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Anniversary THE BIRTH OF A LEGEND

DOUBLE TAKE

DAVID & DANIEL ROMARIS- TWIN BROTHERS AND OWNERS OF AVGEN AEROSPACE WITH PARTNER AVILIO MENDEZ

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MAGAZINE

Dec Issue

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Double Take-Avgen Aerospace

Featured Selection

D A T A

Name that airport ?

Top Shop Winner Standard Aero

Sound Air

Top Shop Winner BP Aero

Air Parts Global

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Birth of a Legend

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Take Avgen

Aerospace

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A DREAM BECOMES A GOAL WHEN ACTION IS TAKEN TOWARD ITS ACHIEVEMENT.

EDITOR’S

NOTE

Discover ASHLEY FOX

Once again, thank you, and we hope you had a wonderful 2019 and that 2020 is even better.

Magaz in e ed itor

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the 145.com It’s that time of the year once again, where we reflect on the past 12 months and look for ways to start off 2020 on the right foot. It’s a time to reflect on friends, pets, and loved ones that make the world a wonderful place to live. We, at The 145.com are grateful for the growth we’ve seen this past year and we want to thank all those people in this industry that support us and help us improve the service we provide. So, sit back and enjoy this last issue of 2019, as we take a look at a few more companies that won the Top Shop award, and also as we highlight a fairly new company on the up and up, AvGen Aerospace, headed by twin brothers. We also take a look at the 50th anniversary of the birth of the 747, quite a gamechanger in and of itself.

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DOUBLE TAKE:

DAVID & DANIEL ROMARIS WITH PARTNER AVILIO MENDEZ

Twin Brothers and Owners of AvGen Aerospace

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here aren’t too many other

industries that feel more like a family than the MRO industry. Coupled with this, you find numerous examples of parents and children, or siblings working together.

However, it’s not every day that you find twins working for a company, let alone owning a company. We got the opportunity to sit down with David and Daniel Romaris, owners of AvGen Aerospace, located in Miami, Florida.

David & Daniel Romaris With Partner

Avilio Mendez Avgen Aerospace

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145 MAGZINE Before we talk about AvGen, can you tell me a little about what life was like growing up together as twins?

DAVID:

D

aniel and I grew up in Miami,

Florida as the children of immigrant parents and we’ve been blessed to spend all of our lives there. It’s not a bad place to live. Growing up, when we were kids, our parents pretty much always dressed us alike when we went out, which led to

The funny thing is, that I never got upset if people asked. I didn’t even mind if people whispered to the person next to them and pointed at us. Nowadays we sometimes dress alike by coincidence and through the years we’ve probably heard every twins joke imaginable.

us being asked, “Are you twins?” a million and one times.

DANIEL: Growing up we got along very well. We each had our own friends which would eventually end up being both of our friends. In high school people I had never met would walk up to me and say “Hi.” Sometimes I’d let them know I was the wrong brother and other times I would just go along with it because it seemed hilarious. We also played tricks on girlfriends especially when they insisted they could tell us apart. We basically took that as a challenge to trick them.

DAVID: As adults we both attended Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and got degrees in Aviation Business Administration. Choosing the same degree helped as we could help each other on assignments and on choosing the best professors for each class.

We also enjoy similar hobbies like cars, fishing and boating, which comes in handy as we share ownership of a boat, cutting costs and cleaning duties in half.

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145 MAGZINE Why did you guys decide to go into aviation repair?

DAVID:

A

s far back as I could remember both Daniel and I have been

fascinated by the technical aspect of things. When we were kids we would play with RC cars and airplanes, but as the years passed our interest continued to grow. As a kid I wanted to be in the aviation industry because, to me, the aviation industry always represented the highest level of quality, requiring high technical expertise.

We both attended George T. Baker (Aviation Technical College) during high school and as adults, where we received our Airframe and Powerplant licenses. We were lucky enough to both be hired at the same time by Hamilton Sundstrand, at their OEM Accessory Repair shop, as technicians right out of school. The years we spent there taught us so much about electric power generation. Eventually both of us would transition into customer service roles, handling large accounts such as Boeing, Southwest and American Airlines. Once we understood and gained experience in the many process of MRO operation it became obvious where our future paths led.

145 MAGZINE When did you know it was time to start your own business?

DANIEL: Both David and I have always wanted to have our own business.

