Middle River Aircraft Systems

Middle River Aircraft Systems has been designing, building and servicing the world’s best aircraft for seventy years. Located on Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay, Middle River Aircraft Systems (MRAS) operates a 1.7 million square feet facility on 180 acres. One of the country’s largest suppliers of aircraft during World War II, today MRAS is dedicated to meeting the aircraft industry’s special needs. Middle River is a subsidiary of GE Aviation and currently employs more than 800 experienced engineering, manufacturing and operations professionals.

MRAS works with the industry’s major airframers and engine developers to design, build and support the structures that complement their products. MRAS is one of the world’s leading suppliers of jet engine thrust reversers – the brakes of a jet engine – providing reversers for both General Electric and Pratt & Whitney, the world’s largest aircraft engine manufacturers. The company also produces a variety of specialized structures for major aerospace manufacturers including Boeing and Lockheed Martin, for both commercial and military aircraft. In addition to design and manufacturing, MRAS provides technical support and spares services for a variety of aerostructures. Aftermarket and support customers include nearly every major domestic commercial airline and many international carriers.