Dallas, Texas…October 2, 2012… Grant Boast has been appointed Regional Sales Manager for BBA Aviation Engine Repair and Overhaul (ERO) and will provide sales coverage for Sub-Saharan Africa where he has worked as a Field Service Engineer with ERO for the past three years.
“Grant has a very strong technical background, something that is very important in Sub-Saharan Africa,” stated Lee Holloway, ERO Territorial Director for Middle East, Africa, India. “He is well known and respected by the customer base in the region.”
Boast has 17 years experience in the aviation maintenance industry. Prior to joining BBA Aviation in 2009 he was regional sales manager for Pratt & Whitney Canada Africa where he served as primary customer contact for engine services. He has also worked for Norse Air, Charlan Air and Execujet Maintenance. At Norse Air he was hired as a Maintenance Engineer and was promoted to Chief Engineer. He holds current maintenance licenses on most of the general aviation and regional airline engines used in the region including PT6, JT15D, TFE731, Spey, and CT7.
Boast will base out of Lanseria Airport in South Africa where he will support the sub-Saharan territory.
BBA Aviation’s Engine Repair and Overhaul group of companies is primarily engaged in the repair and overhaul of gas turbine engines and parts support. Operating under the names Dallas Airmotive, H+S Aviation and Premier Turbines, the combined companies form a world leading, OEM-authorized, independent provider of services for Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A/T, JT15D, PW100, PW300, PW500 and PW901 APU; Rolls-Royce Spey, Tay, BR710 and M250/T63/T703; General Electric CF34, CT7/T700, M601/H80 and J85; Honeywell TFE731, HTF7000, CFE738, ALF502L engines, and Honeywell Model 36, 331-200/250 and RE100/RE220 series APUs; and the Hamilton Sundstrand T40-1 APU. Dallas Airmotive operates facilities at two locations in Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area plus a network of Regional Turbine Centers across the United States, Brazil and in England. Premier Turbines is located in Neosho, Missouri. H+S Aviation is located in Portsmouth, England. In addition to its overhaul and repair facilities, BBA Aviation Engine Repair and Overhaul operates two parts supply companies: International Turbine Service and Barrett Turbine Engine Company and one component and accessory repair and overhaul company International Governor Services. Headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, the combined companies employ more than 1,000 personnel who service business aviation, regional airline, military and government agencies worldwide. For more information, please visit www.BBAAviationERO.com.
BBA Aviation plc is a leading global aviation support and aftermarket services provider with market-leading businesses and attractive growth opportunities. BBA Aviation’s Flight Support businesses (Signature Flight Support and ASIG) are focused on the refueling and ground handling of business and commercial aviation aircraft. Its Aftermarket Services and Systems businesses (Dallas Airmotive, Premier Turbines, H+S Aviation, International Turbine Service, W.H. Barrett Turbine Engine Company, International Governor Services, Ontic and APPH) are focused on the repair and overhaul of jet engines and the manufacture and service of aerospace sub-systems and components. For more information, please visit www.bbaaviation.com.