(Los Angeles, CA) - Arcadia Aerospace Industries (AAI) has announced the hiring of Mr. John Gradecki as the NDT Level III for its new California facility.
Mr. Gradecki brings Arcadia Aerospace over 28 years of aerospace industry NDT experience. John holds his ASNT Level III certification in Ultrasonic and Penetrant Nondestructive Testing (NDT) methods and is California State Certified in Radiography. Specializing in composite and metal bond aerospace structures and assemblies, John has worked on projects with companies such as Hawker, Cessna, Falcon, and Apache. His knowledge of complex shaped composite structural components will be a great advantage to AAI going forward as they execute their vision of partnering with their customers to improve current and future NDT applications. Charles Bushman, President and CEO of Arcadia Aerospace states, “We are excited to have John join our team of NDT experts; he brings an in-depth knowledge of composites at the manufacturing level, continual improvement processes, as well as NDT performed with sophisticated automated machinery. As our facilities focus on large-scale, high-speed production methodologies, preserving the best quality of data for our customers will continue to be an asset unique to AAI.”
Gradecki comments, “Having interfaced with members of the Arcadia team previously through joint projects, I admired the skill, drive and professionalism from the Arcadia employees. I know the Arcadia team is one where I can reach my professional goals while continuing to strive to achieve even bigger and better things. Having used Arcadia Aerospace equipment, knowing the thought and quality put into their product, and believing they are leading the way on building the next generation of Nondestructive Testing Equipment, made me want to be part of the winning Arcadia team.”