Yingling Aviation Names Industry Veteran John Donatelli as Regional Sales Manager

Former Cessna Executive Will Also Oversee Day-to-Day Operations of Kansas Aviation, Inc. Wichita, KS—Yingling Aviation has named long-time Cessna Aircraft Company executive John Donatelli to the position of Regional Sales Manager as the Wichita...


Since 1999 when Yingling was acquired by its current Chief Executive Officer Lynn Nichols, it has enhanced its relationship with Cessna by working closely with the company to create business opportunities such as the installation of Oasis interiors in Cessna Caravan turboprops, collaborated on the development of specific maintenance programs for piston and turboprop models and become the most prolific supplier of Cessna parts in the world. In addition, the Wichita-based operation has expanded its facilities to accommodate assembly, flight testing and delivery of Cessna’s light sport aircraft, the Skycatcher, which is manufactured in Shenyang, China. The company also offers flight training through its Kansas Aviation Cessna Pilot Center and an exceptional selection of equipment, specialty items and gifts at its Aviator’s Attic store. Yingling employs more than 140 people at its sites in Wichita and Independence, Kansas. Yingling Aviation can be reached by calling (316) 943-3246 or on the web at yinglingaviation.com.

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