Locations

Summit Aviation Manufacturing operates in three locations - Middletown, Delaware, Somerset, Kentucky and Kernersville, North Carolina.
While these facilities are in separate geographic locations and differ somewhat in workforce, core competencies and specializations, they work in concert to provide top-quality products and services, and share the same commitment to deliver outstanding value and customer satisfaction.

Middletown

Delaware

Summit Aviation's Manufacturing headquarters sits within Summit's MRO facility located on the 550-acre Summit Airport (KEVY) just outside Middletown. The facility is convenient to New York City and Washington, D.C., which are only a two-hour drive or a 30-minute flight away.

The Middletown facility has provided fixed-wing and rotor-wing aircraft services and support to both domestic and international clients for six decades. It serves clients from the general aviation, U.S. government and foreign military aviation, law enforcement and corporate segments.
The Middletown facilities are comprised of:
120,000
square feet of space
11,500
square feet of office space, storage, and training facilities
9,200
square-foot paint facility
In addition to manufacturing, this location provides a variety of other aviation-related services, including:
Aircraft maintenance
Repair
Avionics upgrades
Mission system integration
Flight testing/training support
Logistics support
Aircraft sales and leasing

Somerset

Kentucky

Of the three locations, Somerset was established in 2007 and has quickly grown to become a full-service manufacturing and assembly facility.

Known for its expertise in sheet metal fabrication, structural fabrication and assembly (including complex assemblies), this location provides complete support and capabilities to build aerostructure product assemblies for a variety of general aviation, military and commercial helicopters and aircraft.

The Somerset facility is AS9100D Certified and ISO 9001:2015 Certified.
The location
Features
  • An up-to-date 40,000 square-foot facility completed in 2017, with the ability to expand 30,000 or more additional square feet
  • A 600 square-foot Quality Control Lab and a full complement of up-to-date measuring and quality assurance equipment
  • A new MRP System
  • Low cost manufacturing of aerospace-quality products
  • Low- and high-volume manufacturing
  • Consultation at POS
Core Capabilities and Services:
  • Manufacturing and assembly of airframe components
  • Manufacturing and assembly of dynamic components (including transmissions and engine assemblies)
  • Paint capabilities that support prime and finish components and color matching
  • Spares support, for items such as control rods, gaskets, seals, struts, skid assemblies
  • Management of supply chain for complex assemblies
  • Prototype manufacturing
  • Build-to-print

Kernersville

North Carolina

The Kernersville location offers design, manufacturing, milling and turning services to produce machine components and assemblies for a variety of aircraft.
The location
Features
  • A 30,000 square-foot facility
  • A 600 square-foot climate-controlled pre-preg room
  • Two computer-controlled walk-in ovens (60″W x 132″D x 86″H and 48″W x 48″D x 72″H)
  • A cross flow paint booth (14’W x 20’L x 9’H)
  • A 600 square-foot Quality Control Lab and a full complement of up-to-date measuring and quality assurance equipment
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