NATA Recognizes Outstanding Performance of a GA Service Technician

NATA is extremely pleased to recognize the outstanding performance of a licensed airframe and powerplant mechanic or radio repairman who has practiced his or her craft for a period of 20 or more years.
 This award is sponsored by Aircraft Technical Publishers.


Past Recipients:

2018 - Douglas Levangie, Vice President of Maintenance Operations and Advisory Services, Pentastar Aviation 
2017 - George Terry, VP Director of Maintenance, Corporate Eagle
2016 - Jerry Richard Marolt, Jr., Senior Crew Chief, Flexjet
2015 - Mark E. Jensen, Director of Maintenance, Bakersfield Jet Center by Loyd's Aviation
2014 - James (Tony) Gay, Engine Service Manager, StandardAero
2013 - Jack Vazquez, Director of Maintenance, Bergstrom Aircraft Inc.
2012 - Greg Paxson, Director of Maintenance, TWC Aviation Inc.
2011 - John (Ray) Hartley, deceased, former Manager and Chief Inspector - QA inspector, Standard Aero
2010 - Steve Taylor, Epps Aviation
2009 - Pat James, Field Service Engineer, Cessna Aircraft Co.
2008 - Jimmy P. Ray, A & P Mechanic, Million Air Salt Lake City
2007 – Greg Coile, Avionics Technician, Business Jet Access
2006 – Dale Meiler, Lead Maintenance Inspector, Banyan Air Service
2005 – Willard Kelley, SevenBar Flying Service
2004 – Joseph Babis, Avionics, Inc.
2003 – Terry Wagner, National Flight Service
2002 – Ed Boyd, Garrett Aviation
2001 – Bartholomew Lalla, Director of Marketing Services, Jet Aviation-West Palm Beach
2000 – Hugh Gwyn-Williams, Maintenance Manager, Executive Air Fleet/Jet Aviation
1999 – Warren Hartquist, Signature Flight Support
1998 – George W. Townson, aviation consultant
1997 – Jim Carr, Midcoast Aviation
1996 -
1995 – Henry C. Morgan, Ronson Aviation
1994 –
1993 –
1992 – James E. (Jimmy) Anderson, Owner, Anderson Aircraft
1991 – Irving Kuenzie, Senior A&E Mechanic and Inspector, Hughes Aviation Services
1990 – Fred E. Hetrick, President, Hetrick Aircraft, Inc.
1989 – James W. Adams, Montgomery Aviation
1988 – Jerry L. Hughes, Vice President of Aircraft Maintenance, Atlantic Aero, Inc.
1987 – Howard J. Fuller, Co-Founder, Aviation Training Academy, Inc.