WESTERN AIRCRAFT COMPLETES FIRST GOGO AVANCE L5 INSTALLATION ON A PILATUS PC-24
BOISE, Idaho, January 13, 2020 – Western Aircraft, a Greenwich AeroGroup Company, continues to expand its leadership in the maintenance and modifications of Pilatus Aircraft by being the first to install a Gogo AVANCE™ L5 in-flight connectivity system on a Pilatus PC-24.
“We are extremely proud of our team,” said Jody Harris, director of aircraft services for Western Aircraft. “Our recent installation of the first Gogo AVANCE L5 system on a PC-24 went smoothly, and we even delivered early.”
“These are very exciting times for our industry, Gogo and our valued partner, Western Aircraft, with their first installation of the AVANCE L5 in the prestigious Pilatus PC-24 business jet,” said David Salvador, vice president of aftermarket sales for Gogo Business Aviation. “We are grateful that Western Aircraft continues to look for opportunities to install Gogo’s inflight entertainment and connectivity systems on new airframes.”
Western Aircraft recently announced it has completed 20 percent of all PC-24 Big Aircraft Modifications (BAMs) worldwide, and five 12-month inspections on PC-24s.
The company has seven factory-trained PC-24 technicians and supports AOG events for PC-24 aircraft with 24/7 availability.
About Western Aircraft
Western Aircraft, Inc. is a full-service FBO, FAA certified aircraft repair station, and a factory authorized maintenance/modification facility for Cessna Aircraft, Dassault Falcon, Embraer Executive Jets, Beechcraft, Gogo Business Aviation, Honeywell, Collins Aerospace, Universal Avionics, Pilatus, Piper and many other major suppliers to the Corporate and General Aviation industry. Western recently added Gulfstream to its maintenance capabilities and is a long-time factory-appointed dealer selling new Pilatus and Piper aircraft. Western Aircraft services include maintenance, avionics and interior refurbishments; aircraft sales, charter and management; parts distribution and fixed base operations. For more information, go to www.westair.com.
About Greenwich AeroGroup
Greenwich AeroGroup, Inc., owns and operates providers of general, commercial, government and military aviation services including maintenance, avionics and interior refurbishments; fixed base operations; aircraft sales, charter and management; manufacturing; component repair and overhaul and parts distribution. Current locations include Professional Aircraft Accessories, located in Titusville and Miami, Fla.; Professional Aviation Associates, located in Atlanta, Ga.; Summit Aviation, with locations in Middletown, Del., Somerset, Ky., Kernersville, N.C. and Western Aircraft, located in Boise, Idaho. News and information are available at www.greenwichaerogroup.com.