King Aerospace is a family-owned business that for the past 30 years prides itself on a culture of servant leadership, quality in everything and giving more than it takes. King Aerospace is an aviation maintenance and modification provider that provides VIP paint, maintenance and interior services, and operates with quasi-military standards and expectations. Chairman and Founder Jerry King started the company in 1992 with the goal of using his business to serve the United States by providing the highest levels of quality and customer service to military and government aircraft, as well as privately owned aircraft.
Q: What is your company vision/mission?
A: Our mission is: “To make a positive difference in the lives of those we employ, those we serve and those we encounter.”
Q: What Boeing products are associated with your company?
A: KACC provides maintenance, repair and overhaul services for Boeing Defense, Space & Security and Boeing Global Services products, and modification services to government-operated special mission aircraft.
Q: How have your capabilities expanded recently?
A: To further support our commitment to serve Boeing and our country, KACC significantly expanded its capabilities by opening an MRO facility in Bentonville, Arkansas that offers two 747 capable wide-body aircraft hangars. The KACC facility will be focused on providing modification services to Government operated special mission aircraft.
Q: What has been the proudest moment in your company’s history?
A: KACC was named a 2019 Supplier of the Year for Collaboration for demonstrating flexibility and cooperative core commitments by completing an unplanned recarpet on a critical government aircraft in half the time. This was a recognition of the KA Customer Service, Can-Do Spirit, and extensive large aircraft MRO aviation skills and services regularly provided to all our customers.
Q: How does your company exemplify manufacturing excellence?
A: KACC is a VIP aircraft MRO service provider serving customers that demand the highest and most accurate quality, accountability and on-time delivery expectations. This high level of expectation allows for nothing less than excellence in workmanship and accuracy in finished products, as well as return of the aircraft to their intended use as quickly as possible.
Q: What’s an interesting fact about the company?
A: KA has its own branded form of culture training called “King Kulture” which was created, coordinated and implemented directly by our chairman and founder, Jerry King. This special component, instrumental to KA’s management and care for our growing employee population, is a secret sauce to success for our rapid expansion. This sets us apart from our competitors in the aviation industry and causes customers to notice a different atmosphere of service and servant leadership.