GSE & Business News

All the latest news from Aviation Spares & Repairs Limited about our GSE and business activities in the aviation sector:

April 2019

We receive new orders from European airlines and airport authorities for our ultra-grip wheel chocks

April 2019

Bill Watson and Ross Hall visit AERO Specialties for product awareness training – thanks to the AERO teams for such great hospitality!

April 2019

ASR wins new UK MOD orders including a package of aircraft jacks to support their C-130 fleet

April 2019

We welcome Paul Taylor to the team as Sales Executive

April 2019

Radu Matala joins the ASR team as Warehouse Supervisor

March 2019

ASR wins new business to support the A330, Apache and F-15 aircraft operated by an existing military customer located in Asia

March 2019

PCI GASES appoint ASR as a distributor for the sale of their market leading nitrogen and oxygen generating equipment

March 2019

We now supply products from HONEYWELL ANALYTICS – please contact us for your gas detection requirements

February 2019

ASR takes adds SUPERIOR GLOVES to its supply capabilities – their advanced impact protection gloves are ideal for a range of airside operations

February 2019

We win a new contract to supply a range of towbar equipment into Milan Airport

January 2019

We now sell SWITLIK military life preservation equipment

January 2019

ASR receives an order from Bournemouth International Airport for 6 electric baggage tractors in support of their new ground handling operation

December 2018

New customer locations added in 2018 include Azerbaijan, Estonia, Jamaica, Oman, Pakistan, Russia, Senegal and Uganda

December 2018

BAE Systems place an order for a package of towbar equipment

November 2018

We expand our range of products to include spill control solutions from FOSSE LIQUITROL.

October 2018

We win orders for ground power units (90KVA AC and 28V DC), military compressors and Eagle Bob Tails for supply into the Middle East.

October 2018

Aviation Spares & Repairs continues to increase its capabilities in supporting the Lockheed C-130 and attends the Hercules Operators Conference (HOC) in Atlanta and Technical Coordination Groups (TCG) in Florida.

October 2018

Congratulations to Katie Dare as she joins Aviation Spares & Repairs as Sales Administrator.

September 2018

Aviation Spares & Repairs have a successful Airside International GSE Ramp-Ops event in Dubrovnik establishing new customers and an agreement to represent DBD Communications (headset solutions) in the U.A.E.

September 2018

Please come and meet us on stand 877 at MEBAA held at DWC, Dubai (10th – 12th December 2018).

August 2018

We are pleased to announce that we are now a distributor of market leading foot and hand protection equipment from EJENDALS

July 2018

Aviation Spares & Repairs wins a new order to assemble and supply seventeen C-130 wing section electrical connector kits.

July 2018

Aviation Spares & Repairs visits Kenya to make presentations to the Kenyan Defence Force.

July 2018

The Company has its annual export compliance audit and is found to be fully compliant by the Government’s Export Control Organisation.

July 2018

Aviation Spares & Repairs have another very successful Farnborough International Airshow networking with potential and existing customers and suppliers.

June 2018

ASR exhibit alongside EAGLE Tow Tractors and Aero Specialties for yet another worthwhile show at EBACE 2018 in Geneva.

March 2018

The Ministry of Defence award Aviation Spares and Repairs with a £700,000 contract to deliver ten Wrap Around Maintenance Staging (WAMS) Systems to support the new fleet of Lockheed F-35B Lightning II aircraft.

March 2018

The Company adds Military Specification flight suits to its range of products. The CWU 27/P Nomex® flame-resistant flyers coverall is designed and sewn to meet FNS/PD 96-17 (MIL-C-83141A). Available in a range of standard and bespoke sizes in both tan and sage green.

March 2018

We welcome Nathan King to the Company in the role of Key Account Manager.

March 2018

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Debbie Sneddon as Sales and Shipping Administrator.

February 2018

Aviation Spares & Repairs wins a new contract to supply 10 JetGo ground power units to a major petrochemical company in the Middle East.

February 2018

Aviation Spares & Repairs confirm that they will be exhibiting at the Airside International GSE Ramp-Ops Event in Dubrovnik. Please visit us on stand #4 between the 11th – 13th September.

January 2018

Aviation Spares & Repairs place the Eagle XM-20 tow tractor to Stansted Airport for a prolonged demonstration period. Contact us now for your free trial.

November 2017

The EAGLE XM-20 demo unit will be available for trial upon arrival from the U.S.A.

November 2017

Aviation Spares & Repairs send the JP75 towbarless tractor to Exeter International Airport for demonstration.

