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Released on: September 15, 2008, 2:11 am
Press Release Author: ST Aerospace
Press Release Summary: Singapore Technologies Aerospace Ltd (ST Aerospace) today announced the redelivery of the 38th MD-11 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) to UPS Airlines after completion of its passenger-to-freighter (PTF) conversion at its Singapore-based facility, ST Aviation Services Company Pte Ltd (SASCO). This also marks the successful completion of the MD-11 PTF conversion programme for UPS Airlines.
Press Release Body: SASCO began the PTF conversion programme for UPS Airlines in April 2001. To date, SASCO has redelivered a total of 58 MD-11BCF aircraft to various airlines for The Boeing Company, completing an average of one aircraft every one and a half months. In 2005, Boeing recognised ST Aerospace with a ‘2004 Supplier of the Year’ award, in recognition of SASCO’s consistent high quality performance, outstanding customer service and on-schedule delivery, redelivering all converted aircraft on or before production schedule.
ST Aerospace is a member of Boeing Airplane Services’ international network of modification and engineering facilities. PTF conversions are done at various ST Aerospace companies including SASCO and ST Aerospace Engineering Pte Ltd (STA Engineering) in Singapore, and ST Mobile Aerospace Engineering, Inc (MAE) in Mobile, Alabama, USA. ST Aerospace has performed PTF conversions for the DC-10, MD-10BCF, 727, 757-200 Special Freighter and 767-300BCF.
ST Aerospace is the aerospace arm of ST Engineering. Operating a global AIRCRAFT MRO network with facilities in the Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe, it is the world's largest airframe MRO provider with a global customer base that includes many of the world's leading airlines, airfreight operators and military operators. ST Aerospace provides a full spectrum of maintenance and engineering services through its two business segments: 1) Aircraft Maintenance & Modification (AMM) http://www.staero.aero/www/businesssegment.asp?bussubid=NTAwMDA 2) Component & Engine Total Support (CETS) http://www.staero.aero/www/businesssegment.asp?bussubid=NTAwMDM
Its services include AIRFRAME, ENGINE AND COMPONENT MAINTENANCE, REPAIR AND OVERHAUL; engineering design and technical services; and AVIATION MATERIALS and management services, including TOTAL AVIATION SOLUTION. ST Aerospace has a global staff strength of more than 7,000 engineers and technical specialists. Please visit http://www.staero.aero.