Smyrna Air Center, Nashville, Tennessee, KMQY Receives New Owner and Name: Hollingshead Aviation :
As Jeff Hollingshead settles in to his new role as president of the FBO previously known as Smyrna Air Center, the FBO ramps up changes to settle for nothing less than excellence, starting with its new name: Hollingshead Aviation.
“When I took over the FBO, I immediately recognized its value as an alternative to congested city traffic and its potential to provide premier services to GA traffic in the greater Nashville area,” said Hollingshead. “As Hollingshead Aviation, we’re raising the bar of our services, from ground handling to customer needs and everywhere in between.”
Located at Smyrna Airport, Hollingshead Aviation lands guests approximately 30 minutes from Nashville’s downtown with quick access to a major highway. This serves guests with a convenient location to fly in for exceptional services without the hassle of big-city congested airspace.
The FBO boasts red carpet customer service, ensuring every aspect of its customers’ trips are executed flawlessly. Hollingshead Aviation’s modern, state-of-the-art amenities and personalized rampside services are designed to offer guests total comfort and convenience. Flight crews enjoy no landing fees, a dedicated pilot lounge complete with wide-screen smart TVs, over-sized recliners, showers, and an on-site golf course.
In addition, the operation provides specialized aircraft maintenance as a Part-145 Repair Station. Each technician is factory-trained and A&P certified through the FAA. Services include: inspections, metal repair and fabrication, aircraft weighing, troubleshooting, A/C service, STC installations and conversions, Pratt & Whitney hot section inspections (PT6 Large), GE Walter 601’s and H80 inspections and repairs, aircraft pressurization and testing, factory-trained Lycoming & Continental mechanics, and aircraft detailing services.