Ontic Acquires Zodiac Oxygen System’s Tailwheel, First Aid Kit, and Accessories Businesses

  Ontic Acquires Zodiac Oxygen System’s Tailwheel, First Aid Kit, and
  Accessories Businesses

Business Wire

CHATSWORTH, Calif. -- January 16, 2013

Ontic, the aerospace industry’s leading producer of licensed and/or acquired
OEM legacy products and systems, has signed an agreement with Zodiac Oxygen
Systems for the acquisition of legacy product lines that include tail wheel
assemblies, brake valves, temperature / pressure gauges and first aid kits.

The products are primarily used on a wide range of general aviation legacy
aircraft platforms including Cessna, Air Tractor, Piper, Hawker Beechcraft,
Dassault and others. The First Aid Kits support commercial and general
aviation, 5 to over 25 passenger capacity. Ontic will support the products
from their Chatsworth, California facility.

Peg Billson, President and CEO of BBA Aviation Aftermarket Services, stated
that, "Ontic is pleased to begin a cooperative relationship with Zodiac Oxygen
Systems and count them among our growing list of Aerospace OEM partners.
Providing OEMs like Zodiac with a complete legacy support solution and
assuring their customers of lifetime support on the OEM pedigreed product is
the real value Ontic provides.”

Ontic’s global legacy focus is supported from manufacturing and MRO facilities
in Chatsworth, California; Houston, Texas; Slough and Cheltenham in the United

Ontic is a wholly owned subsidiary of BBA Aviation plc, with over 50 years of
aerospace product manufacturing and aftermarket support experience. Ontic has
been licensed worldwide manufacturing rights from Honeywell, Hamilton
Sundstrand, Goodrich, Moog, Parker, Eaton and a number of other aerospace
original equipment manufacturers.

BBA Aviation plc is a leading global aviation services and aftermarket support
provider. BBA Aviation’s Flight Support businesses (Signature Flight Support
and ASIG) provide specialist on-airport support services, including refueling
and ground handling, to the owners and operators of private, business,
military and commercial aircraft. BBA Aviation’s Aftermarket Services
businesses (Dallas Airmotive, Premier Turbines, H+S Aviation, International
Turbine Service, W. H. Barrett Turbine Engine Company, International Governor
Services, Ontic and APPH) are focused on the repair and overhaul of gas
turbine engines and the manufacture and service of aerospace components,
sub-systems and systems. BBA Aviation group companies operate from more than
200 individual locations on five continents. For more information, please
visit www.bbaaviation.com.

For more information, contact Robert Sadler at 818 725 2100 or via


Robert Sadler, (818) 725-2100
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