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AZ: Marana Aerospace Expands its Capabilities

11 Feb, 2015


Marana Aerospace Solutions ("MAS") has announced the expansion of its capabilities with the addition of a complete end-of-life services solution, a hydraulic actuator overhaul and repair shop and a wheel assembly shop for a wide variety of aircraft applications.  MAS currently provides overhaul and repair capabilities for flight controls, engine cowlings & pylons, landing gear doors, landing gear actuators, tubing fabrication and testing, and cargo system components for a variety of aircraft types.  According to MAS' new Senior Vice President of Operations, Greg Emerson, "We continue to add services that reduce our customers' costs and downtime. Our continued focus is to expand our capabilities to effectively support our customers and theirs."

In addition to these new capabilities, MAS is investing in additional narrow body tooling during the first quarter, with which to address its customers' needs – particularly in the A320 and 737 families. MAS' President and CEO, Jim Martin, explained that, "We have listened carefully to our customers, and have paid close attention to the market in North America.  We believe this investment, together with some anticipated add on acquisitions, will position us well in 2015 and 2016."  

About Marana Aerospace Solutions: Marana Aerospace Solutions is an FAA Approved FAR Part 145 Repair Station with an unlimited FAA Class IV Airframe Rating. We offer a broad range of maintenance, component, paint and other services for Boeing, Airbus, McDonnell Douglas, Bombardier, Raytheon and Embraer aircraft.  We are internationally recognized as the world's largest commercial aircraft MRO and storage facility, consisting of three maintenance hangars and a large maintenance flight line. Our 6,850-foot runway is suitable for takeoff and landing of all aircraft types, including large commercial and military aircraft. Our maintenance center has 460  acres of ramp and storage area that can accommodate over 400 aircraft, as well as over 35,000 square feet of repair shops for avionics, accessories, composite structures, interior configuration, NDT testing and inspection.

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