Boeing Awards APPH Contract for B717 Landing Gear

Houston, TX September 25, 2007 – APPH Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of BBA Aviation, is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Boeing to provide the MRO services for its B717 landing gear system rotable program.

The contract, estimated to be worth $4.5 million is slated for a five-year term. APPH plans to carry out the North American MRO requirements at its facility in Houston, with all other global requirements being supported from its UK based landing gear MRO facility.

“This contract is a breakthrough into the third party MRO market, and marks a major step towards meeting our growth objectives in the service sector,” says Dave Haslam, APPH Group Managing Director.

APPH is part of BBA Aviation PLC, and provides specialist services including design, manufacture, assembly and support of landing gear, hydraulic and filtration systems, and other component repair and overhaul services for virtually all segments within the aviation industry.

For more information on any of the specialized products and services APPH offers, please visit or call +44 (0) 7789 542677. Outside of North America please e-mail