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Pacific Propeller International Achieves Capability for the New 54H60 Overhaul Technical Order Requirements

Pacific Propeller International Achieves Capability for the New 54H60 Overhaul Technical Order Requirements

U.S. Air Force Technical Order 3H1-18-3 Change 35, Supplement 9 is latest revision for Hamilton Standard 54H60 Propeller

Kent WA – July 15, 2020 Pacific Propeller international (PPI), a member of the Precision Aerospace Products (PAP) Group, has successfully implemented a proven and repeatable process to overhaul and repair the Hamilton Standard 54H60 propeller. The 54H60 propellers are used on the C-130 Hercules and P-3 Orion aircraft, which are part of the U.S. strategic arsenal and also heavily relied upon by U.S. allies, commercial and international military operators.

Precision Aerospace Product’s significant investment in PPI’s engineering and modern machining equipment has resulted in PPI being the only company to achieve the new stringent Technical Order (TO) requirements. This successful development by PPI will provide immediate relief to U.S. military and International Customers that have been waiting for a resolution to return props to service for nearly three years. COO and President, Tim Gellerson, commented on awaiting the new technical processes, “I am very proud of the PPI team. They were given a very tough project and they implemented with great determination and success.”

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Jorge Canovas joins Precision Aerospace Products as the Chief Risk, Compliance, & Administration Officer

Jorge Canovas joins Precision Aerospace Products as the Chief Risk, Compliance, & Administration Officer

Kent, Washington – April 20th, 2020

Jorge Canovas, Corporate Vice President, Precision Aerospace Products LLC
George Canovas, Chief Risk, Compliance, & Administration Officer, Precision Aerospace Products LLC

Precision Aerospace Products (PAP) CEO Jeff Heikke is pleased to announce the addition of Jorge Canovas (George) to the executive team. George will serve as the Chief Risk, Compliance, & Administration Officer.

George joins the PAP executive team after years of success in compliance and export law. He also served at Raytheon, as Corporate Vice President of Trade Operations & Compliance, and taught as a professor at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

George brings extensive compliance and legal experience to our executive team. George’s decades of international business experience complements our global business base and will provide key guidance on new international programs and contracts.” – Jeff Heikke, PAP CEO

The 25 years of proven experience managing large complex compliance issues for global corporations make George an incredibly valuable addition to the leadership team and our plans of aviation sector growth. We are proud to have George join the PAP executive leadership team and look forward to the addition of his proven leadership experience.


Tim Gellerson Title Change

Tim Gellerson Title Change

Kent, Washington – July 22nd, 2019

Tim Gellerson, President, Aerospace Group, Precision Aerospace Products LLC
Tim Gellerson, President, Aerospace Group, Precision Aerospace Products LLC

Precision Aerospace Products, LLC would like to announce that effective immediately that current President Tim Gellerson title will change from President to Chief Operating Officer/President.

The new title more accurately reflects Tim’s growing role overseeing the operational and strategic growth processes for PAP and all PAP subsidiaries.

Mr. Gellerson has over 30 years’ experience in extensive aerospace positions from operations, strategy, business development, and marketing that will help him propel the company’s forward to stronger performance on the path of growth.


Precision Aerospace Products, LLC Organizational Changes

Precision Aerospace Products, LLC Organizational Changes

Kent, Washington July 1st, 2019 –Precision Aerospace Products, LLC {PAP} has made two key organizational changes. “These changes bring focus on expanding our competencies, developing new products/services, and more effectively utilizing people and their skills across the PAP Group.” – Tim Gellerson President of Precision Aerospace Products.

New Vice President of Sales, Precision Aerospace Products

Buddy Tobin, Vice President Sales, Precision Aerospace Products LLC
Buddy Tobin, Vice President Sales, Precision Aerospace Products LLC

Buddy will be leading the sales effort for the PAP Aerospace Groups. Mr. Tobin will transition out of his current role as Vice President & General Manager of C & S Propellers, located in Fort Worth, Texas.

Buddy began his life in aerospace as an A&P mechanic in 1992. He has had increasing roles of responsibility throughout his career. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Aviation Maintenance Management, an Aircraft Inspection Authorization, and a Project Management Professional certification. Buddy brings extensive aerospace experience with over ten years in senior management and dynamic leadership. These skill sets will help propel PAP in the growth arena.

 

Justin Gardner Named Director of Operations for C & S Propeller

Justin Gardner, Director of Operations, C&S Propeller
Justin Gardner, Director of Operations, C&S Propeller

Justin will assume his new role as Director of Operations at the C&S Facility located in Fort Worth, Texas.

Justin has extensive leadership experience in the MRO and Aerospace manufacturing industry. He has effectively lead teams in both small and large organizations with focus on lean initiatives and continuous improvements. His leadership will provide critical guidance in growing the C&S operations group.

  


Precision Aerospace Products LLC Makes Organizational Changes to Support Growth Strategy Across All Business Units

Precision Aerospace Products LLC Makes Organizational Changes to Support Growth Strategy Across All Business Units

Kent, Washington September 28, 2016 – Precision Aerospace Products, LLC (PAP) has made organizational changes to bring focus on expanding core competencies, developing new products and services, and more effectively utilizing people and skills across PAP’s group of four independent business units.

Jeff Heikke, CEO, Precision Aerospace Products LLC
Jeff Heikke, CEO, Precision Aerospace Products LLC

Jeff Heikke has been promoted to CEO of Precision Aerospace Products, LLC.

Tim Gellerson has been promoted to President of the Aerospace Group. Tim will continue his direct leadership of two PAP subsidiaries: Pacific Propeller International and C&S Propeller. As the new Group President, Tim will now lead PAP’s global sales and business development team.

 

Tim Gellerson, President, Aerospace Group, Precision Aerospace Products LLC
Tim Gellerson, President, Aerospace Group, Precision Aerospace Products LLC

As CEO of Precision Aerospace Products, LLC, Jeff Heikke sees these changes as fundamentally shaping the organization to meet the long term service and support demands of the global markets in which PAP companies operate. “With ambitious growth targets ahead, PAP will focus on leveraging our leadership talent and experience across our five independent business units. Integrated relationships are key to both our company’s success and that of our customers.”

Mr. Heikke is confident the appointment of Tim Gellerson will bring value to all PAP business units and ultimately their global customers. “Tim’s proven record of leadership and operational excellence perfectly complements the goal of the Precision Aerospace Products group: To aggressively grow our military and commercial enterprise. His background developing and executing global growth strategies across multiple aerospace companies will help the PAP group reach new markets and position for worldwide regional support. Tim is anchored by a strong and seasoned team as he oversees building a dynamic sales structure to support our ambitious growth plans.”

 

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