Wed, Jun 14, 2006
Grand Opening At Arlington 2006
Aero-News has learned
aircraft parts supplier Wicks Aircraft Supply will soon open a new,
west-coast facility at the Arlington Sport Aviation Park in
Arlington, WA. Of course, that venue is home to the second largest
EAA fly-in -- the Arlington Fly-In.
Fittingly, Wicks will host its grand opening celebration of the
west coast facility during the Fly-In event, July 5- 9, 2006.
In response to the company's growing west coast market, Wicks
already opened a phone center in Arlington at the beginning of the
year. To keep up with the increased demand, however, Wicks will be
expanding their space and opening an aircraft supply center at the
"Wicks Aircraft Supply has been helping aviators build the
aircraft of their dreams for over 30 years", said company vice
president Scott Wick to ANN. "Arlington is a very active aviation
community, not just during the Fly-In but all year round. Our
commitment to serving the growing Sport Pilot industry makes this a
perfect place for our west coast expansion."
The Wicks West Aircraft Supply will be open during the Fly-In,
and invites all the attendees to come by for coffee and a free
gift. All orders placed during Arlington Fly-In will receive a
special discount, as well as free shipping.
Wicks began as part of Wicks Organ Company over 30 years ago, in
1974. Wicks made their initial mark in the aviation world by
building a KR-2 in 74 days, and flying up to Oshkosh in 1974 for
the EAA convention. The little low-wing plane was made from the
supplies that Wicks sold, including the spruce and a line of
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