Clay Lacy Aviation opens Embraer Phenom service centre


Business charter airline Clay Lacy Aviation is authorized as first Embraer service centre in California.

Clay Lacy Aviation, the Californian business charter airline, has been named an official service centre for Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 jets by Embraer.

The airline’s maintenance centre is at Van Nuys Airport, in the Los Angeles Basin. It operates Phenom jets.

 “We see this as an opportunity to strengthen our relationship with one of the premier aviation manufacturers in the world,” says Clay Lacy, founder and CEO of Clay Lacy Aviation.

The airline will offer inspections, scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, paint touchups and interior shop services.

Lacy, a pilot who specialized in filming flying scenes, most famously Top Gun, founded the airline in 1968 and says it was the first executive jet charter service in the western United States.

“Clay Lacy’s reputation as a premier executive aviation provider and its location at Van Nuys Airport make it an ideal choice for the support of our Phenom jet customers,” says Scott Kalister, Embraer vice president, customer support, USA, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean – Executive Jets.