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FlightSafety promotes a new Director of Regulatory Affairs

FlightSafety promotes a new Director of Regulatory Affairs

FlightSafety International announces that Steve Hall has been promoted to Director, Regulatory Affairs. “Steve has the experience, leadership abilities and skills required to further strengthen FlightSafety’s position as a world leader in aviation training,” said Daniel MacLellan Senior Vice President, Operations. “He will build upon our proven success and continue to ensure our Customers receive… Read more »

Source: FlightSafety, 14-Nov-17

Genesys announces the new Director of Business Development

Genesys announces the new Director of Business Development

Representatives of Genesys Aerosystems announced today that the company has appointed general aviation avionics industry veteran Nick Bogner as the company’s new Director of Business Development. “We are extremely excited to be able to attract Nick to our senior management team,” stated Genesys Aerosystems President and CEO Roger Smith. “We are on the threshold of… Read more »

Source: Genesys Aerosystems, 13-Nov-17

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Genesys appoints new regional sales manager

Genesys appoints new regional sales manager

Genesys Aerosystems announced today that Barry LeBlanc has joined the company to focus on the Northwest and Midwest territories in the United States and Western Canada.  Barry LeBlanc comes with a wealth of experience in the avionics industry having spent the last eleven years at Sandia Aerospace, where he was instrumental in launching new products… Read more »

Source: Genesys Aerosystems, 13-Nov-17

Flight Safety names a Director of Quality, Safety and Standards

Flight Safety names a Director  of Quality, Safety and Standards

FlightSafety International announces that Steve Fedynyszyn has been named Director of Quality, Safety and Standards. “We look forward to Steve’s contributions in his new role as the leader of the FlightSafety Quality and Safety Management System and in the advancement of FlightSafety Standards.” said Daniel MacLellan, Senior Vice President Operations. “His proven experience with Learning… Read more »

Source: FlightSafety, 13-Nov-17

Genesys Appoints HeliSAS Sales Specialist

Genesys Appoints HeliSAS Sales Specialist

Genesys Aerosystems announced today that Chris Suldo has joined the company to focus on increasing HeliSAS sales in North America. Chris Suldo holds a private pilot’s license for rotorcraft aircraft and has worked in marketing and sales for Bell Helicopter and Airbus Helicopters Inc., formerly Eurocopter USA. He is currently attending Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and… Read more »

Source: Genesys Aerosystems, 10-Nov-17

Bell Canada President elected as AIAC chair

Bell Canada President elected as AIAC chair

The Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC) is pleased to announce the election of Cynthia Garneau, President of Bell Helicopter Textron Canada, as Chair of the AIAC Board of Directors. Ms. Garneau succeeds David Gossen, President of IMP Aerospace & Defence, who served as Chair of the AIAC Board over the last year. “I am… Read more »

Source: Bell Helicopter, 09-Nov-17

Airbus appoints new US boss

Airbus appoints new US boss

Aerospace industry veteran, C. Jeffrey Knittel, formerly both Chief Executive of C2 Aviation Capital and President of CIT Transportation Finance, will join Airbus early next year, taking the reins of the company’s business in the Americas. Mr. Knittel, who brings more than 25 years of global aerospace leadership experience to the position, will join the… Read more »

Source: Airbus Helicopters, 08-Nov-17

Summit Aviation appoints Logistics Manager

Summit Aviation appoints Logistics Manager

Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announced today that it has hired Justin Bilek as its Logistics Manager for its Government programs division. Mr. Bilek has more than 12 years of experience in the aerospace industry. Among his duties, he will oversee operational requirements such as purchasing, shipping, receiving, government property management, tool control and… Read more »

Source: Summit Aviation, 06-Nov-17

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Richard Walker joins Osprey Flight Solutions

Richard Walker joins Osprey Flight Solutions

Richard Walker has been appointed Business Development Director for Osprey Flight Solutions, a brand new company which is introducing a major step change in aviation security expertise. Effective immediately, based out of Leeds, UK, Richard’s day to day role will include building the sales pipeline, closing deals and increasing brand awareness of Osprey and its… Read more »

Source: Osprey Flight Solutions, 30-Oct-17

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Safran appoints Executive Vice-President of Quality and Process Excellence

