CORAL GABLES, Fla., January 18, 2017 – AerSale®, a global supplier of aircraft, engines, and OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) used serviceable material, today announced the addition of Charles McDonald as Senior Vice President MRO Services. McDonald will head AerSale’s MRO facilities in Roswell, New Mexico, as well as the company’s recently acquired MRO facility in Goodyear, Arizona.
“Charlie offers a proven ability to transform complex issues into operational successes, implementing innovative solutions to achieve short and long-term business objectives,” said Iso Nezaj, Chief Technical Officer at AerSale. “We will rely on his expertise to manage our multi-faceted operations, deliver strong results, motivate our teams, and implement efficient processes that ensure safe and efficient performance while delivering quality customer service.”
McDonald brings over 30 years of experience in the aviation industry with progressive C-level and senior management leadership roles and an extensive scope of responsibilities including strategic direction and optimized operating performance. He has held board positions at the National Air Carrier Association, World Airways and North American Airlines, is an FAA-certified A/P mechanic, and a U.S. Army veteran.
AerSale owns and operates three (3) MRO facilities in the United States, Roswell Aircraft Operations Center and Aero Mechanical Industries (AMI), both in New Mexico, and its newest addition, the 262,000-square-foot, Class 4 MRO facility in Goodyear, Arizona. These facilities ideally position AerSale as a single-source solution to maximize value extraction through strategic integration of products and services. The combined MRO operations of AerSale encompass:
• 10 bays (4 wide-body and 6 narrow-body) totaling 550,000 square feet
• 650+ aircraft storage capacity
• 17,000-square-foot engine maintenance and disassembly facility
• 100,000-square-foot aircraft component repair facility with five adjoining work centers
• 200+ dedicated airframe/engine engineering, technical, and administrative support staff
• 13,000 and 8,500-foot runways in Roswell and Goodyear respectively
A global aviation leader, AerSale supplies aftermarket commercial aircraft, engines, and OEM used serviceable material to passenger and cargo airlines, leasing organizations, government entities, multinational OEMs, and independent MROs. AerSale also offers asset management services to owners of end-of-life aircraft and engine portfolios. Headquartered in Coral Gables, Florida, AerSale maintains offices and operations in the United States, Europe, and Asia.
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