Moline, IL, June 19, 2017 –Elliott Aviation, a leader in Aviation MRO Services and Garmin’s leading aviation retrofitter, has hired Mitch Boyles as Director of Avionics at their MRO facility in Moline, IL. With 20 years of business aviation experience and 40 years of total aviation experience, Mitch has served in avionics management roles at Gulfstream, Midcoast Aviation, StandardAero, StarPort Aviation and AMI Aviation Services.
Boyles will manage over 35 employees and oversee avionics MRO and installations at Elliott Aviation’s maintenance facility in Moline, IL. He will also be responsible for maintaining and enhancing Elliott Aviation’s industry-leading Garmin G1000 and G5000 programs as well as ADS-B installations.
Mitch started his aviation experience in the United States Air Force in 1977 where he served until 1985. He then worked for the Georgia Air National Guard maintaining C130H aircraft and managed a staff of 15. He started his career in business aviation in 1997 as a Senior Avionics Test Technician with Gulfstream and eventually worked his way to Avionics Manager. Throughout his career, he has been responsible for managing work forces of up to 400 employees.
“Mitch’s breadth of knowledge and experience make him an ideal fit to lead our avionics team,” said Mike Ménard, Vice President of Operations of Elliott Aviation’s Moline headquarters. “He is driven by our core values of unmatched quality, uncompromising integrity and unbeatable customer service.”
Mitch has held secret clearance in the US Military and has an A&P certificate.
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 & 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), General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), National Air Transportation Association (NATA), and National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA).