ELLIOTT AVIATION EXPANDS SERVICES AND ADDS FOURTH FACILITY WITH ACQUISITION OF ATLANTA-BASED MRO
Moline, IL, January 11, 2021 - Elliott Aviation, a leader in business aviation services since 1936, has announced they have acquired Atlanta-based MRO, The Maintenance Group. The Maintenance Group has been successfully operating at the DeKalb-Peachtree Airport (PDK) in Atlanta, GA, for over 25 years. The acquisition of The Maintenance Group adds the following additional airframe service capabilities to Elliott Aviation’s portfolio of qualifications: Gulfstream G550/G450/G-V/G-IV/G-III/G-280/G-200/G-150/G-100, Falcon 2000/50/50EX, and Bombardier Challenger 350/600/601/650. In addition to the aforementioned aircraft maintenance capabilities, Elliott Aviation’s current facilities in Moline (MLI), Des Moines (DSM), and Eden Prairie (FCM) are authorized service facilities for Beechjet 400A/Hawker 400XP, Hawker, King Air, and Premier. Elliott Aviation's Moline location is also an authorized service center for Embraer Legacy 400/500, Phenom 100/300, and their Flying Cloud and Des Moines facilities are authorized for TBM. Additionally, they regularly utilize their approvals within their 145 repair station for Challenger 300/604/605, several Learjet models, and most models of Cessna Citation.
The Maintenance Group is equipped to handle major airframe inspections, structural repairs & modifications, wing corrosion repair, DAR import/export airworthiness approvals, STC installation & certification projects, and pre-purchase inspections. This adds an additional 40,000+ square feet to Elliott Aviation’s nationwide footprint.
“Elliott Aviation has been on a mission to expand our MRO footprint to a southeast-based maintenance location and increase our capabilities to new airframes for nearly a year,” said Greg Sahr, CEO of Elliott Aviation. “We are happy to welcome a highly-talented group of experienced maintenance technicians in a geography that will help us expand our overall maintenance capabilities. We’ve built our 85-year-old brand on providing unmatched quality, uncompromising integrity, and unbeatable service, and we’re looking forward to providing this same level of great service to both our customers and employees in Atlanta.”
“For 25 years, we’ve built long-standing partnerships with customers in the Atlanta metro area and throughout the United States. Customers have trusted us because they know they can receive excellent service at a fair price,” said Dan Furlong, owner of The Maintenance Group. “We’re happy to partner with Elliott Aviation because they share the same values that have driven our company since the '90s.”
Elliott Aviation has three additional locations, including Des Moines, IA, Minneapolis, MN, and their one-stop-shop headquarters in Moline, IL. They are also the parent company of the aircraft sales and brokerage brand, Elliott Jets, and the manufacturing brand Elliott Technologies.
About Elliott Aviation
Elliott Aviation has been developing and delivering aviation solutions to their partners for over 80 years. As one of the longest-standing companies in aviation, they offer a complete menu of high-quality products and services including aircraft sales (as Elliott Jets), avionics service & installations, aircraft maintenance, accessory repair & overhaul, paint & interior. Serving the business aviation industry nationally and internationally, they have facilities in Moline, IL, Des Moines, IA, and Minneapolis, MN. The company is a member of the Pinnacle Air Network, National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), National Air Transportation Association (NATA), and the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA). For more information, visit www.elliottaviation.com. They are owned by Summit Park.
About The Maintenance Group
The Maintenance Group is a business aviation MRO based at the Peachtree-Dekalb Airport (PDK) in Atlanta, GA. The company operates 40,000 square feet of hangar space for scheduled maintenance, upgrades, and services. They have service capabilities for Gulfstream, Bombardier Challenger, Dassault Falcon, Cessna Citation, Hawker, and Beechjet. For more information, visit https://www.themxgroup.aero.