About Jet-Aero, Inc.


Jet-Aero, Inc. was founded in 1987 by Mr. John Riddle a graduate engineer and 35 year veteran Service Engineer for the Allison Engine Company a U.S. aircraft engine manufacturer which was acquired by Rolls-Royce PLC and became a subsidiary of Rolls-Royce, Corporation in 1995.


Over the years a family of engines, based on the T56 basic configuration has been developed, culminating in the T406/Allison AE1107 turboshaft for the V-22 Osprey, the Allison AE2100 turboprop, used on newer models of the C-130 and the Allison/Rolls-Royce AE 3007 turbofan which propels many commuter aircraft, such as the Embraer ERJ 135 family.


During his 35 year tenure with Allison, Mr Riddle became an expert on the various engines manufactured by the company including the T-56. He travelled extensively for Allison setting up overhaul and test facilities for the both the U.S. government and numerous foreign governments in countries around the world. In the ten years prior to his founding Jet-Aero, he was the Overhaul Representative for Allison at Kelly AFB the main overhaul facility used by the Air Force for the maintenance and repair of the T-56 engine.


Jet-Aero specializes in and has a complete parts, repair and overhaul facility for the T-56.

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