|We are one of the oldest continuously operating general aviation companies in the world, with a rich history in both the general aviation and airline industry.
We provide airframe maintenance/modifications and component repair/overhaul; airliner refurbishing; aircraft sales; Part 121 (operating as PACE Airlines) and 135 charter operations, fueling and ground support services.
We also operate 35 owned and managed Fixed Base Operations throughout North America. Piedmont Hawthorne offers extensive maintenance and overhaul capability for the Airline Industry. With offices in North Carolina, The Netherlands, and Sales Representatives worldwide, Piedmont Hawthorne focuses on the regional airline market, with a major foothold in the APU market.
Piedmont Hawthorne has a FAA and JAA Certified Repair Station with nearly 60 years of experience in Propeller and Landing Gear overhauls, and over 20 years of experience in Honeywell (formerly Allied Signal) Auxiliary Power Units (APU) and related component overhauls. In addition, the company’s maintenance facility has extensive experience with Avionics repairs and installations, as well as Heavy Maintenance and Modification of regional airline equipment.
Piedmont Hawthorne has the capabilities that can only come from a combination of over 60 years of airline service. Today, Piedmont Hawthorne is one of the largest, most extensively equipped maintenance facilities in the world. With a customer base encompassing all segments of regional and corporate aviation, Piedmont Hawthorne provides airline services to valued clients from around the globe.
Piedmont Hawthorne’s APU and LRU/Accessory shops are located in Kernersville, North Carolina, and employ over 60 technicians, 6 managers/supervisor and 12 support staff. The new 56,500 sq./ft. facility opened in January of 2000 replacing the APU operations in Winston-Salem and Melfa, VA. Piedmont Hawthorne has been a Honeywell Authorized Repair Station since 1993.
Piedmont Hawthorne’s Avionics Shop is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and employs 11 technicians, 1 manager and 2 support staff. This shop has a Radio Class 1, 2, and 3 repair certificate with a limited instrument rating and specializes in Collins, Honeywell, Universal and Garmin equipment as well as performs a wide variety of repairs and installations.
The next time you consider repairing or servicing your avionics, accessories, APU or APU components, consider Piedmont Hawthorne.