Events & Blogs

60 Seconds with… Steve Rolls

In March 2017, Steve joined us as our Quality Manager, and since has been ensuring that we continuously keep up our quality work. Steve monitors all aspects of the Internal QMS system put in place to ensure that Oakenhurst remains compliant of our EASA Part 145, Part 21G, FAA, TCCA, ISO9001:2015 & DOT approvals. Q. [...]

10K Walk for the Mouth Cancer Foundation

Oakenhurst raises money for different charities throughout the year, but one charity that is very close to our hearts is the Mouth Cancer Foundation. So over the weekend, two of Oakenhurst's employees, Martin & Jenni Sanderson, completed a 10K walk to raise awareness and money for the foundation, and Martin has kindly told us about [...]

60 Seconds with… Bryony Cronk

Bryony has been with us since the age of 17, joining as a Buyer in July 2014 and later filling the position of Senior Buyer. On a daily basis, Bryony obtains pricing and lead times on all the parts required for the repair of units coming in and out the building. She also regulates stock [...]

60 Seconds with… Ian Hutchin

Ian is our Maintenance & Production Manager, and has been with us for 23 years, starting as a Trainee Instrument Technician in June 1996. Ian oversees the upper and lower floor supervisors and the divisions they're responsible for. This has meant stepping away from the workbench, which for any engineer, can be hard to absorb. [...]

60 Seconds with… Sasha Terry

Back in July 2017, Sasha joined Oakenhurst as one of our Administrators. Now, she is our Senior Customer Support Executive and the main point of contact for a lot of our customers, ensuring all customer requirements are met and answering any customer queries that come our way. And occasionally, this is accompanied by chasing and [...]

Matt Pearce Karting: Round 4

Oakenhurst is proud to sponsor Matt Pearce in his Daniel Ricciardo Series karting season. Round 4 took place on July 6th & 7th and the team has sent us a race report about his weekend at Whilton Mill karting track. Off-road karting here started in 1991 and in ’93 the concrete, 450m Mill circuit was [...]

60 Seconds with… Karl Holder

Karl joined the Oakenhurst Logistics team in February 2018. Since joining, Karl has become a valued member of our logistics personnel performing many functions within our busy UK Logistics Centre. Day-to-day, Karl receipts in various aircraft components as well as packaging and arranging dispatch of many serviceable components to global clients. Karl ensures that a [...]

Matt Pearce Karting: Round 3

Oakenhurst is proud to sponsor Matt Pearce in his karting season. Round 3 took place back on the weekend of June 8th and the team has sent us a race report about his weekend at Shennington’s karting track which is shared with the Shennington Gliding Club. The airfield is famously known for being the test flight [...]

Football Highlights: Oakenhurst v Nord Recruit

Friday 2nd August saw two teams fight it out in a game of football to see who would rise as champions… unfortunately, it wasn’t us. But we still had great fun! Our (self-appointed) team captain, Lewis Cronk, said: “The match was organised by myself with another company called NORD Recruit. A friendly match that we [...]

60 Seconds with… Luke Arnull

As one of our Division Inspectors, Luke is an important part of our team. Luke became the inspector for our Flight Power & Electro-Mechanics Division in August 2018 but started at Oakenhurst in August 2013 as an apprentice. As the division inspector for Flight Power & Electro-Mechanics Division, Luke carries out testing and fault finding [...]