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Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO), Defense (D), Business Jets and Interior Completions (BJ/IC), Avionics, Electronics and Photonics (A/E/P), FBOs and Airports (FBO/A), Manufacturing (M), General Aviation Services and Maintenance (GA), Specialized (S)

Company NameContactProducts/ServicesCategory
AAR Aircraft Serviceswww.aarcorp.comMRO, fixed wing, rotorMRO
Ability LLCwww.ability585.comSpecialized
Actronix, Inc.www.actronixinc.comCustom cable assemblies, wire harnesses, electro mechanical sub assembliesA/E/P
Advanced Aircraft Cylinders(479) 394-4100Specialized
Advanced Design, Inc.(501) 767-6707Manuf
Advanced Integrated Technologies, Inc.www.a-i-t.comPprecision EDM services, CNC machining, resistance weldingManuf
Aerial Patrol, Inc.www.aerial-patrol.comSpecialized
Aerojet Rocketdynewww.rocket.comSolid propellant rocket motors, rocket systems, warheadsDef
AeroNautiquewww.aeronautique.usAircraft design & analysis, aircraft stress analysis Specialized
Aerospace Systems Inc.www.asi.aeroCertification & design engineering, speciality lighting Specialized
Aerotech Internationalwww.aerotechinternational.comA/E/P
Aerotech Machine Corp.www.aerotechmachine.comCNC machining for aerospace & automotive, sheet metal cutting & forming, finishing operationManuf
Afterglow Aircraft Detailing Serviceswww.afterglowaircraft.comInterior & exterior detailing services Specialized
Ag Air Maintenance Service, Inc.(870) 857-3744Aircraft engine servicing & matinenance GA
Air Charter Express(501) 833-5600Aircraft servicing & maintenance, aircraft charter rental & leasing service GA
Air Lease International(501) 318-1465Buys & sells aircraft parts Specialized
Air Ready MRO Services www.broadwingrepair.comFAA repair Station MRO
Air Resource Groupwww.airresourcegroup.comAviation sales, mgmt. & consulting GA
Air Transport International LLCwww.airtransport.ccAir freight transportation, "combi" passenger/freight service GA
Airborne Air Ambulance/Airborne Flying Service, Inc.www.airborneaa.comAir ambulance Specialized
Aircraft Interior Solutionswww.aisinteriors.comBJ/IC
Aircraft Maintenance Center, Inc.(479) 968-1250GA
Airmotive, Inc.(501) 745-4437Antique aircraft, engines, radial engine overhaul Specialized
Airtech Supply, Inc.www.airtechsupply.comSheet metal fabrication and assembly Manuf
Aldrich Aerospace, Inc.(479) 656-3540Manuf
Allied Ag-Cat Ag Cat biplanes, supply parts for distributor Specialized
Alto Aviationwww.altoaviation.comSales office - designs & manufactures cabin audio systems for corp. aircraft BJ/IC
Amark Engineering & Manufacturing, Inc.www.amarkeng.comMachining, fabrication and engineering, tooling Manuf
AMC, Inc. (Arkansas Machine Company)www.amcincmachine.comTools and dies, jigs and fixtures, machined products for aerospae & defense, weld fabricationManuf
American Defense Components(870) 533-2825MRO
American Eagle Airlineswww.AA.comFBO/A
American Rheinmetall Munition, Inc.www.americanrheinmetall.comDef
American Stitchco, Incwww.stitchco.comStitched auto components & accessories - front covers, tire covers, seat covers, cargo bags & soft items Specialized
Amos Aircraft Painting, Inc.(479) 234-1549Aircraft painting GA
Amos Flying Service, Inc.(870) 251-2146GA
AOG Paint Serviceswww.aogpaint.comGA
