Des Moines, IA, May 22, 2018 –Elliott Aviation, a leader in Aviation MRO Services, has hired Jason Henson as Avionics Manager of their Des Moines location. Jason brings nearly 20 years of experience and extensive AOG experience to the company.
Jason will be responsible for successful installations, service, and deliveries of all avionics projects that are booked through the company’s Des Moines facility. He will also be responsible for assisting in customer contact and support for the facility. This includes assisting in the company’s industry-leading Garmin G1000 and G5000 retrofit programs.
Jason started his career with Executive Jet Management as a rapid response (AOG) technician. He was most recently an AOG technician for Constant Aviation’s Denver facility. He is trained in Honeywell Epic, Planeview, Proline Fusion, and Prodigy Touch. In addition to avionics, he is trained in airframe maintenance for Citation 560XL, Citation Sovereign, Falcon 2000, Gulfstream G450 and Global 6000.
“Jason is an excellent fit for our organization,” said Sam Elliott, Vice President and General Manager of the company’s Des Moines facility. “As the Des Moines market grows, our customers are operating larger airplanes. Jason has the experience to help meet our customer’s needs.”
Elliott Aviation is a second-generation, family-owned business aviation company offering a complete menu of high-quality products and services including aircraft sales, avionics service & installations, aircraft maintenance, accessory repair & overhaul, paint & interior, charter and aircraft management. Serving the business aviation industry nationally and internationally, they have facilities in Moline, IL, Des Moines, IA, and Minneapolis, MN. The company is a member of the Pinnacle Air Network, National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), National Air Transportation Association (NATA), and National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA).