PHOENIX, Ariz., (April 16, 2014) - Air Services Int'l., LLC (ASI) has announced at the MRO Americas Conference & Exhibition that Mr. Barry Beegle has joined the Air Services M250 team as the company’s Lead Engine Mechanic. Air Services is exhibiting for the first time at the conference, running April 8 - 10 in Phoenix, Arizona.
Mr. Barry Beegle brings over 40 years of aviation experience starting with eight years of service in the United States Air Force. He has specialized with Rolls-Royce M250 gas turbine engines for more than 20 years. His previous experiences include Garrett Turbine Company, Rockwell International, Aviall where he was a M250 technician and MD Helicopters. While at MD Helicopters he worked as a inspection technician, quality engineer, and field service technician working on 369E, 369FF, 500N, 600N, and MD900 aircraft. His field service areas included Taiwan, Korea, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, Philippines, Russia, Australia, New Zealand and Fiji.
Mr. Barry Beegle’s education includes an associate degree in aircraft powerplant technology from the Community College of the Air Force. He holds an FAA A&P certificate. Amongst other interests, he is an avid motorcycle enthusiast owning and riding Harley-Davidson motorcycles.
Air Services General Manager John Gregg said “Acquiring great talent like Barry is essential to growing and developing our overall service. Ironically, Barry worked briefly with Air Services early in his career. To have him return to Air Services now is a great story of how things come full circle.”
“I see Air Services as an upcoming key player in the M250 industry. I believe we produce a quality product at a great value,” said Mr. Barry Beegle.
The 2014 MRO Americas show saw several other announcements for Air Services including naming Mr John Gregg as General Manager and Mr. Rich Ritter as Director of MRO Services. Air Services and it’s strategic partner, Dakota Air Parts, are co-exhibiting at Booth # 3059 during the MRO Americas show.
The Aviation Week MRO Americas Conference & Exhibition is the premier trade show for commercial and maintenance industry. Organized by Aviation Week the show draws over 10,000 attendees from 60 countries. The show will explore the future of aviation and defense maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) through a series of drill-down discussions and networking opportunities. The event features the industry's largest exhibition floor, which will draw 400+ solution providers to communicate actionable solutions, build contacts and exchange ideas.
About Air Services Int'l., LLC (www.asiservices.com)
Established in 1948, Air Services Int'l., LLC (ASI) provides global support to commercial, military and parapublic helicopter operators. Specializing in Rolls-Royce (Allison) M250 series gas turbine engines, ASI provides: maintenance, repair and overhaul, functional and performance testing, engine leasing and rental services. ASI also supports component repair and overhauls for Bell light and medium helicopters, STC engine upgrades for Bell 206-L1, parts sales, exchanges, consignments and supply chain management. Air Services aims to provide 24/7 global powerplant and rotorwing support.
About Dakota Air Parts Intl., Inc. (www.dakotaairparts.com)
Dakota Air Parts specializes in the buying, selling and support of a variety of rotor-wing and fixed wing aircraft, turbine engines, and parts - OEM & aftermarket. Dakota Air Parts has access to the most diverse parts information infrastructures in the world allowing them to offer the most competitive pricing without compromising quality or delivery to customers worldwide. For more information about Dakota Air Parts call (701) 297-9999 or visit www.dakotaairparts.com