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who we are

JEM Aero was established in 1976 by Joseph E Monaco as an avionics shop in a 

storefront across the street from the Orange County Airport. Soon after opening, folks were coming in looking for charts and pilot supplies. He saw the opportunity and changed focus, stocking the store with an ever expanding inventory including books, kneeboards, flight cases and charts.

Once he had obtained valuable distributorships from manufacturers such as ASA and Jeppesen, he reached out to local flight schools and pilot shops at other airports about servicing their supply needs, and the wholesale business was up and running. After a few years, the decision was made to sell the retail store and devote all resources to building the wholesale business, which expanded from southern California to nationwide and international.

Still family owned and operated, JEM Aero remains dedicated to the highest level of customer service.