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December 30, 2020
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Beechcraft Gave It Life. Stevens Gave It a Soul.

When an entire organization bands together to conquer a challenging project, that project often takes on a life of its own. Such was the case with the stunning aircraft you see featured here. Early April […]

December 14, 2020
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Stevens Appoints Paul Moats to AOG Maintenance Director

Stevens is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Moats to Maintenance Director with the company’s AOG division. Moats joined Stevens in early 2020 as a second shift supervisor at our Greenville, SC facility. Prior […]

December 7, 2020
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Stevens Aerospace Recognized by National Guard and Reserve Support

Stevens Aerospace was recognized recently by the South Carolina Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve committee (ESGR, Columbia, S.C.) for its ongoing support of its employees who serve in the Guard and Reserve forces. […]

November 25, 2020
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Stevens Establishes a New AOG Hub in Birmingham AL

Stevens Aerospace and Defense Systems announces the opening of a new AOG (Aircraft On Ground) hub in Birmingham, AL. This expands the company’s network of dedicated mobile technicians offering around-the-clock maintenance, avionics and structural support. […]

November 20, 2020
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Stevens Aerospace Delivers T-34C Ahead of Schedule, Under Budget

Aerospace and Defense Systems recently delivered the initial T-34C Military Trainer to the United States Navy and Marine Corps training squadrons, six weeks ahead of schedule and twenty-five percent under budget. The completed T-34C is […]

November 2, 2020
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Stevens Approved for Collins Aerospace Pro Line Fusion® Installations

Stevens Aerospace, a long-standing authorized dealer of Collins Aerospace cabin avionics technologies, is now approved to begin installation of the new Collins Pro Line Fusion® software upgrade for the Citation CJ Series. The system features […]

July 22, 2020
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Stevens Aerospace Successfully Completes AS9110/ISO9001 Quality Management System Audit

Stevens Aerospace and Defense Systems, LLC (Stevens) Greenville, S.C. (GYH) facility successfully completed a multi-day surveillance audit with zero nonconformances earlier this month. This audit marks a four-year anniversary of Stevens’ registration commitment to the […]

July 8, 2020
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Dendall Wood to lead Stevens Aerospace AOG Division

Greenville, S.C. — Stevens Aerospace and Defense Systems, LLC (Stevens) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dendall Wood as General Manager of their mobile aircraft maintenance division. Mr. Wood joined Stevens in 2005 as […]

May 7, 2020
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Raisbeck Enhanced Performance Leading Edges (EPLE) Modifications — An Analysis by Tom Clements

Note: The following analysis was written by Tom Clements and submitted to Stevens Aerospace. We’re grateful to Tom for a lifetime of experience and insight in the aviation industry. I have been recently asked (February, […]

April 21, 2020
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STEVENS AEROSPACE ANNOUNCES RELOCATION TO FACILITY IN SMYRNA, TENN.

Greenville, S.C. — In response to strong customer support and consistent business growth at its Nashville facility, Stevens Aerospace has announced the company will be relocating its operation to nearby Smyrna Airport (MQY). Located just […]

March 24, 2020
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G5000 Avionics Modification on Citation XLS

Stevens Aerospace recently became one of the first in the business jet services segment to install the new Garmin G5000 Integrated Flight Deck Upgrade on a Citation XLS. Executed in our Greenville (GYH), SC facility, […]

March 23, 2020
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Stevens Aerospace Announces the Passing of Randy Smith

Greenville, S.C. — Stevens Aerospace announces the untimely passing today of Randy Smith, after a courageous battle with cancer. One of the company’s most beloved and tenured employees, Smith was vice president of Stevens’ AOG […]

February 4, 2020
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Macon Facility Brochure
January 24, 2020
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Stevens Awarded Williams Int. Full TAP Warranty Authorization for CJ Series

Stevens Aerospace and Defense Systems has been awarded Williams International’s Full Total Assurance Program (TAP) Warranty Authorization for the Cessna Citation CJ family. The upgrade expands the Williams authorization at Stevens’ Greenville, S.C. facility to […]

January 10, 2020
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Stevens Completes G5000 Avionics Suite Installation on Citation XLS

Stevens accomplished a significant first with the recent installation of the new Garmin G5000 Integrated Flight Deck Upgrade on a Citation XLS. This upgrade was part of a major comprehensive and custom refurbishment project on […]

December 20, 2019
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Stevens Macon Facility Has Immediate Gulfstream/Global Openings

Stevens Aerospace has immediate openings for Gulfstream and Global maintenance, avionics and interior work at our dedicated Large Cabin Gulfstream/Global Facility in Macon, GA (KMCN). Stevens has one of the industry’s most accomplished teams, working […]

