Manufacturing Regulations & Distributors

Manufacturing Regulators& Distributors By Jason Dickstein March 2000 Recently, a question was posed to the Airline Suppliers Association (ASA) from a distributor that works closely with several United States manufacturing companies. A...

Inventory Locator Service (ILS), 3965 Mendenhall, Memphis, TN 38115, (901) 794-5000; ILS brings buyers and sellers of aviation parts together - worldwide. Suppliers list inventory on the ILS mainframe computer for easy access by buyers and ILS gives buyers the information to contact the sellers directly.

Kell-Strom Tool Co. Inc., 214 Church St., Wethersfield, CT 06109, (800) 851-6851; Distributor of hand tools and equipment. Products offered include: Apex bits, Cooper hand tools, Weller, Branson Ultasonic cleaners, New York Twist Drill, Pelican Lights and Cases and much more. Please see our web site at

Leavens Aviation Inc., 2555 Derry Rd. E., Mississauga, ON, Canada, L4T 1A1, (905) 678-1234 or (800) 263-6142; Transport Canada Approved Distributor of aircraft parts and supplies. Visit us at our web site

Mart Corp., The, 2450 Adie Rd., Maryland Heights, MO 63043, (314) 567-7222; Distributor for Mart Power Washers for cleaning piston and jet engine components including turbine blades.

Memphis Group, The, 3900 Willow Lake Blvd., Memphis, TN 38118, (901) 362-8600; Worldwide distributors of airborne navigation, communications, HF communications, inertial navigation systems, and avionics test equipment. Suppliers of engines, engine spares, QECs, rotables and expendables. Visit

Omaha Airplane Supply, 1101 Avenue H, Ste. G, Carter Lake, IA 51510, (712) 347-6666; and 2945 Redondo Ave., Long Beach, CA 90806, (562) 595-4301; Distributors of all major product lines for general aviation, corporate aircraft, regional and major airlines. Two complete stocking warehouses to serve the aviation industry. The Omaha location has an FAA approved Aeroquip hose shop., 7171 N. Federal Hwy., Boca Raton, FL 33487, (561) 443-3320; An online marketplace for the aviation, aerospace and defense industries offering a database of over 40 million line-items and services. Parts listing, searching, procurement, RFQs, auctions, can be managed from a user-friendly, cost-effective interface that never closes. Visit us at our web site

Penn Yan Aeroparts, 2499 Bath Road Airport, Penn Yan, NY 14527, (800) 727-7230 and 615C Herndon Ave., Orlando, FL 32803, (800) 899-2957; Wholesale distributor for GA parts, engines, and consumables. Product lines include: Champion, Goodyear, Lycoming, Continental, Precision, GE, Gill, Concorde, LAMAR, RAYJAY and more. World's largest RAPCO distributor. Visit

Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp., 1000 Marie Victoria Blvd., Longueuil, Quebec, Canada, J4G 1A1 (450) 468-7730; Provides total after sales support for all Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. engines worldwide. Parts distribution, accessory repair-overhaul-exchanges, rental-exchange engines, and component repairs-exchanges.

Precision Heliparts Inc., 495 Lake Mirror Rd., #800G, Atlanta, GA 30349, (800) 537-4140; Sales of instruments, electronics, and electrical accessories for helicopters.

Professional Aviation Associates, 4694 Aviation Pkwy, Ste. K, Atlanta, GA 30349, (800) 283-2105 or (404) 767-0282; Distributes spare parts for Beech King Air, Beechcraft 1900, and Learjet

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