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STS Aviation Group Takes Off for MRO Africa in Egypt

From March 18th – 21st, STS Aviation Group will be heading to Cairo, Egypt, where the company is set to exhibit for the first time ever at the 27th African Aviation Conference & Exhibition: MRO Africa 2018! Key members from STS Component Solutions will be on the ground and inside the Intercontinental Citystars Hotel. If you plan on attending the event, come meet us at Booth MG21 and learn all about what makes us the company with “Solutions to Keep You Flying!”

Cairo is Egypt’s sprawling metropolitan capital city set along the Nile River and famous Giza pyramid complex. It is one of the region’s busiest travel destinations serving as a hub for Egypt Air, Nile Air and several other airlines. MRO Africa provides a unique platform for MRO service providers, suppliers and key industry professionals from airlines and aircraft operators to gather and expand relationships across all service sectors.

Conference organizers from African Aviation Services Limited say this exhibition has grown exceptionally over the last few years and continues to expand with more exhibitors each year. They are anticipating the largest exhibition yet for 2018 that will be attended by senior airline, aviation and regulatory officials from all over Africa as well as senior representatives of MRO organizations, supply companies, aircraft manufacturers and international companies involved in aircraft and engine leasing, aviation finance, aviation insurance and many other airline support services.

You can expect networking events such as cocktail receptions and dinners, a tour of the EgyptAir Maintenance &Engineering facility and the MRO Africa Gala Dinner. Items for discussion during the conference include African MROs in the future, Keeping MRO costs down and operating revenues up, PMA parts debates and so much more! You can view the complete agenda here.

Members of STS Aviation Group, David Ikeda (Vice President – EMEA, STS Component Solutions), Jim Naylor (Director of Sales – EMEA, STS Component Solutions) will be available to meet with during the conference to discuss any of your company’s aircraft & engine inventory and aerospace hose manufacture / distribution service and support requirements.

This conference is sure to provide opportunities to develop new partnerships between MROs, suppliers and airlines within Africa, the EMEA region and beyond.

Be sure to fly by Booth MG21 during the exhibition and meet the STS team.  We really look forward to seeing you all in Cairo!

Ethan Steele Promoted to Vice President of Business Development for STS Engineering Solutions

Jensen Beach, FL., February 22, 2018STS Aviation Group is proud to announce the promotion of Ethan Steele to Vice President of Business Development for STS Engineering Solutions.

Steele is a long tenured employee with STS Aviation Group having started his career in 1999 working as a Recruiter for STS AeroStaff Services.

Steele will continue to maintain and develop the enterprise relationships he has built with STS Aviation Group’s Airline, MRO and OEM partners while also focusing on the global growth of STS Engineering Solutions.

To learn more about STS Aviation Group, please visit www.stsaviationgroup.com.

About STS Aviation Group:

From staffing your team so it can get the project done right and at an affordable price, to providing certified aircraft and engine parts so you can get off the ground and back in the sky, STS Aviation Group continues to be a one-stop servicing center for all of your company’s workforce management, aircraft engineering, line maintenance, aircraft parts, hose manufacturing, NDT, aircraft repair, and aircraft modification requirements. To learn more about what makes STS Aviation Group the company with “Solutions to Keep You Flying,” please visit www.stsaviationgroup.com.

STS Aviation Group Takes Off for MRO Latin America in Panama

From February 13th – 15th, STS Aviation Group will be flying south to attend MRO Latin America 2018 in Panama City, Panama. Key members from STS Component Solutions, STS Air-Pro and STS Engineering Solutions will be on the ground and available to discuss all of your company’s aircraft component, hose manufacture / distribution and aircraft engineering support requirements. If you also plan on attending the event, come meet us at the Westin Playa Bonita, and learn all about what makes us the company with “Solutions to Keep You Flying!”

Aviation Week’s MRO Latin America is the region’s premier event that brings together more than 420 leaders and professionals from the commercial air transport maintenance, repair and overhaul industry. Fleets are continually growing and becoming modernized, and as aircraft become equipped with latest technology and enter into service, maintenance organizations face the need to upgrade capabilities to support and accommodate these new technologies. During the conference you can expect topics such as Mitigating Unscheduled Maintenance / AOG, Digital MRO, Airline case studies and much more within the agenda. MRO Latin America delivers an unparalleled industry forum where valuable intelligence is gathered and real business leads are generated. You can also take part in 2 days of amazing networking opportunities including cocktail receptions and dinners that help build new partnerships and grow existing relationships among your peers in a more casual setting. MRO Latin America is a must attend event for professionals at Airlines, OEMs, Suppliers, Leasing Companies and MRO Service Providers!

Following MRO Latin America, STS Aviation Group will also be sponsoring and playing in the 7th Annual COPA Tech Ops charity golf tournament. Taking place February 16th – 17th, the golf tournament and accompanying events will take place at the Tucan Country Club & Golf Resort. Activities include meetings with COPA representative, a welcome cocktail reception, golf events and the closing dinner and award ceremony. Last year sponsors and participants managed to fundraise over $332,000 that was donated to COPA’s five principal charitable foundations, and we are thrilled to continue to support them this year.

