Chief Technical Officer
Erik Deutsch
Team | Investment Team, Aerospace Leasing

Mr. Deutsch is the Chief Technical Officer for AE Industrial Aerospace Leasing and brings over 25 years of technical aviation experience. Mr. Deutsch oversees all technical management of aircraft assets, acquisition analysis, technical deal strategy, lease portfolio management, and the lease delivery and redelivery processes for AE Industrial Aerospace Leasing. Prior to joining AE Industrial in 2021, Mr. Deutsch spent seven years at Aero Capital Solutions as Chief Technical Officer and was responsible for three essential departments of an aircraft lessor including portfolio management, technical operations and technical records. Prior to Aero Capital Solutions, Mr. Deutsch served as Manager of Technical Operations at Bank of China Aviation where he managed all technical operations of a customer subset fleet. Before Bank of China, he was VP of Technical Management at Dubai Aerospace Enterprise where he functioned as the head of powerplant. Previous roles also included time as Director of Engine Management at AAR Corp. (NYSE:AIR) where he managed AAR’s Part 145 repair station.

  • Lewis University, FAA Airframe and Powerplant License
Prior Experience
  • Aero Capital Solutions
  • Bank of China Aviation
  • Dubai Aerospace Enterprise
  • AAR Corp.