Pentastar Aviation Appoints Doug Levangie to Vice President of Maintenance Operations & Advisory Services
Aug 2, 2016
Waterford, Mich. – Pentastar Aviation announced today the appointment of Doug Levangie to Vice President of Maintenance Operations & Advisory Services, effective immediately. Levangie will report to Executive Vice President of Sales & Maintenance Brad Bruce, and will be responsible for the strategic initiatives and overall success of Pentastar’s maintenance operations.
“Doug’s significant contributions to Pentastar Aviation throughout the last three decades and his expertise in aircraft maintenance have been invaluable,” said Pentastar Aviation President & CEO Greg Schmidt. “His leadership, in this new position, will allow us to continue to deliver the quality and service experience that our customers have come to expect from Pentastar.”
Levangie, a Professional Certified Aircraft Appraiser, began his career at Pentastar Aviation over 30 years ago and has held positions of increasing responsibility, most recently serving as Director of Aviation Advisory Services and Maintenance & Avionics Sales Manager. In his new role, Levangie will be responsible for overseeing repair station operations, including maintenance, avionics and interiors services. He will also manage the MRO sales team and oversee advisory services including pre-purchase inspections, aircraft management programs, valuation estimates and aircraft refurbishment planning.
Pentastar Aviation’s 130,000-square-foot facility features maintenance, avionics, and interiors service capabilities with a new design studio – all under one roof – allowing maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) services to be performed with minimal downtime. The facility is home to expert technicians committed to adhering to the strictest safety standards and industry best practices.
About Pentastar Aviation
Pentastar Aviation, wholly owned by Edsel B. Ford II, is a leader in the world of business aviation, providing aircraft management, advisory services, aircraft maintenance, avionics services, interior services and award-winning FBO services. Air charter transportation services are provided by Pentastar Aviation Charter, Inc., a U.S. FAR Part 135 on-demand air carrier, or by other U.S. FAR Part 135 certificated on-demand air carriers arranged by Pentastar Aviation, LLC. Their team is committed to delivering the highest standards of safety and service excellence to their customers.
Pentastar Aviation has been servicing regional and global travelers for more than 50 years and is headquartered at Oakland County International Airport (PTK).