Having the drive is only half the battle. How would we start a

Perhaps it was because we grow up listening to stories about

venture into such a difficult entry industry? That’s where our third

the businesses my grandparents had many years ago in Cuba

partner Avilio Mendez came into play. Avilio had a good grasp of

or hanging around our grandfather’s mechanic shop as kids in

the aftermarket aviation industry and was the help we needed.

Miami. It seemed like the desire to run a business was always

With over 20 years of component maintenance experience, Avilio

in our genes. As we gained experience and industry knowledge

has unsurpassed technical and production management

at the OEM we quickly realized that we both shared a drive and

knowledge and had also worked with us at the OEM for many

ambition that a corporate job would never fulfill.

years.

DAVID: There are many characteristics needed for a business to be

This really makes work so much more enjoyable. Together we

successful, such as structure, planning and discipline.

each offer a particular set of skills which undoubtably create

However, one of the most important factors we have found is

an amazing team. As Henry Ford said “If everyone is moving

having fun and enjoying the ride along the way and having the

forward together, then success takes care of itself.”

right people on your team

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YOUR SOURCE FOR QUALITY AIRCRAFT PARTS & SERVICE .

145 MAGZINE How does your background influence AvGen’s area of focus, or what parts you all work on?

DANIEL: All three of us were fortunate enough to have extensive background in OEM repair which helped us create our own internal lean production methods and quality standards. This experience and confidence in our skills steered us towards are capabilities today: Electric power generation, electromechanical units, coffeemakers, ovens and other galley components. Our true passion however is power generation where we consider ourselves experts in this field as a result of OEM training, experience and extensive certification.

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145 MAGZINE What are some of the problems you faced from the start?

DAVID: One of the greatest challenges we experienced was obtaining our FAA Repair Station license. We wrote all our manuals and created our forms which turned out to be a sizeable undertaking.

With long hours of hard work, tons of Cuban coffee, and guidance from the FAA we were able to achieve our goal of becoming a 145 Repair Station. Using the same recipe of hard work, we continued the grind and obtained our EASA certificate as well. This was a very stressful, but equally gratifying time for us.

145 MAGZINE So, what’s it like working with a twin every day?

DAVID: We learned to work together early in life as kids finding new

In the office we try not to play too many jokes, but you know if someone

ways every day to get into trouble. As we grew up we each developed

in the office confuses us, we are definitely going to keep it going for as

different sets of skills. Danny, for example, is great at sales and

long as we can. It’s always funny when they finally realize they’ve been

communicating to people, whereas I prefer data analyzing and

talking to the wrong twin for 10 minutes or when the other twin walks

accounting. We enjoy working together and find ourselves a lot of

into the room.

the time knowing what the other is thinking.

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145 MAGZINE

AVGEN AEROSPACE After hundreds of design submissions, text

You’ve been in business now for 5 years.

revisions and months of beta testing, we’ve

What are your plans for the next 5 years?

developed an app that’s super powerful and easy-to-use

DANIEL:

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vGen’s goals for the next year are to expand our exchange pool to better

serve our customers and continue to develop capabilities based on our customer’s needs. The main capability we will continue to expand is power generation. We have invested a great deal of time and effort in order to get it right and we feel we can now offer superb customer service along with OEM like Quality and reliability. We’ve learned that the industry is continuously changing, and we must do our best to anticipate change and remain flexible enough to adjust at a moment’s notice. At AvGen we have a slogan which reminds to stick to the basics and not forget our A-B-C’s: Adaptability, Best In class, Customer Focused.

David & Daniel Romaris

Providing our customers with the highest level of customer service and

PRESIDENT AND CEO

going above and beyond their expectations is at the very core of AvGen’s

Avgen Aerospace

principles. We’ve been able to show consistent growth year after year and

(Cover Story- The145 / Dec Issue)

we anticipate 2020 to be our best year yet. We are currently on track with our five-year plan to grow AvGen which includes employment opportunities and helping our local community. We believe giving back to our community is crucial for long term and sustainable success.

