North State
North State

Safety and Quality is our main focus

We are an airframe maintenance and modification provider built upon a strong legacy and our employee’s deep industry experience. We promote an environment of respect, trust, and collaboration as a foundation for our people to succeed.

About Us

Founded in 2010, we are a global aviation services provider offering best-in-class airframe maintenance and modification capabilities, serving some of the world’s most successful airlines. We focus on safety, quality, and production in order to meet the needs of employees and clients.

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Services & Solutions

North State provides a broad range of Airframe Heavy Maintenance, Components and Customized services.

We provide a complete suite of services that fulfill our customers’ needs and deliver outstanding cost-effective maintenance solutions.

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Heavy Maintenance

Our commitment is to provide the best maintenance solutions for our customers, always exceeding their expectations. At North State, our dedicated customer Teams work at the highest standards, serving as an extension of the airlines’ own maintenance organizations.

Engineering

We are committed to helping our customers maximize aircraft utilization and reliability through industry-leading span times and proven Quality that adds value to their operations. Added value is provided through a complete array of customized engineering solutions.

Service Recovery / AOG

When unexpected maintenance issues arise, we partner with our customers by providing on-demand AOG and Service Recovery services. This helps mitigate the risk an airline faces in their flight and maintenance schedule, and most importantly ensures the safety of their passengers when unscheduled maintenance is needed. Whether it’s a quick repair, component replacement, or field team support, we are committed to working side by side until service has been restored.

Interior & Avionics Modifictacions

Many of our customers are currently engaged in a variety of cabin-refresh initiatives and the. deployment of enhanced IFE solutions. The combination of our Planning, Production, Supply Chain and Customer teams’ partner with our customers to ensure schedules are met. The extended process from provisioning of material & kits to onsite engineering support during the modification help meet demanding modification schedules.

Airframe Capabilities

Facilities

Strategically located and fully equipped to provide long term value for our clients.

Convinient Location

Located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, we have a convenient and desirable location which allows easy access to airlines in the United States, Canada, Central and South America.

Modern Facilities

North State sits on 28 acres at Smith Reynolds Airport and includes one hangar with six bays that encompasses over 100,000 square feet of production area. It is also equipped with over 140,000 square feet of warehouse space, 60,000 square feet of shop space and plenty of onsite ramp space.

Certifications

For over 9 years, safety has been our number one priority. To guarantee these safety standards, all employees undergo hours of constant and rigorous training which allow them to develop the technical skills necessary to assure excellence in all services offered.

  • Limited FAR 145 Repair Station: 39NR184D
  • EASA: EASA 145.6820
  • TCCA: Supplement
  • BCAA: BDA/AMO/760

Leadership

Charles Creech
President

Mr. Creech was one of five founding employees that brought North State to life in 2010. As President, he has overall responsibility for the company’s culture, operations, facility, operating budget and administration. Mr. Creech has more than 45 years of aviation experience having launched his career with Piedmont Airlines in 1973. He also worked for Braniff Airlines, US Airways, American Trans Air and was President of Pace Airlines. Under his leadership, North State has received the President’s Award from the North Carolina Aviation Authority, was named the Small Business of the Year for the State of North Carolina and was the recipient of Patriotic Employee Participation from the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

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Join the Team

Our philosophy at North State is simple: to recruit, train and invest in the best people in the industry to align our services and solutions with the long-term needs of our clients. If you have what it takes and are interested in joining our team, please explore our current opportunities.

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North State
Winston-Salem, North Carolina