September 17, 2010 – Chicago, IL |

RPK Capital Partners, a leader in aviation investment transactions, has purchased two Boeing 757-200s from TPG Capital. The aircraft are currently on lease to Delta Air Lines.

This purchase represents the firm’s first transaction under the new partnership with The Carlyle Group. “RPK is very happy with the transaction and pleased make its first investment with Carlyle”, said James Raff, President of RPK Capital Partners.

Delta Air Lines operates 165 Boeing 757-200 and is essential to its fleet. The aircraft are operated under United States registration marks N657DL and N659DL.