Stu Wood - Managing DirectorStuart Wood has spent 16 years in the transportation interior repair and refurbishment industry. Stuart has managed interior overhaul projects with airlines and marine ferry companies in both North America and Europe. Stu most recently oversaw the paint refurbishment of 40 manor cars for VIA Rail Canada. Before starting Advanced Aviation in 1998 Stuart held senior positions in aerospace companies in North America specializing in the manufacturing and application of aerospace coating and coating products.
Geoffrey Russell - Technical SalesGeoffrey Russell joined Advanced Aviation Inc. in 2002 after 33 years in the airline industry. During his career with the airlines Geoff held a number of position in the materials management field. His last position was Manager of Technical Purchasing for Canadian Airlines. He was responsible for the planning and purchasing of technical material for the airline. Before taking early retirement in 2001 he assisted with the Canadian Airlines/Air Canada merger.
Kenneth Carlson - Production ManagerKenneth Carlson has 10 years experience in the application of coating and coating products. Ken has been with Advanced Aviation since its inception in 1998. Before joining Advanced Aviation Ken held a lead Interior Carpenter position with Westbay Yachts a premier ship building company in British Columbia. Ken has special skills in the area of interior component repair and refurbishment. Ken has participated and assisted in supervising many major projects with Advanced Aviation Tower Air, Composite Solutions, Seattle Wa., Air Transat, Montreal, Hawkair, Terrace BC, Pacific Coastal, Richmond BC and HMY Airways Inc. Richmond BC.
Axel Vach - Quality InspectorAxel Vach has 12 years experience in the application of coating and coating products. Axel has been with Advanced Aviation since 2000. Axels strengths are in the organizational area of manufacturing and production. Axel headed the Quality Control function of A320 bin door program for Advanced Aviation with Composite Solution Corp. Axel has worked on different programs with Advanced Aviation Composite Solutions Corp., Air Transat, Pacific Coastal Airlines, Hawkair and HMY Airways Inc. Axel is a graduate of the Aircraft Interior Technical Course at The British Columbia Institute of Technology.
Richard Stentiford - Lead PainterRichard Stentiford has 10 years experience in the application of coating and coating products. Richard has been with Advanced Aviation Inc. since 2000. Richard is the Lead Painter for Advanced Aviation. Before joining Advanced Aviation Inc. Richard held a Lead Painter position in the film industry. Richard has considerable experience in colour matching and working with one and two pack paint systems. Richard has been part of the Advanced Aviation Inc. team working on different programs Composite Solutions Corp., Air Transat, Pacific Coastal Airlines, Hawkair and HMY Airways Inc.