Arkansas Aerial Photographywww.arkaerialphoto.comSpecialized
Arkansas Aeronautics, Inc.(870) 735-6862Specialized
Arkansas Air Centerwww.arkansasaircenter.comAircraft charter & leasing, aircraft servicing & maintenance FBO/A
Arkansas Aircraft Recovery & Maintenance LLC(901) 734-6579GA
Arkansas Power Electronics International, Inc.www.apei.netDevelops electronic systems & motor drives, manufactures & markets, engineeringA/E/P
Arkansas Tool & Diewww.arktool.comManuf
Arkansas Turbine Service, Inc.www.arkansasturbine.comGA
Arloe Designs, LLC(501) 833-3633Manuf
ASL Aviation(479) 567-5156GA
Aviation Graphix USA LLCwww.aviationgraphix.comDesigns & manufacuters interior & exterior graphics Specialized
Aviation Interior Services, Inc.www.aviationinteriorservicesinc.comBJ/IC
Aviation Interiors, Inc.(870) 534-5287BJ/IC
Aviation Repair Technologies (ART)www.artmaintenance.comAirframe & engine repair facility C checks & engine testing facility MRO
Avionics & Systems Integration Group www.asigllc.comA/E/P
B & D Design Services, Inc.(479) 936-6996Specialized
B & M Painting, Inc.www.bmpainting.comSpecialized
Barrett Avation, Inc.www.barrettaviation.comGA
Batesville Machine & Die LLC(870) 793-6350Manuf
Beaudet Aviation(501) 490-8640BJ/IC
Beaver Lake Aviation (A Subsidiary of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.)www.beaverlakeaviation.comAircraft servicing & maintenance Specialized
BEI Technologies, Inc.www.beiprecision.comElectrical optical encoders A/E/P
Bemco, Inc.www.bemcoinc.comAir and fuel ducting for aircraft and commercial uses Specialized
Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airportwww.clintonairport.comFBO/A
Bisco Industrieswww.biscoind.comSpecialized
Bishop Aviation, Inc.www.bishopaviation.comAircraft engine instruments, other aircraft instruments Manuf
Boyd Corporationwww.boydcorp.comInsulation for hull of aricraft Manuf
Boyd Interiorswww.boydinteriors.comAircraft interiors BJ/IC
C & H Aircraft Restoration, Inc.(479) 957-3966GA
C & M Machine Holdingwww.cmmachine.bizManuf
CAE USA(813) 887-1308Design & implement training solutions Def
CAVU Aerospacewww.cavuaerospace.comAircraft dismantling and recycling Specialized
Central Arkansas Turbines, Inc.(870) 630-9090Aircraft servicing & maintenance GA
Central Flying Service, Inc.www.central.aeroAircraft charter & leasing, aircraft servicing & maintenance, aircraft schoolMRO
Class A Toolingwww.classatooling.netMachined parts, tooling Manuf
CMT, Inc. (Craft Manufacturing & Tooling)www.cmtaerospace.comMachined parts Manuf
Cobalt Aero Services (501) 623-7211MRO, composites, bonded and sheet metal aerostructures MRO
Conway Aviation Services(501) 327-4559GA
Conway Machine, Inc.www.conwaymachine.comMachined parts, hydraulic component parts Manuf
CoorsTekwww.coorstek.comCeramic & silicon carbide seals Manuf
Crider Aircraft Painting, Inc.(479) 394-0111Aircraft painting, aircraft refinishing Specialized
Crowley Ridge Aviation, Inc.(870) 572-9013GA
Custom Aircraft Cabinets, Inc. (CAC)www.customaircraftcabinets.comBJ/IC
DA Pine Bluff Arsenal
Dassault Falcon Jet Corporation LITwww.falconjet.comBJ/IC
Dawson Aircraft, Inc.www.dawsonaircraft.comAircraft servicing & maintenance GA
Day & Zimmerman, Inc.www.dayzim.comAmmunition and explosive loading machinery Def
Defiance Metal Products of Arkansas, Inc.www.defiancemetal.comHeavy truck / industrial chassis components Manuf
