LINCOLN, NEB. — Duncan Aviation has named Richard Gardner as Regional Manager in Australia and New Zealand. In this role, Gardner will travel the region interfacing with aircraft operators, management organizations and other service providers with the goal of maintaining and building relationships, providing customer service, educating operators and learning more about the regulatory issues within the region.
Gardner has been supporting Duncan Aviation since 2007, working as an International Representative in New Zealand. Prior work experience includes employment with Air New Zealand and Pacific Turbine. Through his own company, SinglePoint Assist, Gardner became involved with supporting Duncan Aviation customers in Australia and New Zealand. He has a management degree from UK Open University, and holds licenses from the FAA as an A&P mechanic, a CAA airframe and engine license in the UK, and licenses in New Zealand, Latvian, Trinidad and Tobago.
“Richard has already been a great addition to Duncan Aviation’s worldwide support team,” says John Slieter, Vice President of Aircraft Service Sales. “I am confident that he will be of great benefit to operators in the region providing them with the service and technical support for which Duncan Aviation is known.”
To reach Gardner, call him in New Zealand at +64.4.479.3275, on his mobile phone at +220.127.116.1159 or email him at Richard.Gardner@DuncanAviation.com.
To learn more about Duncan Aviation, visit booth #5580 at NBAA 2012 held Oct. 30-Nov. 1 in Orlando, Fla., or go to www.DuncanAviation.aero.
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, engine maintenance, major retrofits for cabin and cockpit systems, full paint, interior and modification services and pre-owned aircraft sales and acquisitions. Duncan Aviation also has aircraft components and parts 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, Nebraska, and Battle Creek, Michigan. Additional locations include a maintenance facility in Provo, Utah, more than 20 satellite avionics facilities and eight engine Rapid Response Team launch offices strategically located for worldwide support.
For more information about any of Duncan Aviation’s services, contact us at 402.475.2611 or 800.228.4277. Or visit us on the web at www.DuncanAviation.aero.
He has been with Duncan Aviation since 1999 and will continue his current responsibilities as Avionics Installations Sales Rep, serving a dual role as he supports operators in India.
He replaces retiring Enrique Ortega.
Richards will oversee the Battle Creek Avionics Line, Avionics Installations and Interior Completions teams.