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Summit Aviation appoints Logistics Manager

Summit Aviation appoints Logistics Manager

Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announced today that it has hired Justin Bilek as its Logistics Manager for its Government programs division. Mr. Bilek has more than 12 years of experience in the aerospace industry. Among his duties, he will oversee operational requirements such as purchasing, shipping, receiving, government property management, tool control and… Read more »

Source: Summit Aviation, 06-Nov-17

Summit Aviation awarded the Northrop Grumman Platinum Source Award

Summit Aviation awarded the Northrop Grumman Platinum Source Award

Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announced today that its Somerset, Ky. manufacturing facility has been awarded the Northrop Grumman Platinum Source Award for supplier excellence. The Platinum Source Award recognizes outstanding quality, commitment to meeting delivery schedules, focus on customer satisfaction and robust, lean processes. “Being recognized as a Northrop Grumman Platinum Supplier is… Read more »

Source: Greenwich AeroGroup, 05-Sep-17

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Summit Aviation Receives AS9110 Certificate

Summit Aviation Receives AS9110 Certificate

Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announced today that it has been awarded AS9110B Quality Management Standards certification. The internationally recognized AS9110 Standard focuses on Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services and is a derivative of the AS9100 Standard that addresses the aviation industry. Additionally, Summit holds ISO 9001:2008 certification which confirms that the organization… Read more »

Source: Summit Aviation, 26-May-17

Summit Aviation Celebrates New Manufacturing Location

Summit Aviation Celebrates New Manufacturing Location

Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, celebrated its expanding aviation parts manufacturing operations today with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Summit’s Somerset operations started in 2007 as a labor-only supplier to Schweizer Aircraft, today Summit Aviation’s manufacturing facility provides full-service support to build aerostructure product assemblies for a variety of military and commercial helicopters and fixed… Read more »

Source: Greenwich AeroGroup, 23-May-17

Summit Aviation adds Regional Sales Rep

Summit Aviation adds Regional Sales Rep

Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announced today that it has hired Matt Tarczynski as a regional sales representative. In his role, Mr. Tarczynski will be responsible for sales of custom Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) platforms for law enforcement and government organizations utilizing rotor and fixed wing aircraft. Before joining Summit, he spent 26… Read more »

Source: Greenwich AeroGroup, 20-Jan-17

Summit Aviation adds S-76D to approvals list

Summit Aviation adds S-76D to approvals list

Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announced today that Sikorsky, A Lockheed Martin Company has named it as an Authorized Customer Support Service Center for the new Sikorsky S-76D™ helicopter. The authorization includes complete aftermarket support for scheduled maintenance and related services, including full maintenance management, inspections and spare-parts procurement. “We have a long-standing relationship… Read more »

Source: Summit Aviation, 28-Jul-16

Greenwich AeroGroup completes first install of LiveAero system on AW139

Greenwich AeroGroup completes first install of LiveAero system on AW139

Greenwich AeroGroup announced today that it has successfully installed its LiveAero system on an AW139 at its Summit Aviation facility in Middletown, Del. “This is an exciting achievement for the LiveAero platform,” said Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Greenwich AeroGroup Daniel Lafrance. “This satellite broadband connectivity solution is the best value in the… Read more »

Source: Greenwich AeroGroup, 04-Mar-16

Turbomeca strengthens worldwide support network

Turbomeca strengthens worldwide support network

Turbomeca (Safran) is developing a new strategy to further improve the proximity service it offers to its customers. Taking advantage of the planned introduction of new light helicopters, Turbomeca will enlarge its support network to offer a best-in-class service tailored to small fleet operators. To offer the most comprehensive and reliable support network, Turbomeca is… Read more »

Source: Turbomeca, 03-Mar-15

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Summit Aviation adds new Bell Helicopter Authorization

Summit Aviation adds new Bell Helicopter Authorization

Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announced today that it has added the Bell 429 helicopter to its factory authorization. Summit Aviation has been an Authorized Bell Helicopter Service Center for 25 years, providing maintenance, repair, inspection and modifications to various customer bases. “We have an outstanding group of experienced and factory trained technicians,” said… Read more »

Source: Summit Aviation, 21-Nov-14

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Summit Aviation Prepares Army Chinook For Civilian Job

