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C&L Aviation Group Completes Hawker 800XP ADS-B Garmin ADS-B Installation

Garmin ADS-B Hawker 800XP

C&L Aviation Group recently installed the first Garmin ADS-B Out solution for a Honeywell Primus II-equipped Hawker 800XP. The installation was done in cooperation with Elliot Aviation at C&L’s Bangor, Maine, facility, and it complies with the FAA 2020 ADS-B Mandate and DO-260B standards. As a distributor for Garmin International, C&L offers its customers the […]

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C&L Aviation Group and TAM ink agreement to install Saab 340B Cargo Conversions

EASA/FAA-approved cargo conversion STC is well proven, available in Saab 340B BANGOR, Maine – C&L Aviation Group has signed an agreement to market Sweden-based Täby Air Maintenance’s (TAM’s) Saab 340B Cargo Conversions in the Americas. As part of the agreement, C&L is also an approved sales and installation center. TAM’s EASA- and FAA-approved cargo conversion […]

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C&L Aerospace Signs Material Support Agreement with TAG Airlines

Agreement covers TAG’s Embraer 145 and Saab fleet BANGOR, Maine –  C&L Aerospace, a C&L Aviation Group company, has signed a material support agreement with TAG Airlines for their Embraer 145 and Saab fleet. This new partnership will allow C&L to better support its customers in the Latin American market. “We have seen that the […]

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How Aircraft LED Lights Can Improve Your Cabin Experience

Just as a good paint job on the exterior of your aircraft sets the mood for your passengers, so, too, does good lighting in the cabin. Both make a first impression and can either build or erode your customer’s confidence. Also like exterior paint, however, cabin lighting choices are about more than just aesthetics. Good […]

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C&L Aerospace Signs Distributor Agreement with CSI

Saab 340 Pitot Tube

The agreement covers overhaul of Saab 340 Pitot Static Tubes with full warranty BANGOR, Maine –  C&L Aerospace, a C&L Aviation Group Company, has signed an agreement with CSI, a HEICO company, to serve as a distributor for Saab 340 Pitot Static Tubes overhauled to like-new factory specs. This new offering will bring significant cost […]

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C&L Aviation Group to Distribute Garmin’s Full Line of Products

Garmin ADS-B Hawker 800XP

Dealer agreement will aid in ADS-B upgrades for the FAA mandate BANGOR, Maine – C&L continues to help operators alleviate their ADS-B concerns, most recently with a new distributorship with Garmin International. This partnership encompasses the full line of products, including ADS-B upgrades, communications, navigation equipment and full-glass cockpits for all regional and corporate aircraft […]

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Ryan Robertson Joins C&L Aviation Group as Sales Manager for Component Repair

Ryan Robertson to help with company’s Component Repair Shop expansion BANGOR, Maine – Ryan Robertson has joined C&L Aviation Group as Sales Manager for Component Repair as the company continues an expansion of its component repair capabilities and offerings. Robertson has more than 15 years of experience with regional aircraft and component repairs. Before joining […]

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C&L Aerospace Expands Beech 1900D Parts Inventory

Beech 1900D

C&L offering over 20,000 new line items for Beech 1900D Operators. BANGOR, Maine – C&L is pleased to announce that an additional Beech 1900D inventory of over 10,000-line items has been added to its Bangor, Maine, warehouse and is currently available for purchase. This doubles the current Beech 1900D inventory being offered by C&L and […]

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C&L Aviation Group Awarded Grant, Primed for Additional Expansion

Plans include additional jobs, growing component shop size and capabilities. BANGOR, Maine – C&L Aviation Group is pleased to announce the award of a $2.6 million grant from the Maine Technology Institute (MTI), earmarked to expand the company’s component shop infrastructure and create additional jobs over the next 3 years. This phase of growth will […]

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C&L Aviation Group Completes Teardown of Challenger Aircraft

Challenger Aircraft

C&L expands Challenger 604 support with parts, MRO service. BANGOR, Maine – C&L Aviation Group is expanding its offerings for Challenger operators by completing the teardown of a Challenger 604 that was purchased for parts inventory in 2017. While the company has performed maintenance on Challenger aircraft for several years, the recent purchase positions C&L, […]

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When is the best time in 2018 to paint your aircraft?

