At Central Flying Service, we are committed to serving our customers with the highest quality service in a timely manner at a fair price. Each of our technicians shares a passion for perfection, incorporating the latest in factory training and equipment, significantly reducing down time and cost. From a minor adjustment to a major overhaul, Central is the premier general aviation firm in the Mississippi Delta. We have been achieving the highest standards of quality and customer satisfaction for over 75 years.
JET GROUP Eric Eisner
PROP GROUP Cris Wilkins
AVIONICS Bill Woods
AIRLINE COMPONENTS John Higgins
NDT Jerry Paul
PARTS Joe Reed
AIRLINE COMPONENTS DIVISION
AIRLINE COMPONENTS DIVISION
Central Flying Service specializes in aircraft sheet metal repair and restoration. Under the leadership of John Higgins, our Airline Components Division has experienced exponential growth. John brings over 25 years of experience to Central as the owner of SNH Aerospace Services in San Antonio, Texas. By providing 24-hour top caliber AOG service for Central's customers, he's developed relationships based on trust - and the confidence that comes from knowing no matter what the situation, Central gets the job done right, and on time.
We've been in the business of repairing and modifying airline components for over 75 years. As one of the finest airline components shops in the industry, Central consistently turns out the highest caliber work. We are the go-to shop for all aspects of aircraft accident and weather related repairs, providing you with one stop service.
Central's Airline Components Division turns out quality and service which are unparalleled. As the first choice for repair and modifications by customers around the world, we are committed to building long term business relationships by providing a level of service that is unmatched in any industry. Central boasts a proven history of reliable and economical repairs and impeccable service, as well as dedication to quality, integrity, and the relationship with each individual customer.
No job is too big or too small.
•Major Structural Repairs
•Flight Control Repair/Rebuild
•Certified BLR Winglet Kit Installations
"I have worked with John Higgins for over 15 years. John continues to provide a high quality service, which is hard to find in today’s fast paced industry. I would recommend Central Flying Service to anyone searching for honesty and reliability in a component repair company."
Component Repair Manager
Phone (937) 665-2865
“As Repairs Manager for Aviation Inventory Resources, I’ve worked with John Higgins and Central Flying Service for the past 3 years and cannot say enough good things about them. We have asked them to go out of their way numerous times and they have done just that without blinking an eye and without sacrificing quality, which is of utmost importance in this business. Not only does CFS step up to the plate in critical AOG situations, but they continue to provide a great product in a professional and timely manner. I look forward to the years ahead working with John and his whole group. With that having been said, I would most certainly refer any of my industry friends to Central Flying Service.”
Aviation Inventory Resources, Inc.
12240 East FM 917, Alvarado, TX 76009
Tel. 817-672-0060 ext. 111
Central's welding shop offers high value and competitive pricing. Our quality and service is unmatched and we are an industry leader in the weld repair of aircraft components. Our main product base is the refurbishment of heat blankets, bleed systems, de-icing and pneumatic ducts and tubing, flap tracks, exhaust pipes and APU ducts.
Our welders are certified to AMS-STD-1595A and perform services that comply with AWS D17.1, AMS-STD- 2219A and AMS-W-6858. Central welders are capable of welding a wide variety of materials such as but not limited to: Titanium, Inconel, Hastelloy, Stainless Steel, Aluminum, Magnesium, 4130 Chromolly and many other exotic metals.
Central's welding department is cutting edge and forward thinking with creative ideas and engineered solutions to save even the most trouble causing parts. If it's a weld-able material on any type of aircraft, odds are we can repair it. We focus on quality, speed, economy and creativity. And we understand that without you, we wouldn't be in business today.
Our unparalleled reputation for customer service and satisfaction is based on over 75 years' experience at our Little Rock location. Striving for Excellence in all aspects of the process, you will meet genuine, caring, and loyal professionals at every point along your journey with Central Flying Service.
As always, we look forward to serving you.
Central's Jet Group provides a wide range of services. Specializing in both scheduled and unscheduled maintenance of corporate and private aircraft, our jet maintenance capabilities range from logbook surveys, light maintenance and minor inspections, to complete interior refurbishment, heavy maintenance, major inspections and LEVEL 3 non destructive testing.
Central Flying Service's highly trained Jet Maintenance technicians average 25 years of experience servicing and repairing both heavy jets (Hawkers and Falcons) and light jets, (Citations and Beechjets). Each of our teams receives world-class training and stands ready to assist you with any maintenance your aircraft requires.
While you're in for any FAA mandated work on your aircraft you'll want to consider our award winning Avionics, Paint, and Interior Departments as well. We commit to working closely with you to get you back in the air on time, and within your budget. One visit, and you'll understand why so many have flown with Central since 1939. We look forward to serving you.
You will find when propeller driven aircraft repairs are necessary, our experienced mechanics are uncompromising in their commitment to have you back in the air as quickly as possible. This is Central's commitment to you - we've been making and keeping it for over 75 years.
Our Prop Group team members have an average of 15 years experience per technician. And because we are an Authorized Beechcraft Service Center, we are particularly familiar with King Air Turbo Prop aircraft. If you have a problem with your King Air or other prop driven aircraft, rest assured that our factory-trained technicians have seen the problem before, and already know how to fix it.
While you're in for any FAA mandated work on your aircraft you'll want to consider our award winning Avionics, Paint, and Interior Departments as well. We work closely with you to get you back in the air on time, and within your budget. One visit, and you'll understand why so many have flown with Central since 1939.
We look forward to serving you.
NON DESTRUCTIVE TESTING
NON DESTRUCTIVE TESTING
Central Flying Service's NDT Department is the affordable and complete solution to your Non Destructive Testing needs. Is your aircraft on jacks or in a phase/annual inspection? Is your NDT inspection due now? If so, our mobile NDT team is able to meet your requirements at your facility. A Central professional NDT Tech schedules the inspection around your daily routine for minimum disruption. It's just another way we strive to exceed our customer's expectations.
On nearly every inspection performed on an aircraft, you can expect some form of required NDT. In other words, Central's technicians keep up to date across the board on standards and procedures. Our team of courteous and professional technicians can meet you where you are, minimizing the hassle of moving your aircraft. Our shop can also accommodate larger aircraft and parts. We are equipped with fluorescent penetrant and magnetic particle inspection testing equipment on site to meet each of your needs.
Our NDT services are a critical part of the work performed in almost every department at Central. Our teams are standing by and on-call day and night to meet the needs of our valued customers, as well as the demands of several departments here at Central Flying Service. If you have questions or need more information about the NDT services offered at Central, use the form below to request more information and get an estimate or quote immediately. We look forward to serving you!
Central's technicians maintain ASNT
Level III and Level II certifications.
Our services include:
Central has access to over seventy-five million dollars in inventory via factory direct connection and capabilities. We provide parts for all general aviation and corporate aircraft. For items in stock we offer same day shipping, or we can consolidate your orders in our facility and ship together, keeping purchasing costs down. Our extensive Beechcraft inventory supports their fleet of aircraft worldwide.