Summit Aviation Prepares Army Chinook For Civilian Job

Summit Aviation recently helped a veteran of military aviation, a Boeing CH-47D Chinook helicopter, make a groundbreaking transition into a productive new role in civilian life, firefighting. Starting late last year, the U.S. Army began auctioning the Chinooks for civilian use. The auctions are the first time military Chinooks are being sold for non-military operations,… Read more »

Source: Summit, 12-Sep-14

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Summit Aviation Hires Business Development Manager

Summit Aviation Hires Business Development Manager

Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announced today the hiring of Jeremy Bennett as Manager of Business Development. Mr. Bennett will be responsible for securing new business with the U.S. Army Program Executive Office Aviation, which directs the development, procurement and testing of Army helicopters. He will be based in Huntsville, Alabama, where the Army… Read more »

Source: Summit Aviation, 10-Sep-14

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Summit Aviation reaches Chinook support milestone

Summit Aviation reaches Chinook support milestone

Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announced today that it has completed its 200th depopulation of a Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopter. The program, which began at Summit in 2002, is designed to harvest parts from the United States Army’s “D” model aircraft to be installed onto new “F” or “G” models. The process starts with the… Read more »

Source: Summit Aviation, 09-Jul-14

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Summit Aviation to cohost Airbus Helicopters East Regional Symposium

Summit Aviation to cohost Airbus Helicopters East Regional Symposium

Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, is pleased to announce it will cohost the Airbus Helicopters East Regional Symposium at Summit’s facility in Middletown, Delaware on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The one day symposium will consist of informational presentations and safety and technical briefings regarding Airbus Helicopters products and services. Summit Aviation will provide a… Read more »

Source: Summit Aviation, 21-Apr-14

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Summit Aviation breathes new life into oldest surviving Chinook

Summit Aviation breathes new life into oldest surviving Chinook

Summit Aviation has played a vital role in saving a piece of military history by restoring the oldest surviving CH-47A Chinook helicopter for the U.S. Army Transportation Museum at Fort Eustis, Va. The restored Chinook, aircraft 59-94984, will be unveiled April 11 at the museum, less than a year after it was delivered to Summit’s… Read more »

Source: Summit Aviation, 10-Apr-14

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Summit Aviation recruits Regional Sales Manager from Sikorsky

Summit Aviation recruits Regional Sales Manager from Sikorsky

Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announced today the hiring of Ken Pike as a Regional Sales Manager. Mr. Pike will be responsible for the development and execution of sales strategies for Summit’s aircraft sales and aftermarket services for both fixed wing and rotorcraft. Previously, Mr. Pike held the position of Regional Support Manager for North… Read more »

Source: Summit Aviation, 21-Feb-14

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Summit Aviation wins Fire Scout contract

Summit Aviation wins Fire Scout contract

Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup Company, announced they have been selected by Northrop Grumman to build Faraday Cages for their Fire Scout program. Summit Aviation will be responsible for procuring material and tooling, preparing manufacturing planning and quality documentations as well as performing the final assembly. The Faraday Cage is a subassembly that is installed… Read more »

Source: Summit Aviation, 13-Aug-12

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Summit Aviation earns AS9100C certification

Summit Aviation earns AS9100C certification

Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, has received AS9100C (AS9100:2009) Aerospace Quality Standard System Certification for its Middletown, Del., and Somerset, Ky., facilities. “This certification demonstrates our commitment to meet or exceed the increasingly stringent industry requirements as a world-class supplier,” said president of Summit Aviation Robert Fitzpatrick. “This certification standardizes our quality processes across… Read more »

Source: Summit Aviation, 08-Jun-12

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Summit Aviation appointed Eurocopter Service Center

Summit Aviation appointed Eurocopter Service Center

Summit Aviation added as service center in key northeast region From Eurocopter booth #1917 at the 2012 Heli-Expo, American Eurocopter announced today that it has reached an agreement that will add Summit Aviation, based in Middletown, Delaware, to its extensive network of independent service centers across North America. “Providing our customers with the service and… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 12-Feb-12

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Summit Aviation ventures into sales and leasing

Summit Aviation ventures into sales and leasing

Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup Company, announced today they have added Aircraft Sales and Leasing to their repertoire of offerings. Founded in 1960, Summit Aviation did buy and sell aircraft to the government previously but discontinued the service in the early 1990s. Today’s market environment inspired them to revive the services. “Many of the government… Read more »

