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October 8, 2018

Commuter Air Technology announces Director of Supply Chain and Logistics Management

April Mench, Director of Supply Chain and Logistics Management

April Mench, Director of 
Supply Chain and Logistics Management

Commuter Air Technology (CAT), a global provider of customized aircraft modifications for commercial and government applications, welcomes April Mench to the leadership team as Director of Supply Chain and Logistics Management.  

Mench brings over 21 years of leadership experience in military aviation, program management and supply chain logistics.  Her work with the US Air Force included aircraft fleet and equipment inventory management overseas in upwards of $2 billion with an average support staff of 1200 personnel.

In her new role with CAT, Mench will have overall direction for Supply Chain including strategic supply management, purchasing, procurement, material planning, receiving, warehousing and logistics.  She and her team of procurement and property control personnel will perform in strict accordance with FAR/DFAR, DCMA, DCAA, ITAR, EAR and FAA Repair Station ISO 9001:2008 regulations.

"We are proud to welcome April to our leadership team and look forward to her continual improvement and oversight of our procurement processes,” said Bill Coultrup, SVP of Special Missions Systems at CAT.  “As our company continues to grow, her skills of mentorship, staff motivation and logistical acumen will enhance our customer support of mission-focused integrations and manned airborne ISR programs around the globe.”

Prior to joining CAT, Mench served as the Deputy Commander of the 76 Commodities Maintenance Group with the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center and of the 8 Maintenance Group at Kunsan Air Force Base in the Republic of Korea.  Mench holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from Ohio University and a Master of Arts degree in Military Operational Art and Science from Air University.

About Commuter Air Technology
Commuter Air Technology delivers certified aircraft and customized aircraft modifications for commercial and government applications around the globe. Modifications range from flight performance enhancements and high-density passenger systems to cargo conversions and corporate reconfigurations. With nearly 30 years of experience, Commuter Air Technology offers a full line of technical support services, such as crew provision, training, program management, aircraft maintenance, engineering as well as STC process management and Airworthiness certifications. Commuter Air Technology is a Meta Special Aerospace company.  Learn more at

About Meta Special Aerospace
Meta Special Aerospace (MSA) is a fully integrated and agile enterprise of aerospace and defense companies.  MSA responds quickly and efficiently to government and commercial operators of mission-optimized aircraft with specialized aircraft performance enhancing products and contracted defense special mission services. MSA offers key services within its core operating markets of Manned Airborne ISR, Special Mission Training and Exercise Support, and Aviation Services.  The MSA portfolio of companies includes Commuter Air Technology, Valair Aviation, Mission Transportation and Alpha28.  Learn more at