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Aero Precision Signs C-130 Component Repair Agreement With Cascade Aerospace

LIVERMORE, Calif. September 30, 2014


Aero Precision, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, is pleased to announce the finalization of a long-term repair agreement with Cascade Aerospace Inc., an operating unit of IMP Group Limited. This partnership covers repairs on multiple mechanical and actuation components for C-130 aircraft owned and operated by Canada’s Department of National Defense (DND).

“This agreement strengthens an already solid and growing relationship between Aero Precision and Cascade,” said Aero Precision’s Director of Business Development, Tony Schwarz. “Cementing the support channel with Canada’s Optimized Weapon System Support (OWSS) Manager for Hercules aircraft is a priority for us as we continue to enhance our capabilities to support C-130 operators worldwide.”  

“We recognize the significant value of a long-term repair contract with Aero Precision,” said Kim Tamminga, Cascade’s Marketing and Communications Manager. “This agreement will enable faster, more economical, and OEM certified repairs for Canada’s C-130H fleet.”

The agreement affords Canada’s DND, via Cascade, the assurance that all CEF Industries manufactured C-130 components will be repaired and certified by the OEM. This repair management model provides efficiency, competitive pricing, and guaranteed quality of work for the end user.

About Aero Precision
Aero Precision is a leader in aerospace distribution and services and a premier worldwide stocking distributor of aircraft OEM parts. With 20 years of reliability, quality products and customer service, Aero Precision facilitates the purchasing process by sourcing all military aircraft parts requirements under its unique logistic support model. Aero Precision has sole stocking distribution agreements with Honeywell, UTAS (Hamilton Sundstrand), Crane Aerospace, Texstars, CEF, Woodward, Parker, Pall, Circor, Eaton, Marvin Test Solutions, ViaSat, Zodiac Aerospace and other strategic OEM partners for various product lines and supports 60+ countries worldwide. News and information are available at www.aeroprecision.com.

About Cascade Aerospace
Cascade Aerospace, an operating unit of IMP Aerospace & Defence, was recently awarded a multi-year contract by the Canadian government for the Optimized Weapon System Support (OWSS) of the Royal Canadian Air Force's (RCAF's) legacy C-130 Hercules avionics system. This complements the services Cascade provides as Canada's C-130 Primary Air Vehicle Optimized Weapons Systems Manager (PAV OWSM), which includes the in service support, fleet management, aircraft modification, engineering, maintenance, and repair and overhaul of Canada's legacy model C-130 fleet. Cascade also provides in service support services for Canada's C-130J fleet under a 20-year contract with Lockheed Martin. News and information are available at www.cascadeaerospace.com.

About CEF Industries
CEF Industries, LLC (CAGE Code 00268) is an aerospace qualified full service manufacturing company including, design engineering, assembly, test, repair/overhaul, and customer support. Capabilities include primary & secondary flight control actuation, utility actuation, cargo handling system components, actuated landing lights, pumps for avionics cooling, gear boxes for actuation drive systems and electronic controls for CEF flap systems and auto-feathering applications. CEF is a Transdigm company. More information is available at www.cefindustries.com.

About Greenwich AeroGroup
Greenwich AeroGroup Inc., owns and operates providers of general, commercial, government and military aviation services including: maintenance, avionics and interior refurbishments; fixed base operations; aircraft sales, charter and management; manufacturing; component repair and overhaul; parts distribution and financial services. Current locations include: Aero Precision Industries, located in Livermore, Calif.; DAC International, located in Austin, Texas; Professional Aircraft Accessories, located in Titusville, Fla.; Professional Aviation Associates, located in Atlanta, Ga.; NASAM, located in South San Francisco, Calif.; Summit Aviation, located in Middletown, Del.; TruAtlantic Mfg., located in Kernersville, N.C.; and Western Aircraft, located in Boise, Idaho. Additionally, Greenwich AeroGroup owns an interest in Helivia Aero Taxi located in Rio de Janeiro. News and information are available at www.greenwichaerogroup.com.


 

For more information
Kasey Baker
316.213.9280
kbaker@greenwichaerogroup.com