Regional

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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New Contract to Manage REX Inventory

In mid-July 2013, C&L Aerospace LLC (C&L), contracted with Regional Express Holdings Limited (REX) to store and market Saab 340 parts, tooling and ground support equipment purchased by REX from Pinnacle Airlines. C&L has relocated the inventory to their Warehouse at their Headquarters in Bangor, Maine (USA). “This inventory was used to support over 80 […]

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C&L Announces Purchase of Three Saab 340s

C&L Aerospace announced today that it has purchased an additional 3 Saab 340 aircraft for partout. The two A models and one B model are parked at Lanseria Airport in South Africa and will be parted out on site by a C&L crew. The parts will be transported back to C&L’s Bangor MRO facility for […]

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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 Saab 340B for Teardown

C&L Aerospace announced today the purchase of a Saab 340B msn 249 which was formerly operated by Colgan Airlines, Inc. “This aircraft is not in a condition that would allow it to continue operating in the air so we will be utilizing the parts from this aircraft to keep other aircraft flying. Our experienced team […]

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Saab 340B on Lease with Lakeshore Express

C&L Aerospace announced today it had brokered a lease agreement between a charter airline Lakeshore Express and Finnish regional aircraft leasing specialist Alandia Air AB. C&L sold the Saab 340B msn 220 in October 2012 to Alandia who purchased the aircraft to add to their existing portfolio of leased aircraft with intentions to lease out […]

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Martin Cooper Joins C&L as Senior VP

C&L Aerospace, an industry leader in regional carrier repair, maintenance, part support, and financing services, announced today the addition of Martin Cooper as its new Senior Vice President of Sales. Martin brings over 30 years of experience in the aviation parts marketplace. Martin’s depth of experience extends across all sectors of aviation support platforms from […]

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Fred Dibble Joins C&L as Senior VP

C&L Aerospace, an industry leader in regional carrier repair, maintenance, parts support, and financing services, announced today the addition of Frederick Dibble as its new Senior Vice President of Business Development. Dibble brings more than 30 years of experience in aviation engineering, manufacturing, and sales of regional airliners. He was involved in the design, production, […]

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C&L Aero Sells Two Additional Saab 340B Aircraft

C&L Aerospace announced today the sale of two Saab 340B aircraft (msn 340B-346 and 340B-220) to Alandia Air AB. These aircraft were formerly operated with Colgan Airlines, Inc (Colgan Ailines owned by Pinnacle Airlines). C&L brokered the deal between Pinnacle and Alandia. C&L continues to provide Saab 340 customers around the world with high quality […]

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C&L Aero Purchases Beechcraft 1900C

In a mid-August transaction C&L Aerospace (C&L) announces the purchase of a Beechcraft 1900C aircraft (msn UC-50). The aircraft was purchased from Thomas Aviation Services, LLC and was physically located in South Africa. “This aircraft will be another teardown project to support existing and new customers operating the Beech 1900.” said Kilgour, CEO and owner […]

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C&L Aero Signs Exclusive Marketing Contract for Colgan Aircraft

C&L Aerospace announced today their agreement to provide aircraft remarketing and management services to Pinnacle Airlines, Inc. C&L has signed an exclusive contract to market and sell the 23 Saab 340 aircraft once operated by Colgan Airlines, Inc throughout the world. “I believe C&L is the ideal company to oversee the placement of these aircraft,” […]

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C&L Aero Brokers Sale of Saab 340B

Australian-owned C&L Aerospace (C&L) announced the recent sale of a Saab 340B in a deal brokered by CEO and owner Chris Kilgour for Finnish regional leasing specialist Alandia Air AB. The aircraft was purchased by AirLink International and will be operated by South Airlines, a regional airline based in Odessa Ukraine which serves the Eastern […]

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C&L Aero & Alandia Air Announce SaaB 340A Deal

Australian-owned C&L Aerospace (C&L) announced the recent sale of a Saab 340A in a deal brokered by Jameel Wazir, Vice President of Sales, for Finnish regional leasing specialist Alandia Air AB. The aircraft was purchased by CiTylinK (CTK Network Aviation), a regional airline operating out of Accra, Ghana. “Having done a number of business deals […]

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C&L Announces Bell214ST Helicopter Inventory Purchase

C&L Aerospace (C&L) , with its head office located in Brisbane Australia, announced today that it has finalized a deal to purchase the entire Bell 214ST inventory from McDermott Aviation, also based in Australia. Containing over 4000 line items, the inventory was a large package which included most major components including two complete CT7-2A engines. […]

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Saab 340B on Lease with Lakeshore Express

C&L Aerospace (C&L), located in Brisbane Australia, announced today it has brokered a lease agreement between a new start-up charter airline Lakeshore Express and Finnish regional aircraft leasing specialist Alandia Air. Lakeshore will serve the Chicago area, connecting Chicago Midway Airport with the Northern Michigan market beginning in May. “This is a logical alternative for […]

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C&L Announces Contract to Handle Bombardier Inventory

In early February, C&L Aerospace (C&L), located in Brisbane Australia, contracted with the Great American Group to handle CRJ and Dash 8 inventory consisting mainly of new parts purchased directly from Bombardier. The new supply, located in Bangor Maine USA, includes parts not typically available except from the OEM. “This new contract epitomizes C&L’s continuing […]

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New Contract for Exclusive Sale of Inventory

C&L Aerospace (C&L), located in Brisbane Australia, announced today it has signed an agreement with Ernst & Young, one of the world’s leading professional services organizations, to become the sole seller of the parts inventory for collapsed Queensland airline MacAir. Ernst & Young are receivers for MacAir of Townsville Queensland which went out of business […]

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C&L in Regional Horizons Magazine

C&L Aviation Services (CLAS) CEO Chris Kilgour has taken over the former Telford Aviation Services in Bangor Maine, and the business is growing. The company recently received attention from Regional Horizons magazine, the publication representing the Regional Airline Association. The Fourth Quarter 2010 issue offers an article covering the changing landscape of regional airline maintenance […]

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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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C&L CEO to Address Global Saab 340 Conference – C&L Aviation Group

Chris Kilgour, CEO and owner of C&L Aerospace of Brisbane Australia and its subsidiary C&L Aviation Services (CLAS) of Bangor Maine, will speak at the biannual Global Saab 340 Operators’ Conference on Wednesday October 6 in Clearwater Florida. More than 300 attendees are expected including aviation operators, suppliers, vendors, and attendees from the various business […]

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C&L Announces GE CT7 Fuel Nozzle Repair Capabilities

Beginning in December 2010, C&L Aviation Services (CLAS), a subsidiary of C&L Aerospace, both located in the same building at the Bangor International Airport in Bangor Maine USA, now provides inspection, flow testing, and cleaning of GE CT7 fuel nozzles. CLAS technicians ensure that all GE procedures and maintenance requirements are met following the most […]

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C&L Aero Acquires Two Additional Saab 340A Aircraft

In a mid-December transaction C&L Aerospace (C&L) announces the acquisition of two Saab 340A aircraft (msn 340A-34 and 340A-68) which formerly operated with two African operators and were subsequently repossessed by a bank in South Africa. C&L have now purchased 13 aircraft of this type and continue to acquire appropriate aircraft as needed. “These aircraft […]

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