October 2017

Aviation Spares & Repairs sell an EAGLE TT-6D and Bobtail unto Saudi Arabia

October 2017

Aviation Spares & Repairs attend the Hercules Operators Conference in Atlanta, strengthening existing relationships and creating new partners.

October 2017

Aviation Spares & Repairs have a very successful Inter Airport 2017 in Munich supporting the EAGLE range of tow tractors.

September 2017

Aviation Spares & Repairs sell two C-130 shoring cradles to a military end user in the Middle East.

September 2017

Aviation Spares & Repairs have sold the EAGLE TT-12D to European customer.

August 2017

Aviation Spares & Repairs are in partnership with Tronair supporting the EAGLE range of tow tractors in the U.K., Europe and Middle East.

July 2017

Aviation Spares & Repairs are in partnership with TIPS offering a wide range of GSE packages.

June 2017

Aviation Spares & Repairs send the JP30L towbarless tractor to Gloucestershire Airport for demonstration.

June 2017

Aviation Spares & Repairs place Tips Freeway 2438Pe electric stairs on demo with Menzies Aviation at London Gatwick Airport to trial on their EasyJet stand.

May 2017

ASR has another successful European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in collaboration with Eagle & Aero Specialties.

May 2017

Aviation Spares & Repairs take delivery of their new Goupil G4 demonstration unit. Contact us today to book a trial.

April 2017

Aviation Spares & Repairs have a successful event at Airside International GSE Ramp-Ops event in Milan.

April 2017

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Luke Green as Warehouse Supervisor

March 2017

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Emily Boyle as Sales Administrator

January 2017

Aviation Spares & Repairs send the JetGo 800AL Ground Power Unit to Bristol Airport for demonstration.

January 2017

2016 has produced a record year for orders with substantial growth on 2015, supporting customers in nearly 60 countries across the world.

December 2016

Aviation Spares & Repairs have an outstanding show at MEBAA 2016 exhibiting alongside Aero Specialities.

December 2016

Tronair visit Aviation Spares & Repairs enhancing our ongoing relationship when offering both the Eagle and JetPorter range of tow tractors.

November 2016

Aviation Spares & Repairs have a very successful event at Ground Handling International Conference in Copenhagen.

November 2016

Key personnel attend a 5-day ground handling training course.

September 2016

The company has increased it’s sales activities in Africa, selling into new territories that include Djibouti, Ivory Coast and Kenya.

August 2016

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Alex Hodge as Compliance Manager.

July 2016

Aviation Spares & Repairs wins multiple new C-130 supply contracts totalling to more than $2 million

July 2016

Aero Specialties visited Aviation Spares & Repairs and accompanied us to visit TAG Farnborough with the JetGo GPU for demonstration.

July 2016

Our Eagle TT-12D, Jetporter Tow Tractors and JetGO GPU were used air side at this year’s Farnborough International Airshow to assist the ops team on the ramp.

July 2016

Our Eagle ETT-12 and Goupil G1 were on display at this year’s Farnborough International Airshow as we once again shared an outdoor chalet with Red Box International.

June 2016

ASR demo fleet will be present on stand OE16 as well as being used at FIA2016 by AFS.

June 2016

ASR due to partner with Red Box International for Farnborough International Airshow 2016 on stand OE16.

June 2016

Eagle TT-12D sold into Iraq.

June 2016

Goupil G3 and GEM e4 sold to TAG Aviation at Farnborough after a successful demonstration period.

June 2016

ASR attends British-Irish Airports Expo in Birmingham.

June 2016

ASR adds JetPorter 30L towbarless tug, JetGo 800AL and 4 bottle Tilt ‘n’ Tow O2 N2 cart to its demo fleet, trial them today.

May 2016

Eagle eTT-12 delivered, for a demonstration period, to London Oxford Airport.

May 2016

ASR has another successful European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in collaboration with Eagle & Aero Specialties.

April 2016

GEM e4 delivered, for a demonstration period, to TAG Aviation at Farnborough.

April 2016

ASR adds JetPorter 75 towbarless tug to its demo fleet – trial it today.

March 2016

ASR undertakes a tour of the UK to promote its GSE capabilities – receive your free tool kit, Mag light and Goodwood Festival of Speed tickets.

March 2016

ASR wins new business worth $1.2M to supply essential C-130 components and structures to one of its military customers in the Middle East

February 2016

We make our first sale of JetGo GPUs into the Channel Islands

February 2016

Hoppecke develop a battery and charger solution for the Eagle eTT-12

January 2016

Aviation Spares & Repairs are found to have a fully compliant export control program during an audit by the Export Control Organisation

January 2016

New G5 Lithium and GEM electric utility vehicles are launched at the Polaris dealer meeting in Paris

December 2015

The sale of multiple Eagle USATS units to a military customer in the UAE

December 2015

2015 has been another successful year for the business – we now support customers in more than 50 countries

November 2015

Completion of a major overhaul program of the mast and transmission assemblies for the Bell 430 operated by the Armada Del Ecuador.

