Aerospace Inc., the German manufacturer of composite aircraft ranging
from gliders to the sp light business jet, unveiled an expanded
aftermarket support program at a press conference on Friday.
announcing the opening of our relationship with Composite Aircraft
Repair in Moriarty, New Mexico," said Skip Hockman, eastern sales
director for Grob Aerospace Inc.
300 Grob light aircraft and gliders are flying in the United States.
we prepare for the service introduction of the sp business jet, we want
to also keep our focus on providing superior support to the enthusiastic
operators of Grob Aerospace light aircraft," said Cary Brown,
director of customer support for Grob Aerospace, North America.
"Composite construction makes them durable, but it is still
important to have composite repair expertise available for them, and
Composite Aircraft Repair certainly has the expertise."
Mudd, owner of Composite Aircraft Repair, has extensive experience
working with composites, as well as a strong connection to the EAA.
got my initial experience with composites building a VariEze that I fell
in love with here in Oshkosh," Mudd said. "I’ve been coming
here for years."
works with glass fiber, carbon fiber, and Kevlar, and Moriarty is a hub
of glider and motorglider activity.
a pent-up need for this service," Mudd said, "so I think we’re
filling a real good niche, and I think it’s going to be a real good
relationship. It starts this Wednesday when I get back to my shop in
Moriarty. There’s going to be a Grob 115 I’m going to do a
windshield replacement on."
For more information
about the new service option and the company’s line of aircraft, visit
the Grob display at booth 197-198 in the Main Aircraft Display area.