GREENSBORO, N.C., February 13, 2013 – Atlantic Aero, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announced today that it has been approved by the Federal Aviation Administration to add the Cessna Citation X to its repair station license.
Atlantic Aero has invested more than $150,000 in new tooling, training and other related expenses to add the Citation X certification to their repair station license. Not at all unfamiliar with the airframe, the company has a great deal of prior experience providing interior updates for Citation X operators. The addition of the product to Atlantic Aero’s repair license enables them to now complete maintenance activities.
Atlantic Aero provides 24/7 AOG service with mobile teams as well as airframe, engines, maintenance, avionics and interiors services for Beechcraft King Air, Bombardier Challenger and Learjet, Cessna Citation and Caravan, Daher-Socata, Dassault Falcon, Pilatus and Quest Aircraft.
About Atlantic Aero
Located in Greensboro, North Carolina, Atlantic Aero has the capability to engineer and manufacture parts, provide routine maintenance, heavy inspections, specialized avionics installations, test and perform repairs on most avionics equipment, create new interiors, refurbish existing interiors, and with a world class paint-mixing booth, give cabinetry a new look. For more information go to www.atlantic-aero.com.
About Greenwich AeroGroup
Greenwich AeroGroup, Inc., 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; parts distribution and financial services. 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.; Aero Precision Industries, located in Livermore, Calif.; NASAM, Inc., located in San Francisco, Calif., and GCCUS Inc. located in Aptos, Calif. Additionally, Greenwich AeroGroup owns an interest in Helivia Aero Taxi located in Rio de Janerio. News and information are available at www.greenwichaerogroup.com.
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