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2017

May

Certified Aviation Services Completes MD11 Part-Out and Teardown

Ontario, California May 22, 2017 -- Certified Aviation Services, LLC (CAS) is pleased to announce the completion of a part-out and teardown of an MD11 in Asia. The team removed 400 high value line items for their customer. CAS Go-Team was responsible for the teardown of the aircraft and CAS Components was responsible for the tagging and packaging. The items were shipped to the component repair shop located in Fairhope, Alabama for disposition. CAS utilized the Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association(AFRA) Best Management Practice (BMP) guide 3.2, to complete the disassembly and recycling of the aircraft. The combination of both teams allowed CAS to provide the most effective and efficient full service for its customer.

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Apr.

Certified Aviation Services Announces Exclusive MRO Service Agreement with APOC Aviation Europe

Ontario, CA April 28, 2017 -- Certified Aviation Services, LLC (CAS) is proud to announce its signing of an exclusive business agreement with APOC Aviation Europe to become their strategic partner in North America. APOC is one of the world’s newest aircraft part-out companies. Today APOC allows CAS to put their official stamp on the creation of a total service solution. Under the terms of agreement, CAS will provide parts storage, component repairs, aircraft evaluations, maintenance and logistics support. This strategic partnership program is a unique platform, for aviation total solution providers, to build a strong customer relationship between service providers and their end customers.

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Apr.

CAS Exhibits at MRO Americas 2017

Ontario, CA April 4, 2017 -- The world’s leading provider of MRO services for fleet operators nationwide, Certified Aviation Services, LLC (CAS) will be exhibiting at MRO Americas, a premier event for commercial air transport maintenance, repair and overhaul industry. This year’s event will be taking place at the Orange County Convention Center April 25-27 in Orlando, Florida.

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Mar.

Certified Aviation Services Welcomes New Interns

Ontario, CA March 23, 2017 -- Certified Aviation Services, LLC (CAS) is pleased to announce the addition of Katherina Zecca and Milton Tan, as interns in its headquarters location. The internship program Certified Aviation Services offers allows aviation focused students to develop their skills within the industry.

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Feb.

Rising Customer Service Standards

Certified Aviation Services, LLC (CAS) is rising customer service standards by providing a greater source of customer service representatives to ensure that quality service is given to every customer. Hence, CAS is pleased to announce the most recent hire of, Jeff Waldrop, as a customer service representative for CAS Components. By expanding CAS’ manpower, it will ensure a substantial personal connection between CAS and their customers.

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Feb.

CAS Receives FAA AMT Diamond Award of Excellence

Certified Aviation Services, LLC (CAS) Components was awarded the 2016 Federal Aviation Adminsitration (FAA) AMT Diamond Award of Exellence. The Diamond Award of Excellence is the industry's highest honor for aircraft maintenance. To qualify for the award, 100 percent of an organization's eligible maintenance technicians must complete specialized, continuous training in aircraft systems, regulations, and FAA rules over a 12-month period. This prestigious award is designed to encourage corporations and their employees to take advantage of training opportunities, through both initial and recurrent training.

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Jan.

In-House Aircraft Maintenance Professional

Certified Aviation Services, LLC (CAS) congratulates Chris Solomon for receiving the Next Gen Award by AMT (Aircraft Maintenance Technology) magazine. Mr. Solomon was awarded as one of the top 40 individuals in Aircraft Maintenance under the age of 40.

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2016

Dec.

Certified Aviation Services Receives AS9110

Certified Aviation Services, LLC (CAS) is pleased to announce the receiving of quality management system certification to AS9110 by third party registrar NSF (National Science Foundation). The scope of this certification covers work away from the repair station (GoTeam Process) and Line Maintenance accomplished at Ontario International Airport.

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Sept.

Certified Aviation Services Conveys Marketing In-House

Certified Aviation Services, LLC (CAS) proudly announces the appointment of Paulina Vivanco to Marketing Coordinator and Business Communicator. Miss Vivanco will be responsible for digital avertisting, event coordination, promotional and business relations. She will also be managing press releases, web copies, and developing and executing marketing plans developed by the CAS Team.

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Aug.

Air Carriers Purchasing Conference (ACPC) in Atlanta, GA – August 20th – August 23rd

Certified Aviation Services, LLC (CAS) representatives Mike Jones (Director Customer Service, Component Services) and Scott Diaz (Director Business Development, Aircraft Services) are scheduled to attend the ACPC Conference in Atlanta, GA from August 20th to 23rd. The sales team will be available to meet throughout each day of the event. Appointments can be made in advance by emailing sales@certifiedaviation.com.

Jul.

CAS Aircraft Services names Mike Stafford General Manager of Line Maintenance

Certified Aviation Services, LLC (CAS) proudly announces the appointment of Mike Stafford to General Manager of Line Maintenance. Mr. Stafford will be responsible for managing the company’s eleven line maintenance stations while also growing CAS’ MRO line maintenance services. Mr. Stafford has over 27 years of aviation experience and joins CAS from his most recent position as Regional Manager of MRO Sales at United Airlines.

