VSE Aviation, Inc. specializes in maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, supply chain services, logistics and material support for commercial, business / general aviation, rotorcraft and military engines and engine accessories. VSE encompasses Kansas Aviation, 1st Choice Aerospace, and VSE Aviation Distribution. These companies expand VSE’s supply chain management and MRO capabilities to the federal and commercial aviation markets.

VSE Aviation companies (1st Choice Aerospace and Kansas Aviation) provide maintenance repair and overhaul services (MRO) on turbine engines, parts, accessories and related items through a network of service centers and shop facilities. We also offer MRO services on high-temp, high-flow pneumatics, fuel, electronics and electromechanical accessories, crew seats, O2, cargo, and waste systems for commercial, cargo and military aircraft.

VSE Aviation Distribution is an aftermarket parts supplier specializing in the distribution of avionics, flight controls and displays, aircraft ignition parts, fuel controls, starter generators and related parts. In addition, VSE Aviation carries COVID-preventative technology for air and interior surfaces.

Our companies are experts at service delivery through rapid order fulfillment, knowledgeable export compliance staff, and field service professionals ready to support AOG clients.

While our companies are independent entities, they represent some of the major OEM brands serving aviation and aerospace. Our service standards and certifications reflect a commitment to serving the brands we represent and the customers we support at the highest level of professionalism.


Focus: Delight our customers by exceeding expectations at every step of our relationship

Flexibility: Embrace creative thinking to provide customized solutions

Communications: Provide ongoing and informative communications to our audiences: customer, shareholder and employee

Empowerment: Foster an atmosphere of teamwork that permeates our organization

Safety: Actively instill a safety mindset in our employees to ensure their well-being both at work and in their daily lives

Character: Treat every individual with integrity and respect

Leadership: Nurture a quality management system that can be uniformly applied by all of our operating units through continuous learning and process improvement

Reputation: Be an employer of choice; Be a supplier of choice


VSE is a leading provider of aftermarket distribution and repair services for land, sea and air transportation assets for government and commercial markets. Core services include maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, parts distribution, supply chain management and logistics, engineering support, and consulting and training services for global commercial, federal, military and defense customers. VSE also provides information technology and energy consulting services. VSE conducts business operations through wholly owned subsidiaries Wheeler Fleet Solutions, VSE Aviation, Inc. (which includes 1st Choice Aerospace and Kansas Aviation), Akimeka LLC and Energetics Incorporated. For additional information regarding VSE’s services and products, visit www.vsecorp.com.


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