Professional Aviation Maintenance Association
The Professional Aviation Maintenance Association is the premier association for the Aviation Maintenance Technician. PAMA promotes professionalism and recognition for the Aviation Maintenance Technician. PAMA does this by fostering continuous improvement in aviation safety and community through communication, education, representation, and support.
Tom Well: 760.373.7170 City Manager
Jan Sprague: Administrative Secretary
The City was incorporated in 1965 and is located in the Northern Antelope Valley in Kern County. Since that time, the community has experienced a significant level of growth to the current population of approximately 14,120 residents (2010 US Census). California City is a master planned community with over 52,000 lots and is the third largest city in land area in the State of California.
Bank of America
John Bucher: 612.723.1068
Aircraft Maintenance Consultant
Banc of America Leasing is the largest U.S. bank-owned equipment financing company and has a significant global presence, providing equipment financing solutions to more than 73,000 clients. Together with our affiliated companies*, we offer our product expertise and tailored solutions to small businesses, middle-market and large corporations worldwide.
JetRepairAnywhere.com offers a comprehensive web-based directory service that links aircraft owners and operators with aircraft maintenance professionals.
Aircraft owners and operators get instant access to a worldwide database consisting of hundreds of maintenance facilities. JRA is a comprehensive and essential tool that allows them to connect, assist in locating aviation support services, maintain control of endless paperwork & vendor self-audits, and search for competitive quotes on upcoming inspections and/or retrofits.
Prime Jet was established in June 2002, obtaining its US FAA Worldwide Air Carrier Certificate based out of Scottsdale, AZ. Owned by the former CEO of Amgen, Mr. Gordon Binder, from the years of 2002 to 2010, Prime Jet grew to be the most revered Part 135 Charter Company of the industry. During this time, Prime Jet maintained a split base of operations, with Maintenance and Operations Departments based in Scottsdale, AZ and Dispatch based in Van Nuys, CA.
Achieving unparalleled success in the charter arena, Prime Jet owned and operated three Gulfstream IV-SP aircraft, maintaining the highest utilized fleet for seven consecutive years. Charter revenues consistently peaked to $12 Million per aircraft annually. Throughout this period of success, Prime Jet retained the highest safety rating an operator can hold, maintaining ARG/ US Platinum and Wyvern Wingman status.
Phil Gattuso: 707.486.8100
Director of Aviation
Sk Aviation is a travel and tourism Company, which provides tickets and tourism tours from Iraq to all around the world. Our main office is based in Arbil the capital city of Kurdistan region of Iraq.
Currently our company deals with the following international airlines: Austrian airline, Lufthansa, med airways, Viking airline, royal Jordanian, Atlas jet, Air Berlin, Gulf air as well as so many other airlines from all around the world that we can deal with them and providing our customers with the air connection service.
West Star Aviation
West Star Aviation, Inc. specializes in airframe repair and maintenance, engine repair and maintenance, major modifications, avionics installation and repair, interior refurbishment, paint, parts, surplus avionics sales, window repair and accessory services. The company also provides complete FBO services for transient aircraft at its East Alton and Grand Junction facilities.
Martin K. Gardner: 305.687.9808
Director of Engineering
Since 1984, our Companies have achieved eight Supplemental Type Certificates (STC’s) for Hush Kits on large transport aircraft, military transports and corporate business aircraft.
QTA also has more than a decade of experience with Hush Kits for Spey engines. The Kit for Gulfstream II, IIB and III uses the same design as the BAC 1-11 kit that received certification in 2000. With Hush Kits in service on the BAC 1-11, and many currently in use on the Gulfstream II, IIB and III the QTA Hush Kit has proven to be durable, reliable, and easy to maintain.
As the leader in Hush Kit design and manufacturing, Quiet Technology Aerospace has developed the only Stage 3 Certified (STC) Hush Kit for the Gulfstream GII, GIISP, GIIB, and GIII, giving you back your freedom, by allowing you to travel the world, quietly, without restriction.
National Business Aviation Association
Business aviation is the use of any “general aviation” aircraft for a business purpose. The Federal Aviation Administration defines general aviation as all flights that are not conducted by the military or the scheduled airlines. As such, business aviation is a part of general aviation that focuses on the business use of airplanes and helicopters.
The business aviation community consists of companies of all sizes that rely on many different types of aircraft – from single-pilot airplanes, to turbine aircraft that fly internationally, to helicopters that survey rush-hour traffic – and the fixed-base operations and many other services that support flight operations at the nation’s 5,000 public-use airports. The vast majority of businesses in this community – 97 percent – are small- to mid-size businesses and other entities including nonprofit organizations. The tens of thousands of businesses in the business aviation community are: