VIENNA, OH –– May 21, 2013 - Neil Gallagher, Aurora, Ohio has joined Winner Aviation as its Vice President of Maintenance. In this newly created position, he will be responsible for the growth of the maintenance division by expanding Winner Aviation’s product line of aircraft maintenance services for both their current and prospective customers as well as developing new products and services.
Gallagher began his career in 1984 as a Jet Mechanic on the F-16 aircraft. Following his four years in the military, he worked for Eastern, Midway and Airborne Express Airlines as an A&P Mechanic. He transitioned from the maintenance ranks to the flight deck serving as second officer for the Emery Worldwide Airlines on the Boeing 727 and DC8 aircraft. Gallagher flew for Emery Airlines for seven years before joining Flight Options as a Maintenance Controller. He worked for Flight Options for ten years and has served as a Maintenance Controller, Lead Controller, Engine Manager, Manager of Maintenance Planning, General Manager of Maintenance Control Center and Director of Line Stations.
“We are pleased to have hired a candidate with Neil’s background and skills to be a major part of Winner Aviation’s team. His experience and knowledge of the industry will support Winner Aviation’s mission to serve the needs of its customers,” said Rick Hale, President and CEO of Winner Aviation. “We are looking forward to a dramatic and dynamic future growth.”
About Winner Aviation: Winner Aviation Corporation is a multi-service aviation organization dedicated to serve private, corporate, and commercial aviation. Winner Aviation’s maintenance division is a full service facility for piston up through turbofan aircraft complete with an avionics repair and installation shop, an engine repair and overhaul shop, and full service parts department. Winner Aviation is based at the Youngstown-Warren Regional airport just north of Youngstown, Ohio. Aside from our maintenance services, we are supported by a fully staffed Aircraft Management and Flight Department with pilot services and aircraft charter available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.