Dallas Airmotive was founded by Edwin Booth in 1932 as Piston Engine Overhaul Company and in 2017, we celebrated our 85th Anniversary. In those 80+ years, Dallas Airmotive has seen many changes, but as a testament to the quality of our service and company culture, we are still providing exceptional aircraft engine support.
Our first office, located at Dallas Love field airport, is a great reminder of our growth over the past 80 years. Since we have moved into our new facility at DFW Airport, we are proud to continue to provide world class repair, overhaul, and test services to our customers!
Edwin Booth founds Aircraft Sales and Service Company at Dallas Love Field, later becoming Piston Engine Overhaul Company.
Dallas Airmotive begins Pratt & Whitney engine repair on R985, R1830 and R2000 radial engines.
Piston Engine Overhaul Company becomes Dallas Aimotive.
Dallas Airmotive becomes the first independent repair and overhaul company to receive FAA certification for turbine engine repair services.
Dallas Airmotive enters the jet age with wins of Pratt & Whitney Canada engine repair contracts for several military jet engines and receives OEM authorization for General Electric CJ610 engine repair.
Dallas Airmotive receives OEM authorization for General Electric CF700 engine repair.
Dallas Airmotive (Southwest Airmotive) is the first independent company to receive OEM authorization to repair Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A series turboprop engines and for Allison Engine Company A250 (now Rolls-Royce M250®) turboshaft engines.
Dallas Airmotive receives OEM authorization for Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D turbofan repair.
Dallas Airmotive receives authorization for Rolls-Royce Tay turbofan overhaul and midlife repair.
Dallas Airmotive receives authorization as a Honeywell TPE331 engine overhaul and major service center.
BBA Group plc acquires Dallas Airmotive.
BBA Group acquires H+S Aviation and Airwork Corporation; combines Airwork with Dallas Airmotive. Dallas Airmotive wins authorization as a major turbine repair services center for Honeywell TFE731 engines and from Pratt & Whitney Canada as a turbine overhaul facility for the PW100.
Dallas Airmotive acquires Gulfstream Engine Services (Dallas) and its authorizations for Honeywell engines/APUs and Hamilton Sundstrand APUs.
BBA Group acquires Premier Turbines to add Honeywell TFE731 Heavy / Overhaul Maintenance authorization including Core Zone Inspection (CZI) capability to its turbine engine services portfolio.
Dallas Airmotive is awarded authorization from Pratt & Whitney Canada for repair and overhaul of the PW300 and PW500 engines.
Dallas Airmotive celebrates 75 years of service.
Dallas Airmotive opens a new Regional Turbine Center (RTC) for engine repair in Singapore.
Dallas Airmotive opens a new Regional Turbine Center (RTC) for engine repair in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Dallas Airmotive receives authorization from Honeywell for service on the HTF7000 turbofan and RE100 auxiliary power unit.
Both Premier Turbines and H+S Aviation are selected by Rolls-Royce as Authorized Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Centers (AMROC) for the RR300 turboshaft engine. Dallas Airmotive receives line authorization on Honeywell RE220 auxiliary power unit.
Dallas Airmotive receives authorization from Pratt & Whitney Canada for PW200 turboshaft engine for repair and overhaul. The company is now authorized to service two-thirds of the engines used in the world helicopter fleet.