Nextant Aerospace, a specialist in aircraft structural modification and refurbishment, is opening an office on the campus of its parent company MRO Constant Aviation at Orlando Sanford International Airport in Florida. The move expands the presence of Directional Aviation companies in the Orlando area and responds to increased demand for specialist engineering, design, writing and analysis for aircraft modifications and upgrades in the South. is from the United States, Nextant said.
Nextant hires a range of professionals to accommodate a “heavy-duty vacuum” of projects ranging from aerospace engineering and design work to inspection services, landing gear repairs / overhauls, and structural component repairs and upgrades. keys such as the Beechjet 400A / 400XP horizontal stabilizers and Bombardier Challenger 300/350 engine inlets, the company said.
“Opening a dedicated Nextant office in Orlando Sanford will allow us to serve more customers in one part of the country with an abundant number of aircraft that will benefit from our offerings,” said Mark O’Donnell, Executive Vice President by Nextant Aerospace.
Nextant further noted that the additional staff would help speed up project turnaround times as they work in conjunction with Constant Aviation. Constant has a team of 115 people at Orlando Sanford and, collectively with its Nextant division, plans to add 50 additional employees this year.
“The natural synergies that exist between engineering, refurbishment and Nextant’s expertise in aeronautical engineering and aircraft modification with additional bespoke type certificate, combined with the capabilities of maintenance, repair and Constant Aviation’s review has proven to be a powerful market differentiator, ”added David Davies, CEO of Constant Aviation. “Having the capabilities of Nextant and Constant Aviation, operating as a seamless platform, allows us to perform more tasks entirely in-house, without costly and inefficient outsourcing, resulting in improved quality and lead time. much faster execution for aircraft owners. “
Constant acquired the Orlando facility four years ago and has since added nearly 35,000 square feet of hangar space and invested over $ 10 million in facility upgrades. The company expanded the paint shop to provide full services with capacities up to large aircraft such as the Bombardier Global and Gulfstream models.