Thrush Aircraft, the manufacturer of aerial application aircraft that filed for bankruptcy earlier in 2019, announced completion of a restructuring that leaves the company “well positioned for growth.”
Mark McDonald has taken over as president and CEO of Albany, Georgia-based Thrush from Payne Hughes, who stepped aside when the company announced layoffs and a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing in August.
Vice President of Sales Eric Rojek, who has been with the manufacturer of agplanes and firefighting aircraft since 2005, said the new management team would introduce themselves to the industry and preview the latest product news during the National Agricultural Aviation Association Convention November 18 through 21 in Orlando, Florida.
“In the meantime, our customers around the world can continue to count on sales, deliveries, training and support to continue at their best—and for each of our services to improve even more,” he said.
Reorganization “is often a fact of life in the aircraft industry,” Rojek said, adding that Thrush Aircraft, which was founded in 2003, has emerged “highly stable, and very well-positioned for growth and long-term success.”