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STS Aviation Services Announces Five-Year Enabling Contract with Royal Air Force to Service Fleet of C17 Aircraft

BIRMINGHAM, April 20, 2021 — STS Aviation Services (STS), a division of STS Aviation Group and a leading MRO provider to the global aviation industry, announces a five-year contact to provide fuel tank repair services for the Royal Air Force’s fleet of C17 military transport aircraft.

“We are very excited to continue our longstanding relationship with the Ministry of Defense and the Royal Air Force,” said Patrick Meyer, Vice President of STS Aviation Services. “Supporting this campaign compliments our company’s existing business strategy while allowing our team to expand its capability set even further.”

The bulk of work for this program will take place at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire and will be carried out by an experienced team of STS Fuel Tank Specialists based in the United Kingdom.

“Having expert aircraft maintenance personnel close to RAF Brize Norton is a huge strategic advantage for all parties involved,” said Rob Gray, Business Development Manager for STS Aviation Services. “Our mobile technicians are known internally as a ‘quick reactionary force,’ which means our existing Engineers and Aircraft Fuel Tank Specialists will always be accessible when maintenance needs arise on the C17 fleet.”

To learn more about STS Aviation Services and the nose-to-tail aircraft maintenance solutions it provides to the global aerospace industry, please visit: www.stsaviationgroup.com

About STS Aviation Services:

STS Aviation Services operates three state-of-the-art aircraft hangars, two interior modification facilities and more than 40 line maintenance stations both state-side and aboard. These facilities, and the expert personnel that call each home, fuel the company’s drive to seamlessly blend a growing portfolio of MRO services to deliver all-encompassing aircraft maintenance, engineering and modification solutions to the global aviation industry. To learn more about STS Aviation Services and what makes it the company with “Solutions to Keep You Flying,” please visit www.stsaviationgroup.com or call 1-800-800-2400.

For More information, contact:

Bryan Shaw
Director of Marketing
1-800-800-2400 ext. 8521
bryan.shaw@stsaviationgroup.com

Welcoming Jarin Moses to the STS Aviation Group Family

Jarin Moses

When you find an amazing IT Systems Analyst, you offer them a job. So when we met Jarin Moses, that’s what we did. We offered him a job; one we are so glad that he accepted. Why are we so glad? Because Jaren is the man! He joins our team in Melbourne, Florida with a wealth of knowledge, years of practical experience and seriously great taste in movies! How do we know that he has great taste in movies? You’re going to have to read on to find out.

Question 1: Tell us a little about your professional background, education and / or experience?

I am a dedicated IT Systems Analyst with certifications like Cisco CCNA, A+, and CompTIA Sec+. I’m also working on becoming an engineering professional with a B.S. degree in Network Operations and Security from Western Governors University.

Questions 2: What do you like to do for fun when you are not working?

Hanging with the family, camping, swimming and soccer.

Question 3: What is your favorite movie of all time?

Princess Bride: “Aaaassss yoooouuuu wisssshhh!”

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Welcoming Colleen Cyr to the STS Aviation Group Family

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If you stop and think about it, IT professionals are kind of like corporate America’s version of The Wizard of Oz. They are the lever pullers, the puppet masters and the dream makers. The work they do helps software functional flawlessly and keeps internal systems operating at maximum efficiency. And the great ones, teammates like Colleen Cyr, are always available to help in a pinch.

You see, IT professionals really are just like The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. He helped Dorothy and Toto just like IT helps all of you. And while you may never know what lies behind the curtain, trust in the fact that our IT team is always hard at work to make sure your journey through “Oz” is as smooth and enjoyable as it can be.

Good morning everyone, and welcome to the latest edition of our “Meet the Team” series. Today, it gives us great pleasure to formally introduce Colleen Cyr. Colleen joined STS Aviation Group earlier this week as an IT Systems Analysts stationed at our company’s aircraft base maintenance facility in Melbourne, Florida. And since much of our global workforce is still doing the remote-work thing, we wanted to pen this post in an effort to help you all get to know Colleen just a little bit better. To that end, we asked Colleen three questions, and her responses to those questions are offered below. 

We hope that you enjoy learning more about your new teammate, and Colleen, welcome to the family. We’re so excited to have you!

Question 1: Tell us a little about your professional background, education and / or experience?

