In an arrangement believed to be the first of its kind outside the United States, Ipswich based TAE Aerospace, along with GE Aviation, will provide maintenance for selected engine parts for the US Navy’s F/A 18 Super Hornets and Growlers.
From very small beginnings in 2000 to now a global aerospace player, TAE Aerospace has come a long way over the past 20 years and will celebrate this significant anniversary as an Australian aerospace company throughout May 2020.
Asia-Pacific operators of the high power PT6A engines that use the Woodward fuel control are set to benefit from local support in the region, following our recent Woodward approval as a Licensed Repair Service Facility (LRSF) for the Woodward FCU range across high power PT6A engines.
As guest speaker at the recent MRO Australasia conference, CEO Andrew Sanderson shared insights into the action needed to recover Australia’s competitive position in the global aerospace supply chain. He discussed our current position in the MRO market and his view on the actions required to recover our competitiveness globally.
COVID-19 has had a significant impact on the world of business, and the world as we know it. This continues to unfold hour-to-hour. Our highest priority during these uncertain times is the health and well-being of our people, our customers and communities. Our Chief Risk Officer, John Hall, outlines our company’s COVID-19 response.
We’ve enjoyed working with GE and H-Series engine operators as an Asia-Pacific Designated Repair Center (DRC) since 2012. Following an agreement signed with GE late last year, we now hold the same approval for the United States, Canada, Central America and Latin America. The agreement was signed in Orlando, Florida.
We were first assigned the Asia-Pacific Region’s F135 Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul and Upgrade (MRO&U) depot responsibility in 2015. Over the last five years, we’ve worked closely with Pratt & Whitney, the F-35 Joint Program Office in the U.S., and the Australian Government through the Joint Strike Fighter Division.
Whether you operate one agricultural aircraft or an entire fleet of TPE331-powered engines, thorough staff training can help lower your operating costs. Our goal is to equip customers with a skilled maintenance team. Well-trained staff members are capable of spotting and fixing problems early, reducing your maintenance costs.
Since Singapore Air Show 2018, TAE Aerospace has grown into the global marketplace with several acquisitions and marked growth in our worldwide customer base. Amid this growth, we: expanded globally and established new locations including five in the USA, and one in Malaysia - adding to our five sites in Australia.