New General Manager Brings Solid Customer Service And Maintenance Background To Bombardier Wichita Service Center

Bombardier today announced the appointment of
John Carleton, Sr. as general manager of its Wichita Service Center. 

Mr. Carleton brings with him extensive experience of the aviation industry gained over the past 25 years. A licensed airframe and powerplant technician, he worked as chief inspector and quality control manager for Lincoln Airlines prior to joining Bombardier in 1988. 

He has since held various management roles at Bombardier’s Hartford Service Center including aircraft maintenance manager, Six Sigma master agent and, for the last seven years, program manager. Mr. Carleton assumes his new role in January 2008.

Bombardier’s Wichita Service Center employs more than 300 technicians and specialists to service Learjet and Challenger aircraft. The facility, which exceeds 126,263 square feet (11,730 sq. m) of hangar space, maintains aircraft 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Bombardier-trained technicians deliver a complete range of after-sales service, maintenance and modifications for its customers ranging from scheduled maintenance, paint and interior refurbishment to routine and non-routine service, mobile repair parties and aircraft-on-ground (AOG) support. The Bombardier Service network for business aircraft is comprised of facilities around the globe providing the highest quality of aircraft maintenance support for its operators. It includes five Original Equipment Manufacturer Service Centers and 36 Authorized Service Facilities and Line Maintenance Facilities worldwide.

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For information
Danielle Boudreau
Bombardier Business Aircraft
Tel : (514) 855-8149
danielle.boudreau@aero.bombardier.com

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