Maintenance & Avionics

Passion + Experience
On Budget / No Delays

Birmingham’s Only Full-Service

Part 145 Repair Station

Our licensed mechanics perform comprehensive inspections and service diagnostics in order to make the necessary repairs to your aircraft. Whether you require a complete overhaul, a routine repair, a simple component modification or required inspections, we’re prepared to get your aircraft up and running in the most timely manner.

Director of Maintenance
“We have used Southern Sky’s maintenance facility on multiple occasions to accomplish scheduled and unscheduled maintenance. Our experience has been that of excellent quality, good log book documentations and accurate invoicing. We give Southern Sky “two thumbs up” for quality of service and a team approach to good customer relationships.”
Eddie Yell, Aviation Manager, Cessna Citation Cj3
“We needed a plane in short notice and called Southern Sky Aviation. They were able to set us up in 24 hours and were extremely professional. We would highly recommend them for your needs!”
Marc & Lissa Tyson
“Thank you for a job well done. The aircraft flies great. The care you took with the repair is appreciated. She is punching holes in the clouds again!”
Gregory W. Childrey, MD

Installing innovation into every aircraft.

Southern Sky Aviation is pleased to be the leading Avidyne and Garmin dealers in the Birmingham area. Both offer the most comprehensive and advanced lineup of avionics products and upgrades in the industry. So, whether you are the most experienced professional pilot, a weekend enthusiast or a first-time aircraft owner, we offer a long list of avionics services for every need, including updates and required upgrades.

Autopilot Calibrations

One of our most common avionics requests is to calibrate autopilot systems. In addition to calibrations, we do new autopilot installations, upgrades to existing systems, RVSM recurrent inspections and service work.

ADS-B Avionics Upgrades

In addition to accurate and current weather reporting, knowing where you and other aircraft are around you makes Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) equipment essential to safe flight. Our avionics experts are ready to tackle whatever need – from completely new systems to minor tweaks.

Transponder Pitot Static Check

Every aircraft to be used for Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) flight must undergo this inspection to ensure accuracy and compliance with standards every 24 calendar months. Call for your inspection today.

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Working diligently so your plane works perfectly.

More time on the ground means less time in the air. We employ eight fulltime mechanics performing work on Cessna Citation series 500 through Citation X aircraft, Beechcraft King Air aircraft, Beech jets and Hawker 800 /800XPs. We perform regular preventive services on every electrical and mechanical component. We have structural mechanics, interiors specialists, and six A and P certified mechanics with two having factory training in the Citation X model.

See our full list of FAA approved Maintenance Capabilities.
Certified for Commercial Maintenance at BHM

We are the exclusive line maintenance service provider for all 16 major airlines flying into Birmingham Shuttlesworth Airport and have 14 mechanics dedicated just to airline maintenance.

Interiors Restored to the Highest Standards

The interior of your plane is what you see most often, so it must be up-to-date. We have extensive experience in retrofitting, updating and completely redoing aircraft interiors.

Fuel and Hydraulic Systems Maintenance

As part of our periodic inspections for general wear and tear, we perform fuel and hydraulic system troubleshooting with component cleanings, repairing and replacement.

Authorized Service

Cirrus strives to connect more people with aviation through their diverse line of aircraft. We are proud to be Birmingham’s only Cirrus Authorized Service Center.

Authorized Service

Diamond Aircraft has revolutionized general aviation with their innovative line of planes. We are proud to be one of the mid-South’s only Diamond Aircraft Authorized Sales and Service Center.

Piston Aircraft Maintenance

We are an Austro diesel engine Authorized Service Center as well as a Continental Technify diesel engine service center. We also work on Cessna, Piper, Mooney, and Beechcraft aircraft and perform annual inspections on all of these models.

PistonPower™ is general aviation’s first and only comprehensive protection program for piston aircraft. Designed by aviation pros who’ve designed and built similar programs for jet engines, PistonPower™ brings stability to your maintenance budget and peace of mind to your business and personal flying.

See the Piston Power Programs

See where we can take you.

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