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GA Telesis Announces Tooling Distribution Agreement with GMI Aero to Support Composite Repair Solutions

Author: gatelesis

May 6, 2021 – Fort Lauderdale, Florida – GA Telesis, LLC (“GAT”) announces an agreement with Paris-based GMI Aero to become a global distributor for their extensive product line of composite repair tooling, heating, and bonding equipment. This partnership is an essential addition to the growing offerings of GA Telesis’ Tarmac Solutions team to supply airlines and MROs with critical tools to maintain and support their fleets.

“We are pleased to partner with GMI Aero as we add their unique product line to our extensive Tool and GSE distribution portfolio,” said Jason Reed, President of GA Telesis’ Flight Solutions Group. “Our customers recognize GA Telesis as the global leader in aftermarket support solutions and our new Tool and GSE line has been wildly popular to date. With this new expansion, GMI Aero’s composite repair solutions are a perfect complement to our growing maintenance support portfolio.  Together with this latest agreement, our Flight Solutions Group has diversified itself into a full-service business unit of USM supply-chain, logistics, new parts distribution, and tooling/GSE offerings,” added Reed.

“GMI Aero is delighted to welcome GA Telesis to our distributor network, offering the latest in advanced composite repair tooling and solutions to airlines and MROs around the world,” said George Kanterakis, GMI Aero Research & Innovation Director.

About GA Telesis 

GA Telesis is the leading provider of integrated services in the commercial aviation industry. Through the GA Telesis Ecosystem™, the Company is distinctly positioned, across six continents, to leverage its resources to create innovative solutions for its customers. Consisting of global operations encompassing leasing/financing, component solutions, and MRO Services business units for landing gear, component/composite, and turbine engine repair, as well as digital solutions, the GA Telesis Ecosystem™ provides an unparalleled resource to airlines. The Company’s core business is its mission to ensure “Customer Success,” built from a reputation for unsurpassed excellence and integrity.

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About GMI Aero 

GMI Aero ( is a leading SME in the composite repair solutions sector since 30 years, having developed equipment and methodologies for composite manufacturing, aircraft maintenance and repair, together with engineering solutions, training, and field support services. GMI continuously upgrades a series of portable composite repair equipment for innovative solutions for the NDT, surface preparation and curing of bonded composite repairs, fulfilling the specifications of repair performance within hangars, repair workshops or even “on-wing”. This equipment is proposed in the Structural Repair Manuals (SRMs) of major aircraft manufacturers (Airbus, Boeing, ATR, Embraer, Bombardier, Dassault, etc.). GMI participates into several European R&D projects in the area of bonded composite repairs.