NBAA-BACE 2021

CRS is looking forward to the long-awaited opportunity to interact with the business aviation community that has been our sole focus throughout our nearly 40-year history as the NBAA-BACE convention in Las Vegas October 12-14.

There is nothing better than live, face-to-face conversation. Team members from all key functions in our organization will be manning booth 2300 for CRS, as well as circulating throughout the show floor to share and exchange ideas and opportunities clients, partners, and vendors new and old.

Our on-site team will include our regional managers (Chris Amaral, West Coast; Alessandra Grieco, Southeast/Southcentral; Sam Roszel, Florida/Mid-Atlantic and Northeast), members of our veteran inside team (John Iverson and Douglas Stevens), our procurement and supply chain leader (Alan Williams), our repairs, exchange and overhaul expert (Luis Tapia) and our CEO (Milan Cvejic.)

Each of our team members are scheduling meetings with existing and potential clients, partners and vendors. If you would like to schedule time with any of our team members, please check our Contact Us page for detail on how to reach us by email or phone.

Following are just a few of the areas we’re looking forward to discussing:

  • Business reviews with existing clients detailing add bill savings, purchase trends, upcoming needs and more
  • How CRS and our outstanding team continue to build on our history to serve clients new and old
  • How we are controlling add bills
  • Our industry-leading 24/7 STAFFED AOG Hotline
  • Part Out Plane Acquisition
  • Brokering
  • Vendor Partnerships
  • Inventory Growth

We can’t way to see you in Las Vegas!

CRS ADDS SENIOR AVIATION AND SALES EXECUTIVE ALESSANDRA GRIECO AS SOUTHEAST REGIONAL SALES MANAGER

Breadth of Experience as Sales Leader, Acquisition Expertise Adds to CRS National Presence

Fort Lauderdale, FL  –  CRS Jet Spares, a leading provider of high-quality, cost effective parts to the business jet community, is continuing its commitment to grow its national sales force with industry experts through the addition of Alessandra Grieco as Regional Sales Manager for the Southeast Region.

Grieco, who has achieved significant results in her more than 15 years in sales and service positons, has spent the last six years providing aviation clients with solutions that impact their business on a daily basis. Grieco will be responsible for the establishment and growth of CRS relationships with business jet maintenance facilities, operators, and parts buyers in Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee and Georgia.

“Our team, both our veteran internal customer service reps and our growing national sales force, are the foundation for delivering on our unwavering commitment to customer service,” said CRS CEO Milan Cvejic. “As we strategically add to our organization in the coming months, Alessandra’s industry experience and sales leadership expertise will bring CRS and our customers across the Southeast a great advocate and partner.”

Grieco has spent the last four years as Director of Sales for Velocity Aerospace Group in Frisco, Texas, where she led the inside sales team and was directly responsible for management of multiple international and national contracts. Prior to Velocity, Grieco served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for brokerage and parts provider Applied Aerospace Solutions, where she was involved in sales and procurement, which will serve CRS well as the company continues to purchase planes and add to its extensive inventory. In addition to her aviation experience, Grieco has held leadership positions in hospitality, professional services and manufacturing, and is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish.

“I’m thrilled to be joining CRS at such an exciting time for the organization,” said Grieco. “As the company builds on their nearly four decades of industry leadership, I’m looking forward to building on our client base in the Southeast and helping identify great opportunities to grow our inventory.”

ABOUT CRS

Nearly 40 years of experience has positioned CRS as the preferred worldwide supplier of high-quality, cost-effective, timely, air-worthy replacement and repaired parts for the global business aviation community. Serving Fortune 500 corporate flight departments, charter and fractional operations, and repair centers, our commitment to total customer support includes a 24-hour, 365-days a year A.O.G. staffed hotline. Our expertise allows our veteran team to provide customers with competitively priced, impactful solutions when and where they are needed that keep them safe, secure and flying each and every day. CRS is based in Fort Lauderdale with representation in several global markets. Visit www.crsjetspares.com for more information.

CRS JET SPARES’ NEW Acquisition: 1995 LEAR 60

As CRS continues to build out on-hand inventory and provide customers with the best in service and availability, CRS is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of a well-maintained, non-incident related Learjet 60.

