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May
09
2018

Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Receives $1 Million Gift From AAR Corp., Its Chairman and Its Founder

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The National Air and Space Museum received a $1 million gift from AAR Corp., its chairman and CEO David P. Storch and the family of its founder Ira J. Eichner. The gift supports the construction of the new Design Hangar in the transformed “How Things Fly” exhibition at the flagship building in Washington, D.C., scheduled to open in 2024. The gift will also provide funding for programming in advance of and during construction, and will expand educational opportunities to students and teachers across the country with the creation of an online teacher portal.

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Apr
20
2018

AAR Wins IDIQ Award from U.S. Army for Aircraft Maintenance And Supply Chain Management

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WOOD DALE, Illinois, – AAR (NYSE: AIR), a leading provider of aviation services to commercial airlines and governments, has been awarded a 10-year hybrid (cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price), indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract by the U.S. Army Contracting Command for aircraft and support equipment maintenance, minor modification and supply chain management. The work will be primarily performed outside the continental U.S. in support of U.S. Army operations.

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Apr
11
2018

Aviation Week Network Announces 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

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New York – Michael Huerta, former FAA administrator and David Storch, AAR CEO were named the 2018 winners of the Lifetime Achievement Awards presented by Aviation Week Network, the largest multimedia information and services provider to the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries.

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Apr
04
2018

AAR Signs Exclusive Agreement with AMETEK for Civil Aerospace Markets

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WOOD DALE, Illinois, April 4, 2018 — AAR (NYSE: AIR) announced today its OEM Aftermarket Solutions group has signed an exclusive agreement with Power and Data Systems (PDS) of AMETEK Aerospace & Defense to be its exclusive global aftermarket distributor supporting commercial, regional transport and helicopter markets.

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Mar
28
2018

Pratt & Whitney and AAR Renew Agreement for Global Support of P&W’s Military Auxiliary Power Units

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WOOD DALE, Illinois, — AAR (NYSE: AIR) announced today it has renewed its agreement with Pratt & Whitney’s (P&W) Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) business to stock and distribute APU hardware to the U.S. and foreign governments, including their component repair vendors.

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Feb
08
2018

AAR Announces Joint Venture with Indamer for New MRO Facility in India

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February 7, 2018 - WOOD DALE, Illinois, February 8, 2018 – AAR (NYSE: AIR), a global provider of aviation services to commercial airlines, announced a joint venture with Indamer Aviation, a leading aviation company in India, for the development of a new airframe maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility in Nagpur, India.

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Jan
10
2018

AAR CEO David P. Storch Announces Plans to Retire

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WOOD DALE, Illinois, – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AAR Corp. (NYSE: AIR), David P. Storch, 65, announced today his plan to retire as CEO after 39 years with the Company effective May 31, 2018. AAR President and Chief Operating Officer John M. Holmes was elected by the Board of Directors today at its regularly scheduled quarterly meeting to become CEO effective June 1, 2018. Storch will continue to lead the Board as its non-executive Chairman and work alongside Holmes on business strategy, talent development and industry relations.

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Dec
15
2017

AAR Names Andrew Kemmetmueller Chief Digital Officer

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WOOD DALE, Illinois, – AAR (NYSE: AIR) announced that Andrew Kemmetmueller has joined AAR in the newly created position of Chief Digital Officer reporting to President and Chief Operating Officer John M. Holmes.

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Nov
01
2017

Federal Court Upholds State Department Award of Aviation Services Contract

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WOOD DALE, Illinois, November 1, 2017 -- Global aviation services leader AAR (NYSE: AIR) announced that the Court of Federal Claims (COFC) entered judgment late yesterday in favor of the U.S. Government, upholding the award of the Worldwide Aviation Support Services (WASS) by the U.S Department of State to AAR Airlift and dismissing the protest filed by incumbent DynCorp International.

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Oct
24
2017

AAR Expands ATR Product Line by Acquiring Island Air Inventory, Tooling

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WOOD DALE, Illinois, – AAR (NYSE:AIR), a leading integrator of aviation supply chain solutions, recently expanded its ATR parts offerings by purchasing the entire ATR inventory, plus tooling, of Honolulu-based Island Air Inc., which recently phased out its ATR operations.