Members of STS Aviation Group, Luis Garcia (Vice President, STS Air-Pro), Ethan Steele (Director of Business Development, STS Engineering Solutions), Randy Steenholdt (Sr. Vice President, STS Engineering Solutions) Gabriel Viso (Account Manager, STS Component Solutions) and Lucimeia Murta (Account Manager, STS Component Solutions) will all be available at the conference and golf tournament events to discuss any of your company’s inventory and service support requirements.

“The worldwide demand for rapid, innovative, and economical Engineering and Regulatory Certification support has never been greater!” says Ethan Steele, Director of Business Development for STS Engineering Solutions.  “Every OEM, Operator and MRO is seeking ways to reduce costs while increasing Turn-Around-Times and reliability.

STS Engineering Solutions has a proven track record of providing 24/7 prompt and creative engineering support to minimize out-of-revenue cost.  Whether it is for Minor Repairs, Major Repairs (requiring 8110-3), Damage Tolerance Analysis (DTA) every need is treated as an AOG Event in an effort to minimize out-of-service time.  Major Alterations, LOPA’s, PMA’s, STC’s, Connectivity Modifications and all Maintenance Programs activities are also treated with the same level of urgency!

STS Engineering Solutions, LLC is very proud of our increasing global footprint and the partnerships we have formed.  We are excited to join our current and future business partners and our industry peers at this year’s Latin American MRO!”

Be sure to reach out either during MRO Latin America or at the COPA Tech Ops charity golf tournament and meet the STS team.  We really look forward to seeing you all in Panama!

Cost-Effective Aerospace Engineering Services by STS

Plain and simple, STS Engineering Solutions prides itself in providing prompt, creative, and cost-effective engineering support in lieu of our competition and OEMs.  With a tangible cost-per-minute loss sustained when a commercial aircraft is out of revenue service, time is of the essence.  STS Engineering Solutions has a proven track record of providing 24/7 prompt and creative engineering support to minimize out-of-revenue cost in strict compliance with all Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs).

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STS Expands its Aircraft Engineering Services With Strategic New Hire


JENSEN BEACH, Fla., June 22, 2016STS Engineering Solutions (STSES), a division of STS Aviation Group and the leading provider of aircraft engineering services throughout much of the United States and Latin America, hires Brian Fasano, PE, DER, as its Senior Director of Maintenance Programs and Reliability. This is a new position for STS, one that allows the company to significantly expand its already impressive list of service offerings.

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STS Expands its Aircraft Engineering Services in Latin America

The expansion of STS Engineering Solutions‘ (STSES) stronghold in Latin America has been both challenging and rewarding. Based on the fact that business potentially follows after establishing a credible / meaningful relationships, STSES started sowing the seed, so to speak, more than two years ago.  Our Business Development (BD) team culminated this necessary relationship upon participating in local Latin American MROs. In addition, understanding our customers’ needs became paramount, and upon receiving our first engineering projects in the region, cost-effective and prompt follow-up service was required at all times.

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STS Engineering Solutions Offers Free Design Certification Estimates

Q3 STS Engineering ArticleThe FAA is reminding US 121 operators that they have until January 1, 2020, to upgrade their current traffic avoidance system to ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast) compliance. To date, this affects roughly 7,000 air transport aircraft (not including General Aviation or Business Aviation). For European operators, this mandate becomes effective January 1, 2016. Both European and US aviation agencies have concluded that there will be no extensions and/or waivers.

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Aircraft Engineering Services by STS Enjoy Boundless Growth

As the Senior Vice President of Engineering for STS Engineering Solutions (STSES), I am truly excited about the opportunity to build and grow a professional organization in uncharted territory. Whereas my management activities at both Boeing (for 5 ½ years) and Northwest Airlines (for 16 ½ years) were rewarding, there were always limitations due to the fact that I was working for “big business.” At STSES, there are no real boundaries for growth, and this make each day both new and exciting.

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Careers Born from Passion Rest at the Heart of STS Aviation Group

When STS Aviation Group’s Marketing Director asked me to write an article around the question, “What excites you about coming into work every day,” I had to do some digging. I was interested in exploring this not only on an introspective level, I also deemed it wise to pose the same question to members of my team and see how they’d respond.

Before I get too far ahead of myself, let me circle back and start this story again from its true beginning; when I applied for a job with STS more than 11 years ago.

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Aviation Staffing at STS Continues to Innovate & Fly Forward


Make no mistake… what we do at STS Aviation Group matters. Whether it’s giving someone the opportunity to provide for their family by putting them to work, or perhaps it’s the selling of certified aircraft and engine parts that help air travelers get to their destinations both on time and safely, the projects we embrace and the efforts we expel have a lasting and positive ripple effect.

Hello, everyone. My name is Rachel Hood, and I’m the Manager of Technical Recruiting at STS Engineering Solutions. Today, I’d like to briefly look back at the accomplishments our Engineering Staffing and Direct Hire divisions achieved in 2014 before jumping forward to take a glimpse into the future. Since this is my first time writing a newsletter article, it may be a bit of a bumpy flight, but when it’s all over, we will have landed with more knowledge than we started; making it an altogether productive journey.

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