Highlight offerings from the full part-out include spoilers and flap assemblies in the airframe/engine category (Chapter 57); windshield assembly and others in the window category (Chapter 52); radar antenna, flight management systems and attitude heading computers in the navigation category (Chapter 34); and power monitor and static inverter from the electrical power category (Chapter 24.)

“We are committed to continuous, strategic additions to our inventory based on customer need,” said CRS CEO Milan Cvejic. “This plane provides a wealth of parts that will serve our audience of Learjet 60 owners well.”

Cvejic, part of the new ownership group that acquired CRS in 2020, and the team of veteran business aviation professionals at CRS go through an extensive review process before purchasing any plane, which continues through Q&A on every part CRS makes available to their loyal customer base.

We are in the process of finalizing the acquisition of multiple planes of varied airframes, all of which will be swiftly and efficiently parted out and added to our ready to ship catalog,” said Cvejic.

A sampling of the parts now available for the 1995 Lear 60 are detailed below. CRS representatives are available to provide additional details and availability for this and any other needs for Lear, Gulfstream, Challenger, Falcon, Hawker, Beechjet, Astra and Global Jet.

Airframe
PART NUMBER DESCRIPTION
2422510-136 SPOILER
2422510-137 SPOILER
2424000-258 AILERON
2424000-242 AILERON
2434000-152 ELEVATOR
2434000-151 ELEVATOR
6025010-7 FLAP ASSY
6025010-8 FLAP ASSY
266-0212-513 COWL ASSY – UPPER
266-0212-507 COWL ASSY – UPPER
282-0114-503 COWL ASSY – LOWER
282-0114-501 COWL ASSY – LOWER
5410536-27 DOOR, LOWER PAX
5410501-107 DOOR, UPPER, PAX
5435005-021 ACTUATOR, STAB
GCSG505-16B D.C. GENERATOR CONTROL UNIT
GCSG505-16B D.C. GENERATOR CONTROL UNIT
400SG138Q-2 = 6608512-006 STARTER
400SG138Q-2 = 6608512-006 STARTER
66137 = 6607066-1 HYDRAULIC PUMP
66137 = 6607066-1 HYDRAULIC PUMP
GE16386-9-1 LIGHT ASSY
GE16386-9-2 LIGHT ASSY
856KR8 PITOT
856KR7 PITOT
856KR8 PITOT
501-1712-02 POWER SUPPLY
Avionics
PART NUMBER DESCRIPTION
622-9302-003 RADAR ANTENNA
3017-41-221 FMS
3017-41-221 FMS
622-8971-422 TCAS
6018222-006 EFIS CONTROLLER
6018222-007 EFIS CONTROLLER
622-9434-026 MULTIFUNCTION DISPLAY – EFD-871
622-9434-026 MULTIFUNCTION DISPLAY – EFD-871
622-9434-026 MULTIFUNCTION DISPLAY – EFD-871
064-1017-01 HF ANTENNA
965-1199-005 EGPWS PROCESSOR
11003-003 POWER MONITOR
501-1666-01 STATIC INVERTER
501-1666-01 STATIC INVERTER
622-9336-400 ATTITUDE HEADING COMPUTER
622-9336-400 ATTITUDE HEADING COMPUTER
Windshields 
PART NUMBER DESCRIPTION
6600394-1 WINDSHIELD ASSY, LH
6600394-2 WINDSHIELD ASSY, RH
6018505-002 DEFOG RELAY BOX, WINDSHIELD

 

THE 103 SOLVES PROBLEMS TO EXTEND LIFE OF GENERATOR – CRS Has a Program to Make it Work for You and Your Challenger

At CRS, our veteran team has the expertise to provide you with options related to your business jet part needs. That experience and knowledge often leads to recommendations built on interactions with hundreds of clients and manufacturers, such as the Bombardier Challenger 300/350 generator and the introduction of the upgraded A3579-103 (103) model as a replacement for the A3579-102 (102.)The 102 has served the Challenger community well but has shown its age to the point that the 103 has been introduced. While the 102 can still be effective, we have noticed generator early removals at 1100 hours since last overhaul. The 103 demonstrates clear improvements:

New Shaft
• New material and shear section to improve the shaft fatigue
• Shaft painted for corrosion protection
New Rear Flange Assembly
• Sliding guides replaced by screws
• Addition of a Borrelly washer to preload the bearing

So what do you do if you still have hours on your A3579-102 but want the added security offered by the A3579-103? CRS has an upgrade plan offering both short and life – of – the -product solutions – including non-like core exchange – to ensure you have the security, safety and performance of the latest product without breaking the bank.