Safran appoints Executive Vice-President of Quality and Process Excellence

Mathieu Albert (41) is appointed Executive Vice-President, Quality and Process Excellence. Mathieu Albert started his career at Safran Aircraft Engines, in manufacturing activities. In 2003, he joined Safran Helicopter Engines where he took on several roles including, from 2014, worldwide responsibility for Supply Chain activities and MRO services. On 1st January 2016, Mathieu became CEO… Read more »

Source: Safran, 24-Oct-17

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FlightSafety promotes Scott Goodwin

FlightSafety promotes Scott Goodwin

FlightSafety International announces that Scott Goodwin has been promoted to Vice President, Simulation. “We are pleased to promote Scott to Vice President, Simulation,” said Ray Johns, Executive Vice President. “Scott has the experience, leadership abilities and business skills required to further strengthen FlightSafety’s position as a world leader in the design, manufacture and support of… Read more »

Source: FlightSafety, 23-Oct-17

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Safran appoints Executive Vice-President of Operations

Safran appoints Executive Vice-President of Operations

François-Xavier Foubert (46) is appointed Executive Vice-President, Operations. He succeeds Laurent Mazoué who has been appointed to another position within the Safran group. After working with the production and development of special batteries for Alcatel, in 2003 François Xavier Foubert joined Safran Aircraft Engines as Deputy Manager of the Châtellerault plant, dedicated to CFM56 parts… Read more »

Source: Safran, 23-Oct-17

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Safran appoints new Executive Vice-President of Programs

Safran appoints new Executive Vice-President of Programs

Bruno Bellanger (40) has been appointed Executive Vice-President, Programs, succeeding Cyrille Poetsch who has been appointed to another position within the Safran group. After joining Airbus as an air-ground communications systems engineer, and Eurogiciel as Project Manager, Bruno Bellanger joined Safran in 2004 as Manager of the Safran Electronics & Defense agency in Toulouse, dedicated… Read more »

Source: Safran Helicopter Engines, 20-Oct-17

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DRF Luftrettung appoints new Chairman

DRF Luftrettung appoints new Chairman

[electronic translation]  The Supervisory Board of the DRF Foundation Luftrettung gemeinnützige AG Dr. Dr. Krystian Pracz, 48, as Chairman of the Board. He will start his work on 6 November 2017. The promoted physicist has many years of international experience in management, especially in the fields of corporate development, market and portfolio development as well as digital… Read more »

Source: DRF Luftrettung, 17-Oct-17

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New Managing Director at Heli-One

New Managing Director at Heli-One

Heli-One, a leading provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce that Tord Torgersen has been promoted to Managing Director, Heli-One Norway. Tord has been with Heli-One since 2006, joining as a Customer Support Manager responsible for Europe, Asia, Middle East, and Africa and also had responsibility for the AOG… Read more »

Source: Heli-One, 05-Oct-17

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Yorkshire Air Ambulance appointed a fundraising director

Yorkshire Air Ambulance appointed a fundraising director

Garry Wilkinson, former Director of Fundraising and Marketing at Kirkwood Hospice, Huddersfield, joins the rapid response emergency charity following the retirement of Paul Gowland. Paul, who joined Yorkshire Air Ambulance as a community fundraiser 17 years ago, has been a significant figure in the development of the charity.  He created and led a hugely successful… Read more »

Source: Yorkshire Air Ambulance, 02-Oct-17

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Babcock MCS Offshore boss quits for non-aviation job

Babcock MCS Offshore boss quits for non-aviation job

Aberdeen Harbour Board is delighted to announce that, following an extensive recruitment process, Michelle Handforth is to join in the role of Chief Executive. Michelle, who has 20 years of board and leadership experience in global, multi-site businesses, will succeed Colin Parker in her new role, however, Colin will remain in post as Chief Executive… Read more »

Source: Aberdeen Harbour Board, 02-Oct-17

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New President named at Kaman Aerospace

New President named at Kaman Aerospace

Kaman Corp. (NYSE:KAMN) today announced that Richard R. Barnhart, 57, has been selected to lead the Company’s aerospace segment, effective October 1, 2017, succeeding Gregory L. Steiner, Executive Vice President of Kaman Corporation and President, Kaman Aerospace Group, who will retire from the Company effective January 2, 2018. Barnhart retired from The Barnes Group in 2016 as… Read more »

