Jet Aviation St. Louis Named a GE-authorized Service Center for CF34 Engines for Business Aircraft

St. Louis, Mo. / March 15, 2012 – Jet Aviation St. Louis has been named an authorized service center for GE’s CF34-3 engine, which powers the Bombardier Challenger series.


Jet Aviation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was founded in Switzerland in 1967 and is one of the leading business aviation services companies in the world. Close to 5,000 employees cater to client needs from 25 airport facilities throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North and South America. The company provides maintenance, completions and refurbishment, engineering, fixed base operations, along with aircraft management, charter services, aircraft sales and personnel services. Jet Aviation's European and U.S. aircraft management and charter divisions jointly operate a fleet of more than 200 aircraft. For more information, please visit

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With the GE authorization, Jet Aviation St. Louis is approved to perform line maintenance inspections; routine installed engine maintenance including removal and replacement of engine components; removal and replacement of engines; removal and reinstallation of external engine components; and inspections for time-between-overhaul extensions. This designation also allows Jet Aviation St. Louis to provide warranty support and facilitates access to both GE parts and technical support.

"As a Bombardier authorized service center, we serviced more than 110 Bombardier Challenger aircraft in 2011," said Skip Madsen, vice president MRO operations for Jet Aviation St. Louis. "This additional approval allows us to provide those operators with an even greater range of support from nose to tail, paint to power."

"GE Aviation is proud to add Jet Aviation St. Louis to our growing list of authorized service centers for CF34 engines for business aircraft," said Brad Mottier, vice president and general manager of GE Aviation’s Business & General Aviation organization. "Jet Aviation St. Louis is well known and respected in the business aviation industry and their customers will now be able to receive full service support on their Challenger aircraft."

Jet Aviation St. Louis is a full-service AS9110-certified aircraft maintenance, modifications and completions provider. The company employs close to 1,000 people at its St. Louis Downtown Airport location. Jet Aviation St. Louis has in-house design and engineering departments, along with on-site cabinetry, upholstery, composite, avionics, sheet metal and paint shops. Jet Aviation St. Louis is a Bombardier, Embraer and Gulfstream authorized service center and a Dassault Falcon and Hawker center of expertise. The location also offers FBO services. For more information, visit