Francesco Baccarani joined SGI Aviation in 2008 as Technical Manager of SGI Aviation Engines.
He has over 16 years of airline and aviation experience, with an expertise in Commercial Aircraft Engines. He has knowledge on most engine type used on today’s commercial aviation aircrafts. Francesco is the Engine Team Leader and he is now leading the engine team within SGI Aviation. At the same time, Francesco is working in the SGI Asset Management department and he is managing the engines of 69 aircrafts and 12 spares that SGI has currently under asset management. He also takes care of engine redeliveries, engine shop visits management (from workscoping before engine induction up to invoice reviews and claim calculation), pre purchase inspections and middle lease inspections.
Previously, Mr. Baccarani held the position of Technical Manager Engine Services for IASG, a consultancy company based in London. During this experience he specialized in the following Engine Models: PW4000, CFM56, V2500, CF6-80, CF34-8.
In 2003, he was appointed Powerplant Engineer at Volare Airlines, the second-largest airline in Italy where he managed Engine Troubleshooting and Engine Condition Monitoring.
A graduate from Bologna University, Italy, Mr. Baccarani also holds a degree in Aerospace Engineering. He loves flying and in his spare time he enjoys his PPL licence.