It’s well established that the best time to get your aircraft painted is when it’s already in for routine maintenance, usually during a heavy check. Sometimes, however, a paint job can’t wait, especially when it might interfere with customers’ first impressions. Whether you’re in need of a regularly scheduled paint job or one that is […]

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A Less Expensive Way to Fly Your Own Business Jet

Beechjet 400A ADS-B

Owning a private jet can be expensive and time-consuming. With the help and guidance of an experienced MRO, however, operators can find ways to lessen the cost that can accompany aircraft ownership. At C&L, we navigate this process for operators every day, and our client success stories speak volumes about how finding the right support […]

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C&L Aviation Group Now Stocking ATR Parts

ATR72 - for tear down

Parts inventory will complement C&L’s ATR maintenance business   BANGOR, Maine – C&L Aviation Group has purchased two ATR72-212 aircraft to be parted out at the company’s headquarters, making parts available for sale or exchange to ATR operators around the globe. Parts from these aircraft will join more than 132,000 regular line items at C&L’s […]

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C&L Aerospace Signs Distributor Agreement with Champion Aerospace

igniters

Agreement to enhance OEM support for operators and MRO’s worldwide. BANGOR, Maine – C&L Aviation Group today announced that its aircraft parts company, C&L Aerospace, has signed an agreement with Champion Aerospace to serve as a distributor of the company’s turbine ignition products, which include igniters, exciters and leads for all general aviation aircraft types […]

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C&L Aerospace Names Richard Longley Regional Sales Mgr. ERJ Program

Richard Longely

Aviation Parts Supplier Increases Regional Airline Support C&L Aerospace has announced that Richard Longley has joined C&L Aerospace as a Regional Sales Manager to lead its ERJ 145 Program. Longley brings with him over 20 years of aviation experience, most recently as Director of International Sales for ATCO/LanAir where he led the company’s expansion on […]

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When is the Best Time to Refresh Your Aircraft Interior?

custom Beechjet 400A Interior

A high-class interior is one of the pleasures of aircraft ownership or private charter. Wear-and-tear takes its toll, and with historically low aircraft re-sale prices, aircraft owners are keeping their planes longer. Over time, worn carpet or dimpled upholstery can reduce your, and your passengers’ enjoyment. Of course, having the plane “out of commission” for […]

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When transporting cargo which aircraft is better, Saab 340 or Beech 1900?

The Saab 340 and Beech 1900 are both popular choices in the twin-engine turboprop category for cargo, and operators often want to know which one will prove to be the best decision for their company. Our experts recently compared the two aircraft and offer their reasons below for why the Saab 340 wins when it […]

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Ron Jennings joins C&L Aviation Group as Regional Sales Manager

ron jennings

  Jennings is an Experienced Sales and Operations Manager with Technical Background (A&P/IA). C&L is pleased to announce that Ron Jennings has joined the company as Regional Sales Manager. Jennings will assist C&L’s corporate aviation customers with maintenance packages, including modifications, avionics upgrades, interior and paint services. Jennings’ experience includes 33 years in the corporate […]

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C&L Lead Aircraft Technician One of AMT’s “40 Under 40”

Tyler Clukey

Tyler Clukey recognized for his commitment, leadership and customer service skills C&L is pleased to announce that Lead Aircraft Technician Tyler Clukey has been named one of AMT Magazine’s “40 Under 40 Aircraft Maintenance Professionals,” a yearly designation for the Next Gen Award, which recognizes 40 of the most standout individuals in the next generation […]

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C&L Aerospace Adds Dornier 328 Line Items to Ready-to-Ship Inventory

C&L offering over 1,800 new line items for Dornier 328 Operators. C&L has added over 1800-line items from a Dornier 328 teardown to its expanding regional aircraft parts inventory. The inventory is now available for purchase from C&L’s Bangor, Maine, warehouse. Last month, C&L also added more than 9,000 Beechcraft 1900 line items to their […]

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CL Aerospace Gains EASA approval for new, SLA Battery.

