StandardAero has acquired Western Jet Aviation, an independently owned business jet maintenance company that specialises in Gulfstream aircraft, located at the Van Nuys, California airport – one of the busiest business aviation airports in the world, with an additional facility located at the Miami-Opa Locka, Florida Executive Airport.
Western Jet Aviation represents StandardAero’s 12th acquisition since 2015 and the company comprises a footprint of over 120,000 ft² of hangar, shop and office space on ten acres along with a team of nearly 100 aviation professionals. This marks the first acquisition by StandardAero that focuses on airframe/non-engine work in recent history. Western Jet Aviation is a certified repair station offering tip-to-tail maintenance and interior services for GIV and G200 through G650 jets, plus heavy avionics support on many other popular business aviation aircraft.
Like StandardAero, Western Jet Aviation is FAA and EASA certified and OEM licensed with capabilities to provide modifications and upgrades for its customers. Western Jet Aviation provides line maintenance on Rolls-Royce Tay, Spey, BR710 and BR725 engines and services Honeywell 36 series and RE220 series APUs.