I have 15 years of experience in the IT field. My previous position for the past 11 years was at a local MSP. I have worked in multiple positions, including service desk, project admin, project technicians, and internal system administration.

Questions 2: What do you like to do for fun when you are not working?

I have a lot of varied interests. Anything from hiking / running to traveling, exploring, board games, jigsaw puzzles as well as technology and cars.

Question 3: What is your favorite movie of all time, and why is it your favorite?

My favorite movie of all time is Fried Green Tomatoes (check out the movie trailer below). It is my favorite movie because it shows a sisterhood that a lot of women forget about as they age, and then life happens.

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STS Aviation Services Now Offers Aircraft Fuel Tank Health Checks

Aircraft Fuel Tank Health Checks

As we all know, aircraft weren’t meant to sit around. Because of this, fuel issues are common once they are brought back online. Peace of mind follows alongside the assurance of fleet readiness.

  • Fuel tank health checks available for all aircraft types
  • Includes microbiological contamination testing, sealant quality checks and verification, visual tank and fuel system inspections and positive pressure testing
  • Fixed pricing structure, with reduced price rectification of any defects discovered on inspected aircraft
  • Make sure that your fleet is ready to fly when you are

If you would like to learn more about the fuel tank health check services now being offered by STS Aviation Services, please contact Dan Hughes, Head of Commercial, at Dan.Hughes@stsaviationservices.com. If email isn’t your thing, we invite you to call us at +353 61 717171.

STS Aviation Group is Flying to Orlando for MRO Americas 2021

It wasn’t that long ago when conferences were commonplace throughout the global MRO industry. And with 2020 being one of the most trying years in recent memory, a year where everything changed, the STS Aviation Group team is finally ready to get back on the road once again to meet, in person, all of our business partners, colleagues and industry friends. 

This April 27 -29, STS Aviation Group will be putting its nose-to-tail aircraft maintenance solutions on display at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida for MRO Americas 2021. Our team will be stationed at booth #825, so if you and your company plan on attending the conference, fly on over to our space and say hello!

One of the key topics of discussion will no doubt be our company’s recent global growth. A little over one year ago, we expanded our base maintenance services into Europe with facilities at both Newquay (NQY) and Birmingham (BHX) in the United Kingdom. In addition, STS Aviation Group added to its already robust aircraft interior service offerings after it acquired Airbase Canada based out of Montreal. 

But that’s not all… our global line maintenance segment has also grown. We now operate 29 active line maintenance stations in the United States and the Bahamas as well as 7 stations in the United Kingdom and France. Add three more station in Canada, and that brings our total active station count 40!

For all of us at STS Aviation Group, providing value to our customers rests at the core of everything we do. That is why our company has adopted a cross-segment business model that genuinely offers the global aerospace industry with “Total Solutions to Keep You Flying!” 

Once again, we are so excited to be heading back to MRO Americas in person this year, and we cannot wait to see you all there!

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STS Mod Center Receives FAA Diamond Award for Fourth Consecutive Year

FAA Diamond Award

Melbourne, Fla., March 19, 2021 – STS Mod Center, a global leader in aircraft maintenance and modification services, receives the FAA Diamond Award from the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration for its continued commitment to aircraft maintenance training and safety. This is the fourth year in a row STS Mod Center has received the award.

“The promotion of safety through regular and ongoing training is central to our company’s success,” says Mark Smith, Group President of STS Mod Center. “To receive this award means 100% participation from our entire staff, and that’s hundreds of people rallying around the company’s core cultural values and training methods year in and year out.”

In order to be considered for the award, STS Mod Center enrolled itself into the FAA FAAST program; a program designed to promote safer skies through the ongoing training and education of Aircraft Maintenance Technicians. To receive the award, every touch labor specialist employed by STS Mod Center had to successfully complete the year-long program with ratings levels that exceeded the Federal Aviation Administration’s justifiably high standards.

“We fix, troubleshoot and modify aircraft for a living,” says David MacKinnon, Director of Quality and Compliance for STS Mod Center “That’s a responsibility and a privilege we take seriously. This award reflects that, and I’m proud of our team for rallying together and working hard to bring this award home for the fourth consecutive year. This accomplishment means a lot to us as an organization, but knowing that safety rests at the heart of everything we do means a great deal more to our customers and the people who depend on us to fly safely.”

