Greater Waco is home to more than 30 aviation and aviation-related companies with diverse tasks. These tasks range from the installation of sophisticated communications systems in military aircraft and selling fuel to serving as a Cessna repair and maintenance facility. Additionally, the commercial and general aviation businesses located in the three airports generate more than 3,900 direct and indirect jobs and a combined payroll of $143 million that creates an economic impact of $518 million, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.

And did we mention that Waco is strategically located within 500 miles of 1,000 aviation companies? Waco is quickly becoming the new aviation business hub.

Aviation/Defense Companies

Company Description Location
Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, LLC (ACT 1) Defense Contractor City of Waco
Air Impressions, Inc. Aircraft Repairs/Cessna Waco Regional Airport
American Systems Corp Aerospace and Defense Systems Engineering Services City of Waco
Birkeland Current Disruptive Technology Research and Development City of Waco/The BRIC
Blackhawk Modifications, Inc. Aircraft Performance Enhancements Downtown Waco
Blue Sky Helicopter Tours Helicopter Tours TBD
Chiota Aviation Designated Pilot Examiner/Aircraft Rental/Flight Training McGregor Executive Airport
CenTex Aerospace, Inc. Flight Certification/Testing of Aircraft Waco Regional Airport
Dabney Aviation, LLC Aircraft Rental/Flight Training Waco Regional Airport
Dart Aircraft Parts Aircraft Parts Waco Regional Airport
Enhanced Aero Engine Conversion & Aircraft Sales City of McGregor
Ellison Avionics Avionics Repair City of Waco
Evolution Jets Aircraft & Charter Sales City of Waco
FreeFlight Systems Navigation Device Manufacturing City of Waco
Haggard and Stocking Aviation Supplier of Tools & Parts City of Woodway
JAG Aviation, Inc. Aircraft Inspection/Repair McGregor Executive Airport
JetPro Texas Dealer of Corporate and Business Aircraft McGregor Executive Airport
L-3 Platform Integration Military Aircraft Modification TSTC Waco Airport
MarathonNorco Aerospace, Inc. Aircraft Batteries/Power/Struts Texas Central Industrial Park
Nightflight Concepts Flight Training TSTC Airport
RAM Aircraft, LP Aircraft Rebuilding/Modification Waco Regional Airport
SERVION OF WACO Aviation Fuels & Fueling Services TSTC Airport
Space Exploration Technologies Design, Manufacture & Launch of Advanced Rockets & Spacecraft City of McGregor
Steinbach C Associates, Inc. Aviation/Aerospace Systems Consulting Waco Regional Airport
Texas Aero Aircraft Fuel Sales/Charters Waco Regional Airport
Waco Jet Center Flying School and Charter Services Waco Regional Airport

Aviation-Related Companies

Company Tasks Location
Delta G Design Inc. Design and Analysis Services City of Waco
Hewitt Machine & Tool, Inc. Machine Shop for Aviation Parts City of Hewitt
Hobbs Bonded Fibers Specialty, Non-woven Products City of Waco
Khoury, Inc. Aircraft Interiors Downtown Waco
Martin Tool & Supply Lubricants & Industrial Supplies Downtown Waco
Mercury Tool & Machine Machine Shop for Aviation Parts Waco Regional Airport
NBAA-Southwest Region Business Aviation Representative Services City of Waco
T-Squared Manufacturing Machine Shop for Aviation Parts Texas Central Industrial Park
Texas Machine-Tool International Aviation Supplier of Tools & Parts Bellmead Industrial Park
Waco Composites, LTD Materials Manufacturer City of Waco
Waco Tool & Die Machine Shop for Aviation Parts City of Waco

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