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Oct
17
2017

AAR to Showcase Easy Access to OEM Factory-New Parts at Seoul ADEX 2017

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SEOUL, South Korea, October 16, 2017 – AAR, an independent provider of aviation services and aftermarket solutions to OEMs, government and defense customers worldwide, arrives for the first time at the Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition (Booth #A65 in the Americas Pavilion) with an expanding inventory of OEM factory-new military aircraft parts, including an exclusive distributorship of Simmonds Precision Products fuel management systems and precision actuation controls

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Oct
05
2017

AAR Launches New PAARTS STORE at MRO Europe

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EXCEL Center - LONDON - Global aviation services leader AAR (NYSE: AIR) officially launched today at MRO Europe a new online PAARTS STORE open to existing and new aftermarket customers including operators, MROs, and brokers. The new 2.0 look and functionality is being demonstrated by AAR’s Digital Services team at Booth # 335.

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Jun
19
2017

AAR to Showcase Growing Global Presence & New Look at Paris Air Show

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PARIS, June 19, 2017 – AAR, an independent provider of aviation services to airlines, OEMs, MROs and governments worldwide, arrives at the Paris Air Show (Booth #3A-132 in the U.S. Pavilion) with a new look and growing market reach across Europe, Latin America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

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May
31
2017

AAR TO SPONSOR ROYAL AERONAUTICAL SOCIETY STEM CAREERS PROGRAM

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WOOD DALE, Illinois, – Global aviation aftermarket leader AAR (NYSE: AIR) has signed on as exclusive sponsor of the Royal Aeronautical Society’s (RAeS) Cool Aeronautics STEM program. Given that the program reaches out to teachers and primary schoolchildren in underserved areas to raise awareness of careers in aviation, it supports AAR’s commitment to invest in promotion of STEM education and careers in the countries it serves. AAR’s donation of £25,000 over the next three years will cover educational materials and venue costs for events held at sites of aeronautical interest in the UK and at RAeS’s overseas branches, including the UAE, U.S., Singapore, France, Belgium and Australia.

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Apr
18
2017

AAR Amsterdam Ranked No. 1, Named Outstanding Component Repair Provider by NATO

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AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — AAR’s (NYSE: AIR) Aircraft Component Repair facility in Amsterdam has been named “Outstanding Source of Repair” and ranked No. 1 among all Component Source of Repair (SOR) facilities for 2016 by the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) and the International Aerospace Management Company (IAMCO), which manages maintenance work for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. AAR has received this prestigious recognition three times since 2005.

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Feb
15
2017

AAR Named Milton Industries’ Exclusive Distributor for Global Commercial and Military Aviation Markets

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WOOD DALE, Illinois – February 15, 2017 — AAR (NYSE: AIR) today announced that its OEM Aftermarket Solutions group has been named the exclusive distributor for global commercial airline and military defense markets served by Milton Industries Inc. Milton’s aviation pneumatic ground support equipment products covered by the agreement include couplers, plugs, pressure gauges, blow guns, tire inflators, strut servicing kits, borescopes, and nitrogen carts. Milton’s wide array of pneumatic products can be tailored to fit a customer’s specific needs.

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Jan
24
2017

AAR Airlift Group Achieves NAAMTA Medical Transport Accreditation

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AAR Airlift Group, a provider of aviation support services to the United States Department of Defense, has achieved medical transport accreditation. Servicing the US military, AAR Airlift Group plays an essential role in providing life saving medical transport services in austere environments.

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Dec
07
2016

AAR’s ISU® 56000 Series Containers Certified

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December 7, 2016 - CADILLAC, Michigan, December 7, 2016 – AAR (NYSE: AIR) announces the certification of the ISU®(Internal Airlift/Helicopter Slingable Container Units) 56000 series on commercial Boeing 747 aircraft. With the certification, these containers are now recognized as a size code B Unit Loading Device and are no longer required to be netted.

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Nov
16
2016

AAR Launches Online Parts Store for New Parts Worldwide

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WOOD DALE, Illinois, November 16, 2016 – AAR (NYSE: AIR), an independent provider of aviation services to airlines, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and MROs worldwide, now offers full visibility of its OEM factory-new parts inventory for commercial aircraft via its newly improved Online Parts Store, which is now available worldwide at aarcorp.com and other trusted online marketplaces.

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Sep
07
2016

AAR Airlift Group Confirms Flight Accident near Palm Bay, Florida

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WOOD DALE, Illinois, September 6, 2016 16:30 EDT – AAR Airlift Group, Inc., subsidiary of AAR Corp. (NYSE: AIR), confirmed that a Sikorsky S-61 helicopter, operating in the Melbourne/Palm Bay, Florida, area, was involved in an accident at approximately 13:40 local time. There were three crew members and no passengers on board the aircraft at the time the accident occurred. Company officials are working closely with local, state, and federal authorities to execute an emergency response effort. AAR Airlift Group’s overriding concern at this time is for those on board the aircraft and their families. We are coordinating and cooperating with the National Transportation Safety Board and may not release any other information at this time.

