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  • Founded in 2011
  • Commercial Aviation
  • Military Aviation
  • Located in Austin, TX USA

About Us

Relationships are a key to any business success. Relationships are based on mutual confidence and trust. Our mission at Reliance Aircraft International (RAI) is to earn your confidence and trust so you can rely on us for all of your aftermarket aircraft support.

RAI is an aftermarket Commercial and Military Airframe/Engine spare parts supply company. All stock is held at our corporate headquarters in Austin, Texas in a 28,000 sq/ft climate controlled state of the art facility.

RAI was founded in 2011 as a reseller, supplier and distributor of spare Boeing, Airbus, CFM, GE, Rolls Royce and Pratt & Whitney aircraft and engine parts to the worldwide after market parts industry.  RAI acquires its inventory either by purchasing aircraft for disassembly or lot packages.  RAI has purchased and disassembled over 30 aircraft since December 2011, ranging from 767-300, 757-200, 747-400, 737 Classic and NG, MD80, A300-600, A310, A320.  RAI prides itself on building long lasting relationships through trust and confidence with existing and future customers for years to come.


Reliance Aircraft International acquired Nav-Com Services in 2020 and relocated the company to Austin, Tx. Suncoast Landing Systems was also acquired in 2022, operating out of their headquarters in Miami Fl.


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Terry Hix

President & Co-Founder

With over 20 years of experience in the commercial aviation parts aftermarket, Terry has been involved with the purchase, disassembly and parts sales of over 75 aircraft. Specializing in both Boeing and Airbus parts, Terry has extensive knowledge in pre-purchase inspections, negotiations, disassembly and maximizing returns on all aspects of aircraft parts sales. Prior to founding Reliance Aircraft International, Terry was the Sr. Vice President of Commercial Sales for 18 years at an aircraft parts company in Texas.

Andrew Cohen

Managing Director & Co-Founder

Using his legal and business background, Andrew was the COO and General Counsel for 11 years at an aircraft parts company in Texas. Andrew was responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company including financing, accounting, quality assurance, sales, shipping/receiving and legal. Andrew received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Miami School of Law and his BA in Interdisciplinary Sciences from the University of Buffalo. After law school, Andrew was a sole practitioner in Miami and Ft. Lauderdale, FL for 7 years specializing in Aviation Law and General Corporate matters.

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