Air Associates of Missouri Opens at Spirit of St. Louis Airport

It provides pilot training, aircraft rental, and maintenance services from the West Terminal at the Spirit of St. Louis (SUS) Airport in Chesterfield, MO.


St. Louis, MO – March 11, 2010 – Air Associates of Missouri is pleased to announce they are now providing pilot training, aircraft rental, and maintenance services from the West Terminal at the Spirit of St. Louis (SUS) Airport in Chesterfield, MO. A Grand Opening is scheduled for March 27, 2010.

Air Associates of Missouri was named a Cessna Pilot Center in December of 2009. Cessna Pilot Centers are flight training affiliated with the Cessna Aircraft Company and utilize the Cessna Flight Training System and Cessna aircraft. The center employs four full-time instructors and operates three Cessna 172 and two Cessna 182 aircraft. One Cessna 172 and both Cessna 182 aircraft are G-1000 equipped.

Air Associates is also providing maintenance services on single engine and light twin aircraft. In addition to maintaining their own fleet of Cessna rental aircraft, they also have the experience and support capabilities to service all Cessna, Beechcraft and Piper piston aircraft, as well as many other models. Maintenance services on piston aircraft include power plant repair and maintenance, airframe repairs, annual and 100-hour inspections, service bulletin compliance, engine exchanges and pre-purchase evaluations.

“Spirit of St. Louis Airport is one of the most active airports in the Midwest and we saw a definite need for quality flight training in the St. Louis area,” Says Tom Cargin, Owner. “There was also very little piston aircraft maintenance at the field and we are pleased and excited to offer these services.”

Air Associates of Missouri is backed by their parent facility, Air Associates of Kansas, a full service FBO located at Johnson County Executive Airport (OJC) in Olathe, KS. The OJC facility has a long-time reputation for providing quality flight training, aircraft rental and piston and turbine maintenance services. It is also a designated Cessna Pilot Center and Cessna Single Engine Service Center. In addition, Air Associates of Kansas provides extensive aircraft management and client services.

For more information about Air Associates of Missouri and the services they provide please contact Lisa Lynch at (636) 536-1341.

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