TULSA, OK (Sept. 18, 2020) – AMETEK MRO Defense is proud to announce Drake Air has received a contract from Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City, OK, for the repair and manufacture of the C-5 primary and secondary heat exchangers. Drake Air recently received a SAR approval on all applicable part numbers.

“By utilizing our state-of-the-art brazing ovens, our vertically integrated support shops, and our skilled technicians with decades of experience, we are clearly positioned to deliver a total value solution on this and future contracts,” stated David Bentley, AMETEK MRO Divisional Vice President and Business Unit Manager.

“This award is a great addition to our current portfolio of heat transfer repair and manufacturing components. We consider it a significant win for Drake Air and the AMETEK MRO group. Being awarded a contract by an institution as highly regarded as Tinker Air Force Base further solidifies the efforts of our internal teams and demonstrates our position as an industry leader,” Mr. Bentley added.

About AMETEK MRO Drake Air

AMETEK MRO Drake Air is an AS9100D and AS9110C certified MRO center of excellence with capabilities to fabricate, manufacture and repair both aluminum and high temperature alloys. . Drake Air specializes in the maintenance, repair, and overhaul of heat transfer components, such as heat exchangers, precoolers, oil coolers, and fuel heaters for all types of commercial, regional, general aviation, military and rotor wing aircraft.

Drake Air is a unit of AMETEK Aerospace and Defense, a division of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of approximately $5 billion.

For more information, contact AMETEK MRO Drake Air, 4085 Southwest Boulevard, Tulsa, OK 74107. Tel: +1-918-858-3331 or visit their website: