Henry F. Lerette

18219 Redriver Song

San Antonio, Texas 78259

Phone 210 562 0232

E-mail: hlerette@lacincorp.com


Curriculum Vitae


Over 40 years of experience in VIP aircraft design, manufacturing, engineering, maintenance and completion management.


Lerette Aviation Consulting Inc

18219 Redriver Song

San Antonio, Texas 78259

July 2008 to present

Continued the completion management of the Lerette Contracting turnkey program for three BBJ head of state aircraft which delivered in 2008.


Lerette Contracting

18219 Redriver Song

San Antonio, Texas 78259

February 2006 to June 2008

Contracted as the completion manager on a turnkey program for three BBJ head of state government aircraft.


Studio RD

5113 Southwest Parkway

Suite 140

Austin, Texas 78735

January 2004 to February 2006

Program Manager

Managed the design and completion of a VIP Boeing 747-400 interior at Lufthansa Technik, Hamburg, Germany. Performed the design integration, selection of the specified materials, project management, quality inspection and testing of the interior and related systems. Familiarized the client’s cabin services and maintenance engineers with the aircraft interior for immediate introduction into service.


Lerette Contracting

18219 Redriver Song

San Antonio, Texas 78259

May 2003 to January 2004

Aircraft Management Services for maintenance and interior upgrades on 2 BBJ’s.. Provided aircraft certification and engineering management services for an MD-11 interior modification.


Donald Thompson Industrial Design Inc

216 West 18th Street – Suite 401

New York New York

February 1998 to May 2003

Vice President


Responsible for design coordination, detailed conceptual drawings, reviews, completion and maintenance management of thirteen Boeing BBJ’s, one Boeing 747SP and one Boeing 767-300ER.


Aircraft Design Services, Inc.

16414 San Pedro Avenue, Suite 675

San Antonio, Texas

August 1994 to February 1998

Senior Lead Design Engineer

Head of State interior engineering on one B767-300, four Airbus A340 and 2 McDonnel Douglas MD-11 aircraft programs.


Comtran International, Inc.

1770 Skyplace Blvd.

San Antonio, Texas

January 1987 to August 1994

Engineering Manager

Managed structural and systems engineering for modifications Service Bulletins and repairs, interior design and drafting. Provided technical data for production in the form of Engineering Orders. Obtained FAA Form 8110-3 approval for all installations and repairs. Project Manager for the installation of a Dual Auxiliary Power Unit and Boeing 757 Mid Entry Door on a Boeing 707-321B aircraft. Extensive correspondence with Boeing Service Engineering and Stress Group in submitting proposed repairs to principal structural elements, Service Bulletin accomplishment problems, aircraft support placement during major structural disassembly and obtaining FAA Form 8110-3 approval from the DER staff. Experiences with Boeing maintenance and modifications on model 707, 727 AND 737 aircraft.


Associated Air Center

8321 Lemmon Avenue

Dallas, Texas

June 1987 to January 1987

Structural Maintenance Supervisor

Supervised the Structural Maintenance and Interior Structures Installation Department. Responsible for the Structural Overhaul and Interior Structural installations on Douglas models DC-8-62 and 63, DC-9 and Boeing model 727 aircraft.


Sunstrean Jet Services

1355 S.W. 48th Street

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

February 1985 to June 1986

Interior Completions Supervisor

Supervised the interior, upholstery and cabinet shops in the fabrication and installation of interiors on BAC 1-11, Gulfstream, Lear and Falcon aircraft.


Dee Howard Company

9610 John Saunders

San Antonio, Texas

September 1983 to February 1985

Interior Installation Supervisor

Supervised the installation of the interior on a VIP Boeing Model 747-3G1 project.



Maxidyne Enterprises

206 West Turbo

San Antonio, Texas

April 1983 to September 1983

Production Supervisor

Supervised personnel in the various shops, for the manufacturing of aircraft composite materials, cabinet manufacturing and vacuum forming of interior panels and aircraft exterior components.


Page Avjet

San Antonio, Texas

November 1982 to April 1983

Interior Installer

Installed interior cabinetry, components and support structure on Gulfstream model G-II and Canadair Challenger aircraft.


Interior Creations Incorporated

9023 Wetmore RD.

San Antonio, Texas

May 1979 to November 1982


Supervised the design, fabrication and installation of executive interior furnishings and support structure for Boeing 727 and 707 and mid size business aircraft.


Dee Howard Company

9610 John Saunders

San Antonio, Texas

May 1977 to May 1979

Interior Installer

Installed executive interiors on Boeing models 707, 720B and 727 aircraft and BAC 1-11 aircraft.