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Ontic Signs New License Agreements with Curtiss-Wright Corporation

Ontic, a BBA Aviation company, the aerospace industry’s leading provider of ‘Extended Life Solutions’ for OEM legacy products and systems, has reached agreement with Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) to license the OEM manufacturing and aftermarket support for components used on military land vehicle systems including the M1 Abrams Tank, and M109 Paladin Howitzer, as well as fixed and rotary wing aircraft including the F-16, C-17, Blackhawk UH-60 and Seahawk SH-60.

The products will be transitioned from Curtiss-Wright’s Sensors & Controls division 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.

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

Ontic’s global legacy focus is supported from manufacturing and MRO facilities in Chatsworth, California, 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 Safran, Honeywell, UTAS, Moog, Parker, Eaton and a number of other aerospace original equipment manufacturers.

(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

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