December 19, 2019
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Stevens Aerospace to Provide Mobile AOG Teams at Major Sports Events for 2020

Stevens Aerospace and Defense Systems will be providing expanded Aircraft On Ground (AOG) service for the most popular upcoming U.S. sporting events. Starting with the Capital One Orange Bowl in Miami on December 30th, Stevens […]

December 13, 2018
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Stevens Aerospace and Defense Systems to Add Macon, Ga. Location

Stevens Aerospace and Defense Systems will expand its operations to Macon, Ga. Stevens Aerospace, headquartered in Greenville S.C., with significant MRO operations in Greenville as well as Dayton, Ohio and Nashville, Tenn. will move its large cabin […]

August 3, 2018
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Stevens Aviation Nashville, TN Completes First Certified Installation of the Blackhawk XP67A Engine Upgrade on a King Air 350 with the Updated Garmin G1000NXi Integrated Flight Deck

Nashville, Tenn. – Stevens Aviation Inc. (HQ Greenville, SC) has completed the first Certified Installation of the Blackhawk XP67A engine upgrade on a King Air 350, which includes MT’s 5-blade props, while mating it to […]

June 5, 2018
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Stevens Aviation Approved as an Authorized Vendor for Jet Aviation Flight Services, Inc.

Greenville, S.C. – Stevens Aviation was recently approved as an Authorized Vendor for Jet Aviation Flight Services, Inc. (JAFS). To receive this designation, Stevens Aviation passed a rigorous on-site audit of the facility and processes […]

May 25, 2018
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Stevens Aviation Sees Strong Growth in G1000 Upgrades

Since launching King Air flight deck upgrades with the Garmin G1000 avionics suite in 2009, Stevens Aviation avionics technicians have performed more than 40 installations. The G1000 upgrade has proved popular in the King Air […]

April 18, 2018
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Stevens Aviation Welcomes Andrew Camp as New Regional Sales Manager

Greenville, S.C. – Stevens Aviation announces the addition of Andrew Camp to its national sales team. Residing in North Texas, Andrew brings 27 years of aviation industry experience, from hands-on mechanical work to international sales […]

March 15, 2018
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BendixKing AeroVue™ Integrated Flight Deck System | Stevens Aviation

  Stevens Aviation recently conducted a flight test with the BendixKing AeroVue™ Integrated Flight Desk (IFD) System, designed for the Beechcraft King Air B200. The AeroVue™ System offers several key benefits, including a safer pilot […]

March 7, 2018
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Stevens Aviation To Add Five AOG Techs and New Hubs in Savannah and Jacksonville

Greenville, S.C. – Stevens Aviation announces the addition of five new technicians to its Rapid Response AOG team, beginning March 30. This will increase the company’s dedicated mobile force to more than 30 techs, offering […]

February 19, 2018
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Stevens Aviation Completes Blackhawk Engine Upgrade for King Air 350

Nashville, Tenn. – Stevens Aviation’s Nashville MRO facility recently completed its first Blackhawk XP67A Engine Upgrade STC Kit on a Beechcraft King Air 350. Completed in two weeks during a normal Phase Inspection, the modification […]

January 18, 2018
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Stevens Aviation Announces STC for NXT-600 Transponder

South Carolina-based Stevens Aviation has secured an approved model list (AML) STC for L3 Aviation’s NXT-600 mode-S transponder. This allows the company to provide ADS-B Out compliance for several aircraft models. The first aircraft to […]

Stevens Aerospace
December 14, 2020
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Stevens Appoints Paul Moats to AOG Maintenance Director

Stevens is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Moats to Maintenance Director with the company’s AOG division. Moats joined Stevens in early 2020 as a second shift supervisor at our Greenville, SC facility. Prior […]

Stevens Aerospace
May 7, 2020
Stevens Aerospace
Raisbeck Enhanced Performance Leading Edges (EPLE) Modifications — An Analysis by Tom Clements

Note: The following analysis was written by Tom Clements and submitted to Stevens Aerospace. We’re grateful to Tom for a lifetime of experience and insight in the aviation industry. I have been recently asked (February, […]

April 21, 2020
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STEVENS AEROSPACE ANNOUNCES RELOCATION TO FACILITY IN SMYRNA, TENN.

Greenville, S.C. — In response to strong customer support and consistent business growth at its Nashville facility, Stevens Aerospace has announced the company will be relocating its operation to nearby Smyrna Airport (MQY). Located just […]

Stevens Aerospace
December 30, 2020
Stevens Aerospace
Beechcraft Gave It Life. Stevens Gave It a Soul.

