MIDDLETOWN, Delaware, April 22, 2020 – Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announced today it has hired Frank Reuter as its new Director of Maintenance, replacing John Bonnell who is retiring after 29 years with the company.
A retired Master Sergeant with the United States Army, Mr. Reuter most recently served as the Vice President of Maintenance & Engineering and Director of Maintenance for AAR Lift in Palm Bay, Florida. In his position, Mr. Reuter was responsible for the overall maintenance and quality control of the airline.
“Frank is extremely experienced in both civil and military maintenance,” said Vice President and General Manager of Summit Aviation Ralph Kunz. “We look forward to him sharing with our team his insight, creativity, and motivation, so we can continue to build upon and exceed our customer’s expectations.”
Mr. Reuter served in a variety of increasingly prominent aviation positions after he left Army including roles as a Lead Rotary Wing mechanic for Black Water Aviation in Melbourne, Florida, and as the Senior Maintenance Manager for Presidential Airways also in Melbourne.
He holds an Associate Degree in Applied Science in Aviation Technology from North Central Institute, a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Grantham University and an FAA Airframe and Powerplant License.
Mr. Reuter begins his duties with Summit Aviation on May 1st.
About Summit Aviation
Located in Middletown, Delaware, Summit Aviation provides aircraft maintenance, modifications, avionics, engines, mission equipment integration, paint, FBO, field training, flight testing support and OTC part sales and more. Summit is a factory authorized service center for Bell, Blackhawk, Cessna, Mahindra, Quest, Raisbeck, and Sikorsky and it is a DoD approved contractor. Its manufacturing arm has been recognized for its quality, commitment to meeting delivery schedules, sustained high performance and its focus on customer satisfaction. More information available at www.summit-aviation.com.
About Greenwich AeroGroup
Greenwich AeroGroup, Inc., owns and operates providers of general, commercial, government and military aviation services including maintenance, avionics and interior refurbishments; fixed base operations; aircraft sales, charter and management; manufacturing; component repair and overhaul and parts distribution. Current locations include Professional Aircraft Accessories, located in Titusville and Miami, Fla..; Professional Aviation Associates, located in Atlanta, Ga.; Summit Aviation, with locations in Middletown, Del., Somerset, Ky., Kernersville, N.C. and Western Aircraft, located in Boise, Idaho. News and information are available at www.greenwichaerogroup.com.