Louisville, KY,
10:41 PM

Ontic Selects Transaero as Distribution Partner

New Agreement Includes UTAS/Hamilton Sundstrand Jet Fuel Controls Product Lines


HELI-EXPO Booth 4356—Louisville, KY—Ontic, a BBA Aviation company and the aerospace industry’s leading provider of ‘Extended Life Solutions’ for OEM legacy products, has appointed Transaero as its authorized parts distributor for Ontic’s line of Hamilton Sundstrand Jet Fuel Control (JFC) products. These products include many hydro-mechanical jet fuel controls installed on popular turbine engines, including the T64, T56, T55, JD3D and JT4, which power over 1,000 aircraft today including the CH-46 Sea Knight, CH-47 Chinook, CH-53 Sea Stallion, B-52, E3 Sentry, U-2 and Boeing 707.

Bob Hopkins, Ontic’s Global Head of Sales, said “Transaero provides excellent customer support, is willing to stock component spare parts, and is a military market expert. We believe our customers will be pleased with the level of service they receive from Transaero.”

Hopkins explained that Transaero has committed to significant inventory stocking to optimize customer needs with the ability to satisfy same-day shipments. Further, Transaero has nine global offices around the world and a dedicated 24-hour AOG hotline to maximize customer support.

“We are delighted with our appointment as Ontic's exclusive distributor for their Hamilton Sundstrand JFC fuel controls,” Transaero’s Michael Osterloh, Director of Military Sales said. “We look forward to working with all of Ontic's JFC customers, military and commercial, fixed wing and rotary wing, all around the world.”

Ontic will be exhibiting at HAI Heli-Expo March 1-3 in Louisville, KY. Stop by BBA Aviation booth 4356 for more information on their broad range of ‘Extended Life Solutions’ for OEM legacy products and systems.


Ontic is a wholly owned subsidiary of BBA Aviation plc, with over 40 years of aerospace product manufacturing and aftermarket support experience. Ontic provides FAA, CAAS, CAAC, EASA Part 21 and 145 OEM support, including new and serviceable spares and repairs for over 4,500 maturing aircraft parts. Its portfolio of products, licensed or acquired from major OEMs such as Honeywell, UTC Aerospace, Safran, Thales and GE Aviation, span all major aircraft systems in both civil and military markets. For more information, please visit www.ontic.com.

BBA Aviation plc is a leading global aviation support and aftermarket services provider with market leading businesses and attractive growth opportunities. BBA Aviation's Flight Support businesses (Signature Flight Support and ASIG) are focused on refueling and ground handling of business and commercial aviation aircraft. Its Aftermarket Services businesses (Dallas Airmotive, H+S Aviation, International Turbine Service, Barrett Turbine Engine Company, International Governor Services and Ontic) are focused on the repair and overhaul of jet engines and the service of aerospace sub-systems and components. For more information, please visit www.bbaaviation.com.

For over 60 years, Transaero has been recognized as a leading technical sales, marketing and stocking distributor supporting products for commercial airlines and military markets worldwide. Transaero is a world leader in supplying flight safety and survival equipment helicopter and fixed wing aircraft. We represent leading manufacturers of products and systems for the aviation community. Headquartered in Melville, New York, USA, Transaero is supported by nine sales offices located around the world. For more information about Transaero, visit us at www.transaeroinc.com.