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Pro Star Aviation Appoints Thomas Kennedy as Director of Maintenance

Londonderry, NH (June 19, 2014) - Pro Star Aviation, LLC is pleased to announce the selection of Thomas Kennedy as Director of Maintenance (DOM).

In his new role, Tom will utilize his 27 years of experience to manage the day-to-day airframe maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) functions at Pro Star Aviation's Londonderry, NH based facility at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT).

As an FAA licensed Airframe and Power Plant graduate of George T. Baker Aviation School, Tom went on to earn his Airframe/Engine Engineer Certification from AST College in Perth, Scotland. While advancing his career, Tom held various positions from Lead Technician at British Midland Airways to Director of Maintenance at both Jet Aviation and Signature TechnicAir in Bedford, MA. His most recent position held was as Northeast Regional Engine Manager for Dallas Airmotive, Inc.

When accepting the position, Tom stated, "I am very excited to accept the position of Director of Maintenance at Pro Star Aviation as we look to expand the maintenance department for future growth with new product lines and services."

Similarly, Pro Star's GM of Aircraft Maintenance, Rich Leighton stated, "We are excited to have Tom on board. His diverse skills will enhance our MRO operations and put us in a good position for growth."

In conjunction with this action, Pro Star's Warren Egersheim will fill the new position of Maintenance Supervisor. Congratulations to both!

About Pro Star Aviation:

Founded in 1998, Pro Star Aviation, LLC is a business & corporate aircraft installations, maintenance & modifications facility located at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT) in tax-free Londonderry, New Hampshire. With service coverage throughout the entire New England Area, Pro Star is an FAA Part 145 repair station as well as an Authorized Service Center for both Hawker Beechcraft and the Honeywell TFE731 Turbofan Engine. Additionally, Pro Star is the Northeastern U.S. Pilatus PC-12 Sales and Service Center, known as Pro Star Pilatus Center. Having a specializing in state-of-the-art avionics installations, modifications, maintenance, and electrical/structural engineering, Pro Star holds numerous Supplemental Type Certificates (STC's) for various airframes. With an STC Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) in-house, Pro Star is able to streamline the certification process of all of their projects.

For more information about Pro Star Aviation and their services visit or call (603) 627-7827.