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MRO Checklist: Acquisitions and distribution agreement

Global Parts Group and Legacy Aviation acquisitions and new distribution agreement with Eaton

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Global Parts Group acquires assets of Tulakes Aero

Global Parts Group, distributors and producers of parts for business and commercial aviation, acquired the assets of Tulakes Aero and incorporated them into a new division of the Global Parts Group named Global Parts Aero Structures. Tulakes Aero originally offered manufacturing, engineering and quality inspection services to commercial, military and corporate operators as well as service centers, FBOs and charter companies. With the addition of Global Parts Aero Structures, the Global Parts Group now includes the parts distribution division, Global Parts Aero Manufacturing, the fabrication segment that was added in 2014, Global Aero Services, the Kansas-based Part 145 repair station and another recently formed entity, Interceptor Aviation, which is responsible for oversight and support of the Meyers Aircraft airframe.


Legacy Aviation acquires Mid-Continent Airmotive

Legacy Aviation Services acquired Mid-Continent Airmotive, its neighboring MRO facility on Clarence E. Page Airport (KRCE) in Oklahoma City. With this acquisition, Legacy Aviation adds to its FBO/MRO business an additional 17,300 sq. ft. of hangar and office space. Legacy Aviation will now manage the fueling services of KRCE.


AAR to distribute Eaton’s fluid-distribution products to support airline customers

Eaton appointed AAR as the exclusive distributor for aircraft fluid-distribution products, oil debris-monitoring technology, engine seals and other products for commercial airlines. The 10-year agreement will provide operators with an inventory of products manufactured by Eaton for a wide variety of commercial aircraft. The new agreement includes Eaton’s high-temperature and high-pressure duct joints, static and dynamic engine seals, pressure sensing and control products, and oil debris-monitoring products and systems.

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