StandardAero was one of only four companies recognized this year and this is the 12th consecutive year the company has received a Rolls-Royce FIRST Network award. This was also the first time that the awards program was held virtually, with the cancellation of this year’s HAI/Heli-Expo.
The 2021 “Trusted to Deliver Excellence” award represents a facility identified for consistently delivering on promises, that is trusted to perform in accordance with “promises made, promises kept,” continually going out of their way to ensure their performance matches their commitments while being counted on to deliver a quality product.
“We are proud to recognize StandardAero as the ‘Trusted to Deliver Excellence’ award winner,” said Scott Cunningham, Rolls-Royce Director – Helicopter Services. “StandardAero continues to demonstrate the behaviors of a promises made, promises kept culture. This was highlighted in 2020 by their support of customer repairs and further demonstrated through a successful modernization of their facility; all accomplished without customer disruption or performance degradation.”
“At StandardAero, we all try to live by the essence of this award’s criteria and always delivering the best quality services while always doing what we say we are going to do,” said Brian Hughes, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for StandardAero Helicopters business unit. “Our entire helicopter engine MRO team is honored and proud to receive this award and we look forward to our continued trusted partnership with Rolls-Royce.”
As a Rolls-Royce Authorized Maintenance Repair & Overhaul Center (AMROC) with over 50 years of experience, StandardAero offers complete M250 engine and accessory MRO services for operators around the world, completed by highly experienced technicians that have consistently raised the standard for quality workmanship and excellence in customer service within the industry.
The FIRST Network includes more than 30 approved, licensed service centers around the world. With its competitive structure, operators can find affordable and reliable services anywhere for Rolls-Royce M250 engines and related components.
-A press release from StandardAero
The M250 engine is a long-standing engine with now over 250 million operating hours and has been applied to over 125 different airframes to this time. This engine has been in continuous production since 1962 with over 33,000 engines produced. The M250 engine has service applications in both military and civilian aircraft.
Figure 1 FIRST Award
Figure 2 – M250 Turboshaft Helicopter Engine