US Government DoD & International Military Aircraft

Over the last 30 years, Summit Aviation has developed a well-built relationship with the Department of Defense, and has developed a proven track record of success.

Summit has a dedicated team of skilled, experienced technicians to perform maintenance, modifications, inductions and training and logistics support for the Department of Defense.  Summit has an extensive history of modifying CH-47 aircraft, and a long standing relationship with the OEM.

Summit’s outstanding record for quick response and on-time on-cost deliveries and the provision of related services from operations to maintenance to logistics is a result of its focus on customer requirements, coupled with a full spectrum of in-house capabilities.  Providing exceptional service, done right and on time is fundamental to its successful business practice.

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Government & Military Customer Base:

  • US Government DoD
  • Airborne Law Enforcement
  • Tactical Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance (ISR)ron chinook
  • Border/Maritime patrol
  • Transportation of V.I.P.s, personnel and cargo
  • Medical/Casualty evacuation
  • Defense/Attack
  • International Militaries

CH-47 Programs:

  • CH-47 Inductions
  • CH-47 International Completions
  • CH-47 International Modifications
  • CH-47 Maintenance & Flight Training
  • CH-47 International Trainer

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  • Maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO)
  • Component repair & overhaul (CR&O)
  • Avionics repairs, installations and upgrades
  • Interior upgrades and modifications
  • Mission sensor installations
  • Aircraft paint
  • Static displays and mock-ups
  • Flight testing and training support
  • Aircraft  acquisition – financing with leasing options
  • Aircraft Deployment – Training – Operations
  • Stocking parts distributor for various OEM’s

International Support:

  • International customers include United Arab Emirates (UAE), Canada, Egypt, United Kingdom, Royal Netherlands, and Thailand
  • Assist Boeing to complete build process of CH47F models for international customers
  • Support build completion, flight test, and delivery to customer’s country of origin



Aircraft Deployment, Training & Operations:

  • Summit has prepared over 100 aircraft for delivery to foreign customers since 1980
  • For international customers requiring “turnkey” operations, Summit has provided aircraft maintenance, aircrew training and support, and logistics training and support
  • Provide aircrew training and operations support in foreign countries