An Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan Event

Andy Richards

COO – Business & GA
Duncan Aviation

Andy is the EVP & COO of the Duncan Aviation’s Michigan operations. Duncan Aviation is the largest privately-owned business jet service provider in the world. With complete Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) service offerings at three beautiful US facilities, strategically placed regional shops, and mobile technical teams able to provide services worldwide, helping business aircraft operators get the most value from their aircraft ownership. Andy started his professional aviation career at Kal Aero in 1997, 9 months prior to Duncan Aviation purchasing Kal Aero. He has held several positions in his 26 years with the company, chiefly in the modifications area of the business. He oversaw Duncan Aviation’s completion contract with Dassault Aviation as program manager. After the completion of that contract, he spent the next seven years as Vice President of Modifications overseeing the avionics, engineering, and interior departments of the Battle Creek Michigan facility. He has been in his current position as COO for the past four years.