We are pleased to announce that FMS has received our C-Check certification from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for Boeing 727-100, -200 series aircraft.
Boeing 727 is a mid-size narrow-body three-engine jet aircraft built by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. It can carry 149 to 189 passengers and its later models can fly up to 2,400 to 2,700 nautical miles (4,400 to 5,000 km) nonstop. Intended for short and medium-length flights, the 727 can use fairly short runways at smaller airports. It has three Pratt & Whitney JT8D engines below the T-tail, one on each side of the fuselage with a center engine. As of December 2012, 208 Boeing 727 aircraft (all variants) remain in commercial airline, private and government service.
FMS is the only heavy commercial aircraft maintenance & overhaul, modification facility at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport, Florida. FMS is a private FAA/EASA certified repair station. FMS provides variety of solutions for the Aircraft Industry such as aircraft customized and mandatory modifications, maintenance, inspections, cargo conversions. FMS specializes in complete airframe upgrades, maintenance, modifications, overhaul, inspections and conversions for a variety of aircraft.
About Lakeland Linder Regional Airport
Lakeland Linder Regional Airport plays a huge role in support of city economy. Lakeland is the largest city on Interstate 4 between Orlando and Tampa. Large industries in the Lakeland area are citrus, cattle and phosphate mining. In the past few decades, tourism, medicine, insurance, transportation and music have grown in importance.
Publix is one of the largest regional grocery chains in the United States with over 1,000 stores. Lakeland is a transportation hub. FedEx Freight & FedEx Services and the Saddle Creek Corporation employ over 600 people in the area. Other large employers in the area include GEICO, Summit Consulting, Rooms To Go, FMS and Lakeland Regional Medical
About Amerijet International
FMS Boeing 727 valued customer is Amerijet International. Amerijet International is an American cargo airline headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States. It operates all-jet cargo services to destinations in Central America, South America and the Caribbean. Its main base is Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, with a hub at Miami International Airport.
FMS’ mission is to provide high quality service through new aircraft type capability expansion.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is the national aviation authority of the United States of America. An agency of the United States Department of Transportation, it has authority to regulate and oversee all aspects of civil aviation in the U.S. The Federal Aviation Act of 1958 created the organization under the name “Federal Aviation Agency”, and adopted its current name in 1966 when it became a part of the United States Department of Transportation.