2018 Conference Sponsors

Annual Conference

The 2018 MARPA Conference will be held on October 24-25, 2018. We could not do this without our sponsors! On this page, you can learn more about our sponsors. Click on a sponsor's name in the list below to go directly to their information!

Aero Parts Mart

Aero Parts Mart is the Lanyard Sponsor

AERO PARTS MART was founded with the goal of providing the following solutions to the aviation industry:

  • Parts availability and improved lead times
  • Lower cost of ownership and reduction to material costs
  • Improvements to design
  • Ability to work one on one with airline purchasing and engineering groups to improve operational reliability while lowering costs
  • Customer commitment that is unrivaled
  • Aero Parts Mart provides FAA PMA part solutions for the Bombardier CRJ 200-440, 700-900 regional jets, Bombardier Dash 8 and Q400, Saab 340, Embraer ERJ145, ERJ 170, ERJ 175, ERJ 190, ATR72, Bae 146, Avro RJ85, Avro RJ100, Airbus, DC-10 and MD11


    HEICO is a Diamond Sponsor

    HEICO Aerospace Corporation is a successful and growing technology-driven aerospace, industrial, defense and electronics company. HEICO provides customers with innovative and cost-saving products and services. HEICO's products are found on large commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, along with a large variety of industrial turbines, targeting systems, missiles and electro-optical devices.

    HEICO Parts Group (HPG) is the world’s largest independent supplier of FAA-PMA approved engine and component parts for virtually every engine platform and ATA chapter, holding over 10,000 FAA approvals, and producing more than 500 new, highly engineered parts annually. HEICO Repair Group (HRG), which supplies flight-critical repair and overhaul services for aircraft accessory components, such as electro-mechanical, electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic, avionic, landing gear and structural aircraft sections, is one of the largest independent component MRO and asset management services providers in the world. HEICO Distribution Group (HDG), through its Seal Dynamics and Blue Aerospace subsidiaries, is a leading provider of FAA-approved component parts, and a leader in distribution for OEM replacement parts for both commercial and military applications.

    HEICO has also been ranked as one of the 100 "World’s Most Innovative Growth Companies", 100 "Best Small Companies" and 200 "Hot Shot Stocks" by Forbes over the past decade.

    Jet Parts Engineering

    Jet Parts Engineering is a Gold Sponsor

    Since 1994, Jet Parts Engineering has built a reputation as a high quality FAA-PMA parts supplier. We always ensure high value and excellent customer service while supplying PMA parts to clients such as Delta Airlines, American Airlines, Lufthansa, and United Airlines, as well as repair stations around the world. Quality control and quality assurance are held to the highest standards, and our engineers and technicians have a wealth of aerospace and manufacturing experience. The goal of Jet Parts Engineering has always been to provide our MRO partners with accessible and easy alternatives to OEMs. We carry all of our parts in stock and can ship within twenty-four hours. Our employees are here to serve you, our customer.
    We are certain that Jet Parts Engineering’s product value and customer service will exceed your expectations! Visit us at www.jetpartsengineering.com.

    First Aviation Services Inc.

    First Aviation Services Inc. is a Silver Sponsor

    First Aviation Services Inc. (www.firstaviation.com) is a leading provider of component repair and overhaul and PMA parts to the aviation industry worldwide. FAvS’s principal operating subsidiaries are:
    Aerospace Turbine Rotables (www.turbinerotables.com) repairs and overhauls Landing Gear systems, Flight Controls and Flight Control Actuation systems, Lighting, Power Supplies, Tach Generators, Oxygen & Fire Suppression systems (including Hydrostatic Testing), Crew Masks, and advanced composite repairs.
    Evolution Aerospace (www.evolutionpma.com) offers over 200 PMAs for Honeywell/Grimes lighting, starter/generator brushes, landing gear, crew masks and oxygen and fire bottles.
    Piedmont Propulsion Systems (www.piedmontpropulsion.com) performs propeller MRO for regional, corporate, and military aircraft. PPS holds FAA/EASA Propeller Class-1 and Class-2 ratings for all Dowty, Hamilton, Hartzell and McCauley propellers. PPS is the only facility in the world with certification to overhaul all ATR and DHC-8-100/200/300/400 propeller types, including Hamilton 568F and Dowty R408 propellers. PPS also supports out-of-production propellers including Saab 340/2000, Fokker 27/50/60, EMB-120 & DHC-6 platforms.

    R&D Dynamics

    R&D Dynamics is a Gold Sponsor

    R&D Dynamics was founded in 1990. The company’s founder Dr. Giri Agrawal pioneered the design and development of high speed rotating machines supported on foil air/gas bearings for air cycle machines in the 70’s and 80’s while working at Honeywell and Hamilton Sundstrand. As Chief Project Engineer at Hamilton Sundstrand, he received the “George Mead Medal”, the highest technical award from the parent company United Technologies Corporation. He was also cited as the “Father” of the Hamilton Sundstrand Air Bearing Program. The foil bearing designs developed by Dr. Agrawal are used even today for air cycle machines of all modern civil and military aircraft.

    Dr. Agrawal’s vision for the new company was to extend foil bearing technology to rotating machines other than air cycle machines, and that is the mission of R&D Dynamics Corporation.

    R&D Dynamics is pursuing all three classes of turbomachinery for design, development and manufacturing. In addition to developing and manufacturing turbomachinery R&D Dynamics invests heavily in research and development for advancing its core technologies. R&D Dynamics holds an extensive portfolio of patents and proprietary processes pertaining to foil bearings and turbomachines.

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