November 2015

Attended the UK Polaris “Work and Transport” Dealer Meeting in Hammersmith, London.

November 2015

Bill Watson, our Sales & Marketing Director attends the Heathrow Business Summit.

October 2015

First orders received under our contract with the UK MOD to support their C-130J aircraft.

October 2015

Successful ISO assessment with bsi Group.

October 2015

Attended Inter Airport Europe at the Munich Trade Fair, Germany.

September 2015

Successful meetings and new opportunities developed at DSEi 2015.

August 2015

Website development & optimisation commences on our site.

July 2015

Our JetGo 550 MTI-RJ Demo unit is transported to Aurigny Airport Services, Guernsey.

July 2015

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Ross Hall as Sales and Marketing Coordinator.

July 2015

Eagle TT-12 is delivered, for a demonstration period, to Bristol Airport.

June 2015

ASR are awarded the UK MOD framework contract for the provision of spares for the C-130J.

June 2015

The order of 2 Goupil G3 units delivered to TAG Aviation at Farnborough.

June 2015

Eagle eTT-12 demo unit is received at BAE Systems for it’s trial period.

June 2015

Attended the UK Polaris Dealer Conference at Locators, Dorset.

May 2015

ASR has another successful European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in collaboration with Eagle, Goupil, Polaris & Aero Specialties.

April 2015

Eagle TT-12 demo unit is delivered to Xjet at Stansted.

April 2015

Goupil G1 & G3 demo units delivered to RizonJet, London Biggin Hill Airport to be used at their Elite London event.

April 2015

ASR participate in the GSE Buyers Conference in Budapest, strengthening relationships with existing customers, establishing contact with new ones and identifying a number of potential key opportunities.

March 2015

ASR attend the Goupil / Polaris Dealer conference in Biarritz.

February 2015

JetGo Demo unit delivered to London City Airport.

January 2015

Goupil G1 & G3 demo units delivered to Etihad.

January 2015

TAG Aviation at Farnborough are the first FBO in the UK to trial ASR’s newly delivered G1 demonstration unit.

January 2015

Arrival of Goupil G1 demo units to both the UK and GCC.

December 2014

A successful 2014, with a record level of orders from over 30 different countries.

December 2014

Polaris Brutus and Goupil G3 demo units at Harrords Aviation at Luton Airport.

December 2014

Following initial contact at MEBA in Dubai, ASR visit the UK facility at Stansted Airport to meet with key ground support personnel.

December 2014

ASR debut at MEBA with Eagle’s eTT12, Goupil’s G3 and Aero Specialties JetGo, an event that generates an unprecedented level of enquiries.

November 2014

Successful ISO audit with no observations or non compliances.

November 2014

Successful PQQ submission and invitation to bid on BAE 146 spares tenders.

November 2014

Through its in-country reseller, ASR seals the first Eagle sales into the Royal Saudi Navy.

November 2014

ASR to participate in the Ground Handling International conference in Gothenberg, Sweden.

October 2014

Aviation Spares & Repairs wins new business in the UAE to supply aircraft spares, tooling and GSE for the A330 MRTT.

October 2014

Goupil G1 launch in Watford

October 2014

ASR take delivery of an electric eTT-12 aircraft tow tractor for display at MEBA and subsequent use as a demonstration unit in the UK.

October 2014

The company reinforces its position with one of the world’s major airlines as Aer Lingus place an order for ramp safety equipment.

October 2014

ASR together with 2 partner organisations attend the UK MOD bidder conference having successfully progressed to the ITT stage for Ground Power Units

October 2014

ASR are to participate in Goupil’s G1 Multi Passenger and Burden Carrier electric vehicle launch event on the 28th October in North London.

September 2014

Aviation Spares and Repairs are shortlisted to supply GSE to a major customer programme

August 2014

Sales of JetGo units into Menzies.

August 2014

ASR secures the first ever sale of an Eagle XL unit in the GCC region though our in country partners Continental Aviation Services (CAS) to Falcon Aviation Services.

July 2014

The company wins a new $750K+ contract to supply C-130 parts to a key customer in the Middle East.

July 2014

Our Eagle TT-12D and Goupil G3 were on display at this year’s Farnborough International Airshow as we once again shared an outdoor chalet with Red Box International.

