Professional Aviation Associates of Atlanta, Ga., has received its International Traffic in Arms Regulations (Itar) certification, the company announced here at NBAA’12. Itar certification allows PAA to supply rotables to military aviation operators of both fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft, as well as parts and tooling to foreign militaries. The U.S. government requires all manufacturers, exporters and brokers of defense articles, defense services or related technical data to be Itar compliant.
Florida-based Professional Aircraft Accessories (PAA) will formally unveil its expanded operation at Space Coast Regional Airport in Titusville during this year’s NBAA show. The FAA/EASA Part 145-certified repair station offers approximately 57,000 sq ft of production space, significantly bolstering the company’s landing gear repair, accessories, instruments and avionics service capabilities.
Professional Aviation Associates (PAA) has formed an alliance with Masco Service of Southlake, Texas. PAA, an international supplier of Beechcraft King Air, Beech 1900 and Beechjet parts and accessories, also offers a comprehensive rotable exchange program and inventory support for Agusta, Bell, Eurocopter, MD and Sikorsky helicopters. Masco is an avionics and instrument repair station specializing in the helicopter industry.