June 19, 2014 – Chicago, IL - Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the leading provider of hourly cost maintenance programs for the business aviation industry, has engaged helicopter industry veteran, Raymond Weiser, Jr., in a newly created position as Helicopter Program Specialist.
“Ray’s exceptional knowledge and experience within the helicopter segment of our industry is a perfect match for JSSI as we aggressively expand into this market,” commented Neil Book, President and CEO of JSSI. “We believe there is a wide cross section of industries such as Oil & Gas, Medevac and Law Enforcement that can benefit by enrolling their engines and airframes onto JSSI programs to streamline their maintenance budgets and reduce their overall cost of operation. We are honored to have Ray join us at JSSI and I look forward to working with him to further grow our helicopter business.”
As Helicopter Program Specialist, Ray will be responsible for developing and growing JSSI’s presence in the helicopter market by directing and supporting business development initiatives around the world.
Ray began his Aviation career in the US Army, working on OH-58 (Bell 206) & UH-1H (Bell 205) helicopters at Fort Rucker, Alabama. Once on the civilian side, Ray soon excelled as an engine troubleshooter and maintenance inspector for service centers and corporate flight departments in New York and Connecticut. Ray has more than 12 years’ experience as an OEM technical representative and product support specialist, while working for engine manufacturers, Turbomeca and Rolls-Royce. Most recently, Ray was Vice President of Sales and Business Development for an FAA Repair Station and parts distributor, EuroTec. Ray has obtained an A&P license with Inspection Authorization and has extensive factory training authorizations for various fixed and rotary wing aircraft. Ray was recently named to the Helicopter Association International (HAI) Technical Committee and as a member of the Mentoring Program sub-committee and has volunteered as technical advisor to the Niagara County Sheriff’s department Aviation Unit. In addition, Ray has been active in the Tour Operators Program of Safety (TOPS) and is a member of the Westchester Aircraft Maintenance Association (WAMA) and Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA). Ray resides in the Buffalo, New York area, has enjoyed 30 years of marriage with 4 children and recently completed his first marathon.
About Jet Support Services, Inc.
Celebrating 25 years in business, JSSI is the only hourly cost maintenance provider covering virtually all makes and models of business aircraft, engines and APUs. JSSI provides its customers with comprehensive, flexible and affordable financial tools for managing the often unpredictable costs of operating and maintaining nearly all types of turbine-powered aircraft, including jets, turbo-props and turbine-powered helicopters. As the creator of the revolutionary Tip-to-Tail® Program, JSSI is the only single source provider of this trademarked service. JSSI serves customers globally and manages maintenance services through its worldwide infrastructure of certified technical advisors. For more information, go to www.jetsupport.com.