Hello everyone. My name is T.J. Scott, Vice President of Operations at STS AeroStaff Services. Stick with me for a moment because I’d like to share with you a quick story; one that I hope will help explain the reason why Autism Awareness is such an important issue to me and the rest of the STS Aviation Group family.
“Go West, young man” is a quote by American author Horace Greeley concerning our nation’s expansion westward in the late 1800’s. This quote is relevant to us today because STS is finally taking that advice! Actually… not so much. STS Aviation Group has roots on the West Coast having started in Reno in the mid 1980’s before moving to Nashville and, finally, Jensen Beach where we remain today.
Knowing this, it may be more sensible for me to say that STS will be returning to its roots by opening a brand new West Coast base of operations (scheduled to be up and running at the end of Q4, 2014) in Denver, Colorado.
Most MRO’s and aircraft operators are familiar with use and responsibilities of an FAA DER (Designated Engineering Representative) for developing and approving major repairs and/or alterations, as well as the support of STC’s. Additionally, the STS Engineering Solutions (STSES) DER team provides DER services for fleet approval repair specifications (RS-DER) and PMA (Parts Manufacturing Authority).
As we close out the second quarter of 2014 with another strong month, I find myself looking back at what we have accomplished and question… “What’s next? Where do we go from here?”
We consider ourselves very fortunate to have developed such great working relationships with our customers and OEM business partners. Without these relationships, our company would never have been able to accomplish what it has, nor would it be able to look toward the future with such promise and excitement.