Professional Aviation Associates Enters the Rotorcraft Business

It has invested more than $1 million in rotables and airframe parts inventory to support a wide range of helicopter platforms.


Atlanta, Ga., March 3, 2011 – Professional Aviation Associates, a Greenwich AeroGroup company announced today it has formed a Global Helicopter Support Parts Group and is now serving rotorcraft operators.

Most notable as the largest independent supplier of King Air parts in the world, Professional Aviation Associates initial investment is just over $1 million in rotables and airframe parts inventory to support a wide range of helicopter platforms.

“We are excited to extend our offerings into the rotorcraft business,” said President of Professional Aviation Associates Glenn MacDonald. “Our sales force spans the United States, Spain, Latin America and the United Kingdom. And it is our goal to grow this part of the business and become the largest independent global supplier of parts for the rotor wing market.”

In light of this entry into the rotorcraft marketplace, Professional Aviation has hired Scarlett Connor to support these new operations. Connor has more than 25 years of experience in the aviation industry including 10 years as an aircraft engine mechanic and naval aircrewman with the United States Navy.

Professional Aviation Associates operates a 30,000 square-foot warehouse in Atlanta, adjacent to Hartsfield International Airport allowing immediate response to Aircraft On Ground shipments worldwide 24-hours a day.

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 Skiorsky helicopters. PAA is best know 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.

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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