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TK Aviation was founded in 2001 by Tom Kincaid, Jon Holzapfel and Jacques Ebbo. All three bring years of experience and an abundance of knowledge to the aviation engine business.
The Team
TK Crew

Tom Kincaid

Chairman Emeritus

Tom founded International Turbine Service in 1979. Purchased the Forest Park engine overhaul facility from Aviall and renamed it Dallas Airmotive. Sold both entities to BBA in 1999.


Jon Holzapfel


Jon started the TPE 331 engine program at ITS in 1987 and later became its president and CEO until resigning in 2001.



Jacques Ebbo

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Jacques started the PT6A engine program at ITS in 1986 and expanded to other Pratt & Whitney programs such as the JT15 and PW100. Left ITS in 2002 as its Executive Vice President for sales.


Karl Holzapfel

Vice President and General Manager

Karl was recently promoted to Vice President and General Manager as he celebrates 12 years with TK Aviation. He retains his responsibilities as the P&WC Program Manager.


Nick Kokoron

Vice President and CFO

Nick concurrently serves as Vice President and CFO for Kincaid Capital Group.


Angela Ross

Accounting Manager

Angela joined TK Aviation in 2017 and comes with significant experience in accounting from her over 10 years with International Turbine Service.


Michael Perkins

Vice President - Finance and Shipping and Warehouse Manager

Michael has significant experience in the aircraft engine parts business. Worked for SMB Stage Line for 12 years and ITS for 11 years before joining TK Aviation.


Lewis Phelps

Product Support Manager

Lewis has 10 years of aviation experience. Before joining TK Aviation in 2006, Lewis was the Material supervisor and Sales Coordinator for the PT6, JT15D and PW100 engines for ITS. Currently Lewis is the product support manager for the Pratt & Whitney and Honeywell engines.


Ben Baca

Senior Engineering and Sales Manager

Ben has 22 years of aviation experience and carries his Airframe and Powerplant license. Served in the USAF as flying crew chief on the Lockheed C-130. Worked for Dallas Airmotive for 16 years working primarily on the TPE 331, PT6A and JT15D engines. Before joining TK Aviation in 2005, Ben was the Manager/Chief inspector for the Dallas Airmotive/ITS regional turbine center.


Brad Clemens

Consultant for TK Aviation

Brad assists with international shipments and customs related issues.



Carla Crosby

Executive Assistant and Office Manager

Carla was previously with ITS for 9 years in the same capacity and prior to that for 5 years with SMB Stage Line as their secretary and receptionist.


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