Based in Newport, Wales, United Kingdom
Jacob has 10 years of industry experience working in the engine MRO industry and ngineering management.
Jacob launched his aviation career in 2010 Repair Development Engineer with GE Aviation in Wales, then spent 6 years as a Lead Powerplant Engineer, specialising in the maintenance, repair and overhaul of GE90 94B/115B and CFM56-7B/5B engines.
He joined Daedal Aviation as an Aviation Consultant in 2019 working exclusively on behalf of lessors managing lease returns, pre-purchase inspections and shop visit overviews.
Jacob holds a Degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Liverpool and a Degree in Applied computing from the University of Northumbria.
Based in Tauranga, New Zealand
Kristy has over 15 years of aviation experience across airlines, MROs, materials trading and the leasing community.
Kristy launched her aviation career in 2004 as an Aeronautical Engineer within the technical services department of Air New Zealand Engineering Services. She then relocated to the United Kingdom and worked for three and a half years with an aviation materials trading business, before transferring to Singapore to assist with the set-up of a satellite office. On return to New Zealand, Kristy spent six years with Airwork (NZ) firstly heading up the Supply and Logistics Department, and later overseeing the Manufacturing division.
She joined Daedal Aviation as an Aviation Consultant in 2017 working as a Technical Records specialist and providing business support.
Kristy holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) from the University of Auckland.
Based in Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Martin has over 35 years of Engineering experience in the Aviation industry, specializing in engine lease returns, engine shop visits, technical and asset management of lease contracts, working primarily with lessors.
Martin began his career as a Propulsion Engineer for the Royal Airforce then spent 2 years working as a Power Plant Engineer for the BAe Systems for the Royal Saudi Airforce before spending 6 years as a Program Manager with a UK based consultancy and finally 6 years with AerFin, an aircraft parts trading organisation.
He joined Daedal Aviation as an Aviation Consultant in 2017.
Martin holds a HNC/ONC in Engineering, specialising in Propulsion while serving on the Royal Air Force, and a City and Guilds Certificate Parts 1 & 2 in Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Processes & Principles.
Based in Manila, Philippines
Norie has 20 years of aviation experience, skilled in Aircraft Engine Maintenance and Engineering, Engine Fleet Management, Lease Transitions and Asset Management.
Noriel launched his aviation career initially as an Engineer quickly moving into a senior powerplant Engineer position with Lufthansa Technik Philippines. He then spent 8 years as a senior consultant and program management position in engine fleet management, lease transitions and shop visit management working for a number of airlines.
He joined Daedal Aviation as an Aviation Consultant in 2017 working exclusively on behalf of lessors.
Noriel holds a Degree in Engineering from Bicol University, Philippines and has been invited as a resource speaker on Aircraft Powerplant Familiarization-Aviation Society for Research and Development, for FEATI University, Philippines.
Based in Sydney, NSW, Australia
Rod has over 20 years’ experience in the Aviation Industry, specialising in providing commercial, legal and technical services to lessors, worldwide.
Rod began his career initially as a Power Plant Engineer for Qantas Airways in Sydney, Australia. He then moved to the United Kingdom to work in consultancy, with a focus on asset management and acquisition of engines and aircraft. In 2009 Rod established an asset management and technical services business in Singapore where he held the position of Regional Director.
In 2011 Rod established Daedal Aviation in Sydney Australia, providing technical and commercial consultancy services aimed at the global lessor community.
Rod holds a Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering (Hons 1) from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
Based in Tucson, AZ, USA
Vanuel (Van) has nearly 40 years of industry experience, including 15 years in Aircraft Maintenance and Support, specialising in MRO Maintenance Oversight, Lease On/Off Acquisitions Records Research, Conformity Inspections, Maintenance Programs, Regulatory Compliance/Aircraft Certification and Registration (FAA, EASA, BDCA) and Quality Control and Safety Audits.
Van launched his career in Aviation as an Airframe Mechanic supporting the US Navy F-14 program, then used his expert knowledge in aircraft maintenance and delivery as project manager and director of maintenance for a number of aircraft maintenance service providers.
He joined Daedal Aviation as an Aviation Consultant in 2017.
Van holds an FAA A&P License as well as a Certificate in Business Management from UCLA and a structural repairs, corrosion control, flight controls, and hydraulic systems repair Certificate from Naval Aircraft Structural Mechanics School.
Based in Perth, WA, Australia
Vishnuu (Vish) has 10 years of industry experience that includes engine lease returns, shop visit management, engine fleet management and documentation review.
Vish launched his aviation career in 2010 as an Assistant Program Manager working closely with one of Indonesia’s largest passenger airlines, Sriwijaya Air.
He joined Daedal Aviation as an Aviation Consultant in 2015 working exclusively on behalf of lessors managing lease returns, overviewing engine shop visits and providing fleet management services.
Vish holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Aeronautical) and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Sydney and has served as a Records Specialist in the Singapore Armed Forces.
Andrew T Muti
Based in Caerphilly, Wales, United Kingdom
Andrew has ten years of aviation experience, gained in engine shop visit technical management.
Andrew began his aviation career in 2012 with GE Aviation Wales in the United Kingdom, initially working in material sourcing as a GE90 Vendor Manager. He joined the Engineering Team in 2013, where he specialised in engine shop visit technical management, primarily on CFM56-5B/7B engines. He then progressed to become a Lead Propulsion Engineer working with various stakeholders including OEMs, airlines, and lessors. During this time Andrew was lead engineer supporting the largest GE Aviation Wales CFM contract (easyJet).
He joined Daedal Aviation as an Aviation Consultant in 2020.
Andrew holds a Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) degree in Aeronautical Engineering (Hons) from the University of South Wales, UK and he is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.
Based in Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Graeme has over 20 years’ experience in the Aviation industry specialising in engine shop visit management, MRO operations and engine services contract and program management.
Graeme launched his aviation career in 1997 as an apprentice with GE Aviation in their Caledonian MRO facility, in Scotland. Having progressed through various MRO management roles within operations, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and as the commercial operations leader, he then spent 10 years as a senior program and contracts manager. During this time Graeme was responsible for the GEnx-1B/2B and CF6-80C2/E1 products operated by a selection of airlines across Europe and Africa including their powerplant and associated fleet management and shop activity in OEM and 3rd party MROs.
He joined Daedal Aviation as an Aviation Consultant in 2021.
Graeme holds a Bachelor of Engineering (1st class Hons) degree in Manufacturing Engineering and Management from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.