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Jun.

CAS Component Services Expands Hydraulic CMRO Capabilities

Certified Aviation Services, LLC component services has added five (5) new original equipment manufacturer (OEM) part numbers to its hydraulic component capabilities list. The new part capabilities, all within ATA Chapter 32 – Landing Gear, are as follows:

  • C24879020-2 – Emergency Brake Manifold
  • C24879020-3 – Emergency Brake Manifold
  • C24757020 – Safety Valve
  • C20288000-1 – Accumulator, Brake
  • C20288000-2 – Accumulator, Brake

May

CAS Component Services Adds New Airline Approval

Certified Aviation Services, LLC component services arm has been added as an approved component repair vendor for a major North American cargo airline. The new approval enables CAS (FAA 8MAR982B/ EASA.145.6405) the opportunity to support the cargo operator’s component maintenance requirements directly as well as indirectly through authorized third party parts suppliers.

Apr.

CAS to Exhibit at MRO Americas 2016

Certified Aviation Services, LLC will once again participate at Aviation Week’s MRO Americas as an exhibitor (Floor Number 3516). This year’s MRO Americas will mark the first event at which CAS will promote its aircraft and component services under a common brand – Certified Aviation Services (CAS). The event will be held April 5-7 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas.

Mar.

CAS Expands Line Maintenance Operations at LAX

Certified Aviation Services, LLC acquired the aircraft maintenance business of an undisclosed competitor at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on March 1, 2016. The acquisition – which includes five (5) new airline line maintenance ground handling agreements – solidifies CAS’ position as the largest independent MRO provider at LAX. The company’s operations at LAX now exceed 100 Certified A&P mechanics supporting more than 50 aircraft movements per day.

2015

Dec.

CAS Opens European Sales Office in The Netherlands, Hires Robbert de Jong as Sales Manager Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA)

Certified Aviation Services, LLC is pleased to announce the opening of a new sales office in Groet Netherlands. The European office will serve as a local point of contact for customers in the region.

The office in Groet will be managed by newly appointed Sales Manager EMEA Robbert de Jong. Mr. de Jong has twenty-five (25) years of experience in the aviation industry, holding positions at Martinair, Stella Aviation, Fokker Services, Fast Forward Freight, and Amsterdam Pilot Shop. Mr. de Jong’s extensive aviation experience across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa further enhances CAS’ geographic capabilities for aircraft and component services.


Oct.

CAS Component Services names Geoff Myrick Vice President of Sales

Certified Aviation Services, LLC proudly announces the appointment of Geoff Myrick to its newly created position of Vice President of Sales, Component Services. Mr. Myrick will be responsible for the Company’s Component MRO strategy and sales growth across existing and new markets. Mr. Myrick joins CAS from his most recent position at VT Mobile Aerospace Engineering (VT MAE) where he served as Director of Marketing and Sales. Mr. Myrick holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from the University of Alabama and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of South Alabama.


Sep.

Aero-mark MRO LLC (AMRO) Rebranding as CAS

Certified Aviation Services, LLC is pleased to announce the rebranding of Aero-mark MRO, LLC (AMRO) as CAS. The Fairhope based component MRO (FAA 8MAR982B/ EASA.145.6405) has completed updates to its operating certificates and will begin doing business as CAS with immediate effect. The new “DBA” serves to align the company’s component services with its broad suite of aircraft services, which includes line maintenance, engine washing, and remote aircraft maintenance and modification.


Jan.

CAS Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Certified Aviation Services, LLC, a leading technical innovator in MRO Line Services and AOG repair celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Co-Founder Mike Scanlon created CAS with his father to meet a growing airline industry's line maintenance needs at John Wayne/Orange County Airport in 1990.

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2014

Nov.

CAS Component Services (formerly AMRO) Supports Career Opportunities for Alabama Students

CAS Component Services (formerly AMRO) is pleased to participate Alabama Aviation Center Career Fair and Open House. The Alabama Aviation Center offers programs for students in various areas of the growing Alabama aviation industry. CAS Component Services (formerly AMRO) is proud to be a part of the program by offering career resources and support for students enrolled in the program.

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Oct.

CAS Aircraft Services names Michael Scanlon Vice President, Operations

Certified Aviation Services, LLC names Michael Scanlon Vice President of Operations. Mr. Scanlon will be responsible and oversee the success of the entire Line Maintenance Services group. Mr. Scanlon rejoins the Operations team at Certified Aviation Services (CAS) from his most recent position at Aviation & Defense, Inc (ADI) where he served as President. Mike Scanlon was previously VP of Operations and Co-Founder at Certified Aviation Services.


Aug.

CAS Aircraft Services names Michael Turpin General Manager

Certified Aviation Services, LLC proudly announces the appointment of Michael Turpin to its newly created position of General Manager, effective immediately. Mr. Turpin will lead Certified Aviation Services (CAS) overall growth in the MRO Line Maintenance Services sector as well as expanding its AOG Repair / Modification group - GoTeam.

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