People News: Wilco Adds Hattrup as Manager of Sales and Marketing

Wichita, Kansas — Wilco, Inc. announces the appointment of Mike Hattrup as its new Manager of Sales and Marketing. Hattrup will be responsible for Sales and Customer Service among all Wilco categories including quality aircraft parts, aircraft batteries, STCs, sheet steel, motorcycle and distributor lines. His participation will further enhance and ensure Wilco's 24 hour availability and same/next day shipping.

Hattrup comes to Wilco with 25 years aircraft experience in his own company, and as a Regional Sales Manager for United Beechcraft, in Product Support/Parts Marketing for Beech Aircraft, and Inside Sales for Van Dusen Aircraft Supply.

Wilco maintains a stocked 25,000 square foot warehouse full of general aviation parts for Piper, Cessna, Beech and many others. Wilco distributes Rapco fuel pumps, brake linings and discs, filters, Whelen lighting products, LP Aero windshields and windows, CRC aerosol products and numerous other aftermarket lines, as well as new surplus avionics and the world's largest inventory of Piper surplus parts.

In addition, Wilco maintains one of the largest inventories of Concorde Batteries in the United States, supplying No Maintenance Sealed Lead Acid Batteries for Raytheon, Cessna, Lear Jet and to FBOs, Fleet Operators, Flight Schools and the end user. Wilco holds many STCs for these batteries, and in most cases they are free with a battery purchase.

Wilco has been serving the aircraft industry since 1953 and is a leader in the stocking and sale of aircraft parts and industrial supplies. Additionally, Wilco is a supplier of 4130 sheet steel and a line of motorcycle parts and accessories.

Wilco offers an extensive inventory of 4130 aircraft quality sheet steel, available in normalized or annealed condition, with free mill test results and no minimum order.

The same quality and service is offered on Wilco's line of motorcyle parts and accessories, ignition switches, batteries, electrical harnesses and components. Custom electrical design work and prototype service is available at no charge. Private labeling for batteries is also possible with sufficient quantities.

Please call and say "hi" to Mike Hattrup at 316-943-9379. For more information about Wilco products or to make a purchase, call 1-800-767-7593 or visit