Annual Conference

The 2022 MARPA Conference will be held November 2-3, 2022 at the Kona Kai Resort in San Diego, California.

MARPA cannot host events for the FAA-PMA parts manufacturing community without support from our sponsors! On this page, you can learn more about our event sponsors. Click on a sponsor company name in the list below to go directly to their information.

Able Aerospace Services Inc., a Textron Company

Able Aerospace Services, Inc. is a Gold Sponsor

Since 1982, Able Aerospace Services Inc. has helped aircraft operators and fleet owners safely reduce operating costs by providing resourceful solutions. After laying roots as experts in processing turbine engine components for original equipment manufacturers, we expanded our business in the 1990s to include FAA-approved parts, along with repairs, overhauls, exchanges and partnerships.

More than 30 years after opening our doors, we continue to extend our capabilities and grow our team. While many things have changed over the decades, one thing has remained the same: Able's unrelenting focus on being the best value alternative around for aircraft parts and maintenance.

In 2012, Able built and expanded into a new headquarters in Mesa, Arizona. This facility brings together our devoted team of over 450 production, engineering, quality, customer service, sales and support employees. It also houses some of the most advanced technology on the market. From state-of-the-art design equipment to futuristic robots, the Able headquarters has all of the expertise and equipment you need – and all under one roof.

With a wide range of solutions and capabilities, Able Aerospace Services, Inc has your aircraft covered from top to tail.

Aero Brake & Spares, Inc.

Aero Brake & Spares, Inc. is the event Raffle Sponsor

Aero Brake & Spares, Inc., an FAA PMA developer, manufacturer and supplier of precision engineered products for over 30 years, offers a unique combination of experience, innovation and support. With scores of approved FAA-PMAs, we have a documented track record in working with the Federal Aviation Administration to obtain regulatory approval for our products.

At Aero Brake & Spares Inc. quality is our best part, we employ an ISO9001 certified Quality Management System to assure a continuing standard of quality while providing mechanisms for continuous review and improvement of all facets from development, to product realization and end-user />
For more information, visit

Aviation Technical Services (ATS)

ATS is the event Happy Hour Sponsor

ATS is an award-winning provider of MRO and support services for commercial and military aircraft. We are focused on making the MRO process better through reducing span times, increasing mechanic efficiency, and lowering overall costs through maintenance prevention strategies.

Airframe Services: Heavy maintenance and modification
Ranger Asset Management: Component part sales, consignment, and inventory distribution services available for virtually every commercial airframe and engine platform. Also includes asset acquisition and teardown activities
Component Repair: Providing repair and rotable exchange options for accessories, composites, electrical and fuel components, flight control surfaces, hydraulics, pneumatics and structures
Engineering Solutions: PMA parts, STC offerings, as well as design and repair engineering

For more information, visit


Chromalloy is a Lunch Sponsor

Aviation is where we started and where we'll continue to excel. For over 70 years, Chromalloy’s solutions have safely and reliably extended the life of aircraft engines and gas turbines, improving the economics of flight and power generation.

Chromalloy provides a broad range of aftermarket services and ranks as the leading independent supplier of advanced repairs for jet engine parts. Our innovative LifeX® repairs and solutions increase the yield of critical engine parts, so you have fewer parts to replace and realize savings on each shop visit. If a replacement is required, our FAA-certified and industry-proven LifeX parts, provide further operational and economic value.

Chromalloy has the experience and robust technical foundation to support the complexity of today's engines throughout the entire lifecycle. We provide our customers with timely, cost-effective, and proven repairs for turbine airfoils and other critical engine parts – repairs that extend the life of the parts and drive down engine maintenance costs.

With unrivaled in-house capabilities and a commitment to innovation, Chromalloy delivers world-class solutions and unmatched value to our customers.


First Aviation Services Inc.

First Aviation Services Inc. is a Silver Sponsor

First Aviation Services Inc. (“FAvS”), headquartered in Westport, Connecticut, is a leading provider of component repair and overhaul, PMA parts manufacturing and rotables management to the aviation industry worldwide. FAvS’s principal operating subsidiaries are: Aerospace Turbine Rotables, Inc. (AeTR) and Evナ考ution Aerospace, Inc. (EVO) in Wichita, KS, Piedmont Propulsion Systems, LLC (PPS) in Winston-Salem, NC and Aviation Blade Services, Inc. (ABS) in Kissimmee, FL. Together, the companies repair and overhaul Landing Gear systems, Flight Controls, Actuation Systems, Lighting, Power Supplies, Oxygen and Fire Suppression systems, Hydrostatic Testing, Crew Masks, all Dowty, Hamilton, Hartzell and McCauley propellers and Helicopter Rotor Blades.

