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Issue 2, Volume 1


NATA Announces Strategic Relationship with IFBOA

NATA and the Independent Fixed Base Operators Association (IFBOA) will announce today a strategic long-term relationship in our efforts to better serve general aviation businesses. This relationship will provide expanded benefits to general aviation businesses of all sizes and will provide a stronger voice for industry before federal and state legislators and regulators.



Request for Proposals for new FBO

City of McMinnville, Oregon

The City of McMinnville, Oregon is soliciting competitive proposals from qualified Fixed Base Operators or other aviation commercial service operators to lease, manage, operate, maintain, develop and promote aviation commercial services and development at McMinnville Municipal Airport, Oregon.

This entails not only standard FBO services, but also airport management and business development planning. The City is also interested in receiving proposals that afford first-class FBO services at the Airport through a long-term lease arrangement. Additional details can be found on the city's website.

Aero-mark LLC


Aero-mark MRO LLC dba AMRO, is an aircraft component repair, overall, and maintenance facility in Fairhope, AL. In the greater Baldwin and Mobile counties of southern Alabama, the aerospace industry is growing at a very rapid rate. Airbus is currently constructing a manufacturing facility at Brookley Field to assemble the new A330 Airbus plane.

AMRO provides a specialist service whereby we take essential components and perform repairs or required scheduled maintenance on these components so that they meet FAA standards for re-fit to commercial and private aircraft. AMRO also offers and provides testing facilities for hydraulic and pneumatic components and we have the testing stands to simulate atmospheric conditions to 40,000 feet.

Aero-mark has over 40 years� experience in the acquisition, development and management of companies. For the past 25 years it has specialized in the aerospace industry through investments in manufacturing, design, maintenance, repair and overhaul. Aero-mark brings resources in capital, management, contacts and strategic direction to the companies that it acquires. This has allowed companies to become substantially larger organizations and attractive acquisition candidates for larger companies.

Member Spotlight

Learn more about these members:
  • McCreery Aviation Co., Inc.
  • Clay Lacy Aviation
  • PenAir
  • TWC Aviation
  • AirOptions Aviation
  • Business Jet Center

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