Professional Aviation Associates Forms an Alliance With Accessory Overhaul Group

It is combining its sales staff and inventories with A.O.G.'s shop capabilities and mobile on-site NDT services, to offer more services.


Atlanta, Ga., June 16, 2011 – Professional Aviation Associates, a Greenwich AeroGroup Company, announced today it has formed an alliance with Accessory Overhaul Group, Inc. (AOG Atlanta).

With facilities in Griffin, Ga., and Phoenix, Ariz., A.O.G. Inc. is an FAA/EASA Certified Repair Station, Accessory Class I Electrical Accessories, Class II Electrical Accessories and Class III Electronic Accessories. A.O.G. specializes in aircraft component testing, overhauling and certification services including brakes and wheels, starters and generators, batteries, non-destructive testing and aircraft beacon testing and overhaul.

“Professional Aviation Associates and A.O.G. Inc. have both benefited from a strong relationship for many years, and this agreement is a natural extension of the relationship,” said President of Professional Aviation Associates Glenn MacDonald. “We are combining our sales staff and inventories with A.O.G.’s shop capabilities and mobile on-site NDT services, meaning we can now offer a more comprehensive realm of services. This venture will also provide us with the ability to continue to innovate and grow in the rotorcraft and fixed wing markets, which will benefit current and future customers worldwide.”

“We are excited about the prospects of this association,” said A.O.G.’s President Ron Byrd. “With Professional Aviation Associates’ assistance we will now be able to grow our presence in the United States and improve our reach in International markets such as Europe and South America.”

Professional Aviation Associates has sales offices in Atlanta, Ga., and London, England.

Professional Aviation Associates

Located in Atlanta, Ga., Professional Aviation Associates is a subsidiary of Greenwich AeroGroup Inc. PAA provides comprehensive rotable exchange program and inventory support solutions for Agusta, Bell, Eurocopter, MD and Sikorsky helicopters. PAA is best known as the largest, independent, worldwide supplier for the Beechcraft King Air series, Beech 1900, Beechjet parts and accessories. For more information visit www.proaviation.com.

Accessory Overhaul Group

With locations in Griffin, Ga., and Phoenix, Ariz., Accessory Overhaul Group provides reliable and dependable aircraft services including aircraft wheel & brakes, brake overhaul, wheel repair and overhaul, starter and generators, blowers, beacons and more. For more information visit www.aogatlanta.com.

About Greenwich AeroGroup

Greenwich AeroGroup, Inc., located in Greenwich, Conn., 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; and parts distribution. 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 www.greenwichaerogroup.com.

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