Tag: Colorado

Priester Aviation Joins Forces with Mayo Aviation to Enhance Customer Service

Priester Aviation has agreed to acquire Mayo Aviation, a similarly customer-focused, family-led private aviation company. Priester Aviation, headquartered in Chicago, and Mayo Aviation, based in Colorado, will continue to have separate brands and operations while creating greater enhancements for...

Pilatus Opens New US Paint Facility in Colorado

Pilatus executives, employees, industry partners and invited guests gathered to celebrate the official grand opening of the facility at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (KBJC). Attendees enjoyed a commemorative ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by facility tours. The 15 million US dollar inv...

Edduyn Pita named new Manager of Duncan Aviation’s satellite facility in Colorado

Duncan Aviation has announced Edduyn Pita is now the Manager of the company’s Denver-area Satellite at the Centennial Airport (APA) in Colorado. In addition to his 20+ years of experience in aviation, Pita set up the Duncan Aviation Satellite Shop in Atlanta, Georgia, and has managed it for the l...

Avfuel-Branded Telluride Regional Airport Introduces SAF to Colorado

In partnership with its branded fuel supplier, Avfuel Corporation, Telluride Regional Airport became the first fixed base operator (FBO) in Colorado to make sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) available to its customers. The FBO received its first demonstrative delivery of SAF from Avfuel on Saturda...

Captain “Sully” Sullenberger to be presented with the 2019 Spreading Wings Award

Colorado non-profit Wings Over the Rockies (Wings) is pleased to announce Captain "Sully" Sullenberger as the recipient of their 2019 Spreading Wings Award on Thursday, December 5th at 6:30 PM.  After logging more than 20,000 hours of flight time Sullenberger became internationally renowne...

Pilatus Aircraft celebrates first delivery of PC-24 to South American market

Aerospace manufacturer Pilatus Aircraft has announced the first delivery of a PC-24 to a customer in South America, marking the occasion with a ceremony at its Colorado facility. The light business jet was sold to Chilean customer Ignacio del Rio, who also owns a Pilatus PC-12 NG and will operat...

Sheltair breaks ground on new FBO at Colorado airport

Fixed-base operator (FBO) network Sheltair has broken ground on its new $20 million FBO facility at Colorado’s Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (KBJC). The 21-acre facility includes a 10,000 square feet terminal fully equipped with pilot and passenger amenities, a canopy for aircraft to arr...

West Star Aviation receives approval to install Winglet parts on Cessna Sovereign

MRO provider West Star Aviation has announced it has been approved to install transitional winglets by Winglet Technologies on the Cessna Sovereign. The approval is in place for the provider’s Grand Junction, Colorado facility, which is one of four full-service Textron-approved service centres...

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