John Drysdale is an experienced and licensed Aircraft Engineer. John started his career in 1991 as an Aircraft Technician with Shannon Aerospace Limited until 1997 amassing seven years of intensive aircraft maintenance experience with some of the world’s most demanding customers.
In 1997 John joined what was then known as Aer Lingus SRS Shannon specialising in B727 heavy maintenance. During this time he specialised on very heavy structural work and modifications and achieved a number of industry qualifications.
Moving into the Planning area for a short time and subsequently into liaise engineering presented the opportunity to establish strong and lasting relationships with various customers, consultants and OEM contacts.
Penultimately as Sales and Marketing executive John gained a reputation for commercial awareness and lease industry aircraft transitions.
Finally John joined the companies Part 147 organisation with a mandate to commercialise the school. Following a successful twelve months on the project he left to join Sentinel Aviation Services Limited.