03.26.14-Press Releases-Maintenance
03.26.14-Press Releases-Maintenance

NATA Awards Clay Lacy Aviation Five Stars for Aviation Maintenance Training

Adding to a long list of industry accolades, award honors leadership in employee training and development.

(Los Angeles, Calif. –March 26, 2014) Clay Lacy Aviation—the most experienced operator of private jets in the world—is the recipient of the National Air Transportation Association’s (NATA) 2014 Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Five-Star Award.

The award recognizes premier aviation maintenance organizations across the nation for providing an exceptional level of ongoing and recurrent training to their employees, and adds to Clay Lacy Aviation’s long list of industry accolades.

“We are honored to be recognized by the National Air Transportation Association for our commitment to the training and development of our maintenance technicians, who are among the most skilled and accomplished in the world,” said Clay Lacy Aviation Director of Maintenance Dave Anderson.  “Investing in our employees through ongoing technical training is one of the best things we can do to create greater levels of safety, service and value for each client.”

Home to an award-winning Class IV repair station, Clay Lacy Aviation offers 24-hour coverage for all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance work via its onsite factory-trained technicians and mobile response teams.  Offering a complete range of services and $2 million on-site parts inventory, it is capable of conducting heavy maintenance, repair and inspection on every aircraft type.

Clay Lacy Aviation is the recipient of numerous other industry awards, including: “Best of the Best” Jet Charter Service and Aviation Management Company – Robb Report; Diamond Award for Excellence in Maintenance Training/Proficiency – Federal Aviation Administration; Best Pilot Training Program and Platinum Rating – Aviation Research Group/U.S.; IS-BAO Stage 2 Certification – International Business Aviation Council; and Wingman Rating –The Wyvern Standard.

About Clay Lacy Aviation
Founded in 1968 by an aviation legend, Clay Lacy Aviation is distinguished as the most experienced operator of private jets in the world, with one of the largest fleets of charter and managed aircraft available.   Headquartered in Los Angeles, the company offers a complete range of aircraft management, charter, sales, FBO, maintenance, avionics and interior services. It has earned global recognition for excellence in aircraft charter and management, maintenance and training. For more information, visit www.claylacy.com.

About National Air Transportation Association (NATA)
NATA, the voice of aviation business, is the public policy group representing the interests of aviation businesses before the U.S. Congress and federal agencies.  The full list of 2014 AMT Employer Recognition Award winners is available at http://www.nata.aero/Awards/AMT-Award.aspx.

For more information
Scott Cutshall
Clay Lacy Aviation
Vice President, Marketing
(818) 989-2900 or scutshall@claylacy.com