Elliott Aviation hires Stan Melling as General Manager of FCM


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Minneapolis, MN – 17 May 2021 –Elliott Aviation has hired Stan Melling as General Manager of their Minneapolis facility, located at the Flying Cloud Airport (KFCM). Stan joins Elliott Aviation with over 30 years of aviation experience managing many different disciplines, including maintenance, production, and sales.

Stan was most recently the Director of Special Projects for ModTruss, where he led the development, implementation, and promotion of ModTruss Structures maintenance, inspection, and warranty program. Prior to his experience at ModTruss, he held several positions at Embraer, including Acting Vice President of Operations, Senior Director of Production, and Program Manager. Earlier in his career, Stan was an Aircraft Mechanic at Elliott Aviation’s FCM facility. He is an A&P and private pilot.

Stan will be responsible for overseeing all scheduled and unscheduled events at Elliott Aviation’s Minneapolis facility. This includes the day-to-day operations and customer interaction.

“Stan has a great background leading large teams in aviation,” said Greg Sahr, CEO of Elliott Aviation. “He also has leadership experience in other industries that can help innovate the way we operate. Combined with his leadership experience, his background as an A&P and private pilot give him a well-rounded background to grow our operations in Minneapolis.”