2-Nov-2010 Source: Rotorcraft Services Group
Rotorcraft Services Group, Inc. (RSG), an industry leader in helicopter and aircraft services, proudly announces the appointment of Arturo Saldana as Vice President of Sales for the group. Mr. Saldana, a well known and respected aviation sales and marketing professional was previously serving as sales director for a fixed-wing aircraft manufacturer.
Ed Bolden, President of RSG, said: “We are very pleased to have Art join our management team and bring his many years of prior helicopter sales experience to our group of industry veterans. Art is already well-known to our existing Latin America customer base but I expect he will have a great impact upon garnering additional sales in the US and European markets.” He further stated, “The addition of Art to our management team is yet another step in the integration of all the RSG subsidiaries into a single operating company.”
Mr. Saldana’s 30-plus years of industry experience include sales, marketing and general management positions at International Aviation Support, HeliOne, Heli-Dyne Systems and Proctor & Gamble. He also served in the US Army Infantry where he completed Basic and Advanced Officer Courses as well as Ranger, Airborne and Mortar Platoon Leader Schools. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University. RSG made the appointment as part of its ongoing effort to build the best privately owned rotorcraft services technical services company in the south.
ABOUT ROTORCRAFT SERVICES GROUP, INC.
Over the past two years, Rotorcraft Services Group has assembled an extensive team of experienced industry professionals to lead the companies forward from their past histories. Each of the companies provides specific and specialized services and products to the rotorcraft industry:
RSG Aviation, Inc. provides completions, modifications, maintenance, painting, interiors, cabinetry, component overhaul and parts distribution on the AgustaWestland, Bell Helicopter TEXTRON and Eurocopter product lines under its FAA Certified Repair Station (RV1R466K). The company is also an approved Customer Service Facility for both AgustaWestland and Bell Helicopter.
RSG Products, Inc. manufactures proprietary air conditioning, Garmin G500H kits and video systems, as well as producing parts under contract for other STC holders, under its FAA Parts Manufacturing Approval (PMA) authority.
RSG AeroDesign, LLC provides aviation product design and certification services for both rotorcraft and fixed wing aircraft and recently completed a STC for installation of the Garmin G500H in the AS350 B2/B3 and EC130 helicopters.
All of the companies operate from the group’s Fort Worth Meacham Field facilities which incorporate nearly 175,000 ft2 under-roof space in four hangars on the south end of the airport.
Additional information is available on the Web at www.rotorcraftservices.com, www.rsgaviation.com and www.rsgaerodesign.com