Elliott Aviation has ASNT NDT Level III and Level II certified personnel on staff, providing eddy current (ET), ultra sound (UT), liquid penetrant (PT) and magnetic particle (MT) testing. With Hawker Beechcraft and Cessna certifications, our state-of-the-art equipment and NDT-certified technicians can efficiently fulfill testing requirements and detect discrepancies not typically visible with the naked eye. Our in-house NDT capabilities help us reduce downtimes and expense for our customers by eliminating the hassle of sending components out to third party companies for non-destructive testing. Elliott Aviation’s NDT services are also available for off-site inspections.

Mark Nistler – Lead Technician NDT Level III

Mark joined Elliott Aviation this year and has 28 years of experience in the aviation industry and as an NDT Technician, starting his career in 1987. Being a NDT Certified Level III technician, Mark can train and test for Certification, level I and II NDT Technicians. He also has his A&P license, Honeywell 731 Engine Certifications on Automated eddy current inspections on Fan Disc, HPT Disc, #2 LPT Blades, #3 LPT Blades, Fan Blades, Ultrasonic Inspections on engine main frames, Cessna Citation NDT Certification and Hawker Beechcraft King Air Structural Repair Certification on wing attach fittings. He states, “I have always been interested in aviation; joining the Air Force reinforced the desire to continue my interest and knowledge of aircraft. Now it’s fun just going to work and being around airplanes.” Mark enjoys the the people he works with. “Even after 28 years of being in aviation, I run into technicians who I learn technical detail from.”