Cambridge Aero Maintenance receives Lycoming accolade


Cambridge Aero Maintenance, the light aircraft maintenance division of Cambridge Airport, has been awarded official ‘approved service centre’ status by the engine manufacturer, Lycoming.

This accolade has been presented to Cambridge Aero Maintenance in recognition of its honest, competent and professional customer service, and will enable the company to further grow its business with this leading manufacturer of piston aircraft engines.

Luke Hall, head of general aviation at Cambridge Airport, commented, “We are delighted to have been named an official approved service centre by Lycoming, which is arguably the largest and best known manufacturer of piston aircraft engines in the world.

Following the introduction of a new management structure in 2012, we have been very focused on improving customer service and this award is a testament to the hard work of all our staff at Cambridge Aero Maintenance. We believe that this recognition will give us the impetus to build on the success of the past year and continue offering excellent service to all of our customers.”

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About Cambridge Airport:

Cambridge Airport is part of the Marshall Group of Companies, a private family business, owned and managed by the Marshall family. The business was founded in Cambridge in 1909, and entered aviation in 1929. Marshall Group activities which take place at the airport include Marshall Aerospace (engineering and technology), Marshall Executive Aviation (Jet Charter and management) and Cambridge Aeroclub (GA Training and Maintenance).

Cambridge Airport primarily targets the east of England market with a strong focus on Cambridge and its business, academic and industrial sectors. It is also a strong provider to the equine community as it is just 10 miles from Newmarket and offers regular services for the transportation of horses.

The airport is ideally positioned for easy access to London with just under an hour’s drive to Canary Wharf and East of London the location of the key Olympics venues. 

With a 1965m/6447ft runway accepting aircraft up to Boeing 757 or Airbus 320 and all regional jet types, it is suitable for short to medium haul passenger airline services.  It boasts CAA Category 7 Fire & Air Traffic Control status and has full navigational aids and communications, which include radar approach coverage up to 30nm and a new GPS approach to complement its ILS system. 

Cambridge Airport is home to a variety of aviation service providers including charter operator Marshall Executive Aviation, MEA which operates a Cessna Citation Bravo and Citation XLS as well as a Bombardier Challenger 300.


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Founded in 1909, the Marshall Group has a turnover of £2.5bn and over 5,700 employees. Headquartered on a 900-acre site in Cambridge, Marshall has three principal arms to the business: Aerospace and Defence; Property; and Ventures.

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