July 2014

ASR are appointed exclusive resellers for the JetGo in the UK.

June 2014

Aviation Spares & Repairs exhibits its Eagle and Goupil units at Good Wood Festival of Speed Aviation Exhibition.

June 2014

The UK MoD invites the Company to tender for the provision of electronic components and consumables in support of various aircraft platforms.

June 2014

ASR attends an SME event at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, chaired by Philip Dunne MP (Minister for Defence Equipment Support and Technology).

May 2014

The JetGo 28.5V DC diesel-electric hybrid aircraft ground power unit arrives ready for demonstration across the UK and Europe.

May 2014

The Goupil G3 undergoes trials at Farnborough and Bournemouth Airports.

May 2014

Eagle and ASR have another successful European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE).

May 2014

We are pleased to announce that Rob Beale has taken a permanent role in the sales team.

April 2014

Key personnel attend meetings in the UAE to discuss ongoing contracts with military and commercial end users.

April 2014

The Company is awarded a multimillion dollar contract to supply B787 and A380 equipment into a major commercial airline.

April 2014

ASR attend the industry leading conference for the 3rd successive year in Dublin, strengthening relationships with existing customers, establishing contact with new ones and identifying a number of potential key opportunities.

March 2014

ASR is invited by the UK MoD to tender on a significant new aircraft ground power requirement.

March 2014

The Company generates new business opportunities whilst exhibiting at BAWE 2014.

February 2014

The UK Government find Aviation Spares an Repairs to be fully compliant during its recent Export Control audit.

January 2014

In conjunction with its key partners, we have achieved new sales (multiple units) of Eagle’s tow tractors to both commercial and military customers in the Middle East.

January 2014

The Company has been audited by EQA and received confirmation of its ISO 9001:2008 accreditation without any non-compliance.

January 2014

The MoD shortlist ASR to supply 28.5DC Ground Power Units to all their UK MOBs and PJOBs.

December 2013

The Company is awarded a contract to supply VVIP stairs to a Royal Flight in the GCC.

December 2013

ASR wins an order to supply a complete ramp package into a private facility in Nigeria.

November 2013

ASR attends the Dubai Air Show in support of Eagle Tugs and its key partners.

November 2013

ASR is invited to support on a key supply program to a major international airline.

October 2013

ASR are the sole company to progress past the initial PQQ phase of an MoD accelerated requirement for rectifier units.

October 2013

The Company has a hugely successful Inter Airport Europe Show.

October 2013

ASR delivers 2 Goupil units to a major airline in the GCC.

October 2013

ASR takes delivery of its Goupil G3-2L demonstrator unit.

September 2013

Ongoing discussions with major European GSE OEMs to represent their products in the UK (and other territories).

August 2013

Please come and visit us at Inter Airport Europe in Munich.

July 2013

Aviation Spares & Repairs sell a second Eagle unit into the Ukraine.

July 2013

See our ramp safety equipment at the Goodwood Festival of Speed Aviation Exhibition.

June 2013

Aviation Spares & Repairs signs to become Goupil’s exclusive U.K. dealer in the aviation market.

June 2013

The Company wins a contract to supply towing and ground power equipment to the Royal Saudi Air Force.

May 2013

Aviation Spares & Repairs partner with Eagle to exhibit at EBACE.

May 2013

ASR introduces a new range of fluid management products to its portfolio.

April 2013

The Company welcomes officials from the UAE Armed Forces for discussions on its product range and capabilities.

March 2013

Key personnel visit the Egyptian Air Force in Cairo to negotiate a multiple unit tender requirement for tow tractors.

March 2013

Aviation Spares & Repairs to be appointed as exclusive UK distributor for Goupil Industries and their electric utility vehicles (aviation market).

March 2013

ASR exhibit their Eagle TT-12 at Business Airport World Expo 2013 in Farnborough.

March 2013

ASR recently spent some time in the U.S. supporting Eagle Tugs at Aviation Pro’s in Las Vegas where the newly launched XL series was showcased.

February 2013

The Company takes on a new line of ultra grip aircraft wheel chock.

January 2013

We begin working with a leading manufacturer of airside safety equipment.

January 2013

We provide operator and preventative maintenance training at ExecuJet (Riyadh) on their recently delivered TT-12D.

January 2013

Malfatech Company is appointed as our non-exclusive reseller of Eagle Tugs in Egypt (military).

January 2013

The Royal Air Force Air Cadets receive the IT equipment donated by Aviation Spares & Repairs.

December 2012

Key management personnel visit our US facility for operational and strategy meetings.

December 2012

Key supplier visits in California.

