Partnerships / Affiliations

Forge Flightworks, formerly Carpenter Avionics, is proud of its membership in or other affiliation with these distinguished organizations:


The Aerostar Owners Association is the official owners group for the world’s fastest piston twin aircraft.

Aerostar Owners Association
The BeechTalk Forum is the quintessential Beechcraft owners and pilots group.
BeechTalk Forum
Cardinal Flyers Online (CFO) is the owners group for people who have a deep passion for the Cessna Cardinal – 177 and 177RG.
Cessna Owner Organization
The Cessna Owner Organization is reportedly the largest and best-known Cessna aircraft owner-specific organization in the world.
Cessna Owner Organization
The Cirrus Owners and Pilots Association (COPA) was established to promote the safety of, and support the owners and pilots of aircraft manufactured by Cirrus Aircraft Company.
The Malibu/Mirage Owners & Pilots Association (MMOPA) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the interests and safety of owners and pilots worldwide who fly PA-46 derivative (Malibu, Mirage, Meridian, JetPROP and Matrix) aircraft.

The Mooney Aircraft Pilots Association provides service and support for owners and operators of all models of Mooney Aircraft.

Mooney Aircraft Pilots Association

The MU-2 Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (MAOPA) provides service and support for owners and operators of the venerable Mitsubishi MU-2.  Forge Flightworks also participates in the Pilots Review of Proficiency (PROP) events every two years – a staple of the MU-2 community.

MU-2 AIrcraft Owners & Pilots Association
The Piper Owner Society serves Piper Aircraft owners and operators.
Piper Owner Society


The Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) is the official organization focused on serving the needs of the aircraft avionics industry.
Aircraft Electronics Association
The National Business Aircraft Association (NBAA) is the leading organization for companies that rely on general aviation to help make their businesses more successful.
National Business Aviation Association

The FAA Safety Team (FAAST) provides a variety of events and other programs to promote aviation safety across the country.  Forge Flightworks’ CEO, Mark Lee, is an FAA Safety Team Representative.

National Business Aviation Association
The Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA) is the largest aviation community in the world representing hundreds of thousands of people across 75 countries who share a common mission of ensuring the sky remain within reach for anyone who dreams of becoming a pilot.
National Business Aviation Association
The goal of the Tennessee Aviation Association (TAA) is the advocacy organization representing Tennessee’s statewide system of airports.
Tennessee Business Aviation Association
The Kentucky Aviation Association (KAA) promotes aviation and airport management in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
Kentucky Aviation Association
The Alabama Business Aviation Association (ALBAA) promotes business aviation across the State of Alabama.
Kentucky Aviation Association
The Georgia Business Aviation Association (GBAA) promotes business aviation across the State of Georgia.
Kentucky Aviation Association
Sexton Air Shows has been providing safe, professionally-planned and executed aviation events since 2004.
Kentucky Aviation Association
Women in Aviation International is dedicated to the encouragement and advancement of women in all aviation career fields and interests.
Kentucky Aviation Association

Carpenter Avionics is proud to partner with:

TriLink Aerospace Marketing Inc. provides aerospace marketing services including website design and development.
TriLink Aerospace Marketing Inc.