Rusty Von Querner - Director
VP-30 Fleet Readiness Squadron (FRS) “The Pro’s Nest” he served as a Fleet Replacement Squadron Instructor Flight Engineer and was part of Air Demonstration Team
Rusty Von Querner joined the United States Navy in 1992 as an Aviation Mechanist Mate for the P-3C Orion. He brings an extensive maintenance background specializing in 54H60 propellers and T-56 power plants. During his tenure he became a Quality Assurance Representative (QAR) for all P-3C Orion aircraft systems and Plane Captain.
In 1996 Rusty continued his development in aviation and became a qualified P-3C Orion Flight Engineer and went on to become an Instructor Flight Engineer (IFE). He has attained over 7,000 flight hours and held qualifications as High/Low power Turn-up and Functional Check Flight Engineer. As an instructor he has taught countless upgrading Flight Engineers and Pilots on component location, theory of operation, maintenance and repairs, and troubleshooting.
During his military career while at the VP-30 Fleet Readiness Squadron (FRS) “The Pro’s Nest” he served as a Fleet Replacement Squadron Instructor Flight Engineer and was part of Air Demonstration Team performing over 40 air shows demonstrating the dynamic capabilities of the Mighty P-3C Orion. Rusty also extensively developed new curriculum for the Navy’s Fleet and FRS flight engineer training program leading to cutting edge training and instruction.
Rusty has a wide range of experience from flight line operations and maintenance, system and component troubleshooting, on aircraft repairs, and in the shop maintenance.
In 2012 Rusty retired from the Navy with twenty plus years of hands-on aviation maintenance and flight operations experience. Rusty joined PPI Technical Services LLC in 2012 as a Training Coordinator. He has continued to develop the training series for the 54H60 propeller systems and is actively coordinating a curriculum for the expansion of PPITS training in the aviation field to include Structures, NDI, and Hydraulics.
Rusty is now the Director of PPI Technical Services and will continue to lead this business into the future.
Daniel Tarin - Training Coordinator
Daniel Tarin joined the United States Air Force in 2006 as an PMEL technician. He brings an extensive maintenance background specializing in HF/Microwave and avionics
During his tenure he became a PMEL Craftsman and Qualified TODO. During his military career while at the Ramstein, AFB Germany Daniel also contributed in the development of advanced automation calibration software and advanced the first Wireless communication system for flight-line maintenance. He also contributed to FMS in PMEL by engaging in equipment sales with hands on training for advanced systems with partner nations. Daniel has a wide range of experience from mechanics, BMET and maintenance, fixed wing and rotary wing avionics system, troubleshooting on aircraft calibrated systems.
In 2018 Daniel continued his development in civilian Metrology and became an metrology Market manager for the west coast. In 2019 he advanced his career as a Lead Engineer Technician in Bio-technology. He has taught Metrology technicians, avionics technicians and engineers on Metrology principles and advanced theory of calibration and electronics maintenance, repair and troubleshooting.