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Eagle Creek Completes and Delivers Grand Renaissance Twin Commander for Mexican Navy

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—Eagle Creek Aviation Services, Inc., a full-service provider of aircraft sales, service and refurbishments, announced that it has completed and delivered a Grand Renaissance Twin Commander 980 to the Mexican Navy (Armada de México). Grand Renaissance is a factory-audited program that entails a complete refurbishment of a Twin Commander aircraft. Eagle Creek is a global leader in Twin Commander sales and services, including Grand Renaissance completions.

The Grand Renaissance program results in a certified aircraft of superlative quality, safety and long-term value, based on a comprehensive overhaul of all systems and virtually all components, along with worldwide service and parts support.  The program process requires more than 6 months to complete and encompasses a complete disassembly of the aircraft to its aluminum shell and rebuilt with new or overhauled components.  Eagle Creek also addressed numerous corrosion issues in the aircraft and managed the exterior painting, a complete interior refurbishment and other scheduled maintenance.

Extensive avionics upgrades required the creation of new laser-cut/laser-etched panels and the installation of Garmin G600 PFD/MFD, Garmin GNS-530W and Garmin GNS-430W navigation displays and Garmin GWX-68 weather radar.

“We are honored to have been selected by the Mexican Navy for this important completion and delivery,” said Matt Hagans, Eagle Creek’s CEO. “Our efforts in this delivery demonstrate our dedication to ensuring that every aspect of aircraft ownership and operation exceeds our customers’ expectations. This level of professionalism is enjoyed by every Eagle Creek customer, every day.”

Representatives of the Mexican Navy came to Eagle Creek’s facility in Indianapolis to accept the Twin Commander, and reposition the aircraft for its use.

The completion of the refurbished aircraft for the Mexican Navy follows the recent delivery by Eagle Creek of another Grand Renaissance Twin Commander to Kern County, California.  Kern County is using the aircraft as a tactical fire suppression command and control platform, with a secondary role in providing VIP transportation.