Avionics International Supply, Inc. (AIS) has been in operation for over 25 years and carries a superlative reputation in the industry. AIS concentrates in four different segments of the avionics and aviation business.
- Wholesale distribution of avionics and aviation parts and supplies to private and commercial repair facilities worldwide.
- Maintenance, Repair, Calibration and certification of avionics test equipment.
- Acquisition, repair, calibration, certification and resale of previously owned avionics test equipment.
- Total Support for the Repair Facility including marketing, website development and technical support.
AIS has the ability to provide new or used parts and equipment and the capacity to repair, calibrate and certify the aircraft owners test equipment which positions AIS as a full service one stop supplier. AIS strength is best demonstrated by the products and companies they represent. A few of the companies that have put their trust in our organization are Eaton Aerospace, FLIR Systems, BFGoodrich Aerospace, Comant, Tel Instruments, Thomas Betts, David Clark, Lonestar Aviation, Sandia Aerospace, Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics, RAMI, KROY, AMP and many others.
Mike Sutphin, President and Owner, is responsible for day to day operations and business development.
The history of the company started with the opening of a distribution business in 1984 located in Addison Texas. During the next few years the distribution business was expanded to include a full service calibration shop, the sales of used avionics, and the manufacturing and development of test equipment and lighting accessories expanded the company to its current status.
The company holds an excellent reputation in the industry and is considered one of the top three suppliers nation wide in the avionics market place. AIS fulfills the customer's one-stop-shop need with both inside and outside sales people and technicians trained to be the customers' single point of contact and support.
AIS currently services customers across the spectrum from Major Airlines to General Aviation with a focus toward Corporate Aviation & General Aviation. Major airline customers include Northwest Airlines, UPS, Continental Airlines, American Eagle, Frontier, USAir and others. The core business for AIS is with general aviation repair facilities, Fixed Based Operations (FBOs) and corporate customers. In addition, sales to Government entities such as the Department of the Navy, the U.S. Border Patrol and Army National Guard demonstrate the variety in our customer base. The company also supports many key OEMs such as Raytheon Aerospace, Gulfstream, Beechcraft, Cessna, Eclipse, Embraer and Learjet.