AMETEK MRO Drake Air Expands Design and Manufacturing Capabilities

TULSA, OK (March 2, 2021) – AMETEK MRO Drake Air for many years has participated in the design, manufacture and repair of Aerospace Heat Transfer components through our Drake Air facility, based in Tulsa, OK. Drake Air brings decades of heat exchanger overhaul and core manufacturing experience with industry-leading low costs on-time delivery, and quality customer service. As a vertically integrated and AS9100/9110-approved facility, Drake Air has the capability to design and manufacture a variety of aluminum, stainless, and Inconel heat transfer components for a number of fixed wing and rotorcraft applications.

“We are pleased to bring this outstanding capability to our OEM customers, whether the opportunity is a new design, build-to-print or out-of-production spares manufacturing. We are confident our cost profile, speed to market, and attention to customer service will be an industry gamechanger for the next project or even a current program,” stated Stephen Pollard, Vice President Business Development for AMETEK MRO Midwest.

Over the years, Drake Air has benefitted from AMETEK’s investment in people and equipment to support the manufacture of a variety of heat transfer applications in the commercial and military aerospace markets. Furthermore, Drake Air’s decades of repair and manufacturing experience provides the customer a real opportunity to improve manufacturability, repairability and reliability

“It is a very exciting time for us at AMETEK MRO and Drake Air specifically,” said David Bentley, Divisional Vice President and Business Unit Manager for AMETEK MRO Midwest. “We are aligned to exceed our customers’ expectations across the enterprise. We do this through our investment in the Quality Managements System and the AS9100/9110 framework. We also do it through our engineering capabilities to execute preliminary design reviews, customer design reviews, and military SAR packages that deliver first articles and production. Furthermore, we are uniquely positioned to not only meet the most stringent customer requirements, but we also believe we are well positioned to become the industry’s one-stop shop for all heat transfer needs.”

About AMETEK MRO Drake Air

AMETEK MRO Drake Air is an AS9100/9110-certified MRO center of excellence with capabilities to fabricate, manufacture, and repair aluminum and high temperature alloys. Drake Air specializes in the maintenance, repair, and overhaul of heat transfer components. These components include 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 $4.5 billion.

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