Contact CRS today for more information!

CRS JET SPARES POISED TO BUILD ON HISTORY OF SERVICE TO GLOBAL JET COMMUNITY UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP

Group Injecting Financial and Intellectual Capital into Longtime Industry Leader; Advanced Technology, Inventory and Sales Force Key Areas of Focus

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – New ownership has been introduced to build on nearly four decades of leadership in the business jet part and repaired solutions industry at CRS Jet Spares. The new group joined first as operating partners and now, with the closing of the deal, are leading the organization.

The new ownership team is committed to building on the unique and successful heritage of CRS and is injecting new capital – financial and intellectual – to update and evolve available inventory, build on partnerships and integrate leading edge technology. The new ownership group cited the expertise of the CRS sales and operations team, which combined has more than 150 years of business jet industry experience, as a primary factor in the acquisition.

The first step in the evolution is the implementation of a new strategic plan geared towards realizing the CRS Vision:

To be the trusted, go-to parts, repair and solutions provider in the global business jet community.

 Milan Cvejic is an investor in CRS and serves as its CEO. Cvejic is the founder of The SINA Group, a private investment firm. An expert in investment strategy, buyouts, business development, and mergers and acquisitions, Cvejic led business services origination efforts at The Gores Group, a private equity firm that managed over $3 Billion in capital. He has a broad knowledge base across industry sectors including Technology, IT Services, Distribution Logistics & Supply Chain, and Industrial Services.

“The CRS team and its unwaverinig focus on providing solutions for each and every customer is what attracted us from an investment perspective,” said Cvejic. “Working with our team and surveying the industry, we’ve built a strategic plan that is both true to the tremendous history of the company and also very much forward-thinking.”

Investor and operating entrepreneur Andrew Sherrill is the principal owner of CRS and brings an extensive track record of growth to the company. The former CEO and Chairman of Capsa Healthcare, Sherrill was one of the founding members of the company as part of a private equity structure and led Capsa through incremental growth including six acquisitions. One of the companies that became Capsa was Modern Metals Industries (MMI), where he served as Executive Vice President. MMI, in addition to pioneering the medical cart industry, was a key manufacturing provider for the aviation and aerospace industries. Through the introduction of processes, product innovation, technology and enhanced infrastructure, Sherrill helped position Capsa as the recognized industry leader in medical carts and cart technology.

“I see many similarities in CRS and Capsa, as both had a great foundation and history with signifcant opportunity for market share growth – both organic and through acquistion,” said Sherrill. “The team and that history provide confidence in the future of CRS, and we are committed to building on our invetory and offering through aircraft acquisition, partnerships, and evolved sales channels.”

CRS is a data-driven, mission and values oriented company with a focus on customer and vendor relationships. The goals established by the new ownership team involve strategic initiatives and investment in People, Technology and Inventory.

CRS has been a leader in several part and service categories throughout its history, and today is both building on existing strengths and also addressing areas where improvement can lead to Best in Class status. CRS’ 24-hour, 365-days a year staffed A.O.G. hotline, flexible pricing and packaging, and extensive warranty programs are all considered above industry standard, while the company offers solutions for a wide range of platforms including Gulfstream, Challenger, Falcon, Hawker, Lear, Beechjet, Astra, and Global Express.

CRS at NBAA Regional Forum San Jose

We will be exhibiting at the NBBA Regional Forum San Jose, CA | Booth#327. Please feel free to visit us anytime or make an appointment in advance for a chance to meet with your CRS Representative!

The CRS Jet Spares name is a globally recognized aftermarket support facility throughout the business jet community. CRS has the right stuff to meet all your requirements. We support Astras, Gulfstreams, Learjets, Hawkers, Challengers, Global Express and Falcons through a comprehensive on hand in stock ready to go inventory.

