Spirit Aeronautics Appoints Patrick Gentile as Regional Sales Manager

Gentile brings over twenty years of experience and relationships in aviation sales and marketing to the Spirit Aeronautics team.


In line with the clear growth plans to become a world leader in aviation services, Spirit Aeronautics™, a national leader in aircraft care, announced today that it has hired Patrick Gentile as Regional Sales Manager to spearhead new business development in the US Southern Region.

“The US Southern Region is a key market for us and a natural business aviation friendly climate in which to expand our services” said Tony Bailey, President of Spirit Aeronautics™. “Patrick is well known in the region with a long history of customer servitude which makes him a perfect addition to our team”.

“I saw an opportunity and it is a good time to get in with a company that is well respected in the industry,” said Gentile.  “I am surrounding myself with good people and a good product with a great reputation behind it.”

Mr. Gentile brings over twenty years of experience and relationships in aviation sales and marketing to the Spirit Aeronautics™ team. Most recently, Mr. Gentile was Founder and President of Gentile Aircraft Consulting LLC, orchestrating corporate aircraft evaluations, interior and exterior planning, pre-purchase inspection oversight, post purchase upgrades, scheduled maintenance and contract negotiations.  His previous experience includes Sales Management roles at PrivateSky Aviation, Lane Aviation, Raytheon Aircraft/Hawker Beechcraft, CAE, Cooper Aircraft Supply, AVSCO, and Executive Jet Aviation. Patrick Gentile is a licenses FAA A&P mechanic and graduate of Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics.

Spirit Aeronautics™, a trade name of Spirit Avionics, Ltd, is located in Columbus, Ohio and is an Authorized Rockwell Collins, Honeywell, Aircell, and Garmin service facility. Spirit Aeronautics™ is a provider of worldwide aviation services that include aircraft management, avionics, parts sales, engineering, aircraft maintenance, and interior refurbishment. 

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