145 MAGZINE Well, Thank you for visiting with us. Any final thoughts as you reflect back on the journey?

DAVID: Our families are made up of immigrants which sacrificed everything

We each invested all our retirement savings: 401K’s and pensions

for the opportunity to live free and better their family’s future. Their

plans, and took the leap. The most important thing we learned while

stories showed us not to be afraid to fail. This played a major role in

starting our own business is to continuously evolve and cultivate a

our decision to take a chance and give up great jobs at large

positive work environment. We definitely strived since day one to en-

corporations for a shot at our dream.

sure we have a solid team that can count on each other.

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Standard Aero B E S T E N G I N E

AC C E S S O R I E S

R E PA I R

CINCINNATI, OHIO

A staple in the MRO industry, StandardAero has a long and storied past with recent growth and expansion throughout the world. Over the past century, StandardAero has made a name for itself as one of the aerospace industry’s largest independent MRO providers. The company is staffed by over 6,300 professional, administrative and technical employees in 38 major facilities across the globe. StandardAero has worked hard over the years to establish a name synonymous with quality, and for this reason, they are the recipient of our 2019 Top Shop Award for Best Engine Accessories Repair. In highlighting the quality work and recent growth of StandardAero, we need to look further than the expansion coupled with ribbon-cutting ceremonies at 4 different facilities. We wanted to look at the new facilities and highlight what this growth brings to the industry.

Cincinnati, Ohio On September 18, 2018, StandardAero hosted a ribbon-cutting

President of StandardAero Components, Rick Stine stated, “As new

ceremony to open a 206,000 sq. ft. Component Repair Facility in

engine platforms are launched and legacy fleets are still maintained,

Cincinnati, Ohio. This facility is located adjacent to their current

the entire industry is seeing tremendous growth. Demand for

236,000 sq. ft. facility and will accommodate component repair

component repair has increased so we are stepping up to directly

growth on new and legacy platforms, aeroderivative, military and

support our customers and address the continued and rapid need

commercial aircraft engine component repair, as well as larger

for more component repair capacity.”

components. The facility is expected to employ 200-300 technicians to meet expected needs in the short and long term.

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Miami, Florida On November 1, 2018, StandardAero celebrated the completion of a 30,000 sq. ft. expansion to the Miami, Florida Component Repair Facility. The addition includes a state-of-the-art clean line, an additional vacuum furnace as well as water jet cleaning capabilities.

BIGGER.

The addition will make the Miami facility the largest provider of aerospace and aerospace-derivative combustor overhauls in North

BETTER.BOLDER.

America, and the second largest in the world.

THE NEW STANDARDAERO

Prahova, Romania On May 13, 2019, StandardAero expanded their facility in Romania

Clinton Kent, Senior Vice President of Components Manufacturing

from 32,000 sq. ft. to 43,000 sq. ft. Along with the increase,

for StandardAero Component Services commented, “While it is not

StandardAero has also invested in a new clean line, new fluoride

yet broadly known, we are making aggressive efforts to grow our

penetrant inspection and additional milling and turning capacity,

original equipment manufacturing capabilities for both the

that supports customers in the oil & gas industry by

aerospace and oil & gas industries here at StandardAero. Our team

manufacturing gates, seats and stems for valves and pipelines. The

and facilities in Romania bring distinctive cost and quality

facility also manufactures landing gear bushings for the aerospace

advantages to the industries we serve and the highly skilled work

industry.

force there is positioned and ready to continue our expansion.�

Hillsboro, Ohio Finally, on September 24, 2019, StandardAero announced a

StandardAero has positioned itself as a dominant force in the

30,000 sq. ft. expansion to their Hillsboro, Ohio facility. The

industry and has provided years of quality support to the industry.

additional working space and capital improvements included the

This year is no different. They continue to perform quality work and

building and additional equipment to support aerospace engine low

have made advancements in the past 18 months to ensure

pressure turbine vane manufacturing. The expansion also provides

continued growth in the future. We are pleased to honor

additional space for further growth. This addition brings the

StandardAero as a 2019 Top Shop.

Hillsboro facility to around 115,000 sq. ft.

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B E S T

E N G I N E

C O M P O N E N T

R E P A I R

BP Aero is a relatively young company ascending by leaps and bounds in recent years. Centered out of Irving, Texas, BP was founded in 2008 and received their FAA 145 MRO certificate a few years later and has been growing ever since. One of their primary business focuses is reinvestment of capital into tools and shop space. Their efforts have paid off and we are pleased to highlight BP Aero as the 2019 Top Shop Winner for Best Engine Component Repair.

