John Hogarth, President
Tony Plucinski, Airport Manager
Office: 330-733-4760 Direct: 330-814-7167
Ken Gohlke, Director of Maintenance
Ken Gohlke Director of Maintenance has been with North Coast Air Care since 2002. He graduated from Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics in 2002 and was a graduate of Manchester High School in 2000. Ken has a broad knowledge of and experience with the maintenance of aircraft and is an expert with Citation platforms. He is a skilled aviation inspector with detailed understanding of airplane mechanics. Part of his duties are to coordinate maintenance department planning with aviation management staff while providing efficient and timely scheduling of maintenance and repair. Ken fully understands and ensures compliance with Manufacturer Service Instructions, Service Bulletins and FAA Airworthiness Directives. Ken lives in Canal Fulton with his wife and three children. He earned the rank of Eagle Scout in 2000.
John T. Hogarth, Lead Mechanic
John T Hogarth, lead mechanic, has been with North Coast Air Care for 15 years. He started in high school pulling panels and cleaning aircraft. He earned his A&P working with highly experienced mechanics in the avaition industry. His experience is broad. He understands and keeps current on FAA Service Bulletins and Airworthiness Directives. His knowledge o of Citation Series, TBM, King Air is an important part of the maintenance at North Coast.
Julie Hogarth, Vice President
Julie Hogarth is an artist, administrator and retired educator with 30 years of teaching experience with Akron Public School. She graduated from the University of Akron with a BFA in Graphic Design. She has taught with the Ohio Stem Learning Network, Akron Art Museum, and many specialty workshops for educators. This experience enables her to work with North Coast and Summit in a marketing, human resources, and management position. Her work alongside John Hogarth as owners supports the business in many fashions as we have grown into the only maintenance and FBO in the city of Akron.