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Atlantic Aero Capabilities

Maintenance, Avionics, Interiors

Manufacturing & Engineering
Company Information
Our Business – General Aviation Support and Sales
FAA Approved Repair Station EWGR752D
European Aviation Safety Agency EASA.145.4179
Designated Alteration Station DAS511128CE
Aircraft Maintenance and Repair
Avionics Installation and Repair
Avionics and Aircraft Parts Sales
Line Services - Fuel Sales, Aircraft Storage, Airline Services
New & Used Aircraft Sales
Interior Modifications & Refurbishments
Parts Manufacturing & Engineering Services
Parts supplier to Bombardier for OEM Learjet components
Company History

1971 - Company was formed by a local investment group.

1977 - First company in the region to offer corporate jet charter and management with the Learjet.
1984 – Management participated in the formation of Questair, Inc.
1987 - Established a small package freight company (Mid-Atlantic Freight, Inc.).
1997 - Received DAS (Designated Alteration Station) certification. This authorization allows us to
make major modifications to aircraft with little direct involvement from the FAA during the process. We
are the seventh DAS to be awarded in the history of the FAA Southern Region.
2000 - Began design and development support for VLJ aircraft project.
2003 – Opened 14,000 S.F. dedicated manufacturing facility for STC and PMA parts.
2003 – Opened aircraft seat and upholstery facility.
2003 – Opened aircraft cabinet, seat and upholstery facility.
2005 – Became major outsource maintenance facility for FlexJet on Challenger 300, Challenger
604,Learjet 60, Learjet 45 and Learjet 40. Includes cabinet and upholstery refinishing.
2008 – The Kernersville Manufacture Facility is awarded ISO9001:2000 + AS9100B
Maintenance * Avionics * Interiors

Exceptional Employees
Quality Work =
Loyal Customers
Maintenance Shop Capabilities

56 technicians providing 24 hour coverage.

Specialize in Challenger, Falcon, Learjet, Hawker & Citation
Specialize in King Air and Caravan turboprops.
Regional Service Center for P&W PT6 and JT-15 engines.
Line Service Center for Honeywell TFE731 engines.
Independent Level 3 NDI facility (approved by Cessna)
Williams FJ44 engine Line Maintenance
Class I/Class III Certified Repair Station

Exceptional Employees + Quality Work = Loyal Customers

Avionics Capabilities

We engineer, Install and support the latest safety, communication and entertainment systems
In house state of the art avionics bench test facility.
Authorized dealer for AirCell, Alliant, Allied Signal, Avidyne, Bendix/King/Honeywell, Century
Flight Systems, Flight Displays, Rockwell Collins, BF Goodrich, Garmin, L3 Communications,
Magnastar, Mid-Continent, NAT, Paperless Cockpit, Ryan, Shadin, Sandel, S-Tec/Meggitt,
Technisonics, Universal Avionics, WSI.

IS&S Install on
Pilatus PC-12

Exceptional Employees + Quality Work = Loyal Customers

Interior Cabinetry and Upholstery

Full CNC manufacturing for precision

Unique 6 coat finishing process
Vigorous inspection that includes steaming of the leather,
perfection of seam stitching and a complete functional check

Exceptional Employees + Quality Work = Loyal Customers

Fractional Jet Maintenance Program

Primary Fractional Jet Service Provider for all models with emphasis on widebody aircraft
(Challenger 604, Challenger 300).
18 dedicated technicians providing around the clock support.
Average 3000 manhours per month
Complete Interior refurbishment with 24 interior personnel.

Exceptional Employees + Quality Work = Loyal Customers


Design Fabrication
Test Capabilities
Atlantic Aero Engineering
and Production Capabilities

Aircraft structural and systems design, analysis, fabrication, and testing.

Structural Finite Element Analysis (FEA).
CAD/CAM capability, solid modeling and rendering (Auto Cad, Solidworks, CATIA V5).
Structural load testing.
Flight test and analysis - computer data acquisition and analysis.
Design, analysis and production of certificated composite parts.
FAA approved Parts Manufacturing Authority (PMA).
FAA Approved quality control system ( DAS and PAH Holder).
Engineering personnel for on-site data approval ( DER’s and DAR’s).
Non Destructive Testing (NDT) equipment and expertise.
Reverse Engineering and Measurement using FARO Platinum arm with laser scanning head.
CNC Machining
Composite parts manufacturing
Electrical Systems
Design, Fabrication and Test Capabilities

Design of primary electrical distribution system

Delivery and installation on aircraft
Upgrade and ongoing support during 3 year flight test program
Designed, fabricated and installed all major wiring harnesses

From “Proof of Concept to Production”

Avionics System Design
Design, Fabrication and Test Capabilities

Upgrade and ongoing support during 3 year flight test program

First installation of 3 tube Garmin G1000 system
Installation design and test support for GFC AFCS
Delivery and installation on aircraft

Mockup of
Production Cockpit

POC Cockpit

From “Proof of Concept to Production”

Empennage Structure
Design, Fabrication and Test Capabilities

Design of primary and secondary structure using CATIA

Finite Element Analysis of structure
Manufacture of metal and composite structure
Static testing of completed assembly
Delivery and installation on aircraft

