Western Jet Aviation has received certification as a FAA Part 145 repair station at Miami-Opa Locka Executive airport. The facility will provide maintenance and avionics services for large-cabin business aviation aircraft in Florida.
Western Jet Aviation was acquired by StandardAero in February 2023, and is well-known for its facility in Van Nuys, California, one of the largest independent business jet maintenance providers specialising in Gulfstream aircraft services including heavy airframe maintenance, structural repair, engine line maintenance, avionics installations, engineering services and interior soft good upgrades.
“We are excited to bring the exceptional level of service and support to Gulfstream operators in and around Opa-Locka that customers have come to expect from our Van Nuys location,” says Cooper Skeen, maintenance supervisor.
StandardAero's Western Jet Aviation locations in Van Nuys and Opa-Locka complement other StandardAero business aviation MRO sites in Springfield, Illinois, Dallas and Houston, Texas, Augusta, Georgia, and Gosport in the UK. The company also has regional service centres located in the US Brazil, UK, South Africa and Singapore in addition to mobile service teams around the world to support wherever operators fly.