The Helicopter Association International (HAI) has handed Chuck Hagen, field service representative, salesman and trainer of Aeromaritime America, ITP Aero’s subsidiary located in Mesa, Ariz., the Excellence in Maintenance of Helicopters Award.
The prize was awarded during the Helicopter Trade Show & Exhibition HAI HELI-EXPO held in Las Vegas in February. This award acknowledges distinguished helicopter maintenance service professionals out of HAI’s 18,000 members.
Hagen has dedicated all of his 23-year professional career to the maintenance of helicopter engines. In 1996, he joined ITP Aero’s Aeromaritime America, a Rolls-Royce Authorized Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Center (AMROC), specialized in the Rolls-Royce 250 engine helicopter.
“This award is a great honor for ITP Aero. Chuck represents, and this recognition certifies, the excellence standards we support our clients with, which at the same time represent the core of our company’s foundation,” Ramon Fonoll, Aeromaritime America GM commented. “Chuck is a prime example of the effort of many that work to make excellence in maintenance and service our reason for being.”