Moline, IL, Dec. 2, 2013 – Elliott Aviation, a leader in a diverse set of business aviation services has hired Lawrence Harting as FCM General Manager and VP of Flight Operations. In his new role, Harting will oversee day-to-day operations of over 60 employees at Elliott Aviation’s Flying Cloud facility. He will also be directly in charge of Elliott Aviation’s flight department including charter and aircraft management operations.
A University of Delaware graduate, Lawrence comes equipped with a broad corporate aviation background and extensive experience in Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul operations, project scheduling and planning, business program development, management & client relations as well as sales support. Having spent the first 11 years of his career with Dassault Aviation in Wilmington, DE, his career has progressed through positions in business analysis, project management for interior and exterior refurbishment, production supervision and directorship over Scheduling & Planning, Maintenance Repair & Overhaul Operations and Satellite Operations.
“It’s exciting to join a company with such a solid reputation as Elliott Aviation,”said Harting. “The Elliott Aviation family has been providing much needed aviation services since the early days of aviation. I’m looking forward to this opportunity to build on that experience and further the brand in the Flying Cloud market.”
“Lawrence Harting exhibits a fundamental understanding of our core values of unmatched quality, uncompromising integrity and unbeatable customer service,” said Greg Sahr, President of Elliott Aviation. “His leadership and experience well positions our Flying Cloud facility for advancements in new product development, sales growth and enhanced operational efficiency.”
Elliott Aviation is a second-generation, family-owned business aviation company offering a complete menu of high quality products and services including aircraft sales, avionics service & installations, aircraft maintenance, accessory repair & overhaul, paint and interior, charter and aircraft management. Serving the business aviation industry nationally and internationally, they have facilities in Moline, IL, Des Moines, IA, and Minneapolis, MN. The company is a member of the Pinnacle Air Network, National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), National Air Transportation Association (NATA), and National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA).