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 30 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 40 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.
VICE PRESIDENT US OPERATIONS & eNGINEERING
Steven has over 30 years of aircraft engineering experience which started with an engineering apprenticeship at Britannia Airways as an airframe engineer, moving to Monarch Aircraft Engineering in 1995 where he continued to carry out all types of aircraft maintenance, before transitioning into a Technical Services role as a reliability engineer. In 2005 Steven moved to the design department as a design engineer before being promoted to a cabin safety CVE. In 2013 Steven moved to the design office at Gulfstream Aerospace, taking up the position of the Chief of the Office of Airworthiness within their 21J Design Organisation. Steven joined the team at Percival Aviation in his current role in August 2018.