US MRO provider Elliott Aviation has hired Todd Wheeler as director of maintenance services of its Des Moines International airport, Iowa facility. Wheeler rejoins Elliott with over 30 years of aviation experience, with half of his career dedicated towards performing inspections, maintenance and repairs on P&W PT6, JT15D, PW300 and PW500 series engines during his tenure with Dallas Airmotive.
Prior to his role as regional field service representative with Dallas Airmotive, he began his career with Elliott Aviation holding various positions including assistant service manager in Des Moines and later service manager at its Quad City International airport facility in Moline, Illinois. He is an FAA Airframe and Powerplant licensed technician and has multiple airframe and engine training certifications. He will be responsible for overseeing all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance events at Elliott Aviation's Des Moines facility. This includes the day-to-day operations and customer interaction.
“Todd is a tremendous resource. He has decades of experience managing large service events, both airframe and engine,” says Sam Elliott, VP and GM of Elliott Aviation's Des Moines facility. “He has a great rapport with customers, and we're happy to welcome him back to the company.”