HAI Heli-Expo 2017 – Dallas, Texas — Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the largest independent provider of maintenance programs to the business aviation industry, recently promoted helicopter industry veteran, Raymond Weiser Jr., to Senior Director of Helicopter Services.
“Ray has played an instrumental role in our successful growth plan in the helicopter segment,” commented Kevin Thomas, Senior Vice President, Business Development and Strategic Planning for JSSI. “As we continue with our aggressive expansion into this market, Ray’s leadership will help us strengthen our relationships with operators. We can further support their businesses with predictable maintenance budgets and help them reduce their overall cost of operation.”
As Senior Director of Helicopter Services, Weiser will be responsible for the direct client relationships post sale. He will play a key oversight role for major events, as well as transitioning and delegating responsibilities to the team that has been built around him. In this new role, Ray will continue to support the development and refinement of new programs and new business.
Ray Weiser is an aviation industry professional with 40 years of experience in various elements of rotary and fixed-wing operations. A U.S. Army Helicopter Crew Chief and veteran, Ray has extensive corporate and commercial experience in aircraft maintenance, operations and technical services. Throughout his career, Ray has accumulated more than 13 years of OEM experience with Turbomeca as a technical representative, and with Rolls-Royce as a Regional Manager. Ray also has extensive MRO experience, spending eight years with Vector Aerospace.
In addition to holding his A&P license with Inspection Authorization, Ray has a myriad of OEM factory approved technical training certifications for both rotary and fixed-wing aircraft. He has experience with FAR Part-91, Part-135, and Part-145 operations and has even supported the FAA and NTSB through accident investigation. He has bought, sold, owned, operated and maintained aircraft of all types and, before joining JSSI, served as a VP of Sales and Business Development for an FAA Part-145 Helicopter Repair Station. Ray also aids airborne law enforcement as a Technical Advisor and, through selfless dedication to voluntarily helping his community, was awarded the honor of Special Deputy through the Niagara County Sheriff’s Department. Ray currently serves the Helicopter Association International as a member of the Technical Committee.
About Jet Support Services, Inc.
For nearly 30 years, Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), has been the largest independent provider of maintenance programs to the business aviation industry, covering virtually all makes and models of business aircraft, engines, and APUs. JSSI provides its customers with comprehensive, flexible and affordable financial programs and tools for managing the often unpredictable costs of operating and maintaining nearly all types of turbine-powered aircraft, including business and commercial jets, turboprops and helicopters. As the creator of the revolutionary Tip-to-Tail® Program, JSSI is the only single source provider of this trademarked service. JSSI serves customers globally and manages maintenance services through its worldwide infrastructure of certified technical advisors.
Other JSSI Services:
- JSSI Parts gives clients the advantage of JSSI buying power and expertise as the single largest purchaser of parts and maintenance services in the business aviation industry.
- Jet Engine Leasing offers engine- and APU-leasing solutions. JSSI owns several rental assets for hard-to-locate platforms and can source rental assets for almost anything that flies.
- AMP is JSSI’s dedicated Asset Management Platform (AMP), available to business aviation lenders as a tool to assist in the mitigation of risk and the management of financed aircraft.