Jason Kendall joined Keewatin Air in 2010 as an AME and became the DOM/PRM in January of 2013 after successfully passing the Transport Canada interview.
Jason started his career in 2000 working in the rotary wing field throughout Manitoba and Nunavut. Jason graduated from Stevenson Aviation in Southport, MB in 2004 and in 2005 moved into the fixed wing field where he has enjoyed the challenges and gratification of working in the air ambulance division.
Jason has over 15 years of experience as an aircraft maintenance engineer (AME) with substantial experience in remote operations. His experience maintaining aircraft in remote areas has given him exceptional skills with contingency planning and scheduling of maintenance events to optimize reliability facing the challenges of maintaining aircraft in remote areas, with long distance support.
Over the years he has gained experience maintaining fixed wing aircraft Twin Otters, Pilatus PC12, King Airs and Learjets. Jason maintains maintenance control over Keewatin Air’s 4 bases and is responsible for 27 employees; 6 apprentices, 15 AME’s (including 4 Production Managers), 2 parts personnel, 3 within the Q.A department and 1 Maintenance Manager.