Source: Kaman Corporation, 29-Sep-17

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EBAA Appoints Chief Operations Officer and Communications Director

EBAA Appoints Chief Operations Officer and Communications Director

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) has created two new senior positions to help it expand horizons for business aviation in Europe. Robert Baltus has been appointed to the post of Chief Operations Officer (COO) and Eric Drosin has been named Communications Director, effective September 4. Robert Baltus’ aviation experience spans nearly 20 years advising and supporting senior management and executive Boards… Read more »

Source: EBAA, 28-Sep-17

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Essex & Herts Air Ambulance welcomes new Chair of Trustees

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance welcomes new Chair of Trustees

Jonathan Trower, who has been a Trustee of the Charity since September 2016, takes over from Acting Chair, Rob Forsyth. Jonathan is a Managing Director at DC Advisory, a City-based corporate advisory firm. He and his wife also own a small farming business on the boundary of Hertfordshire and Essex. He is involved with a… Read more »

Source: Essex & Herts Air Ambulance, 27-Sep-17

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Bristow appoints new SVP General Counsel

Bristow appoints new SVP General Counsel

Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS) today announced the appointment of Timothy Knapp to senior vice president, general counsel, responsible for all legal aspects of the business, corporate compliance and insurance, effective September 26, 2017. In his new role, Knapp will report directly to Bristow Group President and Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Baliff. “Tim brings significant… Read more »

Source: Bristow, 07-Sep-17

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New CEO at Erickson

New CEO at Erickson

Erickson Incorporated, a leading aerospace OEM and provider of global aviation services, announced the appointment of government services veteran, Doug Kitani as Chief Executive Officer and Director effective August 31, 2017. Mr. Kitani joins Erickson having most recently served as Chief Executive Officer and Director of IAP Worldwide Services, a global defense services company specializing… Read more »

Source: Erickson, 06-Sep-17

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Discovery Air Appoints New CEO

Discovery Air Appoints New CEO

Discovery Air Inc. (“Discovery Air” or the “Corporation”) (TSX: DA.DB.A) announced today the appointment of Alan D. Torrie as Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) effective August 29, 2017. Mr. Torrie is an accomplished and experienced business leader and was most recently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Morneau Shepell. Paul Bouchard will remain in his… Read more »

Source: Discovery Air, 06-Sep-17

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Marenco Swiss Helicopter appoint new COO

Marenco Swiss Helicopter appoint new COO

Jan Nowacki begins on the first of September the task as COO at MSH Marenco Swiss Helicopter. Nowacki has previously gained considerable experience in this area at Airbus Helicopters as head of the Rotor Blade and Airframe with the manufacture of composite parts, structural assembly and equipment as well as repair activities. MSH Marenco Swiss Helicopter will, in… Read more »

Source: Marenco Swiss Helicopter, 01-Sep-17

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Marenco Swiss Helicopter appoint new COO

Marenco Swiss Helicopter appoint new COO

Jan Nowacki begins on the first of September the task as COO at MSH Marenco Swiss Helicopter. Nowacki has previously gained considerable experience in this area at Airbus Helicopters as head of the Rotor Blade and Airframe with the manufacture of composite parts, structural assembly and equipment as well as repair activities. MSH Marenco Swiss Helicopter will, in… Read more »

Source: Marenco Swiss Helicopter, 01-Sep-17

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Helijet Appoints New Rotary Wing Chief & Assistant Chief Pilots

Helijet International Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Potter as Chief Pilot-Rotary Wing and Phil Sevensma as Assistant Chief Pilot-Rotary Wing effective August 1st, 2017. Together, the men have more than 44 years of flying experience, 29 of them with Helijet. As Chief Pilot-Rotary Wing, Michael Potter will report to the Director… Read more »

Source: Helijet, 18-Aug-17

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Tour Operators Program of Safety appoints new executive director

Tour Operators Program of Safety appoints new executive director

Tour Operators Program of Safety announced Katherine Hilst has joined the organization as executive director, bringing nearly 30 years in the aviation industry. Hilst will further refine the way in which TOPS and its members apply safety risk management principles. This will include bringing together expertise from authorities and industry stakeholders to continue to develop… Read more »

Source: TOPS, 10-Aug-17

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HAI appoints new Director of Regulations and International Affairs

