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Ontic Signs First Product License with Thales Avionics

Ontic, a BBA Aviation company and the aerospace industry’s leading provider of ‘Extended Life Solutions’ for OEM legacy products, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Thales Avionics, Inc. to license the OEM manufacturing and aftermarket support for landscape and surveillance cameras used on military and commercial aircraft including the Boeing C-17, B777 and Airbus A320, A330 and A340.

The products will be transitioned from Thales Avionics Seattle location to Ontic’s Southern California facility via Ontic’s proven adoption process. Ontic will provide the customers with complete support including production and aftermarket manufacturing and MRO services.

"Thales Avionics occupies a highly respected position in the industry and is a strategic OEM partner for Ontic,” President and Managing Director of Ontic Gareth Hall said. “Serving OEMs like Thales Avionics by supporting their mature, legacy or non-core products and providing lifetime support to customers is Ontic’s sole focus.”

Ontic will be attending MRO Americas Conference & Exhibition at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami Beach, Florida. Stop by booth 3423 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, 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, Woodward, Moog, and GE Aviation, span all major aircraft systems in both civil and military markets. For more information please visit

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 refueling and ground handling, to the owners and operators of private, business, military and commercial aircraft. BBA Aviation’s Aftermarket Services businesses (Dallas Airmotive, 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 200 individual locations on five continents. For more information, please visit