Ontic Signs License Agreement with Meggitt Sensing Systems


Cheltenham-based Ontic, a BBA Aviation company and aerospace industry’s leading provider of extended life solution’ for Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) legacy products, has signed an exclusive license agreement with Meggitt PLC, which has bases in Basingstoke and on the South Coast, for signal conditioners, military chip detectors, cockpit indicators and connector harnesses.

The aerospace applications for these products include a range of commercial, business and general aviation, and military platforms. Under the terms of the agreement Ontic will be responsible for all continuing Part 21 new build manufacturing as well as comprehensive Part 145 repairs and spares support for the global customers of this installed-base. This follows on from the Meggitt license acquired in December 2018 for engine pressure transmitters, fuel flow transmitters and fluid monitoring chip detectors.

Gareth Hall, President of Ontic, said: “Ontic is pleased to add these products to our portfolio and having them benefit from the Extended Life Solutions we provide. This license of product families in particular highlights Ontic’s capability to strategically assist OEMs with the on-going support of their non-core products, allowing the OEM to progress and concentrate on its strategic priorities.”

Ontic’s global legacy focus is supported by manufacturing and MRO facilities in Cheltenham, UK, the USA and Singapore.

Ontic is a wholly owned subsidiary of BBA Aviation plc, with over 45 years of aerospace product manufacturing and aftermarket support experience and provides new and serviceable spares and repairs for over 6,500 maturing and legacy aircraft parts. Its portfolio of products, licensed or acquired from major OEMs such as Honeywell, UTC Aerospace, Safran, Thales and GE Aviation, span all major aircraft systems in both civil and military markets.

BBA Aviation plc is a global aviation support and aftermarket services provider, primarily focused on servicing the Business and General Aviation (B&GA) market.