Air Trek’s Director of Maintenance
Proudly serving in the United States Air Force and honorably retiring after 20 years, Lester retired as a Master Sergeant specializing in Electric Power Production and Aircraft Arresting Systems. While in the Air Force, Lester attended the NCO leadership Academy as well as a long list of mechanical technical schools. The global requirement for Lester’s USAF career took him around the world being stationed in Little Rock, Phoenix, Aleutian Islands in Alaska, Saudi Arabia and Korea.
Lester joined Air Trek in 1995 as an assistant maintenance technician and plant manager. His extensive experience with computers provided an excellence background for the repair and maintenance of Air Trek’s biomedical equipment; and after attending numerous factory bio-med schools, Lester now handles almost all of Air Trek’s bio-med repairs and recurrent certifications in addition to Air Trek’s computer systems.
Finding a new home at Air Trek after a full career in the Air Force, Lester earned a FAA Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics Certificate as well as Private Pilot Certificate with single / multi engine land and instrument rating. In 2003 Lester was appointed by the FAA as Air Trek’s Director of Maintenance, the FAA required management position he currently holds.
Because of the vast technical knowledge Lester has amassed about twin engine Cessnas as well as Citation and Westwind jet aircraft, he is now called upon regularly for technical guidance by other aircraft operators.