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At RGV we understand that every once in a while something goes wrong.

At times like that we are here to help. Our experience covers a broad range and our great working relationship with manufacturers enables us to get your pride and joy back in the air in a timely and efficient manner. We also work with various insurance firms to provide full services to take the hassle out of a difficult situation, including European collection and recovery.

We are approved to do insurance repair work and are happy to undertake major recovery and repair operations. Call us on +44 (0) 1452 855501 to discuss your repair requirements.


RGV started conducting composite repairs in 1994. We are now one of the UK’s leading
providers of composite repairs to powered aircraft, with structural repair approvals for
Cirrus, Diamond, Cessna (Lancair/Columbia) and many other aircraft types.We have the latest state of the art hot bonding system for curing repairs, which enables us to repair your aircraft quickly and efficiently without the inherent risks associated with hot air curing systems.


RGV has been repairing metal aircraft since it started in 1973. The combined experience of our staff gives us over 100 years experience with metal repairs.


From paint touch-ups to full bare metal re-sprays, let RGV Aviation handle all your aircraft repainting requirements. RGV Aviation Paint Shop offering comprehensive refurbishment and full repainting services to aircraft owners.

Touching up the paintwork of your aircraft is an incredibly cost effective method to restore its original shine, and one that takes considerably less time than a full respray. As refurbishment specialists, we can completely restore your existing paintwork to give it a new lease of life.

At RGV we pride ourselves on our high quality work and are committed to providing your aircraft with an exceptional finish. From a minor scratch on your existing paintwork to a complete strip and custom respray, we can help. Our painting specialists are ready to look after your aircraft with the scrupulous attention to detail common to all RGV services.


As the very first Cirrus Approved Service Centre to carry out the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System replacements in Europe, RGV continues to be at the leading edge of this technology. We can provide everything for the 6 yearly Reefline Cutter replacement to a full CAPS repack refit.


The Cirrus Airframe Parachute System (CAPS™), standard equipment on every Cirrus aircraft, is indicative of the visionary commitment to general aviation safety. The parachute system is designed to protect occupants in the event of an emergency by lowering the aircraft to the ground after deployment. CAPS™ revolutionized general aviation safety by providing an additional measure of safety to occupants, similar in theory to the role of airbags in automobiles. No other certified general aviation aircraft manufacturer in the world provides this safety feature as standard equipment.