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COMPREHENSIVE

SUPPORT FOR ENGINE ASSETS

BP Aero is a Full Service Aviation Solutions Provider offering Engine Teardowns, Engine Part Overhaul, Accessory Overhaul, Engine Hospital Shop Repairs and Field Service. Having all of these options allows their customers choices in how they handle their assets and provides their customers with the ability to form, fit, and function core engine parts and accessories. They have built their business on the ability to be flexible with customer needs and repairs. BP Aero launched an engine service business at the end of 2017. This option allows customers to receive field service and minor engine workscopes including HPC top case, boroblend, borescope inspection, engine/module R&R, QEC, and lease return inspections. Their engine part overhaul business is on pace to finish 2019 with 45% growth over 2018. LLP (life-limited part) capabilities, including LPT disks, spools and shafts, along with an increase in business with engine overhaul facilities contributed significantly to the year over year growth. In 2018 BP Aero added 100,000 sq. ft. of facility space with the potential for more growth in 2020 and 2021. Their focus for this upcoming year is to increase hospital shop and field service customer base. For engine part overhaul growth, BP aims to continue to expand their CFM56,CF6, CF34, GE90 and PW4000 engine part overhaul offerings and add V2500 part overhaul to their portfolio.

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You asked for it, so we built it.

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W W W . B P A E R O . C O M

BP is large enough to meet the needs of their customers, but small enough to still have

BP Aero is a Full Service

personality. During the 2019 Aero Engines Americas Conference in Dallas, Texas, Dennis Walsh,

Aviation Solutions

President and CEO of BP Aero gave the keynote address. Lane commented that “before the Keynote,

Provider.

Dennis said there would be a surprise during the presentation but would not divulge what the big

BP Aero’s philosophy as a company is best summed up by Jack Lane, VP of Sales and Marketing, “We listen to our customers! Being an independent MRO in an ever changing industry, we proactively position our businesses to meet the

surprise was. I was very concerned when he asked me to meet him in the lobby to carry his rocks and sand. Only Dennis would bring rocks and sand and buckets to deliver a presentation on the state of

growing needs and service offerings of the industry.”

aviation. Thankfully it turned out to surprisingly

Lane continues, “When we heard from customers that there was a need for QEC kitting, so we added inspection stations and equipment, hired the right people, set up supply chain, added to our own internal capability and were quickly able to offer QEC kitting options to our customers.” Along with meeting customer needs, BP works to give back to the community, by participating in local charities and with the addition of over 100 employees over the past 2 years.

different and well delivered presentation.” What does it mean to be a Top Shop? Lane concluded, “for a relatively small company with rapid growth, it is especially nice to be recognized as a Top Shop, confirming that we have taken good care of our customers’ needs while adding team members, facilities and equipment.”

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The Birth of a

LEGEND

T H E

5 0 T H

A N N I V E R S A R Y

O F

T H E

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It’s been such a staple to air transportation for so long that it’s hard to believe there was a time when Jumbo Jets didn’t cover the skies. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the birth of the 747, and the inauguration of mass public transportation through the skies.

As prosperity began to blossom throughout the world, air travel became a

The president of Pan American World Airways (Pan Am), Juan Trippe, to

reality for the masses. However, by the 1960s, it became obvious that the

build an aircraft more than twice the size of the 707. Trippe noted that

“large” aircraft at the time, like the 707 were insufficient to handle the crowds.

airport congestion, made worse by increasing numbers of passengers

At this time, Boeing was in competition with a number of other suitors trying

carried on relatively small aircraft, could be easily remedied by a much

to win a government contract for a “very large strategic transport aircraft.” The

larger aircraft. At the time, Boeing was beginning to work on a different

hope was to develop an aircraft that could transport large numbers of people

prototype, the 737. In response to the talks regarding the 747, Boeing

and cargo long distances, to better facilitate military needs. Ultimately, Boeing

shifts some if it’s workforce on to the new 747 project.

lost out to Lockheed, but that’s where this story begins. Another trend gaining traction in the aviation industry was supersonic transport. Boeing thought that the 747 would eventually be replaced by supersonic transport aircraft, which caused them to shift their focus on the design of the 747 to be modified as an aircraft for shipping freight when passenger numbers dropped. The 747 was designed to handle 2 standard shipping containers stacked 2 high and three deep.

