(Carrollton, Texas, August 23, 2011) - Prime Turbines, Inc. announces the recent promotion of Mr. Joe Kolo to the position of vice president and general manager. Mr. Kolo is now responsible for all Prime Turbines operations. Russell Starr, president and CEO of Killick Aerospace, Prime Turbines’ parent company commented, “We see increased opportunities to grow the Prime Turbines business and further develop our brand, and Mr. Kolo will continue to be a key part in cultivating new and innovative approaches to allow Prime Turbines to increase market share.”
Previously, Mr. Kolo acted as vice president of sales and marketing for Prime Turbines. He previously held senior positions with Atlantic Turbines (Vector Aerospace) and Dallas Airmotive. Mr. Kolo holds an MBA from the University of Dallas.
Prime Turbines, www.prime-turbines.com, is an independent FAA authorized overhaul facility specializing in the Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A engine series. With facilities in Dallas, Texas, Hyannis, MA, and Pittsburgh, PA, Prime offers full Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A engine services to customers in regional airlines, agriculture, aircraft sales and leasing, corporate flight departments, cargo services, and FBOs.