CRS provides services that conform to ASA-100 and AS9120 Quality standards. Offering quality, competitive pricing and renowned customer service. CRS has become a boutique distributor for aftermarket products such as Batteries, LED cabin lighting, tire pressure measuring systems and more.

CRS Jet Spares Appoints Nelson Leal as Director of Sales & Operations

CRS Jet Spares has promoted Nelson Leal to Director of Sales & Operations. His previous role with CRS was dedicated as Sales Manager. “It is always a positive when you can promote someone from within the ranks to a role of greater responsibility,” stated Diane Leighton, President of CRS Jet Spares.

Nelson’s new role is to manage the CRS Group’s sales effort, improve business processes, and assist in the company’s strategy for growth and profitability. “We believe that Nelson’s new role will make the CRS brand even stronger and more effective in meeting the needs of the business aviation community,” stated President Diane Leighton.

Nelson has been a member of the CRS Group of companies for over 15 years. He started at a young age spending his summers working at CRS’s warehouse, learning the aviation industry from the ground up.  He has been a member of the CRS sales team for the past 12 years. Originally from South Florida he enjoys spending time with his family, coaching his sons’ teams and volunteering for local charities.

CRS Jet Spares Appoints Ajay Sharma as Director of Accounting & Finance

CRS Jet Spares welcomes Ajay Sharma to their accounting team as Director of Accounting & Finance. Ajay’s role is to manage accounting and finance and assist to establish a financial strategy for the profitable long-term growth of the business. “We believe that this addition will make our Team stronger and more effective in meeting the needs of the business aviation community,” stated Diane Leighton, President of CRS Jet Spares.

“The CRS Group has a focused commitment to inventory expansion. CRS has been aggressively pursuing a reputation as a respected international company capable of supporting the needs of customers worldwide. “With a program under the supervision of Ajay Sharma alongside CRS Sales & Operations team, the company expects to see the anticipated growth and development of inventory expansion,” says Nelson Leal Director of Sales & Operations.

Aside from work, Ajay likes to spend time with his family and friends. Outside of work, you can catch him enjoying outdoor activities like hiking, biking or running. Relatively new to Florida, he likes to explore what the sunshine state has to offer.

CRS expands International presence in the MENA Region

CRS Jet Spares, an aftermarket parts solution provider has entered an agreement with RAS Jet Services assigning the latter as its representative in the MENA region. CRS a US-based company based in Ft Lauderdale, FL has been supporting the Business Aviation Industry for over 30 years.

RAS Jet Services is entitled to promote CRS Jet Spares business and assign expertise who will look after the customers in the designated area assuring that each client has been delivered with the best solutions possible. Providing services for Gulfstream, Challenger, Hawker, Falcon, Lear, and Globals. RAS will provide CRS a local presence in the Middle East and North African Business Jet Community.

RAS Jet Services is very excited about this Sales Agency Agreement and considers it a very important opportunity holding mutual benefits to both parties. This agreement will bring to customers a comprehensive coverage of CRS Jet Spares services and shall continuously improve their experience in every aspect. Being in close proximity to where our customers are is a key initiative towards achieving that.

SmartStem Approved for use on Gulfstream

Fort Lauderdale, FL – November 8, 2017 – CRS Jet Spares an aftermarket parts solution provider supporting the Business Aviation Industry for over 30 years, has announced the availability of a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the SmartStem® Wireless Tire Pressure System on Gulfstream 150 model airframes. SmartStem tire pressure sensors are already certified for retrofit on Gulfstream models 350, 450, 500, 550, GV, GIV-X, and GV-SP as well as various other business jets.

“Another model Gulfstream will now be able to benefit from the use of the SmartStem system” stated CRS Vice President. This STC allows Gulfstream operators to check tire pressure readings in seconds without risking valve damage or gas loss, dramatically simplifying the preflight checklist and saving money and time. The SmartStem systems consist of high-accuracy SmartStem tire pressure sensors, which replace the existing standard wheel fill stems, and a handheld ready, which electronically reads and stores tire pressure and temperature.

Crane Aerospace & Electronics is in the process of certifying SmartStem tire pressure sensors on additional business, regional, and large commercial aircraft with multiple regulatory authorities to meet customer demand.