Leading Edge’s Joseph Esmerado receives Charles Taylor master mechanic award


Joseph Esmerado of Leading Edge Aviation Solutions has received The Charles Taylor “Master Mechanic” award.

The Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award is an honour presented by the FAA, in honour of Charles Taylor – the first aviation mechanic in powered flight. Taylor was the Wright brothers’ mechanic. The award recognises the lifetime accomplishments of senior aviation mechanics.

Joe Carfagna Jr., president of Leading Edge said, “We are so fortunate to have Joseph as our vice president of Technical Services, managing client pre-purchase inspections, completion monitoring and on site aircraft evaluations. Joe has over 50 years of varied technical experience and has proven himself a very capable executive and a leader in our industry. We are proud and honoured to have him on our staff.”