As Technical Services Manager, Casey Crafton assists Guardian Jet’s in-house aircraft maintenance team by overseeing and monitoring aircraft pre-buy projects, including attending briefings and test flights. Among many other responsibilities, he performs on-site aircraft evaluations and in-depth records reviews.
Playing a critical, client-facing role, Casey also supports Guardian Jet’s Sales, Acquisition and Consulting teams by providing sound aviation technical advice, research and key insights.
Casey brings to Guardian Jet more than a decade of aircraft maintenance experience as an Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) mechanic, working on business, commercial and general aviation jet engines. Most recently, he performed maintenance on the Embraer Lineage, Embraer Legacy (500, 600 and 650) and Embraer Phenom (100 and 300).
Prior to Guardian Jet, Casey served as an assembly technician at Pratt & Whitney in Middletown, Connecticut, and as a lead aircraft technician at Embraer Executive Jet Services in Windsor Locks, Connecticut.
Casey earned his B.S. Degree in Aviation Management from Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina. He also holds an A&P certificate.