If you would like to learn more about STS Mod Center or its parent company, STS Aviation Group, please visit: https://www.stsaviationgroup.com/

About STS Mod Center: 

STS Mod Center operates out of a state-of-the-art hangar facility in Melbourne, Florida. The company is an MRO leader in avionics and structural aircraft repair and modification services. From major / minor aircraft repairs and modifications to complete in-flight connectivity packages, STS Mod Center delivers exceptional results for clients around the world.

Media Contact: 

Bryan Shaw
Director of Marketing at STS Technical Group
1-800-800-2400 ext. 8521
bryan.shaw@stsaviationgroup.com

STS Line Maintenance Receives FAA Diamond Award

Jensen Beach, Fla., February 2, 2021 – For the third year in a row, STS Line Maintenance receives the FAA Diamond Award from the U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration. The award recognizes the company’s commitment to aircraft maintenance training and safety.

“Given the unprecedented year we’ve all just experienced, this is quite an accomplishment,” says Mark Smith, Group President of STS Aviation Services. “The promotion of safety through regular and ongoing training has always been a focal point for our line maintenance teams, but to receive the FAA Diamond Award means 100% participation from our entire staff. That’s hundreds of people rallying around a common cause during one of the most trying times in modern history. Again, quite an accomplishment.”

Back in the early part of 2020, STS Line Maintenance enrolled itself into the FAA FAAST program; a program designed to promote safer skies through the ongoing training and education of Aircraft Maintenance Technicians. In order to receive the FAA Diamond Award three years running, every touch labor specialist employed by STS Line Maintenance had to successfully complete the year-long program with ratings levels that exceeded the Federal Aviation Administration’s justifiably high standards.

“We fix, troubleshoot and modify commercial aircraft for a living,” says Robby Bush, Sr. Vice President and General Manager of STS Line Maintenance. “That’s a responsibility and a privilege we take very seriously. This award reflects that, and I’m proud of our team for rallying together to overcome a few sizeable obstacles and capture this recognition on behalf of the organization.”

If you would like to learn more about STS Line Maintenance or its parent company, STS Aviation Group, please visit: https://www.stsaviationgroup.com/

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About STS Line Maintenance: 

STS Line Maintenance services commercial and regional airlines operating out of 36 airports across the United States, the Bahamas the United Kingdom and France. The company offers nose-to-tail aircraft maintenance support, fuel tank services, FAA / DER engineering assistance, AOG response teams and enhanced reliability through rapid response times. To learn more about STS Line Maintenance and the service offerings it provides, please visit the company’s website.

Media Contact: 

Bryan Shaw
Director of Marketing at STS Aviation Group
1-800-800-2400 ext. 8521
bryan.shaw@stsaviationgroup.com 

A Global Line Maintenance Network to “Keep You Flying”

The demand for dedicated line maintenance support in the United Kingdom and the United States continues to grow, and we’d like our customer to know that STS Aviation Services is in the perfect position to handle your station needs.

Approval Numbers:

National Authority Approval Number
EASA UK.145.01251
2-REG 2-REG.145.58
FAA 6UAY331C
CAA (Cayman) 142-CAY-AMO-2013
BCAA BDA/AMO/792

In addition to the 31 line maintenance stations our company operates in the United States, the Bahamas and Canada, we have five more in the United Kingdom and two in France. That brings the active station count to 38 active line maintenance stations globally with many more on the way. Check out our company overview presentation below to learn more about our global line maintenance network and the expert solutions it provides.

If you would like to interact with out global stations map, visit us out online. There you can find more information about our services, where we are located and how we can help you and your airline continue to operate at maximum efficiency.

Also, if you would like to contact our team directly from this post, fill out the form below, and we will reach out ASAP.

Thanks so much for taking the time today. We’ll see you on the flightline!

STS Aviation Services Lays a Foundation for the Future

Aircraft Maintenance - Melbourne Florida
Photo Credit: Steve Bair

STS Aviation Services is very pleased to announce that it has laid the foundation for its new aircraft hangar in Melbourne, Florida.

The hangar under construction (see image gallery below) is a closed hangar and will house two bays that measure approximately 206′ x 151′. All together, the hangar will be just over 62,000 sq/ft. of space. 

If you would like to learn more about STS Aviation Services and the global MRO solutions it provides, please click here. Otherwise, enjoy the images, and we look forward to connecting with you again soon. 

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