Aviation & Aerospace


Amarillo is a solid base of operations for companies developing the latest advances in aviation, as well as those supporting it. We are home to the leader in vertical flight, Bell Helicopter, as well as an important service hub for maintenance specialist TACAir. With these well-established enterprises, Amarillo has the existing supply lines and specialized talent pool to support additional aviation and aerospace enterprises.


Bell Helicopter

bell logo.jpgBell Helicopter builds highly specialized machines that are relied upon throughout the world to support our troops with the latest in aviation, help companies accurately assess their assets, and protect the public by fighting fires and crime. At the Bell Helicopter Military Aircraft Assembly Center in Amarillo, they’re building the revolutionary V-22 Osprey and upgrading the Cobra and Huey for 21st Century military missions. They are also planning to expand their facility, thanks to $6 million in financing assistance from the Amarillo EDC, to house another 525 commercial helicopters.

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TACAirLogo.jpgKeeping aircraft operating at their top performance is a complex but critical task. TACAir’s operation in Amarillo ensures that happens for their customers throughout the U.S. Whether it’s serving as a quick-turn pit crew for planes to more intricate maintenance needs, the specialized facilities and staff in Amarillo make it possible.

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Leading Edge Aviation Services

LeadingEdge.jpgLeveraging the centralized U.S. position in Amarillo, Leading Edge serves the needs of many corporate clients with their aircraft service operations. Their industry-leading environmental controls help ensure their aircraft-painting services protect the Amarillo environment.

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Head Sets INC

obj1068geo762pg11p2.jpgHeadsets, Inc. creates quality noise-canceling modules for aviation headsets and accessories. Headsets, Inc.’s products are sold all over the world, from Germany and France to Australia and South Africa.

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English Field Aviation

efa-logo.jpgEnglish Field Aviation provides aircraft maintenance services and support. Although specializing in King Air, English Field Aviation employees are fully trained and certified to work on a range of other aircraft types. Their prime mid-continent location allows it to serve local Amarillo residents as well as customers who frequently fly transcontinental.


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