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Our Corporation -

Merlin Global Services specializes in providing agile and innovative Flight Operations, Training, Maintenance, and Logistics services to our customers. Our leadership team has over 15 years of unprecedented access to the leading-edge programs that shaped and defined the UAV and tactical ISR markets. We welcome the opportunity to provide you a turnkey solution for your ISR flight operations, maintenance, training and engineering requirements.

Merlin Global Services is proud to be a part of AEVEX Aerospace

AEVEX Aerospace companies synergistically provide agile technologies and services for C4 ISR; manned/unmanned flight operations support; and COCO and GOCO aircraft services – coupled with remote sensing, TCPED capabilities and critical insight of the foremost analysts from across the U.S. government, Intelligence Community, and defense organizations.

AEVEX companies execute rigorous hiring processes to cultivate a first-rate team of hand-picked analysts, pilots, sensor operators and maintenance technicians to collect and analyze mission-critical GEOINT, IMINT, FMV, MSI/HIS, COMINT, OSINT and HUMINT to deliver actionable intelligence reports when success is paramount.

Backed by Trive Capital, AEVEX Aerospace takes a long-term view of its customer contracts and requirements, providing ISR managed services and financing with the flexibility to rapidly deploy the necessary resources and personnel anywhere, anytime. With deployments in Africa, the Middle East, South America and the Pacific Region, AEVEX companies maintain excellent relationships supporting technology innovators, specialized U.S. Government and DoD agencies such as AFSOC, SOCAFRICA, ACC and USCENTCOM, prime contractors, as well as foreign partners.

A Few Merlin Program Highlights

  • Test Pilots and Sensor Operators for Special Mission MQ-1/9 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
  • Schedulers, flight manual mangers, standards and evaluation, and technical content managers for MQ-1/9 support
  • MQ-1/9 GOCO aircrew/maintenance; currently supporting 2 operational CAPS
  • Experienced test personnel with flight operations administrative support and compliance with Air Force AFIs and TOs
  • Experience with Stan/Eval, and Flight and MX technical order development and sustainment.
  • Instructor Pilots and Weapon System Operators training Royal Saudi Air Force personnel in Bell 412EP helicopters, F-15s and C-130s
  • Classroom, simulator, and in-flight instruction for A-29 Light Attack Aircraft
  • Bell 412 and PC-12 pilots, medics, and maintenance personnel to support a high priority OCONUS CASEVAC mission
  • Sensor and Avionics Maintenance for MC-12W Liberty
  • Sensor and Ground Support Personnel for Gorgon Stare Program
  • Sensor Systems Maintenance for Special Operations ISR Programs
  • Professional Engineering Services for Medium-Altitude Unmanned Aerial Systems programs

We’ve worked to clearly articulate our Why, our Mission and our Values at Merlin, capturing the same spirit that made us successful in the early days, updated to reflect our growth and larger plans.

  • Our Why, or why we exist as a business, is “to maximize the full potential of our People and Partners.”
  • Our Mission, or our guiding purpose, is “to partner with our customers to identify, develop, and deliver tailored solutions for airborne intelligence requirements.”
  • Our Values, which we live out daily, are Excellence, Accountability, Loyalty, Honesty and Service.

We believe that when we live our Why, focus on our Mission, and always operate in accordance with our Values, together we will build a great and meaningful company.


5 times “Test Team of the Quarter”

-- 645 AESG (Big Safari)

Merlin did an outstanding job executing the mission with utmost professionalism

-- Government Lead for Deployed Reaper Project

NATO Medal for service to ISAF

-- Awarded by NATO Secretary General

“Their expertise…was critical to the success of USSOCOM’s #1 aviation priority”

-- 18 FTS/CC

“You truly made this mission a success and your professionalism and commitment serve as a model of excellence for future partner nation endeavors.”