Charles E. Taylor may not be a household name, but to those in the A&D industry he is known as the father of aviation maintenance. Taylor was the mechanical mastermind behind some of the Wright brothers’ most famous triumphs back in the early 1900s and was a vital contributor to the building and maintaining of…
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Director, MRO Product Line for the Aviation and Defense Business Unit
James Elliott is the Director of the Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) product line for the Aviation & Defense Business Unit at IFS. With a wealth of experience spanning the airline, defense, OEM and MRO market verticals, James has worked with aviation organizations on the selection and implementation of next-generation maintenance management IT. He is a noted authority on the impact of technology on maintenance operations as well as the business processes that affect positive change. His work with clients also extends to helping them understand the role of maintenance within the overall aviation business landscape and the key processes that contribute to the economic management of the maintenance function while respecting operational constraints – both regulatory and commercial.