ST Aerospace pilot training unit acquires flying school in Australia for A$120,000

Released on: September 15, 2008, 2:11 am

Press Release Author: ST Aerospace

Industry: 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

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)
2) Component & Engine Total Support (CETS)

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

Web Site:

Contact Details: Audrey Tan
Head, Corporate Communications
ST Aerospace
540 Airport Road
Singapore 539938
Tel: (65) 6380 6152
Fax: (65) 6280 8213

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