GA Telesis LLC (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) announced on Jan. 8 that it has concluded its acquisition of AM Trading Inc. and AM Repair Inc. (AMT, Tucson, Ariz.), a component maintenance repair and operation (MRO).
AMT, located at Tucson International Airport in a 65,000-ft2 facility, supports the repair and manufacture of Bombardier, Airbus, Boeing, Douglas and Embraer components, including composites, hydraulics, waste systems, fire detection, oxygen systems, avionics and non-destructive testing (NDT).
AMT will be re-branded as GA Telesis Component Repair Group Southwest in the coming months and will be integrated into the GA Telesis global commercial aerospace support strategy. This newest member of the GAT aviation-support group will be headed by Micah Chapman, the current general manager and cofounder.
"We are excited to become a part of the GA Telesis family. The synergies of our companies will strengthen support programs, reduce turn-around-times and ultimately lead to cost savings for the airlines,"said Chapman.
With sales, distribution and MRO facilities throughout the United States, Canada, Great Britain and Singapore, GA Telesis specializes in commercial aircraft and jet engine leasing as well as maintaining one of the world’s largest replacement aerospace component inventory networks. GA Telesis serves the world's largest airlines and maintenance organizations with support for Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier, Douglas and Embraer aircraft and components as well as CFM International, General Electric, Honeywell, International Aero Engine, Pratt & Whitney and Rolls-Royce turbine jet engines and replacement components.