Roger Ping brings a 42-year background in aviation to his position as Chief Inspector, Engine & Machine Shops at Copperstate Turbine Engine Company (CTEC).
Prior to CTEC, Roger worked at Honeywell Repair & Overhaul as a TPE Technician and in the Quality Department. He has also worked for Beckett Aviation (Scottsdale, AZ), Lufthansa’s Training Center (Mobile, AZ), and for Hangar One (Opa Locka, FL) among other facilities.
As an A&P mechanic, Roger has worked on everything from Cessna 150s to medium-sized jets and from reciprocating engines to TPE engine assembly. Roger’s also been involved with the regulatory side of aviation and was an Organization Designated Airworthiness Representative (ODAR) while employed at Honeywell. Roger’s current area of expertise is FAA regulations although he enjoys sheet metal work and fabrication.
Roger holds a private certificate and an A&P certificate. Over the years, he has attended numerous training seminars and classes for various Honeywell and P&W engines and airframes.
When he’s away from work, Roger and his wife enjoy flying adventures, especially to the Idaho back country and Baja in their RV-9.
Roger’s Customer Service Philosophy:
I take great pride in our operation here and the vast knowledge and expertise of our technicians and support personnel. Their workmanship translates into a quality product for our customers. When an aircraft or an engine leaves our facility, I know every employee here did their very best to ensure our customers’ expectations have been met. I want our customers to be treated the same as I would expect to be treated.