FAA Grants Gama Aviation LAS Repair Station Approval

 - December 9, 2015, 7:42 AM

Gama Aviation (Engineering) has received FAA approval for its repair station based at McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas. The FAR Part 147 certification covers work on airframes, engines, instruments and radio equipment. According to Dennis Richey, executive vice president, engineering, Gama Aviation has identified a strong business aviation market in the region centered on Las Vegas. Analysis of the industry data reveals that Nevada, California, Arizona and Utah together have a fleet of 2,927 private jets, accounting for more than 12 percent of the total U.S. fleet.  Of these aircraft, 335 were delivered between 2010 and 2014.

The company also offers charter, aircraft management services and a network of 10 other coast-to-coast facilities, as well as a mobile line maintenance service across the U.S. Currently it responds to approximately 2,500 call-outs from clients in the U.S. every year, has flown more than one million miles and driven over 500,000 miles to support AOG and line maintenance situations.