San Diego County, California

December 29, 2009 - 6:20am

Crownair Aviation at Montgomery Field (MYF) in San Diego is improving and expanding its maintenance and FBO facilities in preparation for the economic turnaround. The company is in the process of obtaining city approval for the facility expansion. Crownair general manager Ray Richmond told AIN, “While we don’t expect to see a return on it in the short term, we’re confident we will over time.”

December 29, 2008 - 7:13am

The inaugural NBAA Light Business Airplane Conference (LBA2009) scheduled for March in San Diego will be held during two days (March 13-14) instead of the originally planned three days, according to NBAA. The move to shorten the conference reflects the challenges posed by the state of the economy. NBAA has also lowered prices, reducing attendance fees by 50 percent and indoor exhibit fees by 20 percent.

December 2, 2008 - 6:22am

Two new maintenance facilities have joined the Crownair Aviation portfolio: RoigWest Maintenance, a turbine aircraft maintenance service and support center at Van Nuys Airport, and West Coast Jet Services at McClellan Palomar Airport (CRQ), which will now be known as Crownair Aviation-CRQ.

December 2, 2008 - 6:18am

Monarch Aircraft Restoration, a Part 145 Repair Station providing interior refurbishment and repair throughout Southern California, recently expanded its capabilities.  

November 3, 2008 - 10:00am

The City of San Diego has issued a request for proposals for development of a 10-acre site at Brown Field Municipal Airport. Any aviation-related use will be considered, according to the RFP, which added that the site is ideal for an FBO, maintenance company, flight school, charter operation or hangar rental facility. The site was occupied by used car companies and housed an underground fuel farm, which has been removed.

October 27, 2008 - 7:55am

San Diego-based Crownair has acquired RoigWest Maintenance, a turbine aircraft maintenance and support center at Van Nuys Airport, the third busiest general aviation airport in the world, as well as West Coast Jet Services at McClellan Palomar Airport in Carlsbad, Calif. West Coast Jet Services will now be known as Crownair Aviation CRQ. Crownair plans to expand to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Arizona by 2010.

October 8, 2008 - 9:31am

San Diego-based Crownair has acquired RoigWest Maintenance, a turbine aircraft maintenance and support center at Van Nuys Airport, the third busiest general aviation airport in the world, as well as West Coast Jet Services at McClellan Palomar Airport in Carlsbad, Calif. West Coast Jet Services will now be known as Crownair Aviation CRQ.

October 7, 2008 - 6:19am

San Diego-based Crownair (Booth No. 1650) has acquired RoigWest Maintenance, a turbine aircraft maintenance and support center at Van Nuys Airport, the third busiest general aviation airport in the world, as well as West Coast Jet Services at McClellan Palomar Airport in Carlsbad. West Coast Jet Services will now be known as Crownair Aviation CRQ.

December 7, 2007 - 6:27am

Cessna 560 Citation Ultra, Carlsbad, Calif., Jan. 24, 2006–Citation Ultra N86CE crashed during an apparent aborted landing on Runway 24 at McClellan-Palomar Airport, killing all four people on board. Approaching at a higher than normal speed, it touched down more than 1,500 feet down the runway and the thrust reversers were deployed, then ultimately stowed.

December 6, 2007 - 8:42am

A recently completed 120,000-plus-sq-ft facility is the new home of Jet Source Business Aviation Center at McClellan-Palomar Airport in Carlsbad, Calif.

The new facility will provide a home for Jet Source’s FAA-certified Part 145 maintenance and avionics repair stations as well as an executive terminal. The FBO also provides aircraft charter, management and aircraft sales/acquisition.

 
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