Source: Summit Aviation, 11-Feb-12

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Summit Aviation signs long term agreement with Sikorsky

Summit Aviation signs long term agreement with Sikorsky

Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup Company, announced today they have signed a long term agreement with Sikorsky Global Helicopters to manufacture, assemble and test transmissions for new production Schweizer 300 CTM aircraft and aftermarket support. “We have had a long standing relationship with Sikorsky,” said President of Summit Aviation Bob Fitzpatrick. “For the last five… Read more »

Source: Summit Aviation, 11-Feb-12

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Summit Aviation receives first Bill Olson Award of Excellence

Summit Aviation receives first Bill Olson Award of Excellence

Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, recently was presented with the Bill Olson Award of Excellence during the 2011 Cargo Helicopters Users Conference in Huntsville, Alabama. “Summit Aviation’s support to units in the field has been exemplary,” said Project Manager for Cargo Helicopters Col. Robert L. Marion. “Summit’s efficiency in removing, packaging and shipping parts… Read more »

Source: Summit Aviation, 13-Oct-11

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Summit Aviation to hold ribbon cutting ceremony

Summit Aviation to hold ribbon cutting ceremony

Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony and luncheon this week in celebration of its new 78,000 square-foot expansion. The event will be held: Thursday, September 22, 2011, 11 a.m., Ribbon Cutting Summit Aviation, 4200 Summit Bridge Road, Middletown, Delaware Speakers for the event include Summit Aviation President Robert Fitzpatrick,… Read more »

Source: Summit Aviation, 20-Sep-11

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Summit Aviation makes good progress on 78,000 sq.ft expansion

Summit Aviation makes good progress on 78,000 sq.ft expansion

Construction is well underway on Summit Aviation’s new 78,000 square-foot expansion. Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, broke ground for the new development on June 9, 2010, on its 550-acre site. In January, the Delaware State Fire Marshall certified Summit’s improved fire suppression system in the existing hangars that currently house all the helicopter aircraft… Read more »

Source: Summit Aviation, 28-Feb-11

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Three Indian customers buy total of five AS350B3s

Three Indian customers buy total of five AS350B3s

The acquisition of five AS350 B3 helicopters by three Indian customers was announced by Eurocopter and its Eurocopter India subsidiary at the Aero India 2011 exhibition in Bangalore. Three of the rotary-wing aircraft were ordered by Global Vectra, whose fleet will grow to seven AS350 B3s; while Summit Aviation and SS Aviation each purchased one…. Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 11-Feb-11

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Summit Aviation Earns AS9100 Certification

Summit Aviation Earns AS9100 Certification

Summit Aviation of Greenwich AeroGroup, announced today it has received AS9100 Aerospace Quality Standard System Certification at its Somerset, Ky., facility. “This certification demonstrates our commitment to meet or exceed the increasingly stringent industry requirements as a world-class supplier,” said President of Summit Aviation Robert Fitzpatrick. “This certification will standardize our quality processes across many… Read more »

Source: Summit Aviation, 24-Sep-10

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Summit Aviation to Hold Groundbreaking For New Hangar and Paint Facility

Summit Aviation to Hold Groundbreaking For New Hangar and Paint Facility

Greenwich AeroGroup, Inc. announced today that Summit Aviation will expand its Delaware operation with additional modification, maintenance, repair, and overhaul capabilities. The 78,000 square-feet expansion includes a 37,400 square-foot hangar that can accommodate eight Boeing CH-47 Chinook model aircraft or three Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey aircraft; a 9,200 square-foot paint facility; two cold storage units… Read more »

Source: Summit Aviation, 27-May-10

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Greenwich AeroGroup Names Senior Executive for Government Business and Summit Aviation

Greenwich AeroGroup Names Senior Executive for Government Business and Summit Aviation

Greenwich AeroGroup, Inc. today announced that Bob Fitzpatrick has been appointed Senior Vice President -Government and Military Business of Greenwich AeroGroup and President Summit Aviation, Inc, effective February 1, 2010. “We are very excited to announce that Bob is joining our senior management team” commented Jim Ziegler, President and CEO of Greenwich AeroGroup. “Bob’s extensive… Read more »

Source: Greenwich AeroGroup, 19-Jan-10

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