Moog Inc. and HEICO Corporation’s Blue Aerospace Sign International Distribution Agreement for the F-16
East Aurora, NY - November 27, 2018 – Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Aircraft Group has appointed Florida based, Blue Aerospace, a subsidiary of HEICO Corporation (NYSE: HEI and HEI.A) as its sole international distributor for its F-16 leading edge flap drive system.
“We are extremely happy to be teaming with Blue Aerospace as our International distributor for Moog’s F-16 Product Line,” said Joe Dillsworth, Business Unit Director, Air Force Sustainment for Moog. “We look forward to growing our business leveraging the strong international team that Blue has on staff. Adding the Moog LEFDS to the extensive content that Blue has in their portfolio will certainly help both organizations as well as the F-16 International operators.”
Blue Aerospace, a HEICO company, is a Lockheed Martin Aero Licensed F-16 distributor, providing comprehensive nose-to-tail support for all aircraft block and type versions. This includes access to current Lockheed engineering, drawings, master gauges and tooling, thereby guaranteeing that all products are supplied according to the latest Lockheed specifications.
“Blue Aerospace is excited to have been selected by Moog as their distribution partner,” stated Paul Keffler, Vice President of Marketing for Blue Aerospace. “This cooperation will further expand Blue Aerospace’s F-16 capabilities and enhance our ability to provide nose-to-tail support for F-16 operators worldwide, while continuing Moog’s commitment to providing robust, just-in-time solutions for the LEFDS line of products and services.”
Moog provides actuation systems to the world’s most advanced aircraft, and maintains leadership position in the repair, overhaul and modification of the F-16 LEFDS hardware. Moog’s LEFDS has been flown on all F-16 versions for decades, including new production aircraft.
Moog Inc. is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of precision control components and systems. Moog’s high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, marine and medical equipment. Additional information about the company can be found at www.moog.com.
Blue Aerospace is a leading provider of sustainment and supply chain solutions to military operators and their MRO partners worldwide. Blue Aerospace is partnered with tier-one OEMs to offer comprehensive just-in-time inventory availability and LRU system repairs with the highest possible level of quality. For additional information, please visit www.blueaero.com.
HEICO Corporation, through its worldwide subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, services and distributes products to the aviation, defense, space, medical, telecommunications and electronics industries. HEICO’s customers include nearly every one of the world’s airlines and overhaul shops, as well as every major commercial aviation, defense and space manufacturer and military agency worldwide, in addition to most major medical, telecommunications and electronics equipment manufacturers. For more information about HEICO, please visit our website at www.heico.com.