Sam Haught brings over 35 years of aviation experience to his role as Copperstate Turbine Engine Company’s (CTEC) Engine Shop Manager. Sam’s responsible for coordinating the Engine Shop’s daily work activities while ensuring that all customer, engine shop personnel, and regulatory requirements are met.
Prior to CTEC, Sam spent a few years as an Inventory Agent and TPE/TSE Mechanic at Marsh Aviation in Mesa, AZ. A good share of Sam’s career was spent in a variety of roles at Honeywell (AlliedSignal) in Phoenix, AZ, including: Customer Support / Sales & Service Manager, TPE/TSE Repair & Overhaul Team Leader, Senior Master Mechanic, Senior Development Technician, and Gas Turbine Assembly Technician. Sam also spent seven years in the U.S. Air Force as a F100/200 Jet Engine Technician.
Along with being an FAA-certified power plant mechanic, Sam has an Electronic Technician’s degree through DeVry Institute of Technology, has taken numerous Honeywell product line courses and holds a Six Sigma “Green Belt” certification. Sam is currently working toward Professional Aeronautics & Business Administration degrees through Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Phoenix.
Sam’s Customer Service Philosophy:
Outstanding customer service is the foundation of all admired service providers and something we should all strive to achieve.