Georgetown, Texas-based Challenger Spares and Support will be rebranding its parts and service division as Red Aviation. The purpose of the change is to emphasize the company’s growth beyond the Challenger series, in which it has specialized from its founding in 2001.
Steve and Karen Davis started CSS to provide airframe parts specifically for the Challenger series. Rather than brokering parts, they built an extensive inventory to provide customers with more flexible parts and service options through advanced exchanges, overhauls, repairs and rentals. In addition, their customer base has extended from operators and service centers to brokers, aviation management firms, insurers and FBOs.
Steve Davis, president and CEO, told AIN, “We’re rebranding because we have grown to be more than just Challenger spares. We now help support Globals, Learjets and Gulfstreams and have expanded our product line beyond structures and components to include an engine division and a repair station. Our ability to manage most corporate aircraft structural and component repair has been accomplished through our extensive depth of inventory. We truly own our assets and do not broker parts.”