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In April 1966,

A number of other innovations had to be designed to get the 747 to work, but perhaps the biggest hurdle Boeing had to overcome was

Pan Am ordered 25 747-100s at a cost of $525 million.

where to assemble the aircraft. Thirty miles north of Seattle,

Trippe noted at the contract signing that the 747 would

Washington, Boeing bought 780-acres of land to build a facility that

be “... a great weapon for peace, competing with

could handle the 747. The facility was absolutely enormous and had to

intercontinental missiles for mankind’s destiny.”

be assembled on a fast time schedule. In fact, the facility was completed as the first 747 prototypes were being assembled.

Since the 747 was designed with cargo transport in mind, the cockpit was placed on a shortened upper deck so that

On September 30, 1968, the first 747 prototype was rolled out of the

a freight-loading door could be included in the nose cone,

factory, with its first test flights taking place 4 months later. After

giving the 747 its distinctive “bulge”. Another design that

another year of testing, on January 22, 1970, the first passenger flight

was specially made for the 747 was the high-bypass

took place for Pan Am, traveling between New York and London.

turbofan engine, delivering double the power at the cost of one third the fuel. This engine made it possible to get a behemoth like the 747 in the air.

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It wasn’t all smooth sailing for the 747 after its arrival. Though its introduction initially caused problems for airports -- baggage systems were overwhelmed, taxiways were too narrow, and some ground equipment couldn’t reach the passenger doors – these problems were eventually solved. The release of the 747 also came at the same time as the fuel shortage of the early 1970s, but the 747 survived. Boeing estimated that half of the early 747 sales were to airlines desiring the aircraft’s long range rather than its payload capacity. The original 747 was designed to handle 300-400 passengers, but later versions like the 747-400 could handle 416 passengers in a typical three-class layout, 524 passengers in a typical two-class layout, or 660 passengers in a high–density one-class configuration. On one flight, during Operation Solomon in 1991, a 747 transported 1,089 Jews from Ethiopia to Israel during a mass exodus.

Here we are, 50 years later, and the 747 has seen just about everything there is to see. The 747 made it possible to transport people and cargo cheaper and over longer distances, it made possible the transport of the Space Shuttle on its back, and it flew the President of the United States around in safety and security since 1987. As a side note, there are two 747-8s ready to be converted to the newest Presidential Transport aircraft (Air Force One), to be ready in the next few years. By 2018, Boeing had built over 1,500 747s of all different types, but has been relegated to retirement in the past couple of years. In 2017, Delta became the last US airline to use a 747, with many foreign airlines slowly weaning out the 747 from their fleet. The 747 has served the world for half a century and during that time it obtained iconic status, depicted in media and movies the world over. As the 747 rides off into the sunset, let us remember a truly innovative aircraft that changed the world and made air travel a reality for countless millions of people across the planet.

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Name that

AIRPORT

Which Airport : IS THE SOUTHERNMOST INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT? IS THE AIRPORT OF CHOICE FOR CRUISING TO ANTARCTICA? HAS A SOMEWHAT CONTROVERSIAL NAME?

MALVINAS ARGENTINUS

INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Situated roughly 620 miles (1,000 km) from the northern tip of

Ushuaia Airport was opened in 1995 to replace the older airport

Antarctica, Malvinas Argentinas Ushuaia International Airport (or

already present. The airport was designed to handle 747s and over

Ushuaia for short) is the favorite stop-off point for cruises to

the years has had consistent flights from many different airlines, with

Antarctica. Ushuaia is located near the southern tip of the island of

flights arriving from as far as Mozambique.

Tierra del Fuego in the Tierra del Fuego Province of Argentina at roughly 54 ½ degrees south latitude.

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The name given to the airport is not without controversy. The airport’s name reflects Argentina’s claims of sovereignty over the Falkland Islands (Spanish: Islas Malvinas), and could be translated from Spanish as “Ushuaia – Argentine Malvinas International Airport”. Ushuaia Airport also is a travel stop for trips throughout Patagonia, with many guests making the trek to see the wildlife, primarily the penguins.

One thing is certain, Ushuaia Airport is a vital link in connecting Cape Horn and Antarctica with the rest of the world.

