Ontic Acquires Certain New JT15D Engine Parts from Pratt & Whitney Canada Corporation

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Ontic Engineering acquires manufacturing rights for certain components for Pratt & Whitney Canada's JT15D engine line.

We see legacy engine support as the next logical progression and expansion of our service to our OEM partners. We are very pleased with our new relationship with P&WC. -- Gareth Hall, President and Managing Director of Ontic.

Ontic Engineering & Manufacturing, Inc. (Ontic), a BBA Aviation company and the aerospace industry’s leading provider of ‘Extended Life Solutions’ for Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) legacy products, has acquired the manufacturing rights from Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. (P&WC) for certain new JT15D engine components.

This is Ontic’s first acquisition from P&WC and will add to its portfolio of engine support capabilities, which includes the RR Dart and Honeywell 700 series APUs. Ontic will manufacture and sell select new JT15D components from its Chatsworth, CA, facility and the parts will continue to be distributed through JT15D new parts distributor, Aviall Services, Inc.

"Ontic’s engineering, manufacturing and supply chain capabilities align closely with the special requirements associated with legacy products similar to the JT15D engine,” stated Gareth Hall, President and Managing Director of Ontic. “We see legacy engine support as the next logical progression and expansion of our service to our OEM partners. We are very pleased with our new relationship with P&WC. “

With more than 6,500 engines produced since the 1970s, the JT15D is used on a wide range of business aircraft, including the Cessna Citation II, Hawker 400A and Cessna Citation V. P&WC is an esteemed customer to the BBA Aviation family, with Dallas Airmotive and H+S Aviation providing authorized maintenance, repair and overhaul support for many P&WC engines, including the JT15D.

Ontic is a wholly owned subsidiary of BBA Aviation plc, with over 40 years of aerospace product manufacturing and aftermarket support experience. Ontic provides FAA, EASA Part 21 and 145 OEM support, including new and serviceable spares and repairs for over 4,500 maturing aircraft parts. Its portfolio of products, licensed or acquired from major OEMs such as Honeywell, UTC Aerospace, Woodward, Safran, and GE Aviation, span all major aircraft systems in both civil and military markets. For more information, please visit http://www.ontic.com.

BBA Aviation plc is a leading global aviation services and aftermarket support provider. BBA Aviation’s Flight Support businesses (Signature Flight Support and ASIG) provide specialist on-airport support services, including refueling and ground handling, to the owners and operators of private, business, military and commercial aircraft. BBA Aviation’s Aftermarket Services businesses (Dallas Airmotive, H+S Aviation, International Turbine Service, W. H. Barrett Turbine Engine Company, International Governor Services and Ontic) are focused on the repair and overhaul of gas turbine engines and the manufacture and service of aerospace components, sub-systems and systems. BBA Aviation group companies operate from more than 200 individual locations on five continents. For more information, please visit http://www.bbaaviation.com.

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