Mobile, Alabama, April 29, 2015 – Continental Motors Group (CMG), an AVIC International Holding Corporation company announces receipt of EASA Type Certification for its Continental Motors Services division (CMS) located in Fairhope, Alabama. CMS now has the added capability to repair and overhaul engines for European Union customers. In addition, CMS is in the process of seeking EASA Certification for its avionics capabilities and this is anticipated by mid-year.
Continental Motors Services continues to offer an ever-expanding line of capabilities with locations in Fairhope and Mobile, Alabama as well as Medley, Florida. Today’s announcement recognizes the skills and respect the CMS team has gained for delivering exceptional service to the customer. The team is made up of the most experienced and dedicated aviation professionals in the industry including aircraft owners, pilots, maintenance providers and engineers that have dedicated their talents and education to the industry.
“This is a huge step and one we felt necessary in order to provide enhanced products and services to our European customers,” stated Bill Ross, Director of Continental Motors Services and Product Support. “Our achievements are due to the tireless efforts of our loyal and focused employees; Continental Motors’ most important asset. Their mission is to fulfill the needs of its customers and exceed their expectations for quality, service and value. These are not simply words for them but rather a way of life, passion and commitment,” continued Ross
So whether you fly Continental, Lycoming, Pratt and Whitney, Honeywell, or any other engine type, Continental Motors Services has a product offering for all general aviation needs and understands how to keep personal and fleet aircraft mission ready. When customers require engine installation or overhaul, airframe repair, parts, avionics upgrades, aircraft management, fuel or a diesel power plant conversion, Continental Motors Services is the one-stop shop solution for general aviation.
AVIC International Holding Corporation was set up in 1979, with majority shares owned by Aviation Industries of China (AVIC). Headquartered in Beijing, AVIC International delivered over 147 billion RMB in revenue in 2013. The company has over 70,000 employees across 400 subsidiaries and is located in over 50 countries. AVIC International is a well-diversified company, with holdings in International Civil Aviation, Trade & Logistics, Retail & High-end Consumables, Real Estate and Hotel Management, Electronics Manufacturing, and Natural Resource Development. More information can be found at www.avic-intl.cn.
Continental Motors Group, Ltd. of Hong Kong, China is a subsidiary of AVIC International Holding Corporation of Beijing, China. Its mission is to provide advanced gasoline and Jet-A piston engine products, spare parts, engine and aircraft services, avionics equipment and repairs as well as pilot training for the general aviation marketplace. Continental is an international operation employing approximately 450 team members in Mobile and Baldwin counties, Alabama, USA; 200 team members in St. Egidien, Germany; and 8 team members in Beijing, China. More information can be found at www.continentalmotors.aero.
Continental Motors Services, Inc., (CMS), a subsidiary of Continental Motors Group is located in Fairhope and Mobile, Alabama, USA. CMS is a primary source for general aviation services since 1996 and employs 26 full time people. CMS offers a variety of aviation services including overhaul/repair for Continental and Lycoming engines, cylinder overhaul, propeller repair, avionics services, turbine maintenance and repair, business aircraft maintenance services, fuel sales, parts sales and major aircraft repairs.
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