INTELLIGENCE NEWS

Tailwind Acquires Quality Aircraft Accessories

Tailwind Acquires Quality Aircraft Accessories

Tailwind Technologies recently acquired Quality Aircraft Accessories, Inc. (QAA), an aftermarket stocking distributor for many general aviation accessory manufacturers, with a primary facility in Tulsa, Okla. and a growing location in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. In addition, QAA is an unlimited FAA Part 145 Class 1 and Class 2 Repair Station for piston engine and airframe accessories. Tailwind Technologies, the parent company of Hartzell Propeller, Inc. and Hartzell Engine Technologies LLC, will keep QAA's leadership team intact, including President Brett Benton, who will continue in that role. QAA will maintain its established locations in Oklahoma and Florida along with the company's skilled workforce. QAA works with many accessory manufacturers including Champion, Dukes Aerospace/Aero Fluid Products, Weldon Aerospace, Hartzell Engine Technologies, Precision Airmotive, Marvel Schebler, Tempest, Ametek/Drake Air, Lamar, Rapco, Inc, Aerospace Turbine Rotables and Kelly Aerospace. "QAA will…

CURRENT ISSUE

BACK COPIES

FEATURES

HUMS: Keeps Humming Along

HUMS: Keeps Humming Along

A T-shirt definition of the word “helicopter” reads that the aircraft is: “A million parts rotating rapidly around an oil…
Going Paperless in the Hangar

Going Paperless in the Hangar

In their highly regulated environment MROs often rely on paper to document compliance to the authorities and job performance to…

EDITOR’S NOTEBOOK

BY JOY FINNEGAN

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Safety is our Number One Priority

Safety is our number one priority. How many companies make this claim? How many include this philosophy in their mission statement? How many times have you heard this statement during your aviation career? Almost every single company in the aviation industry includes this statement in their company…

ABOUT PEOPLE

AEROSPACE TECH WEEK