WICHITA, Kan. – Textron Aviation has completed the acquisition of Able Engineering & Component Services Inc. and Able Aerospace. Based in Mesa, Arizona, Able provides component repairs, component exchanges and replacement parts, among other support and service offerings for commercial rotorcraft and fixed-wing aircraft customers around the world.
“This is a natural fit for Textron, Textron Aviation and our customers. This acquisition aligns with our strategy to enhance MRO capabilities and broaden our already world-class service offerings,” said Scott Ernest, Textron Aviation’s president and CEO. “We believe Able adds tremendous value for aircraft parts and maintenance that will reduce lead time for aircraft parts and increase aircraft availability.”
Founded in 1982, Able has developed more than 2,800 unique proprietary FAA-approved repairs on aircraft components