Aero Precision Signs Partnership Agreement With McNally Industries for Ground Support Equipment

Aero Precision will represent the RUPHIS (Rotor Universal Positioning and Handling Integrated System) Main Rotor Blade installation and removal system which accommodates variants of the Black Hawk, Apache, S-70 and S-92 model helicopters


LIVERMORE, Calif. Feb. 24, 2014 – Aero Precision, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announced today a new partnership agreement with McNally Industries, a McNally Group company. McNally Industries supports the aviation community by designing and manufacturing ground support equipment for rotary wing aircraft. 

Aero Precision will represent the RUPHIS (Rotor Universal Positioning and Handling Integrated System) Main Rotor Blade installation and removal system at many domestic and international aviation conferences and expositions.

The RUPHIS system is able to accommodate variants of the Black Hawk, Apache, S-70 and S-92 model helicopters (with a CH-47 Chinook solution under development). The blade clamp provides benefits in personnel safety and time savings, as well as well as added protection to the aircraft. The systems slim design allows the direct placement of the blades into GSE holding carts to reduce handling and improve turnaround time.

The RUPHIS Blade Clamp will be on display during the upcoming 2014 Heli-Expo at Aero Precision's Booth #4006, February 24–27, 2014 at the Anaheim Convention Center in California.

About McNally Industries - Since 1942, McNally Industries has served the United States Department of Defense and the world’s largest prime contractors with hydro-mechanical and electro-mechanical systems as well as complex, precision machined components for critical defense and aerospace applications. McNally is a full-service manufacturer providing product design and testing as well as build-to-print manufacturing.  Additional information can be found at www.mcnally-group.com

About Aero Precision

Aero Precision is a leader in aerospace distribution and services and a premier worldwide stocking distributor of aircraft OEM parts.  With 20 years of reliability, quality products and customer service, Aero Precision facilitates the purchasing process by sourcing all military aircraft parts requirements under its unique logistic support model.  Aero Precision has sole stocking distribution agreements with Honeywell, UTAS (Hamilton Sundstrand), Crane Aerospace, Texstars, CEF, Woodward, Parker, Circor, Eaton, Marvin Test Solutions, ViaSat, Zodiac Aerospace and other strategic OEM partners for various product lines and supports 60+ countries worldwide.  News and information are available at www.aeroprecision.com

About Greenwich AeroGroup

Greenwich AeroGroup, Inc., owns and operates providers of general, commercial, government and military aviation services including: maintenance, avionics and interior refurbishments; fixed base operations; aircraft sales, charter and management; manufacturing and engineering; component repair and overhaul; parts distribution and financial services. Current locations include: Atlantic Aero, Inc., located at Piedmont-Triad International Airport in Greensboro, N.C.; Western Aircraft, Inc., located at Gowen Field in Boise, Idaho; Summit Aviation, Inc., located at Summit Airport in Middletown, Del.; DAC International, Inc., located in Austin, Texas; Matrix Aviation, Inc., located in Wichita, Kan.; Professional Aviation Associates, Inc., located in Atlanta, Ga.; Professional Aircraft Accessories, Inc., located in Titusville, Fla.; Aero Precision Industries, located in Livermore, Calif., and NASAM, Inc., located in South San Francisco, Calif.. Additionally, Greenwich AeroGroup owns an interest in Helivia Aero Taxi located in Rio de Janerio. News and information are available at www.greenwichaerogroup.com

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