When an entire organization bands together to conquer a challenging project, that project often takes on a life of its own. Such was the case with the stunning aircraft you see featured here. Early April […]

December 14, 2020
Stevens Aerospace
Stevens Appoints Paul Moats to AOG Maintenance Director

Stevens is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Moats to Maintenance Director with the company’s AOG division. Moats joined Stevens in early 2020 as a second shift supervisor at our Greenville, SC facility. Prior […]

December 7, 2020
Stevens Aerospace
Stevens Aerospace Recognized by National Guard and Reserve Support

Stevens Aerospace was recognized recently by the South Carolina Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve committee (ESGR, Columbia, S.C.) for its ongoing support of its employees who serve in the Guard and Reserve forces. […]

November 25, 2020
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Stevens Establishes a New AOG Hub in Birmingham AL

Stevens Aerospace and Defense Systems announces the opening of a new AOG (Aircraft On Ground) hub in Birmingham, AL. This expands the company’s network of dedicated mobile technicians offering around-the-clock maintenance, avionics and structural support. […]

November 20, 2020
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Stevens Aerospace Delivers T-34C Ahead of Schedule, Under Budget

Aerospace and Defense Systems recently delivered the initial T-34C Military Trainer to the United States Navy and Marine Corps training squadrons, six weeks ahead of schedule and twenty-five percent under budget. The completed T-34C is […]

November 2, 2020
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Stevens Approved for Collins Aerospace Pro Line Fusion® Installations

Stevens Aerospace, a long-standing authorized dealer of Collins Aerospace cabin avionics technologies, is now approved to begin installation of the new Collins Pro Line Fusion® software upgrade for the Citation CJ Series. The system features […]

July 22, 2020
Stevens Aerospace
Stevens Aerospace Successfully Completes AS9110/ISO9001 Quality Management System Audit

Stevens Aerospace and Defense Systems, LLC (Stevens) Greenville, S.C. (GYH) facility successfully completed a multi-day surveillance audit with zero nonconformances earlier this month. This audit marks a four-year anniversary of Stevens’ registration commitment to the […]

July 8, 2020
Stevens Aerospace
Dendall Wood to lead Stevens Aerospace AOG Division

Greenville, S.C. — Stevens Aerospace and Defense Systems, LLC (Stevens) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dendall Wood as General Manager of their mobile aircraft maintenance division. Mr. Wood joined Stevens in 2005 as […]

May 7, 2020
Stevens Aerospace
Raisbeck Enhanced Performance Leading Edges (EPLE) Modifications — An Analysis by Tom Clements

Note: The following analysis was written by Tom Clements and submitted to Stevens Aerospace. We’re grateful to Tom for a lifetime of experience and insight in the aviation industry. I have been recently asked (February, […]

April 21, 2020
Stevens Aerospace
STEVENS AEROSPACE ANNOUNCES RELOCATION TO FACILITY IN SMYRNA, TENN.

Greenville, S.C. — In response to strong customer support and consistent business growth at its Nashville facility, Stevens Aerospace has announced the company will be relocating its operation to nearby Smyrna Airport (MQY). Located just […]

March 24, 2020
Stevens Aerospace
G5000 Avionics Modification on Citation XLS

Stevens Aerospace recently became one of the first in the business jet services segment to install the new Garmin G5000 Integrated Flight Deck Upgrade on a Citation XLS. Executed in our Greenville (GYH), SC facility, […]

March 23, 2020
Stevens Aerospace
Stevens Aerospace Announces the Passing of Randy Smith

Greenville, S.C. — Stevens Aerospace announces the untimely passing today of Randy Smith, after a courageous battle with cancer. One of the company’s most beloved and tenured employees, Smith was vice president of Stevens’ AOG […]

January 24, 2020
Stevens Aerospace
Stevens Awarded Williams Int. Full TAP Warranty Authorization for CJ Series

Stevens Aerospace and Defense Systems has been awarded Williams International’s Full Total Assurance Program (TAP) Warranty Authorization for the Cessna Citation CJ family. The upgrade expands the Williams authorization at Stevens’ Greenville, S.C. facility to […]

January 10, 2020
Stevens Aerospace
Stevens Completes G5000 Avionics Suite Installation on Citation XLS

Stevens accomplished a significant first with the recent installation of the new Garmin G5000 Integrated Flight Deck Upgrade on a Citation XLS. This upgrade was part of a major comprehensive and custom refurbishment project on […]

December 30, 2019
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AOG Customer Shares His Experience with Stevens Aerospace
December 20, 2019
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Stevens Macon Facility Has Immediate Gulfstream/Global Openings