Delta Aircraft Tank Repair(870) 998-7222Aircraft servicing & maintenance GA
Delta Airport Consultants, Inc.www.deltaairport.comAirport engineering & planning Specialized
Delta Group Electronics, Inc.www.deltagroupinc.comElectronic manufacturing services, custom wiring harnesses, electronic box buildsA/E/P
Devol Aviation Inc.(479) 527-9661Aircraft servicing & maintenance GA
Down River Cryogenics LLCwww.downrivercryogenics.comCryogenic processing A/E/P
Ducommun LaBarge Technologieswww.ducommun.comA/E/P
Ducommun LaBarge Technologies Inc.www.ducommun.comElectronic assemblies (defense, aerospace & air/ground support equipment, Printed circuit boards & electromechanical assemblies A/E/P
Dumas Aviation Maintenance, Inc.(870) 382-2216Aircraft servicing & maintenance GA
Edmonds Aviation(870) 217-0832GA
Edwards Aviation Serviceswww.edwardsaviation.comAOG consulting service Specialized
Elite Connection Manufacturing LLC(870) 248-1818Electrical connectors A/E/P
Esterline Defense Technologieswww.esterline.comDef
Everett Plating, Inc.www.everettplating.comSpecialized
Faith Aviation Service, Inc.(870) 574-9992Aircraft servicing & maintenance GA
Fayetteville Air Servicewww.millionair.comFBO/A
FedEx Freight, that truckload transportation (LTL) Specialized
Finch Aviation Services, Inc.(501) 221-3390Pilot service, sales & mangement for nonsheduled air transportation Specialized
FJS Consulting LLC(479) 287-8701Specialized
Flying Investments LLCwww.flyinginvestments.comFreight & cargo transportation arrangement Specialized
Fox Manufacturing Companywww.foxmanufacturing.comSmall engines, precision machining of military parts, parachute ringsManuf
Freedom Works Mfg. Inc.www.freedomworksmfg.comMachine shop Manuf
Frost Flying Maintenance, Inc.www.frostflying.comAircraft servicing & maintenance GA
Galley Support Innovations (GSI)www.galleysupport.comPrimary interior components, machined products for aerospae & defense, designerBJ/IC
General Dynamics Ordnance & Tactical Systems Inc.(870) 798-4171Load assembly & pack of weapon systems, explosives,plastic bonded, melt cast, TNT based compositions for warheads & bombs Def
Grandeur Fasteners, Inc.www.grandeurfasteners.comMilitary and commercial cold headed fastener products Manuf
Gray's Aircraft Refinishing(479) 667-3359Aircraft painting, aircraft servicing & maintenance GA
H & S Aviation Services, Inc.(501) 958-5207Specialized
Hampton Aviation, Inc.www.hamptonaviation.comAircraft servicing & maintenance, aircraft structural repair & restoration MRO
Highland Machine Works(870) 574-0240Machined parts Manuf
Hitco Carbon Composites, Inc.www.hitco.comCarbon & graphite products (reverse thrusters & helicopters) Manuf
Hot Springs Avionics, Inc.(501) 321-0926A/E/P
Hunter Aviation, inc.(870) 269-2359Aircraft servicing & maintenance GA
Inspec Foam, Inc.(870) 234-0286Specialized
James Flying Service(479) 243-0571GA
JEVAC Machine, Inc.www.jevacmachine.comMachined parts, industrial molds, tools, dies & fixtures Manuf
Jonesboro Tool & Die Co. Inc.www.jonesborotool.comMachine shop Manuf
K-Mc Tool & Die(870) 793-2300Manuf
Leslie Aviation(870) 774-0800GA
Lockheed Martin Missile & Fire Controlwww.lockheedmartin.comAmmunition rockers Def
LRDC Systems LLC(501) 868-1722Specialized
Mac Fasteners/River Valleywww.rvtmfg.comBolts & screw from cold headed materials, tooling & thread rolling Manuf
