Baines Simmons builds presence in Initial Airworthiness sector
Baines Simmons is delighted to announce that industry expert Duane Kritzinger is to head up a new Initial Airworthiness Team at Baines Simmons.
Tasked with developing our portfolio of Part 21 and related Certification Specification training courses and designing and implementing tailored consulting services to satisfy growing demand from this sector, Duane’s extensive aviation and influential industry experience will significantly raise awareness of our services in both civil and military sectors.
As a Chartered Mechanical Engineer, an MBA graduate and an accomplished author, Duane brings more than 21 years’ international work experience in the civil and military aircraft industry to Baines Simmons. Duane has a wide technical background at a senior level in Initial and Continuing Airworthiness; Organisation and Aircraft Certification; System Safety; Safety Assessment and Aircraft Design and Production which is coupled with extensive project management experience gained from working with prestigious civil and military aviation organisations.
Commenting on his new role at Baines Simmons, Founding Director Bob Simmons, says: “Duane has a wealth of experience, technical skills and deep knowledge of aviation safety. He is widely respected throughout the industry and his passion for making a difference to aviation safety is legendary. Duane and his team will be instrumental in developing our portfolio of services to satisfy the growing demand for consultancy support from the initial airworthiness sector.”