More information about FAvS and its subsidiaries may be found on the company’s website


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 LLC

Jet Parts Engineering LLC is a Gold Sponsor

Jet Parts Engineering provides alternative part solutions to our global network of airline and MRO partners. We help our customers battle their increasing costs of component, airframe, and engine maintenance with our competitive pricing, reduced lead times, and engineered repairs. We specialize in over 25 ATA chapters across most aircraft systems with capabilities to develop a wide range of part-types including machined and cast alloys, molded plastics and rubbers, glass and acrylic lenses, electromechanical assemblies, and many others. Our ecommerce portal gives immediate access to pricing, availability, technical information, and the ease of order placement and tracking. Jet Parts Engineering's staff is comprised of some of the best and brightest in the industry - our people are the best part. Visit to learn more.

Mingo Aerospace

Mingo Aerospace is an Event Sponsor

Mingo Aerospace is a world-class MRO with focused capabilities in Cargo Loading System and HVOF Thermal Spray and Precision Grinding repair for landing gear and flight controls. We provide fast-TAT repairs & immediate spares inventory for Telair and Goodrich cargo systems. Our in-house engineering staff drives first-to-market cargo repairs for 787, 777F, 747, A350 and legacy airframes and develops low-cost PMA parts and repair options to provide the best value to our customers. Visit to learn more.

Mitchell Aircraft

Mitchell Aircraft is an Event Sponsor

Airlines and MROs looking to maximize their ROI on excess rotable and expendable material have benefited from selecting Mitchell Aircraft as their assets solutions partner. Let us take on the task of redistributing your surplus or excess assets. We will deliver maximum value to you, and we will relieve you of the burden of sales, marketing, transportation and credit risk. Are you an OEM or PMA manufacturer? Let Mitchell Aircraft expand your reach by partnering with us to distribute your products.

Our PMA selection offers airlines a unique combination of availability, reliability and affordability. By providing a level of service unfound in the industry, we take care of all client needs with a single point of contact. Working with us means airlines can avoid costly logistical issues and experience a seamless transition with every transaction. By using required analysis and test data, we prove each PMA part is equivalent to or better than the original OEM part. Visit to learn more.

R&D Dynamics

R&D Dynamics is a Gold Sponsor

R&D Dynamics was founded in 1990. While working for Garrett Air Research and Hamilton Standard in the 1970s and 1980's, the company's founder, Dr. Giri Agrawal, pioneered the design and development of high speed rotating machines supported on foil air/gas bearings. As Chief Project Engineer at Hamilton Standard, Dr. Agrawal received the "George Mead Medal," United Technologies Corporation's highest technical award, for his groundbreaking air bearing development work. The foil bearing designs developed by Dr. Agrawal are used in the air cycle machines in all modern commercial and military aircraft.

Dr. Agrawal's vision for R&D Dynamics Corporation was to extend foil bearing technology to other classes of rotating machines in aerospace, automotive, and industrial applications.

In addition to turbomachinery designs, R&D Dynamics Corporation holds an extensive portfolio of patents and intellectual property, and continues to invest heavily in research and development, advancing core technologies, including Next-Generation Foil Air/Gas Bearings, High Speed Electric Motors and Drives, Optimized Air, Refrigerant, and Other Gas Cycles and Systems
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Wencor is a Gold Sponsor and conference bag sponsor

Wencor has been a global leader in the aerospace aftermarket industry for over 60 years. Through innovative and cost saving solutions, we have become a trusted partner to the world's airlines, MROs, OEMs and defense companies. Our fundamental focus is on lowering the total cost of ownership for aircraft operations, improving component reliability and increasing material availability for our customers. We achieve this by providing support to both commercial and defense aircraft utilizing authorized distribution services, PMA & SARS design and development, DER/component repair services, kitting, USM and rotable exchanges, as well as consignment and 3PL programs throughout our worldwide office and stocking facility network.

Wencor distribution and PMA development is a leading supplier of FAA-approved aircraft parts; allowing customers to maximize cost savings, extend on-wing time and experience improved part performance. Our MRO Centers of Excellence and Defense affiliates offer comprehensive repair capabilities, engineering improvement solutions, reliability improvement and worldwide accessibility; Absolute Aviation, Accessory Technologies, Aerospace Coatings, Fortner Engineering, PHS/MWA Aviation, Silver Wings Aerospace, Soundair Aviation, Kitco Defense and ASC Industries.

Collectively, the Wencor Group companies keep your fleet "Ready to Fly". Learn more or contact us at

Vogt Aero

Vogt Aero is an Event Sponsor

Vogt Aero is an aviation solutions company focused on understanding customer issues and developing the best cost-effective solutions. An FAA Production Approval Holder (PAH) with in-house DER support, Vogt Aero specializes in development and manufacturing of PMA Replacements, modifications, an owner slash operator produced parts. Vogt Aero supports more than 50 International Airlines and numerous repair stations throughout the world.

With a direct focus on electrical and mechanical systems and a vast network of capabilities to address other systems, Vogt Aero can support a variety of needs to develop customized customer solutions. Vogt Aero is dedicated to improving aircraft parts, providing superior aviation services, and is driven to make a positive impact in the aviation community.

2022 Conference Sponsors

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