Aviation finance specialist and aircraft manager Magi Aviation Capital (Magi) is pleased to announce that Scott Kachad has joined Magi as Director – Technical.

Scott is an international technical and asset management specialist with over 35 years’ experience in this field with OEMs, airlines and lessors. His latest role has been with PWC Australia managing the effective technical and commercial disposal of aircraft and components for the MAS creditor group. Prior to this he was Manager Commercial, Contracts and Asset Management at Virgin Australia where he was responsible for managing engineering maintenance contracts, lessor contracts and new aircraft inductions and disposals. In this role he was also the Part 42 Responsible Manager Compliance for maintenance and aeronautical material sourcing.

Scott began his career with the Douglas Aircraft Company/Boeing Company where he spent 13 years as a field service engineer and latterly Sales Director with a range of international postings in Europe, Asia and North America. His aircraft type experience includes Airbus, Boeing, ATR as well as military aircraft. Scott also brings, alongside his excellent technical credentials, a strong network of OEM, MRO, airline and lessor relationships.

Sean Cleghorn, Partner at Magi said: “We are delighted that Scott has chosen to join the growing team and business at Magi. Scott brings not only a comprehensive technical and engineering skillset but also the critical ability to recognise the commercial and financial importance of this vital part of our business. As Magi continues its development, Scott will play a vital role in that pathway.”