October 2012

ASR is awarded an 8 unit Eagle Bob Tail order for the Middle East.

August 2012

Signature utilises the Company’s Eagle TT-12D to assist in handling the additional aircraft expected in the London area during the Olympic Games.

July 2012

Aviation Spares & Repairs receives an official visit by the United Nations (Director Procurement Division) to our stand at FIAS 2012.

July 2012

The Company exhibits at Farnborough International Air Show.

June 2012

Aviation Spares & Repairs exhibits at the Goodwood Festival of Speed (Aviation Exhibition).

May 2012

Aviation Spares & Repairs has a successful European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE).

May 2012

Bill Watson, Sales & Marketing Manager, is welcomed onto the team.

February 2012

Airborne Product Support Arabia is appointed as our sole and exclusive reseller of Eagle Tugs in Saudi Arabia.

February 2012

Global Aviation Services is appointed as our sole and exclusive reseller of Eagle Tugs in Bahrain, Oman and Qatar.

February 2012

Continental Aviation Services is appointed as our sole and exclusive reseller of Eagle Tugs in the United Arab Emirates.

February 2012

Eagle announces the appointment of Aviation Spares & Repairs as its sole and exclusive distributor in the Middle East.

January 2012

ASR wins a contract to design and fabricate 2 specialized military ground power units (120KVA).

December 2011

Key management personnel visit our US facility for operational and strategy meetings.

December 2011

Rob Beale joins the Company as Sales Coordinator.

November 2011

New business opportunities are generated at a networking event held at the British Embassy in Dubai.

November 2011

Aviation Spares & Repairs attends the Dubai Air Show for key meetings.

November 2011

Aviation Spares & Repairs attends the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix by invitation of Continental Aviation Services.

June 2011

Aviation Spares & Repairs delivers training on the Eagle USATS with the Royal Norwegian Air Force.

March 2011

The Company receives a letter of recommendation from the Royal Saudi Air Force for the ongoing support it has been providing for nearly 20 years.

November 2010

Aviation Spares & Repairs visits Eagle Tugs for product training and discussions on sales strategy.

October 2010

We take on a new Sales Coordinator (Marc Saunt).

July 2010

Eagle announces the appointment of Aviation Spares & Repairs as its sole and exclusive distributor in the UK and Ireland.

July 2010

Mr Tenekoudis (Deputy General Director of Armaments and Investments) and Maj. Gen. Haritos (Deputy Chief Hellenic Air Force) of the Greek military delegation visit the stand at FIAS 2010 for key meetings.

July 2010

The company warmly welcomes a visit from HRH Lt. Gen. Prince Fiesal of Jordan (Special Assistant to Joint Chief of Staff) and Maj. Gen. Malek Habashneh (Commander Royal Jordanian Air Force) at FIAS 2010.

July 2010

The Company exhibits at Farnborough International Air Show (stand H3-C5).

June 2010

Dave Price joins the team as Senior Sales Coordinator.

June 2010

Aviation Spares & Repairs expands its capabilities of hydraulic hose assemblies.

June 2010

The Company acquires consignment C-130 stock totalling more than 1400 line items.

June 2010

Aviation Spares & Repairs expands its capabilities of C-130 structural components.

May 2010

Aviation Spares & Repairs wins an exclusive contract with Alsalam Aircraft Company to supply components in support of the programmed depot maintenance work being undertaken on the RSAF’s C-130 fleet.

April 2010

The Company acquires surplus aviation stock exceeding 500 line items.

November 2009

Aviation Spares & Repairs is appointed an agent for J&B Aviation in the UK.

July 2009

We welcome Matthew Pile onto the team (Warehouse Supervisor).

April 2009

ASR successfully delivers a $1M contract (Royal Saudi Air Force) to design, fabricate and commission 8 C-130 maintenance shoring systems.

March 2009

The Company wins a contract to supply 4 Eagle TT units into Saudi Arabian Airlines.

March 2009

Linda Williams joins the team as Senior Sales Coordinator.

January 2009

The Company acquires surplus aviation stock exceeding 2000 line items.

August 2008

We appoint a new Business Development Manager (Nichola McCormick).

July 2008

ASR delivers 7 Eagle TT tow tractors to the Royal Saudi Air Force.

June 2008

Aviation Spares & Repairs becomes an official distributor for Red Box International.

September 2007

The Company opens an office in the USA (Aviation Spares & Repairs LLC).

July 2005

ASR completes a contract to supply and commission 3 complete C-130 washdock systems.

June 2005

Aviation Spares & Repairs moves to its new facilities in Romsey.