Empennage Structure Detail

Static Test Fixture

Empennage In Flight

From “Proof of Concept to Production”

Design, Fabrication and Test Capabilities

Manufacture of carbon composite/metal hybrid structure

Design of primary and secondary structure
Static testing of completed assembly

3-D Assembly and Solidworks Mold Design

Part Assembly

Static Testing

Winglet in Flight
Winglet in Mold Installation

From “Proof of Concept to Production”

Engine Nacelle & Inlet
Design, Fabrication and Test Capabilities

Design inlet and nacelle for turbofan engine using Solidworks

Fabrication of inlet and nacelle from carbon composite
Modification of aircraft to install test instrumentation Finished

Inlet Mold Installed Inlet


Inlet Nacelle Mold Nacelle Loft

From “Proof of Concept to Production”

“FARO” Engineering Capabilities

FARO platinum arm with laser scanning head

Reverse engineering using laser scanner to generate point cloud
Generation of 3-D model using Solidworks
Inspection capability using scanned comparison standard

3-D Assembly
Measurement Process

Finished Product

Scanning Using FARO Arm

From “Proof of Concept to Production”

Enhanced Flight Vision System

From “Proof of Concept to Production”


Cabinetry Production
Sheet Metal Fabrication

ISO9001:2000 + AS9100B
Manufacturing CNC Machinery
30,000 square feet of manufacturing space
Manufacture of 100’s of OEM, PMA & STC parts
CNC manufacturing process from CATIA V5

CNC Gantry Router CNC Lathe CNC Power Shear

CNC Press Brake

5 Axis CNC Machining Center CNC Knee Mill

ISO9001:2000 + AS9100B
Machining Capabilities
CNC Machining using HAAS VF-4
Design input from Solidworks and CATIA V5
Code generated using Gibbs Cam Software

Control Column Fitting

5 Axis work in process

Hinge Fitting Machined Rib in process Aileron Pulley Bracket

Attachment Fitting Machined Rib Blocker Doors

ISO9001:2000 + AS9100B
Composite Fabrication Capabilities
Carbon, Prepreg carbon and fiberglass capabilities
Vacuum bagging and oven cured
Mold making capability

Learjet Stang Fairing

Learjet Horse Collar

VLJ Winglet
Cessna 210 Air Induction

Test Inlet

Flying Test Bed Nacelle

ISO9001:2000 + AS9100B
Beechcraft Bonanza
Aerodynamically Optimized Carbon Fiber 2-Piece Nose Bowl Kit

Carbon fiber cowling doors designed manufactured and certified

Replaces aluminum cowling reducing weight and maintenance cost
FAA / PMA Approved under STC SA10145SC

Nose Bowl Kit Installation

Nose Bowl Kit
Bonanza with STC Kit

ISO9001:2000 + AS9100B
Sheet Metal Fabrication
CNC Press Brake, CNC Power Sheer and CNC Gantry Router
Complex Flat Pattern Bending, Turret Punching, Rolling & Plate Cutting
Precision Parts with repeatable strict tolerances
High quality finish and form

Dual Engine Mount Assy.

Mounting Brackets

Computer Switch Brackett

Engine Baffle Assy.

ISO9001:2000 + AS9100B
Specialty Equipment

State of the art paint and finishing facility

Lear 31 Dorsal Fin Assembly Fixture
Freezers and ovens for composite lay out
State of the art paint and finishing facility
Dual Paint booths
Paint & Finishing Facility

Third Paint Booth Freezer & Oven

Downdraft Sanding Table Dorsal Fixture and Fin

ISO9001:2000 + AS9100B

Designated Alteration Station

PMA Authorization
ISO 9001:2000 + AS9100B
Military Critical Technical Data Agreement
Approved Supplier
Designated Alteration Station

DAS for 12 years, awarded 1997

Allows AAI to develop and issue Supplemental Type

Certificates in conjunction with the AAI repair station

January 2007 FAA Audit with no findings

PMA Authorization

Authorized to PMA over 2000 parts

Actively involved in hundreds of

successful PMA approvals
Atlantic Aero Certificate of Registration
ISO 9001:2000 + AS9100B

Awarded IOS9001:2000 in January 15th, 2008

Certificate # CERT-0026411

This Certificate of Registration applies to:

“Manufacture, resell and distribution

of metal and composite parts
for aerospace applications”

ISO9001:2000 + AS9100B
Military Critical Technical Data Agreement
Certificate Number: 0053041

DUNS: 051741379

CAGE: 1L247

NAICS: 336413, 488119, 488190, 532411

SIC: 3721, 4581

Atlantic Aero FAA Air Agency Certificate
Certificate of Approval
Certificate of Approval
Contact Us
Jim Spinder
President (336) 235-6033

Chuck Goodard
DAS Administrator (336) 235-6195

Linda Wilkinson
Sales Coordinator (336) 235-6057
FAX (336) 235-3305

Ship to:
6423 Bryan Blvd.
Greensboro, NC 27409
Mail to:
Post Office Box 35408
Greensboro, NC 27425-5408