Professional Aircraft Accessories Signs Landing Gear Support Agreement with ExpressJet and SkyWest

It has reached a definitive agreement with SkyWest Inc. to perform all required landing gear overhaul on its entire fleet of Bombardier CRJ-200, CRJ-700 and CRJ-900 aircraft.


Titusville, Fla., Jan. 31, 2012 – Professional Aircraft Accessories, a Greenwich AeroGroup Company, announced today they have reached a definitive agreement with SkyWest Inc. to perform all required landing gear overhaul on its entire fleet of Bombardier CRJ-200, CRJ-700 and CRJ-900 aircraft. The agreement covers services required by SkyWest subsidiaries ExpressJet (formerly Atlantic Southeast Airlines) and SkyWest Airlines. Currently the combined entities operate more than 430 CRJ aircraft.

“We are extremely pleased to be working with ExpressJet and SkyWest on this exciting program,” said Professional Aircraft Accessories President Robert Bial. “We are honored that ExpressJet and SkyWest recognized our extensive experience with CRJ landing gear as well as our ability to anticipate their needs on this complex program.”

“We are very happy with the outcome of this complex negotiation; the team at Professional Aircraft has proven to be an extension of our Maintenance Department,” said Vice President of Maintenance for SkyWest Airlines Mike Gibson. Vice President of Maintenance for ExpressJet Ken Ashworth added, “We have always looked at our relationship with Professional Aircraft Accessories as one of a partnership and could not be more pleased with this agreement.”

Professional Aircraft Accessories

Professional Aircraft Accessories is based in Titusville, Fla., and offers a variety of services including avionics, instrumentation, aircraft accessories, landing gear and airframe components for commercial and regional aircraft, commuter airlines, corporate aviation, military aircraft, brokers, fixed base operators and distributors. Additionally, they offer numerous rotorcraft capabilities including the repair and overhaul of helicopter powertrain components, landing gear, accessories, instrumentation, radio, radar avionics and airframe components.  More information is available at www.gopaa.com.

About Greenwich AeroGroup
Greenwich AeroGroup, Inc., owns and operates providers of general, commercial, government and military aviation services including: maintenance, avionics and interior refurbishments; fixed base operations; aircraft sales, charter and management; manufacturing and engineering; component repair and overhaul; parts distribution and financial services. Current locations include: Atlantic Aero, Inc., located at Piedmont-Triad International Airport in Greensboro, N.C.; Western Aircraft, Inc., located at Gowen Field in Boise, Idaho; Summit Aviation, Inc., located at Summit Airport in Middletown, Del.; DAC International, Inc., located in Austin, Texas; Matrix Aviation, Inc., located in Wichita, Kan.; Professional Aviation Associates, Inc., located in Atlanta, Ga.; Professional Aircraft Accessories, Inc., located in Titusville, Fla.; NASAM, Inc., located in San Francisco, Calif., and GCCUS Inc. located in Aptos, Calif.  News and information are available at http://www.greenwichaerogroup.com/.

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