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Aug
10
2016

AAR Names Marcus Jadotte Vice President of Public Affairs

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WOOD DALE, Illinois, August 10, 2016 – AAR, a global aerospace and defense contractor and leading provider of aviation services to airlines and governments worldwide, announces it has named Marcus Jadotte as its Vice President of Public Affairs. Jadotte, most recently an Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Commerce Department, will establish an AAR office in Washington, D.C., and be responsible for driving growth through strategic partnerships and alliances and deepening relationships with federal, state and local government officials.

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Jul
12
2016

AAR Awarded New Rotary Wing Services Task Order in Afghanistan

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WOOD DALE, Illinois, July 12, 2016 – AAR (NYSE: AIR) announces US Transportation Command (TRANSCOM) has awarded its Airlift division a task order for additional rotary wing airlift services in Afghanistan, as part of an existing services contract to support US Central Command (CENTCOM). The task order for nine months of service is valued at $21.7 million.

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Jun
21
2016

AAR to Provide Tip-to-Tail Support to CommutAir’s ERJ 145 Fleet

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WOOD DALE, Illinois, June 21, 2016 – AAR (NYSE: AIR), a leading aviation aftermarket service provider for the world’s airlines, has been selected by regional carrier CommutAir to provide ongoing support services for its newly inducted ERJ 145 aircraft. AAR will provide full cost per flight hour (CpFH) services for rotable components including inventory management, logistics, overhaul and repair. In addition, AAR will also provide wheel, tire and brake maintenance and inventory services for the new fleet under a full cost per landing structure (CpL).

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May
24
2016

AAR Flight Operations Contract in Afghanistan Extended

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WOOD DALE, Illinois – AAR (NYSE: AIR) announces United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) has issued its Airlift Group subsidiary an extension on an existing contract for rotary wing services in Afghanistan.

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Apr
06
2016

AAR Bolsters International Team

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WOOD DALE, Illinois, – AAR (NYSE: AIR) has fortified its supply chain service offerings with the appointment of Deepak Sharma as President of International Supply Chain. Sharma is leading a newly assembled international team based in Gatwick, England, United Kingdom to power AAR’s global expansion.

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Mar
31
2016

AAR Commences Search and Rescue Operations for UK Ministry of Defence in the Falkland Islands

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WOOD DALE, Illinois, March 31, 2016 – AAR (NYSE: AIR) announces its Airlift division has commenced operations for Search and Rescue (SAR) and Support Helicopter (SH) services for the UK Ministry of Defence in the Falkland Islands.

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Mar
15
2016

AAR Awarded $49 Million Contract for U.S. Army Next Generation Automatic Test System Shelters

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CADILLAC, Michigan, – AAR (NYSE: AIR) has been awarded a contract for United States Army Next Generation Automatic Test System (NGATS) Shelters with a total contract ceiling valued at $49 million over five years. AAR has received a first delivery order valued at $2.5 million to include first article units for two shelter variants, as well as production units. The shelters will be designed by AAR Mobility Systems in Cadillac, Michigan; and produced at their Goldsboro, North Carolina facility.

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Mar
10
2016

AAR Receives FAA AMT Diamond Award of Excellence

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GARDEN CITY, New York – AAR Aircraft Component Services – New York (ACS-NY) announces it has received the Federal Aviation Administration AMT Diamond Award of Excellence for its aviation maintenance technician (AMT) training program for the tenth consecutive year.

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Feb
25
2016

AAR Launches New Rotorcraft Services Business

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WOOD DALE, Illinois, February 24, 2016 – AAR (NYSE: AIR), a global aerospace and defense contractor that provides industry-leading aviation services to the world’s airlines, governments and OEMs, now offers a broad range of aftermarket support services for helicopter operators, including parts sales, engineering, and total life-cycle support programs, under its new Rotorcraft Services business division.

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Feb
17
2016

AAR Announces MOU with Vision Systems to Integrate Electronically Dimmable Window Solutions for Aircraft Retrofit Programs in Asia & the Middle East

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SINGAPORE, February 17, 2016 – AAR, an industry-leading provider of aviation aftermarket services and nose-totail solutions for commercial airlines, original equipment manufacturers and governments, announces Wednesday at the Singapore Airshow it has been selected by Vision Systems, a market leader in solar protection solutions, to integrate Electronically Dimmable Windows (EDW) solutions for retrofit programs in Asia, Middle East, Africa and North America.

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