Avionics Industry Veteran Mark Francetic Joins SoCal Jets, Inc. Sales Team

Van Nuys, CA (June 12, 2018) – Industry veteran Mark Francetic has joined the SoCal Jets sales team. Francetic possesses more than 35 years of experience in avionics systems, integration sales, and service. In recent years, Francetic has become particularly well-known and respected for leading the industry in delivering compelling presentations regarding FANS, ADS-B, and TCAS 7.1 solutions – all across the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

The proud holder of an A&P since 1996, Francetic has managed several avionics shops, and possesses an extensive, and deep knowledge of avionics systems. He has also led and/or assisted in STC development programs on FANS and ADS-B with prestigious companies such as Honeywell, ACSS, SAFRAN Engineering, and Rockwell Collins.

During the course of his successful career, Francetic has utilized his strong sales background, technical experience, dedicated customer service practices, and team management skills to consistently generate increased corporate revenue. In his most recent position prior to joining SoCal Jets, Francetic served as Avionics Regional Sales Manager for Las Vegas, NV-based Duncan Aviation for four years. In this role, Francetic fostered and developed key customer contacts not only in the Western U.S., but in Mexico and Canada. He created key business plans for NextGen programs and initiated Next-Gen conferences for FANS 1A+ and ADS-B with Honeywell, Rockwell Collins, ACSS, and SAFRAN Engineering.

Prior to this versatile role, Francetic served as Avionics Manager for Duncan Aviation for 18 years. Among many other accomplishments, he served as Chairman of Duncan Aviation’s NextGen Program Development Team and oversaw the only section in company history to exceed budgetary goals for 15 straight years.

A graduate of Ferris State University, Francetic has also worked for Precision Avionics/Avionics & Instruments, Tiger Air, EG&G Energy Measurements, Union Pacific Railroad, and Van Nuys-based Beechcraft West, where he first launched his professional career in 1980.

Headquartered in Van Nuys, CA, SoCal Jets employs some of the best aircraft technicians and promotes a positive attitude that ensures company-wide success as it proudly celebrates its 34th year in business. Each SoCal Jets employee is dedicated to maintaining aircraft to the highest standard, with the utmost commitment to the safety of our customers. SoCal Jets services primarily Gulfstream, Challenger, Falcon, Hawker, Learjet, and Citation aircraft. SoCal Jets also supports many aircraft in Mexico, and is proud to be one of just a handful of U.S. companies to have received certification from the Mexican DGAC.

To reach Mark Francetic, please e-mail mfrancetic@socaljets.aero