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THORNTON AIRCRAFT COMPANY

Keeping You Ready for Flight.



THORNTON AIRCRAFT COMPANY

Keeping You Ready for Flight.



THORNTON AIRCRAFT COMPANY

Keeping You Ready for Flight.

For over three decades, we've operated on principles of safety, integrity and fairness. We pride ourselves on giving our customers that extra personal touch with the maintenance & management of their aircraft.

Let us get your job done right the first time.


About Thornton Aircraft Company

Since 1984, Thornton Aircraft Company has provided a variety of aviation services to individual owners as well as corporate, aerospace and entertainment industries. These services include:

  • - Aircraft Maintenance
  • - Aircraft Management
  • - Avionics Systems Services
  • - Interior Modification & Refurbishment
  • - Replacement Parts, Rotables & Technical Support
  • - Prototype Development & Fabrication

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History: Van Nuys Airport

Located only a 30 minute drive from downtown Los Angeles, in the heart of the San Fernando Valley, Van Nuys Airport (VNY) ranks as one of the world's busiest general aviation airports in the world. Exclusively committed to non-commercial air travel, VNY averages well over 220,000 takeoffs and landings annually, with two parallel runways, FAA Tower with full instrument landing system & US Customs for international air travel. The main runway is 8,000 feet in length and the training runway is 4,000 feet long. VNY has a rich history in aviation, hosting record breakers and celebrities over its almost 100 years in service. Originally established as the Los Angeles Metropolitan Airport, it was officially dedicated on December 17, 1928, the 25th Anniversary of the Wright Brothers first powered flight. Read More