HAI appoints new Director of Regulations and International Affairs

Helicopter Association International (HAI) is pleased to announce the hiring of Matt Callan as director of regulations and international affairs. In this position, Callan is responsible for representing HAI members on all regulatory issues related to the international helicopter community. He recently retired from the U.S. Coast Guard after 31 years as an officer and… Read more »

Source: HAI, 09-Aug-17

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Eddie Lane Appointed President of Heli-One

Eddie Lane Appointed President of Heli-One

Heli-One, a leading provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce that Eddie Lane has been appointed as its new President. Eddie had previously been acting as interim President since March of this year. Mr. Lane initially joined CHC Helicopter, Heli-One’s parent company, as the Finance Director for Norwegian operations… Read more »

Source: Heli-One, 03-Aug-17

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AAMS announces new Board members

AAMS announces new Board members

As the Chair of the AAMS Nominations Committee, I’m pleased to announce that the election for the 2017 – 2019 term on the AAMS board has come to a close.  I would like to welcome and congratulate the following new and re-elected AAMS Board Members! Regions 1, 2, 6, 7, and 8 were up for… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 25-Jul-17

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New Deputy Administrator appointed at FAA

New Deputy Administrator appointed at FAA

Dan Elwell was sworn in this week as Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Deputy Administrator. Appointed by President Donald J. Trump, Elwell is the second highest-ranking official at the agency responsible for ensuring aviation safety and air traffic control services for the nation. Elwell returns to the FAA during a historic period of safety and change… Read more »

Source: FAA, 24-Jul-17

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CHC Group Announces New Board of Managers

CHC Group Announces New Board of Managers

CHC Group has announced a finalized Board of Managers after completing its financial restructuring earlier this year. “We’re are pleased to establish CHC Group’s new Board of Managers as we move past our restructuring and into a new era of serving our customers as a streamlined, more efficient partner,” said Karl Fessenden, President and CEO… Read more »

Source: CHC, 20-Jul-17

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Air BP appoints Chief Commercial Officer

Air BP appoints Chief Commercial Officer

Leading international aviation fuel products and services supplier, Air BP, today announced the appointment of Matt Elliott as Chief Commercial Officer. Matt will be based at Air BP’s global headquarters in Sunbury on Thames, UK and starts his new role today, 17 July 2017.  He will be responsible for Air BP’s global sales and marketing… Read more »

Source: AirBP, 19-Jul-17

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DynCorp announces new CEO

DynCorp announces new CEO

DynCorp International has announced that George Krivo has taken over the role of Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Below is a copy of his internal company announcement. As you may have heard, I have been named chief executive officer of DynCorp International (DI), effective immediately. I am honored to step into this new role after… Read more »

Source: DynCorp International, 18-Jul-17

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Aspen Avionics name Sales Manager for Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Utah

Aspen Avionics name Sales Manager for Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Utah

Aspen Avionics announced that retired Marine Corps aviator and Aspen’s director of flight operations, James Buck is expanding his roles and responsibilities to include the position of regional sales manager for Aspen’s growing sales team. In his sales role, he will be responsible for the states of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Utah. As the… Read more »

Source: Aspen Avionics, 14-Jul-17

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New President appointed at Columbia Helicopters

New President appointed at Columbia Helicopters

Columbia Helicopters Inc. announced today that Jim Rankin, President and CEO, has resigned, effective June 30. The company has promoted Steve Bandy, Senior Vice President of Operations to President of the Aurora-based, global provider of heavy-lift helicopters services and MRO operator. The company is retiring the CEO position. Rankin led Columbia during a downturn in… Read more »

Source: Columbia Helicopters, 05-Jul-17

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Marenco adds non-executive Director

Marenco adds non-executive Director

The Board of Directors of MSH (Marenco Swisshelicopter AG) welcomes André Borschberg as new Member. André will join the Board as a non-executive Director with immediate effect, subject to confirmation at MSH’s next shareholders’ meeting in July. The former Swiss Air Force jet and helicopter pilot and cofounder of the Solar Impulse project, the first… Read more »

Source: MSH, 27-Jun-17

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Era Group Appoints Jennifer Whalen as Acting Chief Financial Officer

