StandardAero Upgrades Singapore Operation

 - August 22, 2012, 2:53 PM
StandardAero employees and Singaporean authorities celebrate the opening of the company's helicopter facility at Seletar Aerospace Park.

StandardAero Singapore’s helicopter operation has moved into a larger, newly constructed facility located in Seletar Aerospace Park. The new 32,300-sq-ft facility has additional floor space to accommodate future business growth. Staffed by 26 employees, StandardAero Singapore supports the Rolls-Royce 250 with component repair, field service and training.

Raghunath Reddy has been named general manager of the facility. Reddy joined StandardAero from Singapore Aerospace Manufacturing, where he served as director of operations. Reddy is a Six Sigma Master Black Belt and the author of multiple books on service and manufacturing excellence. He holds a degree in mechanical engineering from University of Mysore, India, and an MBA from the University of Southern Illinois-Carbondale.

StandardAero Singapore has completed, or is in the process of completing, approvals and certifications from the Civil Aviation Administration of China, Director General of Civil Aviation (India), Directorate General of Civil Aviation (Indonesia), Japan Civil Aviation Bureau, Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs (Korea), Department of Civil Aviation (Malaysia), Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, Department of Civil Aviation (Thailand), General Civil Aviation Authority (United Arab Emirates) and the FAA.