Saab SLC Battery

C&L and Securaplane Technologies Develop STC for Sealed Lead Acid Battery. C&L Aerospace, in partnership with Securaplane Technologies, a Meggitt PLC Company, is pleased to announce EASA approval for the Securaplane Sealed Lead Acid (SLA) Batteries for Saab 340 aircraft. In August, both companies announced the battery’s Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) and it’s FAA approval. […]

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C&L Aerospace Adds Beech 1900D Parts Inventory

Beech 1900D

C&L offering over 9,000 new line items for Beech 1900D Operators.   C&L is pleased to announce that an inventory of roughly 9,000-line items from a Beech 1900D is now available for purchase from its Bangor, Maine, warehouse. These items join C&L’s more than 123,000 regular line items and over 800,000 individual parts on the shelf, […]

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Benefits of having Sealed Lead Acid Batteries in your Saab 340 Aircraft.

Saab SLC Battery

Looking to save money with your Saab 340 Aircraft? Replace your Saab 340 batteries with higher performance, lower maintenance cost Sealed Lead Acid (SLA) batteries. Our video helps explain all the ways you will save.   C&L Aerospace,  in partnership with Securaplane Technologies, a Meggitt PLC Company, offers the Secureplane SLA (Sealed Lead Acid) Battery […]

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NBAA Video 5: Back to Work

NBAA 2017

You’ve met with us at NBAA, now see us back in the office. Our video star Otto was such a hit at the show in Vegas that we had to keep him around. But we got a little more than we bargained for…literally.  

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Donald Kamenz joins C&L Aerospace as Senior Vice President of Aircraft Sales

Donald Kamenz

  C&L assists customers in regional aircraft sales, leasing and acquisitions around the globe.   (Bangor, ME, USA) C&L is pleased to announce that Donald Kamenz has joined the team as Senior Vice President of Aircraft Sales, focusing on expanding business in the regional aircraft sales and brokering divisions. Donald comes to C&L from Commercial Jet, […]

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NBAA Video 4: Flying With Dummies

NBAA 2017 video

Will C&L make it to the NBAA? Will Chris get to the second coat of paint? Will there be coffee with pie? And will Otto save the day? Found out in this exciting conclusion of “C&L Aviation.” Did you miss our other videos? Catch up here: NBAA Video 1: Grab Your Seats NBAA Video 2: […]

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Three Upgrades for Aircraft Interiors That Increase Value

Historically low aircraft resale prices, together with a large volume of used aircraft on the market, have aircraft owners and fleet managers thinking about how to maximize the value of their current aircraft, in order to stand out in a crowded marketplace and secure a higher resale value, or to maximize usability so that they […]

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NBAA Video 3: Wing Man

NBAA Video

The plane’s paint is peeling. The passengers find pie. And our paint shop manager puts on a beret. All this and more as the team goes out on a limb (we mean a wing) to fix the next “emergency” in Part 3 of “C&L Aviation.” Did you miss video 2? Check out NBAA Video 2: […]

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NBAA Video 2: 4G or not 4G

NBAA Video

What happens when the WiFi goes down? Nothing good. Watch the C&L team heroically manage this “emergency” in Part 2 of “C&L Aviation”. Did you miss video 1? Check out NBAA Video 1: Grab Your Seats here.

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NBAA Video 1: Grab Your Seats

NBAA video

Ever been in a Turkish prison? Neither have we! But our fearless team did manage a mid-air cabin “emergency” to get us to NBAA-BACE in Las Vegas. Watch this incredible footage and you’ll surely believe us.

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