Solon, O.H., February 1, 2023 – Jet East, a Gama Aviation Company offering full-service capabilities and 24/7 mobile maintenance, is excited to announce the appointment of David Crowder as the General Manager of the Statesville (SVH) Facility in North Carolina. David joins Jet East as its first SVH employee and will lead the newly established location in North Carolina. The facility is positioned to offer full-service capabilities for aircraft owners and operators, and David brings the necessary experience in leadership to guide the location and the estimated 250 new employees who will be hired.

Starting his aviation career in January of 1988 with American Eagle as an Aviation Maintenance Technician, Mr. Crowder steadily made a name for himself in the industry.  Eventually, he found himself as the General Manager for Stevens Aviation, a role he held for 8 years before being hired by Jet East. When it comes to his work, David is fearless, creative, and actively seeks feedback to better himself and those around him.

Mr. Crowder brings knowledge and expertise to the role, having held various leadership positions throughout his career. He is a skilled communicator and team builder, which are qualities that will foster a family-centered approach for the individuals who join the team. He will be a valuable asset in driving the success of the facility which includes two expansive hangars with ample office space, totaling 115,000 square feet.

Stephen Maiden, President and CEO of Jet East stated, “We are very fortunate to have someone like David join our team.”  Maiden continued, “With his experience and effective leadership skills, I am confident that the SVH facility will thrive.  David has a proven track record of success and will be able to achieve the desired results based on the goals we have established.”

About Jet East, A Gama Aviation Company

Jet East, A Gama Aviation Company, is one of the nation’s leading aviation maintenance providers. The company specializes in scheduled maintenance, on-demand mobile maintenance for unscheduled events, paint and interior completions and provides related services in the areas of structural repairs, composite work, and non-destructive testing (NDT).  With a deeply talented workforce, Jet East is available to meet customer maintenance needs with on-demand service and coast to coast coverage in the U.S and in certain international markets.  An expansive AOG Mobile Maintenance team operates with a 24/7 Dispatch Team and compliments the company’s maintenance hangars in North Carolina, New York, New Jersey, Florida, Texas, California, Illinois, and Nevada.

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