Aviation Interior Specialists
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Currently going through a major growth plan to expand overseas presence, and afford more support than ever to its many customers around the world, Percival Aviation's aim is to be the aviation industry’s supplier of choice for aircraft interiors. By continuously supplying high-quality products and services at a competitive price, we step closer to our goal.
MEET the Team
Neil joined the family business “Percival Associates” in 1985 initially as an additional Sales person, but as the company developed its own range of products in 1990, Neil became the company’s first Quality Manager. Neil became Managing Director in 1994 when his father passed away and is now CEO, he remains in that role today. In his spare time Neil likes to play golf.
Karen joined Percival Aviation officially in 2007 when she left her career as a secondary school teacher in order to help her husband Neil in the family business. Karen has a varied background, she speaks 3 languages fluently having worked in France & Greece. Her passion is Yoga, and she now runs a very successful Yoga Studio.
Deborah has worked at Percival Aviation since 2002 and has been working in finance for over 25 years for various retail, construction and service industries. Deborah joined Percival Aviation as Finance Assistant before progressing to Finance Manager. In her spare time Deborah can often be seen supporting her rugby playing son.
Ian has over 35 years of experience in the aerospace industry. He started his career as an aircraft engineer, working on rotary wing aircraft. In 2008, he became the Quality Assurance/Support Manager for the Services Modifications program (MOD). Ian's experience includes working with companies such as Vector Aerospace - and Eaton Ltd - Fuel Motion Control Division. When not at work, Ian enjoys all sports, especially cycling.
Geoff has over 30 years’ experience within the Aviation and Aerospace industry. He has worked for several major players in the industry including BAE Systems, B/E Aerospace and the UK MOD, in a variety of roles from Manufacturing and Commercial Management to Business Development and Account Management. In his spare time Geoff loves to travel and is a lifelong fan of Manchester City FC
VICE PRESIDENT US OPERATIONS & eNGINEERING
John Allen has over 25 years aircraft experience. He qualified as an aircraft engineer and has subsequently moved into a 21J Design Office. He has vast experience in aircraft certification and product development and currently manages the Percival Design Office and team.