Aircraft cleaning provider Immaculate Flight acquired Pro Guard Aircraft Detailing, adding Southeast Florida to Immaculate Flight’s existing 11-state, 80-airport service area.
Grant Hundley, president of Global Appearance Partners, spent nine years with NetJets as manager of aircraft appearance for the U.S.-based fleet. Last October “I thought it was time to move on and do something different based on what I’d learned about the detailing business. What we’ve done is develop a different approach to aircraft detailing,” he told AIN.
OHS Aviation Services, a Berlin-based specialist in cabin interior refurbishment and detailing, has added a new showroom to its in-house upholstery and cabinetry workshops and two paint facilities.
Precision Pattern, a Wichita-based specialist in aircraft interior cabinetry and finish, has signed an agreement with Appearance Group to provide after-market support in terms of touch-up, repair and mechanical adjustments for cabin cabinetry. As part of the agreement, Appearance Group will receive training and instruction from Precision Pattern.
Aircraft detailing company Immaculate Flight has purchased In Plane View Detailing, another aircraft detailing company based in Naples, Fla. Immaculate Flight has stations in 13 states and offers mobile services 24/7 to any customer in the U.S. By adding In Plane View Detailing, the company is better poised to serve all airports in southwest Florida.
Keeping today’s turbine-powered aircraft clean might not be rocket science, but it isn’t like washing a car, either. There is now a program that teaches aircraft detailers the safe and proper procedures for detailing all aspects of turbine-aircraft exteriors and interiors.
Fargo Jet Center of Fargo, N.D., has introduced the Aero Spa, a service aimed at pampering your jet with a thorough cleaning and detailing. Aero Spa services include “trip ready” interior cleaning, wet or dry washes, hand waxing, machine buffing, bright work, de-ice boot refurbish and carpet shampoo and extraction. The service is offered as a standalone or in conjunction with line service or maintenance.
Just as with most elements of aircraft ownership, a good cleaning, inside and out, is much more involved than the average person could possibly imagine. Even showering down a piston single involves more than just putting on your bathing suit and grabbing a bucket and sponge. Cleaning solutions from the shelves of the local supermarket or Pep Boys won’t do.
Immaculate Flight, a nationwide aircraft detailing company, has announced it is expanding its aircraft cleaning and detailing services into the Colorado Springs and Denver area this month. Complete detailing services will be offered at Colorado Springs Municipal, Jeffco, Centennial and Front Range airports. The company offers its services 24/7 and currently operates cleaning stations in 13 states.