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Duncan Aviation Realigns Rotable Manager Team to Support Customer Demand

LINCOLN, NEB — Duncan Aviation’s Parts & Rotable Sales has realigned and added members to its Rotable Management team, which coordinates the purchase, evaluation, valuation, and management of rotable inventories for multiple OEM platforms to meet the increased demand for aviation parts.

The current team and its structure follows:

Duncan Aviation Rotable Managers and parts inventory responsibilities


Jamie Blackman

Team Leader

+1 402.479.4224



Darrell Cermak

Falcon and Hawker accessories

+1 402.479.4206



Vince Cruickshank

Customer Managed Rotable Inventory

+1 402.479.1614



Joy Damian

Citation, Learjet, Beechcraft,

Helicopter accessories

+1 402.479.8104



Cori Hawes

Managed Rotable Inventory Assistant

+1 402.470.4584



Phil Ozenbaugh

Challenger, Embraer, Gulfstream,

Global accessories

+1 402.479.1639



Andrew Theis

Avionics for Fixed Wing and Helicopters

+1 402.479.4214




Rotable Managers have the critical mission to maintain the rotable aircraft parts inventory at optimal levels to support operators around the world and across all sectors of aviation, including corporate, general, charter, helicopter, commercial, and government.

According to Jamie Blackman, Rotable Manager Team Leader, having inventory on-hand to support in-house maintenance customers is also a high priority. “Our full-service MRO facilities in Battle Creek, MI; Lincoln, NE; and Provo, UT, as well as our 30 Satellite Avionics and 17 engine Rapid Response teams, rely on us to make sure they have what they need when they need it.”

Blackman goes on to say that keeping the lines of communication open with these maintenance teams ensures the most demanded part numbers are available in stock. “It is essential for us to stay close to and listen to the needs of our technical team members throughout the company,” she said. “They are on the front lines with our customers and provide us with the latest information on what aircraft parts they require.”

According to Rotable Manager Joy Damian, historical demand and repair history are also key indicators of future sales. “We closely monitor what part numbers people are requesting and sending in for repair. It is necessary always to have these units on the shelves.”

Rotable Managers are not only responsible for having the right amount of in-demand parts; they are responsible for determining their value. “It is important to have inventory that operators are asking for, but it’s more important to make sure we can offer a quality product and a competitive price,” says Blackman. “And knowing what that is takes in-depth industry knowledge.”

The Rotable Managers team has 136 years of aviation parts experience collectively. Each carefully researches competitors, consults other parts brokers, and references sales history to ensure Duncan Aviation is offering quality products at a fair price.

Legacy Spares at the Right Price

The Duncan Aviation Rotable Managers are always looking for opportunities for outright sales or purchases on the legacy spares and have lists of available inventory. Contact a Duncan Aviation Rotable Manager for more information.

About Duncan Aviation

Duncan Aviation is an aircraft service provider supporting the aviation needs of business aircraft operators, government agencies, and other aircraft service providers. Services include major and minor airframe inspections, engine maintenance, major retrofits for cabin and cockpit avionics systems, full paint and interior services, engineering and certification services, fabrication and manufacturing services, and preowned aircraft sales and acquisitions. Duncan Aviation also has international aircraft components solutions experts available 24/7/365 at +1 402.475.4125 who can handle any aircraft system problem with immediate exchanges, rotables, loaners or avionics/instrument/accessory repairs and overhauls. Complete service facilities are located in Battle Creek, Michigan; Lincoln, Nebraska; and Provo, Utah. We also have dozens of other facilities strategically located throughout the United States to provide customers with scheduled regional support and the quickest response possible to avionics, engine and airframe Aircraft On Ground (AOG) situations.

For more information about any of Duncan Aviation’s services, call +1 402.475.2611 or visit https://www.DuncanAviation.aero/services