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A Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business as designated by the US Small Business Administration, SkyQuest Aviation (SQA) is an aviation services provider delivering overall program management, systems integration, aviation maintenance and flight operations, quality assurance, quality control, personnel qualifications management, and aviation environmental health and safety management. For more than 20 years, the Glendale, Arizona–based company has supported a wide variety of US Department of Defense, Department of State, Department of Justice, and Department of Homeland Security contracts in and outside the contiguous United States.
SQA supports rotary-wing, tilt-rotor, and fixed-wing aircraft. Services include aviation support, engineering and training, and logistics, each with a focus on quality, safety, analysis, and reliability.
SQA’s aviation support services comprise maintenance, flight and ground operations, flight testing, ground handling/servicing, systems modification, equipment corrosion control, ground support equipment/vehicle overhaul, personnel training and qualifying, and logistical services critical to safe and reliable aircraft operations anywhere in the world.
Engineering and Training Services
The company’s engineering services incorporate repair analysis, field and air support, and electrical and mechanical software modification. Training services include professional training programs for flight, maintenance, tactical missions, and specialized focuses.
When it comes to logistics, SQA aims to design logistical support specific to each customer, ensuring that the right resource is available at the right price and quantity exactly when and where it’s needed. The company’s logistical services include ground vehicle and support equipment maintenance, weapons systems maintenance, supply operations, inventory control, supply support activity management, transportation operations and management, technical support systems, property control, training, contractor logistics and life cycle support, and aviation life support equipment inspection, repair, and issue.
SQA distinguishes itself through the caliber of its people. The company employs more than 260 people across the United States and around the world supporting its contracts. Its management team and technical specialists have years of experience in the commercial and military aviation sectors. Management, supervisors, and project leads are selected not only for their technical abilities and certifications but also for their ability to lead and function as part of the SQA team.
SQA relies on its program management personnel to ensure the development, implementation, and operation of highly effective and technically challenging programs. The company credits its ability to successfully manage all program aspects—from planning to inception to sustainment to completion—to its teams. SQA personnel routinely serve in demanding areas. Their successful leadership and effective mission accomplishments translate into high project success.