Precision Aerospace Products

Precision Aerospace Products is a holding entity of diverse companies committed to the aerospace and defense industries.

Precision Aerospace Products offers category leading products and technical services along with guidance and expertise to improve military aviation and business readiness; maintain cost efficiencies and enhance business opportunities on a global scale.

With unparalleled business success spanning decades, Precision Aerospace Products delivers results to our global customers, employees and stakeholders.

Our value lies in our driving focus: success through Knowledge, Relationships and Solutions.


Jeff Heikke – CEO

As CEO of Precision Aerospace Products LLC, Jeff Heikke leads the expansion and strategic growth of 4 global business units targeting aerospace and defense markets: PPI, PPITS, C&S and PFC.

Jeff joined PAP’s senior business unit, Pacific Propeller International LLC, in 1999 and Vice President and General Manager, becoming President in 2006. With strong growth initiatives in Asia Pacific and the Middle East, Jeff opened offices in Thailand, Indonesia, and Dubai, and formed PPI Technical Services in 2010 to manage in-country foreign programs and work with strategic partners.

Beginning his aerospace career in 1981 at Tramco Inc., a leading commercial aircraft repair station in Everett, WA., Jeff held leadership positions in Materiel, Facilities, Business Development, and MRO component shops throughout Tramco’s rapid growth and acquisition by BFGoodrich Aerospace in 1988.

In 1995 Jeff moved to Director of Operations for the component, repair, and overhaul division, overseeing sales growth from $32 million to $45 million in three year. In 1998 Jeff moved to Director of Business development supporting several BFGoodrich European locations to establish new maintenance services.

Throughout his career Jeff has greatly benefited working with dynamic entrepreneurs, seasoned executives, and mentors who provided hands-on opportunities to lead businesses, encouraged taking risks, and maintain strong face-to-face relationships with customers and business associates.

Jeff Heikke – CEO

Tim Gellerson – COO/President

As Chief Operations Officer & President of the newly formed Aerospace Group of Precision Aerospace Products LLC, Tim Gellerson brings over twenty five years of aerospace experience with fifteen at the senior executive level, including overseeing both domestic and foreign operations for multiple repair stations, new production manufacturing and aftermarket businesses.

Joining PAP’s senior business unit, Pacific Propeller International LLC, in 2015 as Vice President and General Manager, Tim’s leadership rapidly affected shop performance and culture shift improvements company wide. As the new Aerospace Group President he will continue his direct leadership of two PAP subsidiaries: Pacific Propeller International and C&S Propeller, while leading PAP’s global sales and business development team.

Tim began his career as a certified machinist at Dowty Aerospace while attending college with advancing levels of responsibility at various large aerospace companies. Having been formally trained/certified in Six Sigma Black Belt Practices and Lean Manufacturing, Tim has led continuous operations improvement initiatives at Moog Aircraft Group, Smith Aerospace & GE Aviation with great success while managing multiple sites. He was also instrumental in growing existing and developing new revenue streams using strategic business development methodologies.

Leveraging his Masters in Business Administration and Project Management, Bachelors in Business Law, Manufacturing Engineering Certification, as well as his vast technical background and proven management experience, Tim will continue to provide PAP with the dynamic leadership it needs to propel the company forward to stronger performance as it focuses on the path of growth.

Tim Gellerson – COO/President


George Canovas – Chief Risk, Compliance, and Administration Officer

Senior Executive and accomplished JD with 25 years of experience managing large, complex compliance issues for global companies. Demonstrated, in-depth knowledge of US and EU compliance laws and requirements. A strategic business thinker, with in-depth knowledge in business management and strategy, public relations, high level contracts and business negotiations. He has extensive international business experience, raising capital, establishing companies and contracting with governments in Latin America, Africa, Europe, and South East Asia.  Previously, George worked as Executive Vice President of Special Projects (Compliance and Innovations) for Securiport, LLC, was the Vice President of Internal Compliance at Raytheon Systems and Director of Compliance Education, teaching compliance at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Business School, School of Engineering and UPenn Law.

George Canovas – Chief Risk, Compliance, and Administration Officer

Mission & Vision

Mission Statement

“Our purpose is to grow profitable enterprises that lead within their aerospace and defense global markets. Providing value is paramount. Through strong, enduring relationships, our people possess a unique understanding of our customers, their cultures, their needs.”

Vision Statement

Worldwide in reach, always within reach. Experts connecting customers with people and businesses providing dynamic solutions.”

Knowledge, Relationships & Solutions