Orlando, FL – December 8, 2010 – Construction of a new 55,000 sq. ft. hangar at the Orlando-Sanford International Airport remains on schedule. The new hanger should be completed by January 31st, 2011 and will ready for Avocet Aviation Services to assume occupancy at that time. The new facility will be a full-service, commercial aircraft maintenance operation at the airport.
November Updates on Avocet’s New 55,000 sq. ft. Hangar Construction
Most of the hangar exterior work has been completed and focus has now shifted inside where construction has concentrated on build-out of office and shop areas, interior lighting, electrical service, plumbing and painting. Specific items include:
• Roof and walls of hangar, office, and shop are completed and windows installed
• Exterior painting of building
• Hanging overhead lights in the hangar
• Assembling and installing hangar doors
• Installing Lightning Protection and Fire Suppression Systems
• Electrical Inspection Completed
• Plumbing Inspection Completed
• All Windows Installed
• All Stucco Completed
Once completed in January, the new aviation maintenance operation will help to attract a greater number of airline service and air cargo operations to the Orlando-Sanford Airport.
“We are extremely pleased with the construction process thus far,” said Patrick Arellano Sr., Chief Operating Officer of Avocet Aviation Services. “The project is moving forward on-schedule and should be delivered on time. The facility is going to provide us a state-of-the-art maintenance operation and will deliver to our clients a comprehensive range of services to meet almost all their aviation services needs. We look forward to celebrating its completion in January!”
ABOUT Avocet Aviation Services: A family owned/operated company, Avocet Capital, LLC (the parent holding company) is a minority-owned, full-service aviation business providing repair, maintenance and teardown services. Avocet provides custom aviation solutions that consistently exceed industry standards, supported by a “customer first” philosophy that strives for excellence with every customer interaction. For more information regarding Avocet Aviation Services, please visit their website at www.avocet.aero, or by calling Patrick F. Arellano at 407-585-6201.