Ontic Engineering & Manufacturing, Inc. (Ontic), a BBA Aviation company and the aerospace industry’s leading provider of ‘Extended Life Solutions’ for Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) legacy products, has acquired the manufacturing rights from Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. (P&WC) for certain new JT15D engine components.
This is Ontic’s first acquisition from P&WC and will add to its portfolio of engine support capabilities, which includes the RR Dart and Honeywell 700 series APUs. Ontic will manufacture and sell select new JT15D components from its Chatsworth, CA facility and the parts will continue to be distributed through JT15D new parts distributor, Aviall Services, Inc.
“Ontic’s engineering, manufacturing and supply chain capabilities align closely with the special requirements associated with legacy products similar to the JT15D engine,” stated Gareth Hall, President and Managing Director of Ontic. “We see legacy engine support as the next logical progression and expansion of our service to our OEM partners. We are very pleased with our new relationship with P&WC. “
With more than 6,500 engines produced since the 1970s, the JT15D is used on a wide range of business aircraft, including the Cessna Citation II, Hawker 400A and Cessna Citation V. P&WC is an esteemed customer to the BBA Aviation family, with Dallas Airmotive and H+S Aviation providing authorized maintenance, repair and overhaul support for many P&WC engines, including the JT15D.