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Ontic and Safran Power Systems Sign New License Agreements For Military and Commercial Products

Ontic, a BBA Aviation company, and the aerospace industry’s leading provider of ‘Extended Life Solutions’ for OEM legacy products and systems, has signed two significant new licenses for Military and Commercial Aerospace products with Safran Power Systems

The products include the Gas Turbine Starter/Auxiliary Power Unit used on the AV-8B Harrier II aircraft and emergency auxiliary pump motors for the 737NG, C-130J, and various regional aircraft.

The products will be transitioned via Ontic’s proven adoption process from Safran’s Pitstone, UK facility into Ontic’s Cheltenham UK and Chatsworth, California facilities. Ontic will provide the customers with complete support including production and aftermarket manufacturing and MRO services.

Gareth Hall, President of Ontic, stated that “Ontic is pleased to provide our Extended Life Solutions to Safran Power Systems with these license agreements and adding Safran to our continually growing list of OEM partners. Partnering with OEMs like Safran and helping them achieve key strategic objectives is Ontic’s sole focus. The proactive life cycle support planning that Safran has undertaken with Ontic provides assurance to the customers that these products are available for as long as the market requires them.”

Ontic’s global legacy focus is supported from manufacturing and MRO facilities in Chatsworth, California, Houston, Texas, Singapore, and Cheltenham in the United Kingdom.Ontic is a wholly owned subsidiary of BBA Aviation plc, with over 50 years of aerospace product manufacturing and aftermarket support experience. Ontic has been licensed worldwide manufacturing rights from Honeywell, Hamilton Sundstrand, Goodrich, Moog, Parker, Eaton and a number of other aerospace original equipment manufacturers. For more information, contact Robert Sadler at +1 818 725 2100 or via

(Note to Editors)BBA Aviation plc is a leading global aviation services and aftermarket support provider. BBA Aviation’s Flight Support businesses (Signature Flight Support and ASIG) provide specialist on-airport support services, including refuelling and ground handling, to the owners and operators of private, business, military and commercial aircraft. BBA Aviation’s Aftermarket Services businesses (Dallas Airmotive, Premier Turbines, H+S Aviation, International Turbine Service, W. H. Barrett Turbine Engine Company, International Governor Services, and Ontic) are focused on the repair and overhaul of gas turbine engines and the manufacture and service of aerospace components, sub-systems and systems. BBA Aviation group companies operate from more than 220 individual locations on five continents. For more information, please visit