The North Dakota Professional Aviation Mechanics Association (NDPAMA) recently awarded Fargo Jet Center mechanic Keith Murray the North Dakota Aviation Technician of the Year at the North Dakota Upper Midwest Aviation Symposium.
Murray has been an aircraft mechanic for 25 years and has worked for Fargo Jet Center the past 16 years. He currently serves as a Lead Mechanic in the FJC repair station and is certified to work on all single and multi-engine piston, single and multi-engine turbine and jet aircraft.
“Murray could be termed the mechanic’s mechanic because of his dedication and could be considered a member of the dwindling breed of “around the clock” technicians,” says Mike Clancy, FJC Director of Maintenance. “Often referred to as Mr. 340, in reference to the countless hours he has spent providing maintenance on Cessna 340 aircraft, Keith has gained knowledge that he willing shares with other mechanics. His mentorship among fellow team members and others in the aviation community is one of his personal qualities making him a deserving recipient of this award,” adds Clancy.
Recipients of the award must hold FAA Airframe and/or Powerplant ratings, or a Repairman’s Certificate, and must be employed in the field of aviation maintenance in the State of North Dakota. The judging committee includes a former NDPAMA chairman, a member of the North Dakota Aviation Council and a member from the FAA.
Fargo Jet Center, founded in 1995, is based in Fargo, N.D. It is an award-winning aircraft maintenance and avionics repair station, aircraft dealer and an Avfuel branded fuel dealer. In addition, FJC operates a fleet of charter aircraft, a flight school, and provides aircraft management services and opportunities for fractional aircraft ownership.
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