Elliott Aviation hires Todd Wheeler as DSM Director of Maintenance Services


Elliott Aviation hangar

Des Moines, IA – 17 February 2021 – Elliott Aviation has hired Todd Wheeler as Director of Maintenance Services of their Des Moines, IA facility. Todd rejoins Elliott Aviation with over 30 years of aviation experience with half of his career dedicated towards performing inspections, maintenance, and repairs on P&W PT6, JT15D, PW300, and PW500 series engines during his tenure with Dallas Airmotive.

Prior to his role as Regional Field Service Representative with Dallas Airmotive, he began his career with Elliott Aviation holding various positions including Assistant Service Manager in Des Moines and later Service Manager at their Moline facility. He is an FAA Airframe and Powerplant licensed technician and has multiple airframe and engine training certifications.

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

“Todd is a tremendous resource. He has decades of experience managing large service events, both airframe and engine,” said Sam Elliott, Vice President and General Manager of Elliott Aviation’s Des Moines facility. “He has a great rapport with customers and we’re happy to welcome him back to Elliott Aviation.”