Midwest Aero Support celebrates 25 years with open house, golf outing and cook-out

 Midwest Aero 25th Anniversary stamp

ROCKFORD, Aug. 21 — On Thursday, September 3, 2015, Midwest Aero Support, Inc. (Machesney Park, IL) will be celebrating its 25th year providing products and services to the aerospace industry. There will be an open house with facility tours beginning at 10:00am with lunch following at 11:45am.

MAS is an FAA / EASA certified repair station which provides repair services for a variety of mechanical, electrical, electronic and pneumatic products used on commercial and military aircraft. MAS also provides passenger and crew seat maintenance and well as expansive composite repair services.

These services are provided for all size commercial as well as military aircraft and helicopters. The MAS customer base is worldwide.

Recently, MAS has added a state of the art Heat & Vacuum Applicator (HVA) machine to its stable of capabilities. The HVA machine, which applies laminate material to various interior panels will be showcased during the open house. It is capable of servicing all aircraft types from small Regional jets to the new Boeing 787 and Airbus A350 aircraft. This new equipment is the first of its kind in the continental U.S. and MAS is excited to be able to offer these services. MAS can now offer complete cabin refurbishment to its existing and potential customers.

In addition to repair services, MAS manufactures a variety of electrical and electronic components, wiring harnesses and recently, flap actuation components. We are proud to be a supplier of such equipment for the new Mitsubishi Regional jet which is scheduled to take its first flight early in 2016.

Much of MAS’ manufacturing and repair services are performed under a variety of license agreements with larger Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s) the largest of which, is with United Technologies Aerospace Systems (UTAS). Recent developments in the UTAS license agreement has expanded MAS’ flap actuation repair capabilities as well as expanding its customer base to include virtually every Regional Jet operator in the world. MAS will be performing various component modifications for these operators over the next several years.

Much of MAS’ success can be attributed to its dedication to finding solutions for customer’s maintenance needs. MAS has developed many repair processes and solutions to help combat rising maintenance costs. The resultant savings with customers has been significant.

View the press release here or view the invitation here.


MAS was launched in January of 1990 by Brent R. Johnson who had 16 years’ experience in aerospace – 8 years with UTAS (Sundstrand) followed by 8 years with Saab Aerospace, Linkoping, Sweden. Utilizing his experience, Brent found a niche with the growing Regional Airline industry by providing component repair services with a quick turnaround time, competitive pricing and quality products and services.

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