Thailand Civil Aviation Authority Approval For Piedmont Propulsion Systems

September 8, 2017

Winston-Salem, NC, September 08, 2017 – Piedmont Propulsion Systems, LLC announced today that it received Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand approval for its Winston-Salem facility. PPS is the only major propeller overhaul facility in the world that supports all of the major propeller manufacturers and their most popular designs. PPS has recently added Philippine CAAP, Maldives CAA and Indonesia DGCA approval to its growing list of authorizations.

Sammy Oakley, Vice President and General Manager of Piedmont Propulsion Systems, LLC said "We’re very pleased to add Thailand CAA approval and look forward to providing outstanding service and technical support to the country’s rapidly growing aviation and airline industry."

About Piedmont Propulsion Systems, LLC (

For more than 65 years, major airlines, cargo operators, militaries, governments, and private operators worldwide have been turning to Piedmont Propulsion for their propeller maintenance and overhaul solutions. Piedmont is the most modern and largest dedicated propeller facility in the world with FAA Propeller Class 1 and Class 2 and EASA Repair Station ratings for all Dowty, Hamilton, Hartzell, and McCauley propellers. PPS is an authorized Hartzell and McCauley service center and the only facility in the world with FAA/EASA certification to overhaul all ATR and Dash 8 / Q400 propeller types. PPS also supports out-of-production propellers including the classic Dash-8, Saab 340, Saab 2000, Fokker 27/50/60, EMB120, & DHC-6 platforms with the same dedication to customer service.

About First Aviation Services Inc.® (

First Aviation Services Inc. (FAvS), headquartered in Westport, Connecticut, is a leading provider of repair and overhaul, rotables management and related engineering services to the aviation industry worldwide. FAvS’s principal operating subsidiaries are Aerospace Turbine Rotables, Inc. (AeTR) and Evōlution Aerospace, Inc.® (EVO) in Wichita, KS and Piedmont Propulsion Systems, LLC (PPS) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. More information about FAvS and its subsidiaries may be found on the company’s website


Sammy Oakley
Piedmont Propulsion Systems, LLC