Trosper Named Landmark FBO General Manager at Wichita Falls, TX

TEMPE, Ariz. January 3, 2007 — Landmark Aviation today named Kerry Trosper as its new General Manager for the company's Wichita Falls, Texas, FBO.

"Kerry's experience in aviation and in the fuel industry will be an asset to Landmark’s Wichita Falls operation," said Shawn Vick, President.

Trosper brings more than 25 years of experience to Landmark Aviation. His experience includes serving most recently as Line Service Manager at Kerrville Aviation of Kerrville, Texas. Previously he worked as a Sales & Marketing manager at Fjord Aviation Fueling Products, where he was responsible fueling products from 20 major manufacturers.

Prior to that, he worked as a Technical Sales Leader/Product Line Manager at Hammonds Fuel Additives in Houston, where he was a sales representative for more than 150 fuel distributors worldwide. He earlier worked as General Manager at Kerrville Aviation.

Trosper is a member of the Houston Aviation Advisory Council and the Kerrville Chamber of Commerce Aviation & Transportation Committee.

Landmark's Wichita Falls facility offers full FBO services and amenities, including fuel service, baggage handling, pilot lounge, conference room, hangar and aircraft sales.

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Landmark Aviation, formerly known as Garrett/Piedmont Hawthorne/Associated, is one of North America’s largest providers of comprehensive services for the business aviation industry. Serving 43 locations in North America, the company offers a full range of fixed base operations; maintenance, repair and overhaul; aircraft charter, sales and management; and large aircraft completions. Landmark Aviation is headquartered in Tempe, Ariz. Landmark Aviation is a portfolio company of the Carlyle Group.