Punta Gorda, FL, February 11, 2013- Arcadia Aerospace Industries (AAI) has announced the hiring of Mr. Byron Vines (ASNT L3 in UT, PT, MT, RT, ET) as its Director of Nondestructive Inspection (NDI) Operations.
Mr. Vines brings Arcadia over 28 years of composite NDI experience and significant relationships with a broad spectrum of Aerospace Primes. His knowledge of aerospace programs and the challenges they face will be a great resource and advantage for AAI going forward as they execute their vision of partnering with their customers to improve current and future NDI applications. Charles Bushman, president of Arcadia Aerospace said, "Byron is a great asset to our team with extensive manufacturing expertise allowing Arcadia to deliver value-added solutions complementing our customers’ core competencies."
Located on the grounds of the Punta Gorda Airport in Florida, Arcadia provides aerospace composite component manufactures solutions for inspection, engineering, quality and special process manufacturing. Specializing in Nadcap accredited Nondestructive Inspection of composite airframe components; the company has developed state-of-the-art application specific automated systems dramatically reducing inspection time, helping manufacturers meet their rate commitments for aerospace primes such as Boeing and Airbus.