CD Aviation Services Receives the AMT Diamond Certificate of Excellence

Neosho, Missouri ā€“ January 11, 2008 ā€“ CD Aviation Services of Missouri, Inc. (CDAS) announced today it has been awarded the Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Diamond Certificate of Excellence in recognition of participation and dedication to continuing aviation maintenance training. One hundred percent of eligible CDAS employees participated in the AMT Awards Program in 2007 and each were presented with individual awards including five Phase IV Ruby awards for Don Carr, Darren Thoreson, Ed Martinez, Bill Dorgan and Mark Ballinger and one Phase I Bronze award for Rick Gibbs.

In making the announcement today, Chris Kelner, CDAS General Manager, stated "this is a tremendous accomplishment by the entire organization that our industry and peers recognize as significant in nature. Iā€™m extremely excited for the entire CDAS team for their on-going efforts and dedication and an award of this nature is well deserved." CD Aviation Services will also participate in the 2008 awards program.

For additional information on the Aviation Maintenance Technician Awards Program, refer to FAA AC 65-25D which is available on the FAA website at

CD Aviation Services, Inc. provides the highest level of professional maintenance and services for a variety of propulsion and auxiliary power turbine engines. With central locations in Neosho, Missouri and Calgary, Alberta. CD Aviation Services is able to provide economical maintenance solutions to a large geographical area through its facilities and field service team. CD Aviation Services, Inc. is a Honeywell authorized service center. Additional information about the company can be found at their website,