Organization Announcement

I am pleased to announce Mike Yates as the President of Young & Franklin/Tactair. In this position, Mike will report directly to me and have full responsibility for all business activity at Tactair (an aerospace valve and actuator business) and Young & Franklin (an industrial gas turbine business).

Mike has extensive aerospace experience having been at Young & Franklin/Tactair since 1989. There, he has held a series of leadership positions each with increasing responsibility. Mike’s latest position was that of President of Tactair, a position he has held since 2011.

Please join me in welcoming Mike to TransDigm as he leads this new TransDigm Company in meeting their future goals. He can be reached at His phone number is 315-552-2200. Thank you for providing your full cooperation and support to Mike in his new role.


Bob Henderson
COO Airframe Group


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