Corporate

C&L Names Larry Dean as President of C&L Jet

(Bangor, Maine, USA)  C&L has named Larry Dean as President of C&L Jet, a division of C&L Aviation Group that assists customers around the world with aircraft sales and acquisitions. Dean, formerly of Citigroup, Honeywell, Jet aviation and Atlantic Aviation, has more than 30 years of experience in the private jet industry. Dean began his […]

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C&L Hires Wes DeMoss for Military & OEM Business Development

Wes DeMoss

C&L is pleased to welcome Wes DeMoss as manager of C&L’s growing Military and OEM Business Development division. Wes is known throughout the industry for his ability to build strong, long-lasting relationships. “They are the bedrock of doing business in our industry,” he says. Wes spent four years developing Hawker Beechcraft’s association with all the […]

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C&L Hires Calvin Tuitt as SVP Business Development, MRO

(Bangor, Maine, USA) C&L is pleased to welcome Calvin Tuitt as Senior Vice President Business Development, MRO. Calvin has been in the aerospace and airline industry for more than 25 years, working in sales, marketing and commercial management for Rolls Royce Canada, Pratt and Whitney Canada, ExelTech Aerospace and Discovery Air Technical Services. Calvin’s leadership […]

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C&L Completes Installations, Upgrades for LifeFlight of Maine

Medevac

(Bangor, Maine, USA) C&L Aviation has completed a Spectrum Medevac module installation and flight deck upgrades on LifeFlight of Maine’s recently acquired Beechcraft Kingair B200. These performance upgrades ensure the safest operations in poor weather conditions, along with the ability to enter airports that previously were inaccessible. “Using our technology and expertise to make LifeFlight […]

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Allyn “Al” Kinnamon Joins C&L as Avionics Sales Manager

(Bangor, Maine, USA) C&L Aerospace has hired Allyn “Al” Kinnamon as Avionics Sales Manager for Corporate Aircraft. Kinnamon will oversee avionics installation sales for large cabin business jets while also guiding systems integration and program management. Kinnamon is an industry veteran in high-end corporate aircraft avionics, and he brings with him more than 30 years […]

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Tom Chapman Joins C&L as Senior VP of Corporate Aircraft

(Bangor, Maine, USA) C&L Aerospace has hired Thomas Chapman, formerly of Gulfstream and Bombardier Aerospace, as Senior Vice President of Corporate Aircraft. In his new role, Chapman will oversee C&L’s growing corporate aircraft platform featuring MRO, aircraft sales, management and charter. Chapman has more than 25 years of experience in management and leadership positions in […]

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C&L Aviation to Provide Gogo Installations

(Bangor, Maine, USA) C&L is now a Certified Business Aviation Dealer for Gogo, the leading aero-communications service provider, and an authorized installer of the company’s full product line. Gogo devices provide in-flight Internet, text messaging, entertainment and voice connectivity for passengers, as well as weather, safety and cockpit data for pilots. Systems can be installed […]

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C&L Aviation Opens Satellite Office in Miami, Florida

(Bangor, Maine, USA) C&L Aviation Group opened this month a new satellite office in Florida. Located within Fontainebleau Aviation, the office will operate out of Opa Locka Airport (OPF) in Miami. The new location brings C&L’s total satellite offices to six. C&L’s operations at Opa Locka will focus on corporate aircraft sales and management and […]

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C&L Officially Opens Aircraft Paint Hangar

C&L will officially open its new 17,000-sq-ft aircraft-paint hangar on Thursday, October 16, at a ceremony that will include remarks from U.S. Senator Susan Collins and U.S. Representative Mike Michaud. The paint hangar was completed on October 1 and the first aircraft was input on October 3. The hangar is the only aircraft paint hangar […]

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C&L Now Servicing All Hawker 800 Needs

C&L can now service all Hawker 800 needs in-house at the Bangor facility. After several years of offering component services for the aircraft, C&L can now complete heavy maintenance checks, exterior painting, interior refurbishment and modifications. C&L recently completed a medevac STC for a Hawker 800A. C&L’s maintenance capability, interior shop, and its soon to […]

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Hawker 800 Medevac Conversion Completed by C&L

C&L has just completed an installation of a medevac system into a Hawker800A. This is the first time the Med Pac system has been installed in this aircraft type. The conversion is designed for simple configuration in under one hour. To see a gallery of images from this conversion, please click here.  

