EDGEWOOD, N.Y., May 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Meggitt Safety Systems has authorized Dynatech International/MPX Holdings LLC to distribute a fighter jet canopy actuator for which Meggitt holds a sole source replacement contract with the United States Air Force for its worldwide F-16 fleet.
Dynatech, which represents an extensive portfolio of OEM aircraft parts, will focus on increasing international sales of canopy actuators for the F16-A and F16C variants.
Amy Merkley, who leads Meggitt's aftermarket services, commented: "Meggitt's canopy actuator was designed by experts with innovative features that are a benchmark for excellence in safety, reliability and lower cost of maintenance. Dynatech's reach will deliver the wider exposure this truly excellent product redesign deserves."
"We are delighted to have Meggitt Safety Systems select Dynatech International as their stocking distributor of the new F-16 Canopy Actuator and Linkage system," commented Christopher Wagner, V.P. of Distribution Business Development. "Meggitt Safety Systems and Dynatech International are committed to supporting the F-16 community with superior quality components, ensuring the highest level of safety and fleet readiness."
About Meggitt Safety Systems
Meggitt Safety Systems Inc., a Meggitt subsidiary, is based in Simi Valley, California and is a market leader in extreme environment fire and overheat protection systems, mineral-insulated cables and electro-mechanical actuators. Its products are in service in aerospace, defense, industrial and nuclear applications, meeting the extreme performance requirements of commercial and military aircraft, ships, military ground vehicles, and industrial and nuclear power plants.
About Meggitt PLC
Headquartered in the UK, Meggitt PLC is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment components and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. Some 11,000 people are employed across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe and North America and regional bases in Brazil, India and the Middle East. www.meggitt.com
About Dynatech International
Headquartered in Long Island, NY, with facility in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Dynatech is a full-service company supporting military operators and MROs worldwide with turbine engine and aircraft spare parts, repair management, logistic solutions and superior service. With over 40 years of experience in the aerospace and defense aftermarket, Dynatech is the exclusive and authorized distributor for numerous OEMs. Dynatech stocks a large inventory of new and of out-of-production, hard-to-find parts for military engines and aircraft.
CONTACT: Dynatech International James Caruso James.Caruso@dynatechintl.com 1-631-243-1700