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military, commercial and Cargo aircraft parts & equipment

 

Our Services and Our Approach

1. PURCHASING SOLUTIONS

2. REPAIR MANAGEMENT

3. EXCHANGE PROGRAMS

4. CONSIGNMENT PROGRAMS

5. EXPERT PARTS REVIEW

Our core customers are military-focused and operate the 707 and KC-10 aircraft. These aircraft are used for a variety of missions including aerial surveillance and air-to-air re-fueling. They are considered legacy airframes and some of them have been in service since the early 1960’s. The U.S. Military is concerned about the high cost to maintain these aircraft and we consistently provide an excellent resource on that front. 

We receive daily push lists for quotes, directly from our customers. Additionally, we receive requests for quotes from various other parties via Inventory Locator Service (ILS) for parts we have listed for sale. Dealing with all of these requests requires our staff to manage requirements in a timely and efficient manner. 

Our concierge-minded sales team sometimes encounters requirements that fall outside of their expertise. When that happens, they are expected to provide solutions. At Western Aero Services, our philosophy has always been to encourage our team to operate as entrepreneurs—to make smart decisions and provide smart solutions on a timely and cost-efficient basis. 

That's how we've achieved a reputation for exemplary On-Time Delivery, Quality and Customer Satisfaction.

 

Founded in 1989

ISO-AS9120 accredited vendor

ASA Member

Boeing Gold

Northrop Grumman Platinum


WE EXTEND THE EXPECTED LIFESPAN OF LEGACY AIRCRAFT
 

WE MAINTAIN ONE OF THE LARGEST PRIVATELY HELD INVENTORIES FOR 707s AND KC-10s
 

WE PROVIDE A DEDICATED TEAM OF ACCOUNT MANAGERS
 

WE OFFER 24-HOUR RESPONSE TIME  /  SAME-DAY PART SHIPPING


LEADERSHIP TEAM

 

SCOTT BALFANZ

PRESIDENT

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DEBBIE LUCAS

SENIOR ACCOUNT DIRECTOR

FRANK SCHOENINGER

DIRECTOR OF SALES

 
 

JOE BEATON

SENIOR ACCOUNT DIRECTOR

LUIS RIVERA

DIRECTOR OF QUALITY

DAVID BALFANZ

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

 

Inventory

 

MILITARY

707, KC-10, KC-135, E-3A/AWACS, E-8A/JSTARS, E-6

COMMERCIAL / CARGO

707, DC-10, 737, 747

Specializing in airframe, engine, rotable and expendable parts

Japan Airlines DC-10 material

World Airways DC-10 material

or CALL (303) 343-4446 to speak with a member of our team to inquire about a specific part.

CERTIFICATIONS

ASA-Member  /  ISO-AS9120 Accredited Vendor  / Boeing Gold  / Northrop Grumman Platinum

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We’re very proud to be on the Approved Vendor Lists of:

  • AAR Defense
  • Boeing Defense
  • IAP
  • Kellstrom Defense
  • L-3
  • NATO
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Qantas
  • Royal Australian Air Force
  • Tinker Air Force Base
 

in the news


WESTERN AERO COMPLETES INTEGRATION OF AMERICAN JET INDUSTRIES

DENVER, October 24, 2016—The Western Aero portfolio of companies (www.westernaero.com), a leading, award- winning and FAA/EASA-certified service provider in the aviation industry, today announced the completion of its integration of the Canoga Park, California-based aircraft parts and equipment company, American Jet Industries. All three companies—Western Aero Services, Western Aero Repair, and American Jet Industries—are now fully managed under one administrative system. Additionally, all three companies have updated their branding, which includes new logos, websites, and corporate collateral. READ PRESS RELEASE >


WORLD AIRWAYS
DC-10 INVENTORY ACQUISITION

(February 2015) Western Aero announced today that it has acquired the World Airways DC-10 inventory from ACS Asset Management. The purchase of this inventory will enhance our position in the DC-10 market. Western Aero remains committed to our customers' needs and this inventory is tailored to positioning our company as the "First Choice".


CELEBRATES 25 YRS AS MRO AUTHORITY

(January 2015) This year, Western Aero celebrates 25 years as a world-class MRO authority. Western Aero has made the impossible become a reality by supplying parts world wide, on time and on budget.


WESTERN AERO RECEIVES NORTHROP GRUMMAN SUPPLIER AWARD

(January 2013) Western Aero, a Denver-based commercial and military spare parts and overhaul/repair facility, was one of 28 suppliers recognized with a World Class Team award at Northrop Grumman Corporation’s annual Socio-Economic Business Program (SEBP) awards ceremony held in December in Church Falls, Virginia. The suppliers recognized with World Class Supplier awards consistently demonstrate responsiveness and flexibility to help meet Northrop Grumman production needs...  READ MORE >

 
 

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