Airforms, Inc. adds FAA Structures DER to staff


BIG LAKE, ALASKA, 27-Feb-14 — Airforms, Inc. announced today that Mr. Daniel Garrett has joined the engineering department as a Senior Engineer and FAA DER (Designated Engineering Representative). Dan brings over 15 years engineering experience to Airforms’ expanding product line of FAA PMA aircraft parts and engineering services. “It is an honor to welcome Dan to our team,” said Kyle Taylor, Chief Engineer. “Dan brings a breadth of experience to this position. His wide range of knowledge in mechanical and aeronautical engineering continually yields innovative design solutions that greatly benefit our customers. Dan enhances our entire team with his leadership and management experience -he has a proven reputation of finishing challenging projects. The rapid expansion of our R&D efforts and DER repair and alteration service has necessitated additional staff, and we expect to add to our engineering team in the near future. Our airline customers expect reasonable turn times on repair and alteration data approvals, and we intend to continue meeting their expectations.” Mr. Garrett holds a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of North Dakota, and maintains full FAA DER authority for Part 23 structural requirements, including repairs and alterations. Airforms, Inc. is a growing aeronautical design and production company located in Big Lake, Alaska. Airforms is the leading global supplier of replacement engine baffles for a wide range of general aviation aircraft; products also include an expanding line of turboprop aircraft PMA parts and STCs. Airforms maintains an FAA approved manufacturing system for PMA parts, supported by an engineering department with FAA DER staff covering a range of certification disciplines. For more information, including a secure online marketplace and catalog, visit, or contact Airforms directly at 907-892-8244.