American Valley Aviation, Inc. (AVA) manufactures, re-manufacturers and performs maintenance, repair and overhaul of aviation ground support equipment and tools. AVA provides OEM certified aerospace ground support equipment for domestic and international customers. AVA is licensed by Lockheed Martin for manufacturing and engineering support for Lockheed Martin designed P-3 GSE and is a Lockheed Martin C-130 B-H GSE Approved Supplier. AVA is also licensed by Cobham as its exclusive licensee for the manufacture/repair of their Sargent Fletcher in-flight refueling support equipment.
The company supplies propeller slings, electric and pneumatic start carts, hydraulic test stands, weapons loaders, engine stands, tow bars, electrical test sets and support equipment tooling in support of various aircraft such as the F-16, F-15, P-3, S-3, C-130, KC-130 and many others.
AVA’s Orange Park location remanufactures the P-3 Weapons Pylon under license by Lockheed Martin. Also, at the Orange Park location, the company provides avionics and electrical services to include repair, overhaul, testing and manufacturing.
AVA also serves the Airborne Fire Fighting market providing spares support for the C-130 Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System (MAFFS) under license to United Aeronautical Corporation. AVA is also licensed by Simplex Aerospace to provides spares support to the Sikorsky S-70/UH-60 FireHawk users.
AVA’s Quincy location is a HUBZone Small Business and ISO 9001:2008 registered; the Orange Park location is Small Business and ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100:2009 Rev. C registered.