US MRO specialist West Star Aviation has promoted Ricky Myers to the position of technical sales manager for Falcon aircraft at its St Louis Regional airport facility in East Alton, Illinois. Myers will be responsible for targeting aircraft maintenance opportunities to identify sales leads and providing customers and regional sales managers with technical analysis for all Falcon projects.
Myers has been with WSA since 2005 where he started working on Citations. Previously he worked on flight school planes for Langa Air, and prior to that he was a maintenance machinist at Anheuser-Busch for over 10 years.
Myers graduated from Southwestern Illinois College in 2004 with his A&P. He also went to FlightSafety and completed the following: Falcon 900EX-EASy Mx Initial/Run & Taxi, Citation 680 Mx Initial/Run & Taxi, Pratt & Whitney 500 Series Line Replaceable Units, Citation CJ1 and 1+/CJ2 and 2+/Citation CJ4, and FJ44 Engine School.
“Ricky's continued desire to learn and extensive experience will be essential in training and growing our Falcon team while also aiding in our continued growth and support for our customers,” says St Louis manager of technical sales Bob Peyman.