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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 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 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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