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History

History

  • 1973Aerotron was founded in August 1973 as a subsidiary of Aerotron Airpower (Aerotron Ltd later to become privately owned in 1980).
  • 1987Aerotron was awarded a long-term contract by McDonnell-Douglas to operate a European Distribution Centre to support McDonnell-Douglas customers in Europe and Africa.
  • 1999Aerotron was appointed by Air France and Monarch Airlines to manage Airbus A330 components and provide AOG support to UK airports.
  • 2001 / 2002Aerotron signs contracts with both Airtours International and British Midland to manage consignments of Airbus A320 & A330 rotable material.
  • 2004Aerotron appointed as AOG support organisation of Eaton Aerospace Vickers Systems.
  • 2004Aerotron signs exchange service agreement with Westland Helicopters Limited covering Lynx and Sea King Accessory Transmission Equipment.
  • 2005Aerotron awarded 3-year support contract with EADS Sogerma for A320 and A330 rotables.
  • 2005Aerotron awarded repair management contract on behalf of SAS Components in support of BMI A320 operational inventory.
  • 2006Aerotron awarded Queens Award for Enterprise in International Trade.
  • 2006Aerotron wins 7 year Flying Hour Contract supporting 16 Airbus on behalf of GB Airways, soon then to be purchased by Easyjet.
  • 2007Aerotron appointed as UK AOG distributor on Airbus Transparencies for Saint-Gobain Sully.
  • 2007Aerotron board approves investment of $20 million into Boeing 737NG rotables.
  • 2009Aerotron wins 3-year Flying Hour Contract supporting 28 Boeing 737NG aircraft on behalf of Easyjet.
  • 2011Aerotron selected by Lufthansa Technik to market its commercial aircraft rotable inventory on sale / loan / exchange basis.
  • 2011Aerotron once again awarded Queens Award for Enterprise in International Trade.
  • 2012Aerotron expands its Military division to support the Military fixed wing aircraft.
  • 2012Aerotron breaks ground for a new 100,000 sq ft warehouse at its London Gatwick headquarters.
  • 2012December - Phase one building works completed 25,000 sq feet Bulk storage area with 26 ft eave height.
  • 2013Aerotron signed a distributor agreement with B/E Aerospace for their Sky Interior lighting system fitted to B737NG aircraft
  • 2013January - Building Works Phase 2 Infill from initial building and installation of mezzanine floor, 50,000 sq feet of small parts storage on 2 levels.
  • 2013January - Building works for office extension started, 25,000 sq feet of office on 2 levels
  • 2013June - Building works phase 2 and first floor offices complete