History

On the right course for 60 years

2018

  • Bombardier Authorized Service Facility (ASF) Excellence Award in the Europe category for the fourth time running
  • 20th anniversary with our shareholder ADAC
  • 60th anniversary of Aero-Dienst
  • Challenger 604 put into flight operation
  • Opening of a Component Shop in Landsberg am Lech

2017

  • Start of flight operation with Challenger 300
  • Establishment of a line maintenance station in Klagenfurt for Global, Challenger, Falcon and Hawker
  • Bombardier Authorized Service Facility (ASF) Excellence Award in the Worldwide and Europe categories for the third time running
  • Approval of the Maintenance Line Station Vienna as an Authorized Service Center (ASC) for the Falcon 900EX, EX EASy, DX and LX variants as well as the 2000EX EASy, DX, LX, LXS and S variants

2016

  • New King Air 350 put into ambulance operation
  • Bombardier Authorized Service Facility (ASF) Excellence Award in the Worldwide and Europe categories

2015

  • New Learjet 60XR put into ambulance operation
  • Bombardier Authorized Service Facility (ASF) Excellence Award in the Worldwide and Europe categories

2014

  • Approval as Learjet 70/75 and Challenger 350 Authorized Service Facility (ASF)
  • Aero-Dienst receives the new AOC according to ‘EU Regulation 965/2012 Air Operations’ as the second operator in Germany
  • Approval for Global Express XRS, 5000, 5000 GVFD, 6000 Line and Base Maintenance

2013

  • Start of flight operation with new Citation CJ4 and Falcon 7x

2012

  • Start with cabin refurbishments & modifications at Nuremberg base
  • Approval as GE Authorized Service Center for the CF-34 engines

2011

  • Start of flight operation with new Embraer Phenom 300 at Duesseldorf airport
  • Second Cessna CJ3 extends the Executive Charter- and Management fleet
  • Expansion by increasing its capacities in a new hangar at Nuremberg Airport (8,000 qm / 86,000 square feet)

2010

  • CAT II / IIIa approval for precision landing approaches on Falcon 900EXy

2009

  • Appointment as Recognized Maintenance Facility and Mobile Repair Team for the PW300 engine series
  • Approval as Falcon 7X Authorized Service Center
  • Second Learjet 45XR extends the Executive Charter- and Management fleet
  • Appointment as Recognized Maintenance Facility and Mobile Repair Team for the PW300 engine series

2008

  • Approval as Falcon 900EX / EX EASy Authorized Service Center
  • Start of Falcon 900EX flight operations
  • Extension by a third hangar to a total of 5500 m² and 50th anniversary of Aero-Dienst
  • Start of Cessna CJ3 flight operations (steep approach capability, London City)

2007

  • Approval as Falcon 2000EX EASy Authorized Service Center
  • Approval as Challenger 300 / 604 / 605 Authorized Service Facility
  • Start of Learjet 45XR flight operations (steep approach capability, London City)

2006

  • Maintenance of Falcon 2000EX EASy
  • Appointment as the only Raisbeck ZR LITE Dealer and installation facility in Europe
  • Establishment of a line maintenance station in Vienna for Learjet, Challenger and Falcon

2004

  • Maintenance and operation of Dornier 328 Jet
  • Approval as design organization EASA, Part 21, Section A, Subpart J

2002

  • Approval as design organization JAR-21
  • Sale of the GFD to EADS

2001

  • Start of Challenger 604 flight operations

2000

  • The helicopter sector is shut down

1998

  • ADAC becomes the new owner of Aero-Dienst

1997

  • The Berlin-Tempelhof branch is transformed in an independent company, the Beechcraft Berlin aviation GmbH

1995

  • Maintenance and sale of Agusta helicopters

1990

  • Establishment of a branch in Berlin-Tempelhof as a basis in the new Federal States and as a bridge to the former RGW countries

1989

  • Extension by a second hangar with flight operations, avionics and a central spare parts depot to a total of 4000 m²
  • Foundation of the GFD GmbH, a joint venture with Lufthansa, for the airborne target towing for the German and NATO Armed Forces

1986

  • Sale, maintenance and chartering of the Hawker 125 series

1983

  • Sale of the Brazilian turboprop aircraft Embraer

1979

  • Moving into our own modern maintenance and repair facility with shops for engines and Avionic
  • Diehl becomes the sole shareholder

1978

  • Sale, maintenance and chartering of Bell helicopters

1975

  • Start of the ambulance service for ADAC members

1970

  • Expansion of the flight operations to more than 5.7 tons MTOW

1968

  • Sale, maintenance and chartering of Learjets

1966

  • Maintenance and sale of the four-engine Potez turboprop aircraft
  • Commercial flight operations (AOC D-002 EG) and aircraft management

1958

  • 1958 Foundation of Aero-Dienst GmbH as a maintenance company for general aviation in Nuremberg by the Diehl and Faun companies