Aviation Technical Services (ATS) Names Doug Dalbey as VP of Quality, Safety and Technical Training

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Doug Dalbey joins company in a new position to oversee ATS’ excellent safety and quality record

Doug Dalbey, Incoming VP of Quality, Safety and Technical Training

Doug’s expertise will be invaluable as ATS grows in order to maintain safety-first consistent practices at each of our locations

Aviation Technical Services (ATS) announced today that Doug Dalbey is joining the company as Vice President of Quality, Safety and Technical Training effective January 4, 2016. In this newly-created position, Dalbey will have oversight of ATS’ primary values – safety and quality. He will manage the safety, quality and training divisions at ATS’ facilities in Everett and Moses Lake, WA; Kansas City, MO; and Fort Worth, TX.

“Doug has an impressive background with over 40 years of aviation safety and quality experience,” said ATS CEO Matt Yerbic. “As we continue to expand our business, it is critical that we uphold our excellent safety and quality record. Doug’s expertise will be invaluable as ATS grows in order to maintain safety-first consistent practices at each of our locations.”

Dalbey’s aviation career began in the mid‐1970s as a fixed-wing aircraft mechanic in the United States Army. Over the next decade, he worked in various military and Department of Defense positions. He then joined the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as an Aviation Safety Inspector, where he oversaw airline maintenance and safety practices for companies such as American Airlines, Braniff Airways, and Express One Airlines. Dalbey spent 23 years with the FAA and went on to manage several FAA Field Offices. In 2006, Dalbey was selected into the FAA’s Senior Executive Service and later became the Flight Standards’ Deputy Director of Field Operations in Washington DC. Most recently, Dalbey served as Vice President at CAVOK, advising air carrier and repair station clients on regulatory, safety, compliance, certification, and quality issues.

Dalbey attended San Jacinto Junior College, North Central Texas College and the John F. Kennedy School of Government. Dalbey holds a FAA Mechanic Certificate with Airframe Rating.

Click here to read the news release on atsmro.com.

ATS has been providing maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for commercial and military aircraft for more than 40 years. Today, ATS is home to more than 1,000 employees who work together to support a global customer base across three major business platforms: Airframe Services; Components Services; Engineering Services. From a base of operations in Everett, Washington and now with facilities in Moses Lake, Washington and Kansas City, Missouri, FAA Class IV Airframe and Class 1, 2 and 3 accessory ratings enable ATS to perform MRO services on virtually any transport aircraft in the world. ATS is a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certified by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC®). For more information, visit atsmro.com.

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