Collins Aerospace teams up with Duncan Aviation to expand installation network for Goodrich de-icers

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  • More one-stop services for Collins Aerospace customers
  • Agreement adds 12 new U.S. locations for quality de-icer installations
  • Company’s de-icer has been an industry leader for more than 80 years

OSHKOSH, WISC. (July 22, 2019) – Through a new agreement with Duncan Aviation, the largest family-owned maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility in the world, Collins Aerospace Systems has significantly expanded its Goodrich De-icer Authorized Installation Service Center network in the United States. Aircraft owners and operators now have 12 additional locations from which to obtain quality installation of Goodrich de-icers, which have been trusted by the aviation community for more than 80 years. Collins Aerospace is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYS: UTX).

“Duncan Aviation has been an authorized dealer for many years for legacy Rockwell Collins products,” said Tony DiGiacomo, Aftermarket Business Development Manager for Collins Aerospace. “Following Rockwell Collins’ integration with UTC Aerospace Systems late last year, Collins Aerospace can now utilize Duncan’s existing channels and relationships to bring even more products to owners and operators in the U.S. faster and more cost-effectively.”

“We’re pleased to team with Collins Aerospace on this latest product offering,” said Mark Cote, vice president of Duncan Aviation Parts Sales, Avionics, Accessories & Satellites. “Thanks to the in-depth factory installation training Goodrich Aerospace provides to their partners, our customers will continue to receive the same quality service and experience that they’ve come to expect from Duncan Aviation, Goodrich and Collins Aerospace.”

More information about the company’s de-icing equipment is available this week at Oshkosh’s EAA AirVenture in the Collins Aerospace exhibit, number 2130 in Hangar B.

About Collins Aerospace

Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together UTC Aerospace Systems and Rockwell Collins, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market. For more information, visit

About United Technologies Corporation

United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries. By combining a passion for science with precision engineering, the company is creating smart, sustainable solutions the world needs. For more information about the company, visit our website at or follow us on Twitter: @UTC.

About Duncan Aviation

Duncan Aviation is an aircraft service provider supporting the aviation needs of government and business operators and other service providers. Services include major and minor airframe inspections, engine maintenance, major retrofits for cabin and cockpit systems, full paint and interior services and preowned aircraft sales and acquisitions. Duncan Aviation also has international aircraft components solutions experts available 24/7/365 who can handle any aircraft system problem with immediate exchanges, rotables, loaners or avionics/instrument/accessory repairs and overhauls. For more information about any of Duncan Aviation’s services, call +1 402.475.2611 or visit

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