Our Services

We will remove complexity from your supply chain, allowing you to focus on your business strategy, core activities and reducing costs.

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Our strategy, unique in this industry, is based on operating globally whilst meeting the needs of individual customers with hands-on local support. There are no boundaries to the supply chain services and products we offer; simply a flexible, informed and open-minded approach with people that understand the aerospace business and are dedicated to delivering improved performance through more effective supply chain management.

Aftermarket and MRO Services

We offer bespoke aerospace and defence after-sales solutions to enhance service levels to your aftermarket customers. Pattonair is the service provider of choice for many of the world’s top aerospace and defence companies, providing tailored business solutions for aftermarket and MRO needs. We have the expertise and global capability to provide whatever you need: from straight forward direct deliveries to the most complex supply chain solutions.

You will increase your competitive advantage through enhanced service levels, lower costs, reduced inventory and the ability to provide your customers with a more reliable service.

We hold EASA and FAA release form delegation on behalf of approved manufacturers to issue documentation that enables full traceability for MRO demand requirements.

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Distribution Services

We provide faster, more efficient and more cost-effective aerospace product distribution. Pattonair is one of the world’s largest procurers of aerospace product, and the industry leader in aerospace and defence supply chain management.

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Our ability to manage the supply and distribution of product is exceptional, and we hold stock globally to meet your needs. We have the capability to support your business locally wherever you are.

We are proud to make distribution easier and more cost-effective with global coverage from dedicated facilities worldwide. All of the products we distribute are certified and have full paperwork traceability.

Our highly skilled engineers inspect all products in-house, and we impose delegated First Article Inspection Report authority. We have Industry standard approvals including ISO9001/2000, AS/EN9120 & BS9000

Kitting Services

We offer advanced Kitting Services for a wide range of manufacturing, assembly, aftermarket and MRO requirements. Drawing on industry-leading experience in kit build and management, we can provide fully kitted solutions, whatever the product and whatever your requirements anywhere in the world. We provide fully traceable kits from simple plastic bags to advanced kitting solutions for full module and vehicle build production. They all incorporate bespoke solutions for specific manufacturing, assembly, your sub-contractors, aftermarket and MRO needs.

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By choosing kitting, 100% of the product is guaranteed to be in a kit, improving your performance and service levels.

Kits Available

  • Simple – product is packed in sealed bags or boxes, so there’s no risk of frustrating shortages
  • Sequential - build or alpha numeric, items are packed in build sequence order: (a time saving approach ideal for assembly and MRO)
  • Refurbishment - these kits have a mixture of reusable and new components for sub assembly refurbishment or standard line maintenance; optimising this balance means significant cost savings
  • Advanced – no product boundaries with complex kits that can include documentation and a complete range of product including disposable, perishable, hazardous and consumables; we supply everything from complete vehicle kits to industrial clothing
  • Vending Machine – a convenient way to ensure instant controlled access to products like consumables and work-wear

Line Feed Services

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We pride ourselves on ensuring products are where you need them, when you need them, improving efficiency and driving down costs.

We have considerable experience of running line feed services worldwide and deliver bespoke solutions to meet specific aerospace and defence requirements. Putting line feed solutions on the production line removes non value-added activity in areas ranging from goods-in and inspection through to storage and material handling, allowing you to free up internal expertise and resource to focus on your core business.

Supplier Management Services

More effective and focused supplier management from one of the world’s most experienced procurers of aerospace and defence product. Pattonair is one of the world’s largest procurers in aerospace and defence, sourcing hundreds of millions of dollars of product every year. Our interaction with the supply base is crucial in giving us a competitive advantage, so that we can consistently provide competitively priced products, world class performance and industry leading customer service levels.

You can benefit from our exceptional supply chain expertise and professional world-class systems, quality and supplier relationships, making supplier management easier and more cost-effective. Our approach to supplier management enables our customers to increase the effectiveness of their supply chain and reduce costs.

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Low Cost Sourcing — we operate proactive programmes to identify, engage, develop and approve new sources of supply globally.

Supplier Rationalisation — we analyse then reduce supplier numbers based on your requirements and key criteria including price, strategic fit and relationship, so delivering economies of scale, enhanced performance and more competitive pricing.

Supplier Development — we work alongside suppliers to constantly improve supply chain efficiencies.

Warehouse Management Services

We will manage your warehouse operations to improve your efficiency, reduce costs and increase profitability - through tailored solutions from the industry leader in aerospace and defence supply chain management. Based on our unparalleled expertise, industry experience and global reach, Pattonair delivers bespoke warehouse management services. Whatever you need, we provide an expert team with staff whose sole focus is to deliver industry-leading service to you and your customers.

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Our approach to warehouse management is proven to reduce costs, improve customer service and deliver measurable efficiency gains. We will carry out a full review of your requirements to ensure we design and deliver the optimum warehouse solution.

We deliver lower warehouse operating costs. Our approach, specifically designed for aerospace and defence, enables you to benefit from more flexible and agile operating practices based on industry leading techniques and systems proven across multiple clients. We will improve efficiency in areas ranging from Workforce Management to Right First Time delivery to the production line.

Other Services

In addition to our vast range of core services, we also provide Reverse Logistics and Consultancy Services.

Reverse Logistics

Enabling your aerospace and defence business to improve efficiency and reduce costs through tailored solutions to manage your customer logistics. Based on our unparalleled expertise, industry experience and global reach, Pattonair can deliver a comprehensive support service to manage your customer logistics requirements. We can support the return of rotables or repairable assets from your customer back to your production facilities to carry out repair or refurbishment.

Whatever you need, we provide an expert team with staff whose sole focus is to deliver industry-leading service to you and your customers. Our approach to reverse logistics will reduce costs, improve customer service and deliver measurable efficiency gains. We will carry out a full review of your requirements to ensure we design and deliver the optimum solution.


Consultancy Services

Specialist aerospace and defence consulting to increase your competitive advantage by optimising your supply chain, reducing costs and maximising profits. Pattonair offers one of the few consultancy teams that is totally focused on supply chain management improvements for the aerospace and defence sectors. Our expert consultants draw on our unparalleled expertise, proven track record and a unique business strategy that is based on delivering global supply chain management through hands-on local support.

As an independent provider, we deliver objective insights to optimise your supply chain. Specialist aerospace and defence consulting to increase your competitive advantage by optimising your supply chain, reducing costs and maximising profits. We will work alongside you to eliminate waste, improve supply chain flow and reduce the Total Acquisition Costs of your supply chain.