Saturday, July 3, 2021

MAE marks 30 years in Mobile

MOBILE, Ala. - ST Engineering announced on Thursday the 30th anniversary of the company’s commercial aircraft maintenance operations at the Mobile Aeroplex. The Mobile facility, Mobile Aerospace Engineering (MAE), was established in 1990 and obtained its Federal Aviation Administration 145 Repair Station Approval for airframe maintenance on Jan. 17, 1991, and operations began the same year. “We are proud of the longstanding success MAE has cultivated with the Mobile community over the last three decades," said Tom Vecchiolla, president and CEO of ST Engineering North America. MAE helps stimulate economic activities in airport logistics, education and training, housing, transport and other areas. The facility performs heavy maintenance and repair work on nearly all aircraft types for its leading airline long-term customers. MAE is also a center for aircraft modifications, including converting passenger aircraft into cargo aircraft. The celebratory anniversary event also marked MAE’s 6,000th aircraft redelivery milestone. (Source: ExecutiveBiz, 07/01/21) ST Aerospace Engineering also has an MRO campus in Pensacola, Fla. Previous related