Washington, DC 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)     December 21, 2017



Air T, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)


Delaware   001-35476   52-1206400

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

  (Commission File Number)  

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

5930 Balsom Ridge Road

Denver, North Carolina 28037

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

(Zip Code)

(828) 464-8741

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed from last report)



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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

On December 21, 2017, Air T, Inc. (the “Company”) completed the previously announced financing arrangement with Minnesota Bank & Trust (“MBT”), pursuant to which MBT extended $26,900,000 in financing in the form of a floating rate $10,000,000 revolving credit facility, and three fixed rate amortizing term loans in the amounts of $10,000,000, $5,000,000 and $1,900,000, respectively. The interest rate on the $10,000,000 revolving note floats at a rate equal to the prime rate plus one percent (1%); the interest rate on the term note A floats at the month LIBOR rate plus two percent (2%); the interest rate on term note B is fixed at four and one-half percent (4.50%); and, the interest on the term note C floats at a rate equal to prime minus one percent (1%) subject to a floor of three and one quarter percent (3.25%). In connection with the financing, the Company entered into a entered into a swap agreement to fix the interest rate on the $10,000,000 term note A at four and 56/100th percent (4.56%). The loans are guaranteed by certain subsidiaries of the Company, secured by a first lien on all personal property of the Company and the guaranteeing subsidiaries and among other things, are subject to a number of affirmative and negative covenants contained in the Credit Agreement. The Company applied a portion of the proceeds from the financing to refinance indebtedness owed to BB & T by the Company and certain of its subsidiaries.

The above discussion is qualified in its entirety by reference to the form of notes, credit agreement, security agreement and form of subsidiary guarantee filed as Exhibits 10.1, 10.2, 10.3, 10.4, 10.5, 10.6 and 10.7 to the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed with Securities and Exchange Commission on December 18, 2017, which are incorporated herein by reference.


Item 2.03 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant

To the extent responsive, the information included under Item 1.01 is incorporated herein by reference.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Company has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date: December 22, 2017


By:   /s/ Candice L. Otey

Candice L. Otey, Vice President-

Finance, Chief Financial Officer,

Secretary and Treasurer