AAR Airlift Group, which includes AAR Airlift and AAR Aircraft Services - Melbourne provides expeditionary airlift and specialized aircraft modifications as part of AAR’s diverse mix of products and services for government and defense customers.
AAR Airlift has a track record of proven success providing critical expeditionary aviation services in nearly every continent around the world, including Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kuwait, Jordan, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Central African Republic and Colombia.
Customers include the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Transportation Command, U.S. Military Sealift Command, U.S. Special Operations Command, U.S. European Command, the U.S. Department of State, local and state governments and friendly nations around the world.
Current programs include: Vertical replenishment operations for the U.S. Navy’s Pacific Fleet, fixed wing logistics support and casualty evacuation for the Department of Defense in Africa and intra-theater airlift for the DoD in Afghanistan.
AAR Aircraft Services - Melbourne is a certified repair station and aircraft completion center that currently holds contracts with the U.S. government and NATO allies. We operate a world-class maintenance and modification facility that provides a full life-cycle approach to aircraft modernization, capability expansion and service-life extension.
Under a United States, Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations Part 145 FAA Repair Station Certificate, AAR Aircraft Services - Melbourne supports AAR Airlift’s fleet and has the capabilities to provide maintenance and perform modifications for other operators, including operators of the CASA 212-200/300 and Bell 412 Series airframes.
Under the Completion Center, we have performed modifications and maintenance on various military aircraft. AAR Aircraft Services - Melbourne deploys field service teams to support aircraft modification, maintenance and logistics in support of U.S. and foreign government contracts in austere locations such as Iraq, Afghanistan and Africa. AAR Aircarft Services - Melbourne Engineering has developed, designed, and applied minor/major complex aircraft modifications on a wide variety of fixed and rotary wing aircraft.
AAR Airlift is experienced in expertly loading aircraft and equipment on various U.S. and Russian cargo aircraft in the U.S. and foreign countries.