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2019 Top Shop Award Sound Air

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SOUND PEOPLE, SOUND DECISIONS

We would like to congratulate Soundair Aviation Services as the 2019 Top Shop Award winners for Best Galley Components Repair.

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In 1985, Soundair Aviation Services was started with a single guiding philosophy; hire and develop the right people and success will undoubtedly follow. Today, that philosophy still resonates through the facility as strongly as it did nearly 35 years ago. When you roam the halls of Soundair’s 23,000 square foot Repair Facility, you will be greeted by smiling faces of men and women with an innate sense of curiosity focused on solving complex challenges for our customers. You will pass by pictures on the wall highlighting the pride in our people, from the bi-annual fishing derby, community caring events, certificates of achievement, and MRO shop areas behind glass windows that reflect the collection of each individual’s pride in their work areas. You are likely to meet Soundair’s first A&P Mechanic, who is now President of Wencor’s Interiors and Lighting Division, consisting of four Wencor MRO facilities; Soundair Aviation Services, Absolute Aviation Services, Flight Line Products, and PHS/MWA Aviation Services, and who’s commitment to our principle guiding philosophy drives our continued success. So how does this translate into industry recognition as

Soundair Aviation Services was acquired by Wencor Group in 2012 and remains

being a Top Shop? It’s simple: Soundair’s secret sauce

committed to maintaining an entrepreneurial culture dedicated to providing

is reflected in its focused and specialized product and

innovative solutions to the aerospace industry. In fact, Soundair now has access

repair capabilities, its close customer relationships, and

to more than 6,000 PMA parts and a large distribution network that reaches our

a collective, motivated team of engineers,

customers worldwide. Soundair has been extremely successful leveraging these

technicians and customer service agents driven to

resources while collaborating with airline partners to develop and deliver more

provide solutions for our customers’ most complex

reliable, higher quality products while reducing turn-time. Soundair listens to

problems. In essence, the people make Soundair

its customers and the team is focused on ensuring through action that Soundair

different and an industry leader: People with the right

will “do what we say”. Whether it is adding a new capability or developing a

attitude, treated with respect, doing what is right,

new repair, creatively drafting a new contract or handling any other customer

encouraging their creativity, demanding quality,

request, Soundair chooses to boldly explore new territory to meet the needs

expecting nothing less than excellence and having a

of its customers. “Our successful track record stems from having a team that

great deal of fun celebrating together. Culture is the

has grit and a growth mindset. We hire the right people”, says Debra Collado,

“unique” ingredient of the secret sauce, embraced by

Controller of 25 years.

every member of the team, and lived every single moment of every day. The Wencor MRO Division is comprised of five product groups: Interiors & Lighting, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Power Generation & Accessories, and Repair Technologies. Soundair is structured under the “Interiors & Lighting” segment of Wencor’s MRO business and will continue to evolve with the needs of the industry. The company is committed to adding relevant capabilities, developing innovative solutions designed to lower operating costs, and remaining responsive to current and future customer needs. For more information, please visit www.wencor.com.

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Merry Christmas &

Happy New Year

W W W. A I R PA R T S . G L O B A L

A V I AT I O N PA R T S S P E C I A L I S T S

F R O M

A I R

P A R T S

G L O B A L

Air Parts Global has been making a name for

Over the past year, Air Parts Global has been working

themselves as the “one-stop aftermarket solution for

on consignment agreements expected to come live this

a wide range of components.� Based in Fleet,

next year, with a focus on customers in the United States,

Hampshire, United Kingdom, Air Parts Global would

United Kingdom and Asia to promote stock globally.

like to wish their customers, suppliers, and everyone in the aviation industry a Merry Christmas and a Happy Holidays.

This past year, Air Parts Global signed an extended agreement with B&H Worldwide to store and manage aircraft parts. Currently they have warehouses in Los Angeles, London, and Miami, with the hopes of expanding to Dallas and into Asia. While considered a new company, Air Parts Global is the sum of a good workers with years of experience. Their employees have extended knowledge of the repair supply-chain, vendor management, warranty management, value engineering, BER evaluation, OEM vs PMA parts, embodiment loans, contract negotiation and TAT optimization. Air Parts Global will be making the rounds this year at the MRO Americas as well as the Hamburg Interiors, AP&M, MRO BEER, and MRO Europe. Please stop by and see what makes Air Parts Global an up-and-coming company.

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