MacLean ESNAwww.macleanfoggcs.comFasteners (nuts that are made to stay in place) for aerospace, industrial, & shipping Manuf
Manila Aircraft Services(870) 561-3078Aircraft servicing & maintenance GA
Maynard, Inc.www.maynardinc.usMiscellaneous structural metal work, sheet metal assemblies, and fabricated plate work, aircraft, guided missile & space vehicle parts, FAA repairManuf
McNeely Charter Servicewww.mcneelycharter.comSpecialized
Mena Aerospace(479) 394-6235Aircraft servicing & maintenance, storage, interiors & small paint jobs GA
Mena Air Centerwww.menaaircenter.comFBO FBO/A
Mena Aircraft Engines, Inc.www.menaaircraftengines.comAircraft servicing & maintenance, FAA repair station GA
Mena Aircraft Interiors, Inc.(479) 394-7717BJ/IC
Mena Aircraft Paintingwww.menaaircraftpainting.comAircraft servicing & maintenance, aircraft painting GA
Mid America Specialized Serviceswww.midamericapropeller.comAircraft servicing & maintenance, propellers, NDI all typesGA
Modern Chemical, Inc.www.bluegoldcleaners.comSpecialized
Moore Aviation, Inc.(501) 833-0231GA
Mountain Airframe Serviceswww.mountainairframe.comMRO
Mt. Ida Machining, Inc.www.mtidamachining.comMachined parts Manuf
Mundo-Tech, Inc.www.mundo-tech.comAluminum tube bending & sheet metal components Manuf
National Technical Systems, Inc.www.ntscorp.comWeapons and ordnance testing , MIL-STD-2105 insensitive munitions testing Def
Nflight Technologies LLCwww.nflightcam.comVideo products for pilots Specialized
Northwest Arkansas Avionicswww.nwarkavionics.comAircraft servicing & maintenance A/E/P
Northwest Arkansas Avionicswww.nwarkavionics.comAvionics service, repair & installation, entertainment systems in aircraft A/E/P
Northwest Arkansas Regional Airportwww.flyxna.comFBO/A
ORC Productswww.orcproducts.comCNC machining for aerospace & automotive Manuf
Performance Aircraft Serviceswww.pap2fly.comGA
PM Industries Inc.www.pmindinc.comManuf
POL Systems Inc.www.POLsystems.netPrecision cutting, bonding, assembly & kitting, berm liners for fuel bladder tanks, water tanks, onion tanks, protective ground cloths, equipment covers and tarps Manuf
Power Technology, Inc.www.powertechnology.comDesigns, manufactures and distributes laser diode products A/E/P
Pratt & Whitney (PSD, Inc.)www.utc.comRemanufactured jet engine parts Manuf
Precision Aerospace Technologies, Inc.(870) 251-2775Aircraft maintenance & avionics GA
Precision Metal-Fab, Inc.(501) 525-4202Manuf
Priority Aviation, Inc.www.priorityaviation.comAircraft servicing & maintenance GA
Pro Turbine, servicing & maintenance GA
R & C Aviationwww.randcaviation.comAircraft servicing & maintenance, FAA repair station GA
Raytheon Missile Systems - Weapon Integration Center Camdenwww.raytheon.comMissile guidance systems & equipment, electrical wiring Def
Razorback Aircraft Custom Cabinets LLC (RACC)(501) 374-0497Aircraft cabinets new & refurbished BJ/IC
Rebel Experimental Engines, Inc.(479) 968-5284Drone aircraft engines: 25hp to 120hp Specialized
Regional Jet Center of Bentonvillewww.regionaljetcenter.comFBO, aircraft servicing & repair FBO/A
Regional Jet Center of Harrison(870) 741-4510Aircraft servicing & maintenance FBO/A
RHOBI(479) 242-3672Web based aerospace supply chain management systems Specialized
Riddell Flying Service(870) 572-9011GA
