RAS Group based at London Biggin Hill Airport is the ideal private location only 19 miles away from busy Central London. Together, RAS Completions and RAS Interiors Limited offer a wide array of services all under one roof, making it the ideal one stop shop for all your aircraft exterior and interior requirements.
RAS Completions formed in February 1996, directed by Russell Pitt and Chris Ransley, and quickly grew into a well-recognised and reputable company with excellent customer service. RAS creates the highest quality of work to ISO 9001:2015 standard overseen by Group Operations/Finance Manager, Helen Croxford, who joined in 1999. With over 20 years tenure in the industry, RAS Completions work internationally carrying out work from minor touch ups to full aircraft resprays in our 28,000ft² hangar.
RAS Interiors was introduced to the aviation industry in 2011 and has made a mark in the aircraft interiors industry by rapidly becoming known for carrying out EASA solutions of both Part 21 and Part 145 approved work. RAS Interiors offer a wealth of experience with a highly skilled design department overseen by Head of Design, Kevin Hann, a talented workshop and production team supervised by Carl Ebdale and a superior sales and customer service department lead by Roger Patron.
MEET THE MANAGEMENT TEAM
Founder and Co-Owner
Russell Pitt has been in the aviation industry for over 36 years, specialising in the completions sector since 1987. One of the most successful sales and marketing strategists in the industry, Russell understood the opportunity to develop an interiors sector 8 years ago and that has been one of the most successful strategic decisions the company has gone through.
Founder and Co-Owner
Chris Ransley is one of the co-founders and developers of RAS. With over 30 years’ experience in the aviation industry, Chris has been referred to as an expert in the field of aircraft resprays and currently heads all aircraft exterior projects within RAS, creating an environment that produces some of the highest quality paintwork in the industry.
Head of Design
Kevin Hann heads up the design and certification department at RAS and has been the Head of Design for RAS Interiors since its conception 8 years ago. His experience has given him highly skilled abilities in advanced design and modelling techniques which aided him in becoming an official CEng/FRAeS chartered engineer.
Carl has been with RAS for over 7 years and oversees the engineering and manufacturing department. With a background in aviation and project management, he approaches each project by working backwards from its objectives and creating a plan that carries the whole team towards a perfectly manufactured and installed interior.
Group Operations/Finance Manager
Helen Croxford is a valued employee of RAS and has been on board managing accounts for over 20 years. She is a multidisciplinary leader where her role encompasses a range of responsibilities including operations, business management, communications and organisational behaviour whilst working closely with the company’s leadership team .
Beverley has been a member of RAS since April 2016. She leads RAS’s quality department and as Quality Manager she promotes, develops and oversees compliance of the company’s quality system. She effectively ensures compliance of customer requirements by managing quality policies, standards, procedures, programs and practices.
Business Development Manager
Roger Patron has been with RAS for the past 5 years and has become an invaluable asset to our team. Roger has an impressive resume with over 20 years’ experience working in the aviation industry and has the invaluable ability to translate a client’s goal into an actionable design package and he excels at visualising concepts for clients.
As RAS’s Compliance Manager, Shannon works in day-to-day operations to help promote a healthy work environment within the workspace. She has worked for RAS the last 5 years and is always looks for opportunities to add a personal touch and build positive connections that ensure a better understanding of needs and expectations.
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