Western Aircraft expands in Boise

Western Aircraft Ribbon Cutting

BOISE, Idaho – Western Aircraft recently held a ribbon cutting celebration in honor of its most recent expansion at Boise Airport.

The company added two new buildings totaling 26,000 square feet to its 18-acre leasehold. The new construction includes an expanded parts facility, as well as a two-story infill building that houses support shops for Western Aircraft’s services operation.

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Global Parts Group acquires Tulakes Aero assets

Global Parts Group of Augusta, Kan., distributors and producers of parts for business, general, and commercial aviation, has acquired the assets of Tulakes Aero of Bethany, Oklahoma and incorporated them into a new division of the Global Parts Group, named Global Parts Aero Structures.
Originally founded as Jet Service Enterprises in 1975, Tulakes also offers manufacturing, engineering, and inspection services to commercial, military and corporate operators as well as service centers, fixed base operators (FBOs), and charter companies.
“As part of our ongoing efforts to add capability and expertise to the Global Parts Group, we have acquired the assets and capabilities of Tulakes, a firm that has an established reputation in their specific areas of expertise.  Tulakes has, among its many assets, an outstanding reputation in sheet metal and composite component repair and overhaul,” noted Global Parts Group Chief Executive Officer Troy Palmer.

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