First Wing Jet Center has once again received the AMT Diamond Award of Excellence from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for participating in the Aviation Maintenance Technician Awards Program in 2020. This is the fifth year First Wing Jet Center has received the award under ownership by Eagle Creek Aviation.
The FAA AMT Awards program is designed to encourage individual AMTs as well as employers to invest in continuing education. The Diamond Award is reserved for companies that achieve 100 percent participation from eligible employees. In 2020, all AMTs employed by First Wing Jet Center spent more than 1,500 hours in training – online, in the classroom, and on-the-job.
“As a company, we are committed to excellence in everything we do, including ensuring that we continue to invest in our technicians through training and education. We believe our customers are best served by professionals who are continually learning and utilizing industry best practices,” said Scott Dillon, President, Eagle Creek Aviation. “We are honored to be recognized for the past five years by the FAA for that commitment and look forward to continuing our path in achieving excellence.”
First Wing operates an FAA-registered maintenance facility and is a Cirrus Authorized Service Center. They service numerous aircraft types, including Cessna, Beechcraft, Citation, TBM and more. Cirrus Aircraft recently named First Wing a “Rising Star Service Center.”
First Wing Jet Center was named one of the Midwest’s Top FBOs in Aviation International News’ (AIN) 2020 Pilot Survey and serves the private and general aviation needs for Central Indiana from Indianapolis Executive Airport (TYQ) in Zionsville. In addition to Indianapolis Executive Airport, they serve as the primary FBO for the Frankfort/Clinton County Municipal Airport (FKR) in Frankfort, Ind.
First Wing is part of the Eagle Creek Family of Companies. For nearly four decades, Eagle Creek has provided premier aviation services, including aircraft maintenance, sales, FBO operations and more. Eagle Creek also operates a Part 135 charter and management company, First Wing Charter and Management.
To learn more about the Diamond Award of Excellence, visit https://www.faasafety.gov/AMT/amtinfo/.
First Wing Jet Center is the fixed base operator (FBO) at Indianapolis Executive Airport in Zionsville, Ind., as well as Frankfort/Clinton County Airport in Frankfort, Ind. First Wing is part of the Eagle Creek Family of Companies. For nearly four decades, Eagle Creek has provided premier aviation services in Central Indiana, including aircraft maintenance, sales, FBO operations and more. The company operates a Part 135 charter and management company, First Wing Charter and Management and a Platinum Cirrus Training Center, First Wing Flight. Learn more at www.firstwing.com.