Stevens Aerospace has immediate openings for Gulfstream and Global maintenance, avionics and interior work at our dedicated Large Cabin Gulfstream/Global Facility in Macon, GA (KMCN). Stevens has one of the industry’s most accomplished teams, working […]

December 19, 2019
Stevens Aerospace
Stevens Aerospace to Provide Mobile AOG Teams at Major Sports Events for 2020

Stevens Aerospace and Defense Systems will be providing expanded Aircraft On Ground (AOG) service for the most popular upcoming U.S. sporting events. Starting with the Capital One Orange Bowl in Miami on December 30th, Stevens […]

September 3, 2019
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AOG & Mobile Aircraft Maintenance Services
June 25, 2019
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Introducing the AeroVue™️ Integrated Flight Deck for the King Air B200
June 25, 2019
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Top 5 Reasons NOT to Upgrade to ADS-B
June 25, 2019
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55,000 Sq. Ft. Gulfstream/Global Express Operation in Macon, Ga.
June 25, 2019
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Military and Defense Overview
June 25, 2019
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Interiors Capabilities at Stevens Aerospace & Defense Systems
June 24, 2019
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Global Express Refurbishment
June 24, 2019
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First BendixKing AeroVue Installation
June 24, 2019
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Cessna Citation Excel Refurbishment
June 24, 2019
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Gulfstream Maintenance, Modifications & Cabin Refurbishments in Macon
December 13, 2018
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Stevens Aerospace and Defense Systems to Add Macon, Ga. Location

Stevens Aerospace and Defense Systems will expand its operations to Macon, Ga. Stevens Aerospace, headquartered in Greenville S.C., with significant MRO operations in Greenville as well as Dayton, Ohio and Nashville, Tenn. will move its large cabin […]

August 3, 2018
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Stevens Aviation Nashville, TN Completes First Certified Installation of the Blackhawk XP67A Engine Upgrade on a King Air 350 with the Updated Garmin G1000NXi Integrated Flight Deck

Nashville, Tenn. – Stevens Aviation Inc. (HQ Greenville, SC) has completed the first Certified Installation of the Blackhawk XP67A engine upgrade on a King Air 350, which includes MT’s 5-blade props, while mating it to […]

June 5, 2018
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Stevens Aviation Approved as an Authorized Vendor for Jet Aviation Flight Services, Inc.

Greenville, S.C. – Stevens Aviation was recently approved as an Authorized Vendor for Jet Aviation Flight Services, Inc. (JAFS). To receive this designation, Stevens Aviation passed a rigorous on-site audit of the facility and processes […]

May 25, 2018
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Stevens Aviation Sees Strong Growth in G1000 Upgrades

Since launching King Air flight deck upgrades with the Garmin G1000 avionics suite in 2009, Stevens Aviation avionics technicians have performed more than 40 installations. The G1000 upgrade has proved popular in the King Air […]

April 18, 2018
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Stevens Aviation Welcomes Andrew Camp as New Regional Sales Manager

Greenville, S.C. – Stevens Aviation announces the addition of Andrew Camp to its national sales team. Residing in North Texas, Andrew brings 27 years of aviation industry experience, from hands-on mechanical work to international sales […]

March 15, 2018
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BendixKing AeroVue™ Integrated Flight Deck System | Stevens Aviation

  Stevens Aviation recently conducted a flight test with the BendixKing AeroVue™ Integrated Flight Desk (IFD) System, designed for the Beechcraft King Air B200. The AeroVue™ System offers several key benefits, including a safer pilot […]

March 7, 2018
admin
Stevens Aviation To Add Five AOG Techs and New Hubs in Savannah and Jacksonville

Greenville, S.C. – Stevens Aviation announces the addition of five new technicians to its Rapid Response AOG team, beginning March 30. This will increase the company’s dedicated mobile force to more than 30 techs, offering […]

February 19, 2018
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Stevens Aviation Completes Blackhawk Engine Upgrade for King Air 350

Nashville, Tenn. – Stevens Aviation’s Nashville MRO facility recently completed its first Blackhawk XP67A Engine Upgrade STC Kit on a Beechcraft King Air 350. Completed in two weeks during a normal Phase Inspection, the modification […]

January 18, 2018
Stevens Aerospace
Stevens Aviation Announces STC for NXT-600 Transponder

South Carolina-based Stevens Aviation has secured an approved model list (AML) STC for L3 Aviation’s NXT-600 mode-S transponder. This allows the company to provide ADS-B Out compliance for several aircraft models. The first aircraft to […]

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