Killick Aerospace Group Completes Acquisition of Turbine Engine Specialists
Online PR News – 16-January-2014 –Killick Aerospace Group, is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Turbine Engine Specialists, Inc. (TES), one of the premier Business Aviation field service organizations in the United States, located at Meacham Field in Fort Worth, Texas. TES is authorized by Honeywell and CFE Company to perform service on the following engine types: TFE731, HTF7000, CFE738, ATF3 and ALF502L. TES functions as a Service Center for the Honeywell 36-100 and 36-150 series APU and is authorized to perform line maintenance on the RE100 and RE220 series APU. In addition, they also perform work on the PW300.
TES was established in 2001 by a group of seasoned industry professionals with over 250 years of combined technical experience who had one goal – to promptly respond to customer field service requirements where and when needed. A goal they strive to fulfill daily and will continue to do under the umbrella of Killick Aerospace.
“We are looking forward to joining Killick Aerospace Group and leveraging their resources to expand and grow our business.” -Moe Hatami: President of Turbine Engine Specialists, Inc.
“This is a strategic and complementary extension of our aviation MRO companies. TES has a strong industry reputation with outstanding customer service and fits well within the Killick Group. We are excited the existing management will remain in place as we align ourselves for a successful relationship.” -Russell Starr: President and CEO of Killick Aerospace.
About Killick Aerospace Group
Killick Aerospace Group, headquartered in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, a major hub for the global aviation industry, serves as a holding company for the aerospace investments of Killick Capital, a private equity investment firm. They focus on acquiring quality aviation MRO and aerospace companies with strong industry reputations and outstanding customer service, who would benefit from capital investment and an experienced executive management team to help them grow and take full advantage of market opportunities. Killick Aerospace Group’s current holdings include: Killick Aerospace (commercial aviation business), Prime Turbines, Prime Turbines GmbH, CT Aerospace, Kansas Aviation, Air Parts and Supply Company and Turbine Engine Specialists.