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Ozark acquires T53 turboshaft product line from Honeywell

January 6, 2022  By Helicopters Staff

Ozark Aeroworks LLC of Springfield, Missouri, which is an Eagle Copters Ltd. affiliate, has acquired the T53 Turboshaft Engine product line from Honeywell Aerospace.

“After 42 years of providing T53 MRO support around the world, I’m extremely honoured to be part of this historic transition and look forward to working tirelessly, with the Ozark-Eagle Team and our support network, to provide benchmarkable service to T53 Operators worldwide,” said Ken Essary, Partner and CEO of Ozark Aeroworks.

Ozark Aeroworks is one of Honeywell’s largest T53 Authorized Service Centers for the T53 series engines, servicing a global customer base. Eagle Copters explains Ozark Aeroworks has built strong relationships with Honeywell, T53 channel partners, and end user customers, which positions the company to manage the overall value stream of the T53 program.

“Opportunities like this come along once in a lifetime,” said Mike O’Reilly, CEO, Eagle Copters. “I want to thank everyone involved for the efforts required to make this happen, adding a special thank you to Ken Essary. The T53 has a new home, and it could not be in better hands.”


Both Ozark Aeroworks and Honeywell Aerospace have established a dedicated transition team to manage the transition process to meet customer needs.


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