March 7, 2005 -- RAPSCO (Regional Airline Parts Support Company) announces the appointment of Jess Meeder to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Meeder will be responsible for day to day operations as well as managing the growth and future direction of RAPSCO.

Dave Candler, Chairman of RAPSCO, stated “Adding Jess to our organization is a great move for RAPSCO’s future. With his vast experience in the industry and vision for the future, we are truly excited about the possibilities and developments forthcoming.”Mr. Meeder has over 25 years of industry management experience in both Airline and Supply Chain, in a manufacturing environment. He most recently held various executive positions with the Fairchild Aircraft companies in San Antonio and prior to that with AMR (parent of American Airlines) in Dallas.