Veteran maintenance technician joins Spirit Aeronautics


Petre Liliac has joined Spirit Aeronautics as an aircraft maintenance lead technician. “We are very pleased to add someone of Petre’s caliber and skills to our team,” said Tony Bailey, president and COO at Spirit Aeronautics. “His abilities and experience complement our existing staff and provide the extra leadership and floor-level talent we wanted to support our growth in maintenance activities. He is a very respected professional in the aviation industry and is an incredible addition to our organization.”

Liliac has more than 22 years of progressive aircraft maintenance experience working for companies including Pentastar Aviation, Corporate Air Management, Northcoast Jet, Jettec, IFL Group and Becker Aviation. He is a graduate of Michigan Institute of Aeronautics. His formal training includes Learjet 45 series and Gulfstream G200 training by FlightSafety; Bombardier Challenger 600 training by Global Jet Services; Hawker 125-700 training by GlennAir; and PW305 series jet engine training by Pratt & Whitney, to name a few.

Liliac is a licensed FAA Airframe and Powerplant mechanic and holds Eddy Current Level II, Magnetic Particle Level II and Dye Penetrant Level II certifications. He is experienced on aircraft including Gulfstream models from the GII through to the G550; Bombardier’s Challenger and Global series; Dassault Falcons from the 20 through to the 2000; all variants of the Hawker; Beechcraft King Air 90, 100, 200 and 350 types; all Cessna Citation models; and Bombardier Learjet models from the 24 through to the 55.

May 4, 2016

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