R2 Aerospace founded by Rick Richardson


New interior completions company based in Tulsa, Oklahoma established by Rick Richardson.

Rick RichardsonA new company, R2 Aerospace, has been established by former Yankee Pacific Aerospace (YPA), Inc., vice president of business development and founding shareholder, Rick Richardson.

R2 Aerospace will pursue new opportunities in aircraft industry manufacturing and MRO in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Richardson has extensive experience over his 26 year career across all aspects of large aircraft interior completions.

Richardson will continue to provide technical and marketing support for YPA under a consulting agreement.

R2 Aerospace president, Rick Richardson, said, “The establishment of R2 Aerospace is an exciting venture which will provide many opportunities for aircraft industry growth within manufacturing and MRO across the Tulsa region.”

Richardson continued “My past experience in managing and forming aviation companies, in addition to my extensive knowledge and contact base within the industry, places me in good stead to provide R2 Aerospace clients with outstanding customer service.”

YPA, LLC, managing director, Ken Goldsmith, said, “Rick made a major contribution to the growth of Yankee Pacific Aerospace during his tenure with the company. We look forward to continuing our consulting relationship and wish him equal success as he pursues his new venture.”