Tucson, Arizona

February 27, 2009 - 9:12am

On January 12, the new Million Air Tucson FBO held its grand opening, marking the FBO franchise’s first presence in Arizona. The new facility, designed by Seaver Franks Architects, was finished in January and features more than 54,000 sq ft of office and hangar space, a two-story FBO terminal, security system with electronic access, theater room, covered parking and spacious conference and break rooms.

June 30, 2008 - 9:29am

DeCrane Aircraft has announced the formation of a new subsidiary called DeCrane Cabin Interiors to specialize in business jet interior refurbishment, including specialized cabinetry. The new company, which will be run by Trey Bryson as v-p and general manager, is based at Tucson, Ariz., and has other facilities at Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Montreal.

April 2, 2008 - 6:40am

Tucson has a strong aviation tradition. It built the nation’s first municipal airport in 1919. During World War II the 16,000-acre, then-municipal airport became Davis-Monthan AFB. After the war, a new civilian airport was established south of the city, the current site of Tucson International Airport.

February 8, 2008 - 8:49am

GA Telesis (GAT) has acquired AM Trading and AM Repair of Tucson, Ariz. The component MRO, located in a 65,000-sq-ft facility on Tucson International Airport, supports the repair and manufacture of Bombardier, Airbus, Boeing, Douglas and Embraer components, including hydraulics, waste systems, fire detection, oxygen systems, avionics, NDT and composites.

February 8, 2008 - 8:49am

GA Telesis (GAT) has acquired AM Trading and AM Repair of Tucson, Ariz. The component MRO, located in a 65,000-sq-ft facility on Tucson International Airport, supports the repair and manufacture of Bombardier, Airbus, Boeing, Douglas and Embraer components, including hydraulics, waste systems, fire detection, oxygen systems, avionics, NDT and composites.

December 19, 2007 - 11:25am

According to its founder, start-up completion and refurbishment center DunnAir Business Jet Completion Center will open its doors in February. Dale Dunn said the company had reached an agreement with both Bombardier and the Tucson Airport Authority for sublease of the facilities at Tucson International Airport.

December 11, 2007 - 6:33am

After numerous delays, start-up company DunnAir Business Jet Completion Center is open for business on Tucson International Airport’s south side.

December 11, 2007 - 6:14am

Some feel that the rise in publicly owned aviation companies managed by MBAs has resulted in a decline in personal service.

December 7, 2007 - 6:00am

In a city that already had two interior completion and refurbishment centers, one more might have been one too many. But rather than fight for every job, the three facilities at Tucson International Airport– DunnAir Business Jet Completion, Evergreen Air Center and Hamilton Aerospace Technologies–have decided that a cooperative agreement would benefit all.

November 2, 2007 - 6:50am

As part of a major consolidation project that it says will save $25 million a year, Bombardier has embarked on an 18-month project to consolidate all Learjet production, completions and deliveries in Wichita, and all such Challenger work in Montreal.

 
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