Gama completes acquisition of Ronaldson


Oxford based Ronaldson Airmotive joins the Gama Group

Rob Ronaldson and Marwen KhalekGama Group announced the acquisition of Ronaldson Airmotive, the Oxford based engine and components overhaul organisation.

The acquisition of Ronaldson Airmotive further strengthens the aerospace engineering capabilities available through the Gama engineering group of businesses. Ronaldson joins both Gama Engineering Ltd and Gama Support Services Ltd in the provision of an extensive range of engineering products and services. This includes comprehensive design, certification, maintenance, repair, overhaul and modification services already established in dedicated facilities at Fairoaks and Farnborough.

Ronaldson Airmotive was founded in 2007 by Rob Ronaldson and the late James Balmer. Ronaldson has EASA Part 145 approval for Lycoming and Teledyne Continental Motors engine overhaul and repairs.

Ronaldson will join the board of Gama Engineering Group Limited (GEGL), alongside Paul Bristow and Harry Lees, managing directors of Gama Support Services Limited and Gama Engineering Limited respectively.

“This transaction gives Ronaldson Airmotive a unique opportunity to expand into new and exciting markets both in the UK and worldwide, with customer service being at the core of our business” said Rob Ronaldson, founder and managing director of Ronaldson Airmotive. “We are extremely excited and proud to be part of the Gama family and look forward to working with Marwan Khalek and his team to realise the vision that we have for the future”.

“I am delighted to be able to welcome Rob and the Ronaldson Airmotive team to the Gama Group” said Marwan Khalek, Gama Group chief executive officer. “Ronaldson Airmotive has established an enviable reputation for excellence in its service delivery. We intend to continue to expand the range of Gama product and service offerings as well as continuing to proactively support the needs and requirements of our customers and partners”.

Photograph (left to right): Rob Ronaldson and Marwen Khalek