MSP Jet Center Receives FAA 14 CFR Part 145 Repair Station Certification

Minneapolis, MN, March 05, 2010 — MSP Jet Center, LLC, a division of ASI Jet Center, announced today that it has received its FAA Part 145 Repair Station Certification (FAA 145 CRS#5MJR559B).

“Receiving our Part 145 Repair Station Certification from the FAA was an extremely proud moment for me and the entire MSP Jet Center team,” explained ASI/MSP Jet Center President, Tim Ashenfelter. “From the day we opened our doors we have strived to exceed the FAA’s standards for processes, procedures, quality assurance and program oversight. Receiving our Part 145 Certificate is proof that we’ve been successful in meeting our goals.”

“We are now the only certificated Part 145 aircraft maintenance repair station located at Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport that specializes in the maintenance needs of business jet operators,” Dan Henchal, MSP's Director of Technical Services added. “We can effectively meet the needs of not only Part 91 operators, but those of Part 135 on-demand charter operators as well. This is a huge benefit for not only aircraft based here at MSP, but for operators who frequent MSP and surrounding airports.”

Located at Signature Flight Support, MSP Jet Center’s team of factory trained technicians specializes in the inspection, maintenance, repair and upgrades for popular mid- to large-cabin business jets including Bombardier Challenger/Global series, Bombardier Learjets, Cessna Citation, Dassault Falcon, Embraer, Gulfstream, Hawker series, IAI Westland/Astra, and Sabreliner.

The company also plans to offer a complete array of support, inspections and maintenance services for popular turbofan and turbojet engines including the Honeywell TPE331, TFE731, Pratt and Whitney PW305/306 and Rolls Royce engines, as well as Honeywell and Hamilton Standard APU's.

About MSP Jet Center. Located at Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport (MSP), MSP Jet Center (FAA 145 CRS#5MJR559B) is a wholly owned subsidiary of ASI Jet Center. MSP Jet Center specializes in the inspection, repair and maintenance for airframes and engines on mid- to large-cabin Bombardier, Citation, Falcon, Gulfstream, Hawker, Learjet and Westwind business jets. The company also performs avionics upgrades, NDT inspection services, interior modifications and exterior painting. For more information on MSP Jet Center, please call 612.727.2044 or visit:

About ASI Jet Center. Located just off the new 5,000-foot runway at Flying Cloud Airport (FCM), ASI Jet Center and its maintenance division, Modern Aero (Repair Station No. SMHR559) have been providing outstanding aircraft sales and service since 1967. ASI Jet Center offers a full line of FBO services as well as piston, turboprop and light jet aircraft sales, charter operations, aircraft management and flight training.

Modern Aero, a division of ASI Jet Center, provides maintenance, avionics and interior services for a wide variety of piston, turboprop and light turbine aircraft. Modern Aero is a service center for Cessna, Diamond, Mooney and Piper. Modern Aero also offers all maintenance services including Phase I through Phase V inspections for Cessna Citations. For more information, please contact ASI Jet Center or Modern Aero at: (952) 941-6255, or visit: