Duncan Aviation Announces Promotions

Chad Ostertag and Nate Darlington have been added to Duncan's sales team, and Bill Gehman is assistant manager of customer service.


Duncan Aviation is pleased to announce that Chad Ostertag has accepted the position of Avionics Installations Sales Representative. In his new role, Ostertag will help aircraft owners and operators upgrade their cockpit and cabin avionics, providing comprehensive advice and thorough proposals to help customers make informed buying decisions.

“Chad began his career at Duncan Aviation in 2007 as an Avionics Installation Technician and has taken on a leadership role in many projects,” says Phil Suglia, Sales Manager at Duncan Aviation—Battle Creek. “His passion for avionics technology and his customer focus make him a perfect fit for the team.”

For more information about Duncan Aviation’s avionics installation capabilities, go to www.DuncanAviation.aero/avionics.

Nate Darlington has accepted the position of Completions Sales Representative. In his new role, Darlington will help aircraft owners and operators upgrade and refurbish the interiors and exteriors of their aircraft, providing comprehensive advice and proposals to help customers make informed buying decisions.

Darlington started at Duncan Aviation in 2001 in Interior Completions and has held several leadership roles throughout his career, including Second Shift Interior Supervisor and Interior Department Scheduler.

“We are excited to have Nate on the sales team,” says Phil Suglia, Sales Manager for Duncan Aviation-Battle Creek. “We look forward to him sharing his creative thinking, positive attitude and drive for results with our team and our customers.”

Darlington can be reached at 269.969.8443. To learn more about Duncan Aviation’s completions capabilities, go to www.DuncanAviation.aero/interior.

Bill Gehman has accepted the position of Customer Service Assistant Manager. In his new role, Gehman will provide leadership, support and coaching to the Customer Service and the FBO Services Departments located at Duncan Aviation Battle Creek in Michigan. He will also continue to provide support on various projects, billing, customer resolution and scheduling.

Geham has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, an A&P license and has been with Duncan Aviation for 13 years. He started his career as an airframe mechanic in Kalamazoo, Mich., working on piston and turboprop aircraft. In 1997, he became Team Leader of Duncan Aviation’s regional airline maintenance team. Since then, he has also held the positions of Project Manager and NetJets Program Manager.

“Bill’s customer service experience and his leadership make him a great fit for this new role,” says Kory Thomas, Manager of Customer Service. “We are excited to have him on the leadership team.”

Duncan Aviation is an aircraft service provider supporting the aviation needs of government and business operators and other service providers. Services include major and minor airframe inspections and maintenance, engine services, major retrofits for cabin and cockpit systems in addition to full paint and interior services and aircraft sales and acquisitions. Duncan Aviation also has aircraft components solutions experts available 24/7/365 at 800.228.1836 or 402.475.4125 (international) who can handle any aircraft system problem with immediate exchanges, rotables, loaners or avionics/instrument/accessory/propeller repairs and overhauls. Complete service facilities are located in Lincoln, Neb., and Battle Creek, Mich. Additional locations include more than 20 satellite avionics facilities strategically located throughout the United States. For more information about any of Duncan Aviation’s services, contact us at 402.475.2611 or 800.228.4277.

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