founder of aps
Wolfgang Dillbaum-Alexius, born in Krefeld in 1961, started his aviation career at the age of 25 with the company Rheinland Air Service (RAS). From 1986 to 2003, he successfully built up the spare parts business and logistics of RAS. During his career, he served as managing director of RAS, director of material management for Jet Aviation in Düsseldorf, managing director for RAS-Parts GmbH and Piper Parts UK ( associated with Piper Generalvertretung).
Wolfgang Dillbaum-Alexius founded aps in 2002 at the request of some of his loyal customers. What initially started as a secondary project grew quickly and dynamically. In 2009, he then decided to focus solely on aps and to manage and grow the company as sole shareholder. The company developed from a three-person operation into a comprehensive SME with a broad range of services and a global reputation. In addition, Mr. Dillbaum-Alexius is a member of associations such as the Bundesverband der Betriebe der allgemeinen Luftfahrt (BBAL), the ADMA (Aircraft Parts Distributors a. Manufacturers Association) and the Bundesverband der Mittelständischen Wirtschaft (BVMW). He served as president of ADMA from 2019 to 2021.