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Marsh Aviation is an aircraft engineering, design, maintenance and re-manufacturing company, situated on East Falcon Drive, at Falcon Field in Mesa, Arizona. The company often works as a sub-contractor to well-known brand-name aerospace companies, discreetly designing and manufacturing components and sub-systems for high-profile programs. The company has also worked on a variety of aircraft programs for governments all over the world.

Marsh Aviation International, Inc
FoundedDecember 29, 1961 (1961-12-29)
HeadquartersFalcon Field,
Mesa, Arizona
Key people
Floyd Stilwell, CEO
ServicesAircraft engineering & maintenance, systems design and manufacture

Founded in December 1961 to convert piston-powered aircraft to turboprop power, the company's first projects involved fitting Rockwell Thrush Commander agricultural aircraft with Garrett AiResearch TPE-331 engines. Later, the firm also re-engined Gulfstream Turbo Cats, Beech Turbo Mentors and Grumman S-2 Trackers with Garrett engines.

The company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in September 2009.[1]

Some of Marsh Aviation's aircraft engineering modification programs include:


  1. ^ Thomason, Art (September 24, 2009). "Marsh Aviation files Chapter 11". The Arizona Republic. Phoenix, AZ. Retrieved December 24, 2016.
  2. ^ Michell 1994, p. 342.
  3. ^ a b Taylor 1982, pp. 411–412.
  4. ^ Taylor 1988, p. 422.


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