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GA Telesis Announces Worldwide Distribution Agreement with Boeing Proprietary Tooling OEM Farwest Aircraft, Inc.

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April 8, 2021 – Fort Lauderdale, Florida GA Telesis, LLC (“GAT”) announces an agreement with Farwest Aircraft, Inc., to become a global distributor for their extensive product line of aircraft maintenance tooling, electrical test equipment, and ground support equipment (“GSE”). This partnership is an essential addition to the growing offerings of GA Telesis’ Tarmac Solutions Group (“TSG”) to supply airlines and MROs with critical tools and GSE to maintain and support their fleets.

Farwest Aircraft specializes in designing and manufacturing a large variety of Boeing proprietary tooling. This five-year agreement is a cornerstone example of GA Telesis’s expansion strategy into the Tooling and GSE market.  To date, GA Telesis has become one of the largest aggregators of tooling and GSE suppliers globally to create a convenient one-stop-shop for airlines and MROs to support their maintenance needs.

“We are very excited to partner with Farwest Aircraft, an affiliate company of GAT, to drive our growth into the tool and GSE sector of the business,” said Jason Reed, President of Flight Solutions Group (“FSG”). “Within the vertical expansion we are undertaking in various tool and GSE product lines, Farwest added some of the largest capabilities to support Boeing operators all at once.  With this partnership, our Flight Solutions Group will continue our reputation as the industry leader in aftermarket support solutions,” said Reed.

“We are delighted to partner with GA Telesis and look forward to a continuous expansion of our current business through this great relationship,” said Frank K. Gutfrucht, President & COO of Farwest Aircraft. “We moved into our new facility in 2020 and have placed large investments into several types of the latest technology CNC Machinery. Our expenditures allow us to serve existing and future customers even better than before. Through GA Telesis and its close relationship with airlines and MROs, Farwest Aircraft is poised to extend its superior support to more customers worldwide for their aircraft maintenance needs,” said Frank.

About GA Telesis 

GA Telesis, a global leader in aerospace solutions, is renowned for its unmatched excellence in aftermarket services and lifecycle management. The GA Telesis Ecosystem™ is a vast global network spanning 54 locations in 30 countries on six continents. The company’s integrated solutions include parts and distribution services, logistics solutions, inventory management, leasing and financing, engine overhaul, and MRO services.

GA Telesis is committed to sustainability through innovative sustainability initiatives and advanced technologies, including digital transformation, and using advanced materials. The company’s aerospace systems and connected aircraft technologies drive efficiency and performance, while its MRO network and 24/7 AOG support provide unparalleled reliability.

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About Farwest Aircraft

Farwest Aircraft is a manufacturer and supplier of aircraft maintenance tooling, electrical test equipment, and ground support equipment. Founded in 1967, Farwest Aircraft has grown to a leading company in the Aviation Industry for more than half a century. Farwest Aircraft has been an official licensed manufacturer of The Boeing Company for more than 50 years. In addition, Farwest Aircraft’s product range also includes innovative products manufactured by partners, such as Towbars, Axle Jacks, W/B Change Dollies, Tripod Jacks, Service Carts, Engine Stands, and other Ground Support Equipment.

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