by Andrew Broom
After wrapping up an amazing 2018 with record membership and convention attendance, we are already working hard to make 2019 just as memorable. The CJP member experience and benefits continue to grow, and I am pleased to announce five new partners:
- Diamond – Dan Hartley Jet Sales
- Patron – Caribbean Sky Tours, Lee Aerospace, SouthWind Global Aviation, True Blue Power
These partners recognize the value in promoting their products and services within CJP, and will be interacting with you online and on-site at the convention. Continue reading for additional information on each partner.
Dan Hartley Jet Sales
Dan Hartley Jet Sales specializes in the sale, brokerage and acquisition of the Cessna Citation line of business jets, with a strong focus on the Citation 510 and 525 products. Based in Columbia, SC (and with offices in the UK and Brazil), we are well positioned to serve our clients throughout the U.S., Europe and South America. When buying or selling your next aircraft, you can rest assured our relentless work ethic and persistence, coupled with our market expertise and superior customer service, will not only net you the best deal but will make it an easy and enjoyable experience.
It’s been great getting to know many of you in San Antonio and Park City. We look forward to growing friendships and meeting many more of you later this year at the Mackinac Island and Colorado Springs events. With our CJ2 going in for Tamarack winglets and a new paint job right before the Park City event, we look forward to sharing our increased performance experiences with you in the near future! For more information, visit www.danhartleyjetsales.com/landing-page.htm.
Caribbean Sky Tours
With offices in the U.S. and Mexico, Caribbean Sky Tours (CST) has been providing products and services to general aviation pilots flying piston, turboprop and jet aircraft to Mexico, the Bahamas, Caribbean, Central and South America since 2004. You can find CST services offered through its Pilots Association website and premium Flight Services Group. CST’s Flight Services Operations Center operates seven days a week, 365 days/year, and is staffed by bilingual flight coordinators and airspace specialists who provide constant service to its customers traveling internationally. CST’s flight services include overflight permits, airspace fee payments, ground handling, aeronautical planning/lodging and transportation assistance. CST is also the “international back end” for well-known flight planning companies. CST’s goal is to provide superior customer service, focusing on personalized attention to ensure efficient international arrival and departure procedures. All of CST’s quotes are up-front and transparent, inclusive of all charges and fees.
CST is also the authorized representative for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) in Mexico, the Bahamas, Caribbean and Central America. CST assists the AOPA Pilot Information Center with international information and helps AOPA members who run into regulatory issues during their travels in the region. CST meets regularly with the Civil Aviation leadership in various countries to promote the interests of U.S. and Canadian General Aviation pilots traveling to those countries. CST understands the challenges associated with international flying and takes pride in being a reliable source of international aviation information and services. For more information, visit www.cstflightservices.com.
Lee Aerospace Inc.
Lee Aerospace is headquartered in Wichita, Kansas and was founded in 1989 by Owner and President, Jim Lee. Starting as a production facility for Boeing 737/757 cabin windows, Lee Aerospace has grown throughout the years to include advanced aerospace transparency design, an FAA 145 Certified repair facility offering repair and installation, major and complex aerostructure assemblies and composite manufacturing programs for some of the largest aircraft manufacturers in the world. Lee Aerospace is a proven OEM supplier to major aircraft manufacturers as well as a reliable aftermarket support to general and business aviation. Lee Aerospace is an ISO AS9100D and NADCAP accredited aviation supplier. For more information visit: https://leeaerospace.com/.
SouthWind Global Aviation
SouthWind Global Aviation’s success is attributed to a group of skilled professionals in the greater Wichita, KS area. Our workforce history includes FBO management, maintenance operations, logistics, sales, OEM demonstrations, Part 135 air carrier and operator certification experience, Part 142 training center experience, flight school management, corporate flight department management, factory acceptance, aircraft management, ferry deliveries, and the disassembly and packaging of aircraft. Our core business is the delivery of aircraft worldwide, but we also offer customers support during the consideration of their next aircraft, the purchasing process, and the operations of the aircraft.
SouthWind has developed a unique blend of flight crews, logistical support personnel and specially crafted tools. This allows SouthWind Global Aviation to be competitive, professional, and knowledgeable – all while retaining compliance and safety as an operational priority. Our in-house accounting and operations specialists provide customers with a support team at all times. While we do have competitors, we work especially hard to distance ourselves ahead of the rest of the pack. The relationships we build are life-long. For more information, visit: https://southwindglobal.com.
True Blue Power
True Blue Power specializes in the custom design and manufacturing of advanced power solutions for the global aviation industry. Our product line includes USB charging ports, inverters, voltage converters, emergency power supplies and lithium-ion batteries. Select products feature proprietary Nanophosphate lithium-ion cell chemistry that offers faster charging, consistent output, excellent cycle life and superior cost performance — this translates into smaller, lighter products that are less than half the size and weight of existing solutions.
True Blue Power is the first company in the world to achieve Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Technical Standard Order (TSO), European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) European Technical Standard Order (ETSO) certifications and STC approval for lithium-ion main ship batteries. Operating within an AS9100D-certified facility, True Blue Power adheres to the strictest quality standards and is committed to engineering products that outperform and outlast competing units and deliver enhanced safety features.
The TS835 Emergency Battery Supply offers Citation pilots several distinct advantages when compared to the older, lead-acid designs including a significant weight savings, reduced maintenance costs and improved 10-year life expectancy. The TA102 and TA202 USB Charging Ports are a great upgrade to any cockpit or cabin and are available in a variety of mounting options. Faceplates can be customized to complement the aircraft’s interior. True Blue Power’s TB44 intelligent, long-life batteries are standard equipment on the new Citation Longitude. For more information, visit: www.truebluepowerusa.com/aviation-products.