Twin Otter Update / by Erik Johannesson

Team JAS and the Chilean Air Force reach agreement on Logistics Support Agreement Extension

October 31, 2018

JACKSONVILLE, FL – Team JAS and the Chilean Air Force have executed another annual extension to the comprehensive Logistics Support Agreement originally signed by both parties in October of 2015.

"We are very pleased that the Chilean Air Force continues to value the parts, services, equipment and logistics support that Team JAS has delivered to their Twin Otter fleet for the past 3 years” said Andy Sanfilippo, CEO of Team JAS.  "We have provided all levels of support to the Chilean Air Force fleet at bases including Santiago, Puerto Montt and Punta Arenas.  We have provided Parts, MRO Services and Aircraft Maintenance to support all missions, including their critical trips into the Antarctic and back”.  Team JAS, headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida has continued to grow to meet higher demand in the Americas as well globally.  “We look forward to many more years supporting the Chilean Air Force’s fleet of Twin Otter Aircraft and in continuing to bring new solutions that translate into higher aircraft operational readiness” added Mr. Sanfilippo.

Team JAS is a customer driven solutions company that has supported Turboprop Operators Worldwide for well over 30 years.  With a focus on the Twin Otter and Dash-8 fleets, as well as various other Turboprop platforms, Team JAS has been a trusted resource to operators looking for timely support and true value.  Headquartered in Jacksonville, FL, the 33,000 square foot facility includes sales and logistical support, a maintenance repair and overhaul facility: JAS ServicesSM FAA/EASA 145 and Viking Air Ltd. FECC (Factory Endorsed Component Center) approved, an engineering and manufacturing division: JAS Engineered SolutionsSM, and a large climate-controlled warehouse.  For more information please contact our team at 904.292.2328 or via email at

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 MAF PNG Photo ©

MAF PNG Photo ©


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Kelsey Kushneryk Photo © Arica, Chile


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