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C&L Celebrates Grand Opening of $5-Million Expansion

C&L Aerospace, a global, $30-million aircraft parts and maintenance company located in Bangor, Maine, celebrated the Grand Opening of its $5-million expansion at Bangor International Airport on Thursday. A ribbon-cutting ceremony, courtesy of the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce, and remarks from local and state dignitaries were followed by a reception and tours of the […]

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Sen. Angus King Congratulates C&L on Grand Opening

Sen. Angus King does his best Australian accent as he congratulates CEO Chris Kilgour, a native New Zealander, on C&L’s Grand Opening. “To me, this project is a great example of partnership [and working] together to create great results for everyone.” – Sen. King See the full video here: http://youtu.be/_r8gUyuOxrw

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Senator Susan Collins Congratulates C&L on Grand Opening

U.S. Senator Susan Collins (Maine) sends her congratulations to C&L Aerospace on its upcoming Grand Opening of the new, $5-million expansion at Bangor International Airport. “The experience and expertise of [C&L’s technicians] have helped make this company an industry leader.” – Sen. Collins See the full video message here: http://youtu.be/4LgCXatT4Uk

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C&L Acquires Ontic Houston’s TKS Program, Expands Hawker Capabilities

C&L recently acquired Ontic Houston’s TKS program, expanding its Hawker offerings for repair and support services. The acquisition includes all of Ontic’s TKS inventory and gives C&L over 200 TKS panels available on flat rate exchange. This reduction in Ontic’s capabilities places C&L as the largest Hawker structural repair and overhaul facility currently in operation. […]

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Smiley Joins C&L as Communications Manager

Sarah Smiley, hired this month to manage C&L Aerospace’s media relations, has a master’s degree in communications and has worked in the newspaper and publishing industry for 14 years. Her newspaper column is syndicated weekly across the country, and she has been a guest on news programs like CNN Live, MSNBC and Fox News, as […]

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Chris Kilgour Among “10 People Shaping the Future of Maine’s Economy”

Chris Kilgour, CEO of Maine-based C&L Aerospace made business publication Maine Biz’s 2013 Next List naming ten people shaping the future of Maine’s economy. “This is quite an unexpected honor,” said Kilgour.  “Honestly, flattering.  But I really have to credit the entire team at C&L here in Maine and in Europe and Australia.” C&L Aviation […]

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C&L Acquires a Second Hawker 800

C&L Aerospace announced today that it has acquired its second Hawker 800 aircraft, furthering its commitment to Hawker CRO support. Over the past 12 months the company has invested heavily in the Hawker market and continues its steady progress toward becoming the preferred vendor to Hawker operators and MRO facilities. “This aircraft will be dismantled […]

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$5 Million Facility Expansion; 50-70 Additional Jobs expected

C&L Aerospace, an industry leader in regional carrier repair, maintenance, parts support, and aircraft management services, announced today the approval of financial backing for a $5 million facility expansion. The expansion is expected to create an additional 50-70 full time jobs at the maintenance facility in Bangor, Maine. Plans will include $1.8 million for upgrading […]

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C&L Aero Purchases First Hawker 800A

In a mid-August transaction C&L Aerospace (C&L) announces the purchase of its first Hawker 800A aircraft (msn 258034). With this purchase C&L has now opened the door to its newest line of business expanding into the Corporate Jet industry. “This aircraft will be part of a teardown project to partout for customers in the Hawker […]

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C&L Aero Acquires Telford Aviation

Australian-owned C&L Aerospace recently purchased regional aircraft MRO Telford Aviation Services, located at Bangor International Airport, Maine, in a deal brokered by CEO and owner Chris Kilgour. The new entity, named C&L Aviation Services, was acquired by Kilgour at the end of May 2010. The certified FAA and EASA repair station boasts a wide range […]

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