About Us

Higher Planes, Inc.

is a diverse aerospace company with a background in manufacturing, repairing and sales of aircraft and engine components. Since 1992 we have helped folks in the aviation industry – large OEM’s, small Mom and Pop shops and individual aircraft owners – to develop more cost-effective ways of doing business.

The Higher Planes Store

is an aircraft support and parts sales store-front located in Kerrville, Texas. Come visit our store or you can order your parts online at www.higherplanes.com. We have a full-service ecommerce website that details our parts with applicable descriptions and aircraft applications.

CTAP

(Central Texas Aircraft Parts), a subsidiary specializes in manufacturing aircraft parts as a FAA-PMA Production Approval Holder and can obtain approval for needed parts if we do not currently manufacture them.

FAA Approvals

is our engineering and consulting company with expertise in development of FAA approved Repairs and STC’s. Let us know how we can help.

Our professional staff strives to offer the best and most timely services and parts delivery.

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Jan 1992

2005

Aerospace engineering& consulting. DER/DAR services & FAA interface

Tulsa, Phoenix, Conroe

The company that started it all

Jan 1992

2000

FAA-PMA Manufacturing aircraft & engine components FAA / EASA Certificated Landing Gear and Hydraulic Accessory Shop

Conroe

Received first PMA in 1998. Received FAA / JAA certified Repair Station in 1998

Oct 1998

2005

Marketing to the worldwide Airline Industry

Conroe & Long Beach

Representatives in Kansas, California, Japan & Jordan

April 2000

Still Going Strong

FAA-PMA Manufacturing aircraft & engine components Manufacturing aircraft components as vendor to the aviation industry Repair Station FAA / EASA Certificated Landing Gear and Hydraulic Accessory Shop

Conroe

Apr 2000 Higher Planes was incorporated in Texas Bought the Bryant Rd. facility in 2001

May 2007

2013

FAA-PMA Manufacturing aircraft & engine components

Lake Conroe

Split from Higher Planes then merged back into Higher Planes due to economy

Aug 2013

FAA APPROVALS.COM

Aerospace engineering & consulting. DER / DAR services & FAA interface

Bandera

Repairs STC’s PMA’s

July 2015

FAA-PMA Manufacturing aircraft & engine components

Kerrville

Let’s do some business together