River Bend Industries LLCwww.riverbindustries.comCustom plastic injection molding Manuf
Rogers Executive
Rose Aircraft Services, Inc.www.roseaircraft.comAircraft interiors, aircraft servicing & maintenance, aircraft exterior refinishingBJ/IC
Rotorcraft, Inc.(870) 878-6366Manufactures and repairs rotor & tail rotor blades Manuf
SAFRAN Group – Labinal Power Systemswww.labinal-power.comA/E/P
Sam's Aircraft Service, Inc.(479) 751-7443Aircraft servicing & maintenance GA
Saunders Consulting Service Inc.www.saundersconsultingservice.comQuality management & quality system consulting, ISO, AS & TS implementation, gap analysis, auditing, technical writing & training Specialized
Sharp Aviation, Inc.(870) 935-3880Aircraft servicing & maintenance, aircraft charter rental & leasing service GA
Shield Aerodynamics LLC(888) 808-7050Specialized
Skytravel Avionics Inc.(501) 517-0779A/E/P
Smith's Flying Service(870) 766-4101Aircraft inspection & annual recertification, aircraft servicing & repair GA
Southern Pro Aviation Aircraft Interiors(479) 423-4545BJ/IC
Space Photonics, Inc.(479) 856-6360Develops, markets & sells optical networking systems & components A/E/P
Spectra Technologies LLCwww.spectratechnologiesllc.comLoad assembly & pack of weapon systems, melt casting, press loading, PBX casting, propellant blending and general ordnance assembly Def
Stainless Steel Fabricators LLC(870) 697-3434Stainless steel dry chemical spreaders for agricultural aircraft Specialized
Standard Aero(501) 375-1650Aircraft servicing & maintenance, mobile service GA
Starnes Aircraft (870) 732-1295Airframe & engine repair facility, PT6, agriculture planesGA
Strong Manufacturing Company, Inc.www.strongmfg.comAircraft arresting device system, designs & fabricates lightweight concrete Manuf
Summit Aviationwww.iflysummit.comFBO, flight training FBO/A
Superior Labs, Inc.www.tachguru.comMechanical tachometers for aircraft A/E/P
TAC Air LITwww.tacair.comGA
Technical Machining Services, Inc.www.tms-inc.usPrecision metal parts and assemblies Manuf
Tomlinson Avionics Inc.www.tomlinsonavionicspb.comAircraft servicing & maintenance, aircraft radios A/E/P
Triumph Airborne Structures, Inc.www.triumphgroup.comFAA repair Station, specializing in the maintenance, repair and overhaul of fan reversers, nacelle components, flight control surfaces and other aerostructures. MRO
Triumph Fabricationswww.triumphgroup.comAircraft & helicopter parts, sheet metal fabrication & weldment of doors, control surfaces & fuselage components Manuf
Trutrak Flight Systems, Inc.www.trutrakflightsystems.comAutomatic pilots for experimental aircraft & LSAs A/E/P
TWH Enterprises, Inc.www.twhenterprises.comMachined parts, plastic injection molding Manuf
Ultimate Aircraft Services(479) 394-2666Aircraft delivery & ferrying Specialized
United Machine Works(870) 639-3905Machined parts Manuf
Universal Asset Management(870) 886-7807GA
UTC Aerospace Systemswww.utcaerospacesystems.comAudio & video cabin managementsSystems for corp. aircraft BJ/IC
West Memphis Municipal Airportwww.westmemphisairport.netFBO/A
Wings Avionicswww.wingsavionics.comAircraft servicing & maintenance, airframes GA
Younkin Aviation, Inc.(479) 839-3945Aircraft servicing & maintenance GA
Zodiac Aero Elastomer Americawww.amfuel.comCoated fabric containers for water and fuel Manuf

