Shirley, NY, Thursday, October 20, 2022 – NAASCO, the developers of the ETR-20™ and ETR-25™ Mercury Mod™ starter generator improvements for use on helicopter, turboprop, and light jet aircraft, has established a preferred reseller agreement with Sebastian, FL based Whelen Aerospace Technology (WAT), in order to distribute their comprehensive aircraft lighting products both nationally and internationally.

“As a global leader in high-end lighting products for the aerospace industry Whelen Aerospace Technologies, was the perfect choice for NAASCO as we continue to expand our product distribution portfolio,” stated Mike Leslie, NAASCO’s President & CEO.  He went on to say, “from an engineering perspective this fits well with NAASCO’s core mission which is lowering the operational cost of our clients while improving reliability.  The Whelen Aerospace products help us continue to do just that, and we are excited to introduce these solutions to our growing clientele base.”

“We’re excited to welcome NAASCO as the newest member of our reseller family,” said Whelen Aerospace Technology CEO Tyler Wheeler.  He continued, “NAASCO is a great addition to our network of distributors that represent our customers’ expectation of integrity, expert industry knowledge, and dedicated customer service. WAT has long been known for performance you can trust, and NAASCO is a great addition to our reseller network that demonstrates our core values.”

About NAASCO: Opening its doors in April 1984, NAASCO has served the aviation industry for over 35 years as an FAA and EASA approved repair station. Its leadership team brings a combined electrical, mechanical, and avionics experience of over 250 years.  During this time, NAASCO changed the aviation industry by introducing its specialized designed engineering solutions that focus on improved reliability while solving planned obsolescence.  Two of NAASCO’s most successful product offerings are its starter generator ETR/Mercury Mod and Sil-Met motor, contact, relay, and terminal blocks.


About Whelen Aerospace Technology (WAT): Whelen Aerospace Technologies represents a rich history in technological innovations and is now positioned as the global leader in the aerospace lighting market. For over 65 years, we’ve had exceptional milestones that demonstrate our dedication to constant innovation, and we’ve never been more excited for the future. As an FAA-approved production holder, Whelen Aerospace Technologies owns hundreds of STCs for aircraft landing, taxi, anti-collision, and position lights. Our in-house composite shop produces a wide variety of STC and PMA approved speed modifications for a number of general aviation aircraft. Website:

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