Malabar International announced that after nearly 80 years of providing ground support equipment for commercial and military aircraft, it is expanding its product offering to include a new line of aircraft jacks and other ground support equipment for business jets.
“With our reputation as a supplier of top quality jacks and other maintenance equipment to the commercial and military markets, it is a logical extension to offer Malabar products for business jets,” John E. Carroll, Jr., Malabar chairman and CEO, said. “We are excited to apply Malabar expertise to this rapidly expanding worldwide market.”
Malabar will make its business jet products available through its international representative network, and Malabar has also entered into an exclusive agreement with Velocity Aerospace to distribute its business jet products in the United States. Velocity Aerospace, headquartered in Frisco, TX, is a well-established distributor of aircraft MRO equipment to FBOs.
“The Malabar line of jacks, carts and other aircraft maintenance products is an excellent addition to our portfolio of products and services for our business jet maintenance customers nationwide,” said Dennis Suedkamp, president, Velocity Aerospace, Burbank, CA.
Velocity Aerospace operates FAA-certified repair stations that offer a broad range of test, repair, and overhaul services, including capabilities in avionics and electronic instrumentation. Velocity serves its customers both directly and through OEMs and other repair companies.
Malabar International is a pioneering supplier of ground support equipment for commercial and military aircraft. Malabar’s major product lines are tripod and axle jacks, fluid dispensers, 787 and other fluid service equipment, nitrogen, oxygen and strut service carts, wheel/brake changers, and specialized aircraft service trailers. Malabar products are in use in 90 countries by major airlines, airframe manufacturers, MRO centers, and military forces. Malabar has a worldwide reputation for quality and service, with 24-hour online product support including emergency parts delivery. It also repairs and refurbishes its products.