 AADA Directory AboutArkansasArt



Halfway between Canada and Mexico, the Carolinas and California, Arkansas is only a tank of gas away from one-third of the nation’s population. The state’s comprehensive transportation system can easily move bulk commodities and consumer goods. Many of Arkansas’s port locations have railway connections that provide a smooth transition for various modes of transportation and quick delivery.Arkansas’s transportation network and central U.S. location define the state as a strategic distribution center. Midway between Mexico City and Montreal, Arkansas offers a valuable distribution advantage. Arkansas’s intermodal transportation network of highways, railways, air routes, waterways and pipelines is ideally suited to meet the needs of business. These facilities provide easy access to U.S. markets and the world.


Arkansas is the proud home of six Fortune 500 companies: Dillard’s, J.B. Hunt, Murphy Oil Corp., Murphy USA, Tyson Foods, Walmart and Windstream. Here is Arkansas’s economy and business climate at a glance:
  • 1st in Cost of Doing Business
    • Source: CNBC, Cost of Doing Business State Rankings 2018
  • 3rd on the Cost of Living Index (annual 2018, source: c2er)
    • 7th in Quality of Life
    • 6th in Quality Rating for State-Run Pre-K
    • 16th in College Costs, Tuition and Fees
    • 16th Lowest College Debt at Graduation
      • Source: U.S. News and World Report,  Best States Rankings Report
  • 8th Top Manufacturing State by percentage of workforce, third in the south
    • (source: bls employment & earnings, annual 2018)
      • Fort Smith, AR-OK MSA ranked second; Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO MSA ranked sixth in Food Processing Leaders.
      • Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO MSA ranks seventh in job growth among mid-sized metros.
      • Conway ranks second and Jonesboro ranks eighth in lowest cost of living among American metros
        • Source: Business Facilities Magazine 2018, 14th Annual Metros Ranking Report
  • 11th lowest 2017 Mean Average Commute to Work at 21.6 minutes
    • 68% of Arkansas workers spend less than 25 minutes commuting to work
      • Source: U.S. Census
  • 40% of the U.S. population is within a day’s drive (550 miles/880 kilometers)
  • 159 Foreign Tech Companies
  • Some of the lowest Union membership rates in the U.S.
  • $113.95 billion - 2017 Real Gross Domestic Product for Arkansas

Quality of Life


  • 45 colleges, universities & 2-year colleges throughout Arkansas
  • 6 educational institutions offer certification in Aviation Maintenance Technology including both Powerplant and Airframe mechanic career education
  • 26 colleges, universities, 2-year colleges, high schools and other organizations offer coursework, instruction or degrees in cybersecurity.
  • Over 1,600 engineering-related certificates and degrees awarded annually.


The weather in Arkansas is mild and typically pleasant. No matter what time of year you plan on visiting Arkansas, you’ll find The Natural State offering beautiful scenic views and plenty of opportunities for outdoor adventure. With four distinct, yet temperate, seasons, Arkansas is the perfect year-round vacation destination. Spring and fall are particularly mild with the most extreme temperatures occurring in late summer when days are hot and humid and during winter months when temperatures occasionally dip into the teens or below.

Weather in Arkansas often changes dramatically due to surrounding weather influences. When two or more weather systems merge, clouds form, temperature changes and precipitation often follows. Arkansas’s central location allows weather systems from all directions to influence its climate.

Why Others Choose Arkansas for Relocation

From the Delta to the Ozark Mountains, Arkansas is an incredible place to live. Some are enchanted by the stunning scenery, others enjoy the four distinct seasons and still others are fond of the convenience the state provides and the fact that Arkansas is one of the most affordable states to live in. Whatever the reason, it’s clear that a love of Arkansas runs deep in the hearts of those who call it home.

Cost of Living in Arkansas

Moving from Another State and Considering Arkansas Employment?

Use the chart below to compare property taxes, median household income, median home cost and overall cost of living in Little Rock, Arkansas, with other popular U.S. cities.

CostOfLivingComparisonChart 2015
Note - Property Tax Rate: The rate per $1,000 of home value. If the tax rate is $14, and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14 x ($250,000/1,000), or $3,500. Source: Sperling’s Best Places (, accessed 2015 May 18.


Arkansas leads the South in aerospace education, offering a wide variety of certification programs and degrees. Students can participate in career training programs focused on aerospace technology and manufacturing, aviation maintenance, become professional pilots, obtain 4-year degrees in aviation and engineering and even earn their Masters or Ph.D.

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