April 8, 2021 – Fort Lauderdale, Florida – GA Telesis, LLC (“GAT”) announces an agreement with Farwest Aircraft, Inc., to become a global distributor for their extensive product line of aircraft maintenance tooling, electrical test equipment, and ground support equipment (“GSE”). This partnership is an essential addition to the growing offerings of GA Telesis’ Tarmac Solutions Group (“TSG”) to supply airlines and MROs with critical tools and GSE to maintain and support their fleets.
Farwest Aircraft specializes in designing and manufacturing a large variety of Boeing proprietary tooling. This five-year agreement is a cornerstone example of GA Telesis’s expansion strategy into the Tooling and GSE market. To date, GA Telesis has become one of the largest aggregators of tooling and GSE suppliers globally to create a convenient one-stop-shop for airlines and MROs to support their maintenance needs.
“We are very excited to partner with Farwest Aircraft, an affiliate company of GAT, to drive our growth into the tool and GSE sector of the business,” said Jason Reed, President of Flight Solutions Group (“FSG”). “Within the vertical expansion we are undertaking in various tool and GSE product lines, Farwest added some of the largest capabilities to support Boeing operators all at once. With this partnership, our Flight Solutions Group will continue our reputation as the industry leader in aftermarket support solutions," said Reed.
“We are delighted to partner with GA Telesis and look forward to a continuous expansion of our current business through this great relationship,” said Frank K. Gutfrucht, President & COO of Farwest Aircraft. “We moved into our new facility in 2020 and have placed large investments into several types of the latest technology CNC Machinery. Our expenditures allow us to serve existing and future customers even better than before. Through GA Telesis and its close relationship with airlines and MROs, Farwest Aircraft is poised to extend its superior support to more customers worldwide for their aircraft maintenance needs,” said Frank.