NEW CENTURY, Kan. – September 9, 2014 – CAV Ice Protection has received authority to operate an FAA approved repair station at their North American Operations Center at the New Century Airport near Kansas City. The limited accessory repair station is approved to repair and overhaul TKS ice protection equipment and has already begun conducting repairs.
Prior to approval, the sole CAV Ice Protection TKS repair station was located at their manufacturing facility in Consett, United Kingdom. “The North American repair station provides us with the ability to be considerably more responsive to our customers’ repair needs,” said Thomas Stellwag II, repair station manager.
“The repair station is in the same facility with the engineering team who designed all of these parts and, as the manufacturers, we are uniquely able to diagnose necessary repairs,” Stellwag added. “We have equipment custom designed to diagnose and repair parts we manufacture.”
CAV Ice Protection provides proven ice protection systems for numerous aircraft manufacturers including Cessna Aircraft, Cirrus Aircraft, Commander Premier Aircraft, Diamond Aircraft, Beechcraft Corp., Hawker, Mooney Aircraft, Piper Aircraft, Quest Aircraft and Socata EADS.
About CAV Ice Protection
CAV Ice Protection, located near Kansas City in New Century, Kansas, is a subsidiary of CAV Aerospace Ltd., a global Super Tier 1 supplier. CAV Ice Protection is an expert in civilian, commercial and military ice protection systems involving more than 7,000 aircraft. The company offers ice protection system design, manufacturing and consulting services covering a wide range of aircraft. Company experience comprises of testing, government approvals, component qualification, electrical system design, reliability, safety analysis, aerodynamics, thermodynamics, quality, manufacturing design and integration. For more information about CAV Ice Protection, visit caviceprotection.com, follow on Twitter at @CAV_ICE and like on Facebook at facebook.com/caviceprotection.
About CAV Aerospace Ltd.
CAV Aerospace Ltd. is a global Super Tier 1 supplier with manufacturing centers in the United Kingdom, Poland and Mexico; a North American Operations Centers in New Century, Kansas; and offices in Poland and the United Kingdom.