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Avocet ready to handle ADS-B mods

May 7, 2018 - Articles by |

As U.S. carriers look to meet the FAA’s fast-approaching Jan. 1, 2020 deadline to become equipped with automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B), MROs are exploring ways to capture some of the installation work.

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Avocet featured on MRO-Network

May 7, 2018 - Articles by |

Avocet Aviation Services was recently featured on the MRO-Network website for the industry’s first Airbus A321 passenger-to-freighter (PTF) modifications work involving the development of a cargo door prototype.

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321 Precision Conversions Awards Avocet Conversion Contract

Apr 25, 2018 - Articles by |

321 Precision Conversions awards Avocet Aviation Services first-in-the-industry A321 passenger-to-freighter conversion contract; project represents first airbus conversion from passenger to cargo.

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Avocet Aviation Services announces second facility at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport

Feb 22, 2018 - Uncategorized by |

Avocet Aviation Services announced today it will begin maintenance operations at its second facility located at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport. The new 26,000 square foot site will complement our existing MRO facility at Orlando-Sanford International Airport, providing full maintenance services mirroring those at the Orlando-Sanford facility. Lakeland Linder will also handle over-flow work and Paint and Aircraft Refinishing Services, while increasing Avocet’s overall capacity and ability to fulfill slots. Read the full announcement here.

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Avocet Aviation Aims To Address MRO Labor Shortage with Advanced Apprenticeship

Sep 1, 2017 - Articles by |

Central Florida-based MRO provider Avocet Aviation is launching a new “Stand Up for STEM” program to address the growing need for qualified labor in the industry. Aimed at promoting careers in MRO and improving readiness for the industry workforce, the program will consist of a three-year apprenticeship program that will roll out this fall and a co-op/internship initiative through a university that Avocet plans to announce in December.

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Avocet Aviation Appoints Industry Veteran, Edward Gray, As New General Manager and Chief of Operations

Jul 5, 2017 - Uncategorized by |

Gray, a veteran of the MRO industry, brings more than 35 years of experience to Avocet, along with a history of delivering exceptional service to customers.  Gray is also passionate about the industry’s next generation of engineers and technicians, both growing tomorrow’s pipeline of workers, and encouraging next-gen training and professional development among the industry’s rising stars, both of which align with the Company’s vision.

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