Van Nuys, Calif.-based Clay Lacy Aviation (Booth No. 2027) added eight business jets to its managed fleet in the first three quarters of this year, including a Falcon 2000, Hawker 800, Gulfstream V and Gulfstream 450, two Gulfstream IVs and two Gulfstream 550s. In addition, the company has reported a 22-percent increase in charter hours and a 13-percent jump in total flight hours from the same period last year. Finally, the firm said that it has now completed 20 installations of the new Aircell high-speed Internet system, making it the number-one Aircell installation facility in the western U.S.
Clay Lacy Aviation, which was founded in 1968, also operates FBOs at Van Nuys Airport and at Boeing Field in Seattle. It offers aircraft charter, management, sales, maintenance, avionics and aircraft interior and completion services.