Era Group Appoints Jennifer Whalen as Acting Chief Financial Officer

Era Group Inc. (NYSE: ERA) today announced that Jennifer Whalen has been appointed to the position of Vice President, Acting Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Ms. Whalen, who had served as Era’s Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, will continue to serve as Era’s principal accounting officer. This leadership change was implemented in connection with the… Read more »

Source: Era Group, 19-Jun-17

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Sharon Desfor elected as ASA International President

Sharon Desfor  elected as ASA International President

Sharon Desfor (President of HeliValue$, Inc.), has been elected to American Society of Appraiser’s (ASA) highest position, International President. Sharon started appraising helicopters in 1984 and joined ASA in early 2005. She earned her ASA designation as Accredited Senior Appraiser in the MTS Aircraft Specialty by December.  Since then, Sharon served six years on the… Read more »

Source: HeliValue$, 12-Jun-17

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FLIR Systems appoints President/CEO

FLIR Systems appoints President/CEO

FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced that James J. (“Jim”) Cannon has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, effective June 19, 2017. Mr. Cannon will succeed Andy Teich, whose retirement after 33 years of service was previously announced on February 14, 2017. Mr. Cannon’s extensive and varied leadership experience, together with his proven… Read more »

Source: FLIR Systems, 30-May-17

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A New Station Commander for RAF Shawbury

A New Station Commander for RAF Shawbury

Personnel from Royal Air Force Shawbury welcomed their new Station Commander, Group Captain R S (Chuck) Norris who officially took command of RAF Shawbury on Friday 12th May 2017. Group Captain Norris joined the Royal Air Force in 1988. As a Support Helicopter pilot, he has completed tours on the Wessex and Chinook in Hong… Read more »

Source: Royal Air Force, 25-May-17

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Erickson Announces Leadership Change

Erickson Announces Leadership Change

Erickson Incorporated, a leading global provider of aviation services, announced today that Andrew Mills will serve as the interim president and CEO for the Company.  Erickson exited bankruptcy on Friday, April 28th 2017 under new ownership comprised of a diverse shareholder group. Jeff Roberts resigned his position as president and CEO for the Company effective Friday,… Read more »

Source: Erickson Incorporated, 24-May-17

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VNH South announces new appointments

VNH South announces new appointments

Southern Vietnam Helicopter Company (VNH South) is pleased in announcing that with effect from May 11th, 2017, Capt. Le Trong Dong, our Director will be promoted as Deputy General Director of Vietnam Helicopter Corporation (VNH) based in Hanoi. Capt. Kieu Dang Hung, presently Deputy General Director of VNH shall take one more title as Director… Read more »

Source: Southern Vietnam Helicopter Company, 17-May-17

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Change of RNAS Culdrose Second in Command

Change of RNAS Culdrose Second in Command

Last Friday saw an end of era as second in Command at RNAS Culdrose, the Executive Officer, Commander Ian Fitter handed over to long term Culdrose aviator Commander Paul ‘Rex’ Harrison. Commander Fitter joined Culdrose as the Executive officer in April 2015. He thoroughly enjoyed being back home, both professionally, as he spent much of… Read more »

Source: RNAS Culdrose, 16-May-17

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FLIR Systems appoints new Chief HR Officer

FLIR Systems appoints new Chief HR Officer

FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced that Paul Sale will join the company in the newly-created position of Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. Reporting to CEO Andy Teich, Sale will be charged with leading FLIR’s organizational strategy, talent acquisition and development, compensation, benefits, and corporate culture initiatives. Mr. Sale most recently… Read more »

Source: FLIR Systems, 08-May-17

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Air Methods Announces New Safety, Compliance Leadership

Air Methods Announces New Safety, Compliance Leadership

Air Methods, the global leader in emergency air medical services and air tourism, today announced the appointment of two key executives: Cory Theriot and Alan Einisman. Theriot joins Air Methods as vice president of Safety and Risk Management, and Alan Einisman as vice president and chief compliance officer. Prior to joining Air Methods, Theriot served… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 01-May-17

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Air BP appointments new Global GA Sales and Marketing Manager

Air BP appointments new Global GA Sales and Marketing Manager

Air BP, the international aviation fuel products and service supplier, today announces the appointment of Irene Lores as Global General Aviation Sales and Marketing Manager, effective immediately. Irene will be based at Air BP’s offices in Madrid, Spain and will be responsible for the company’s global sales and marketing activity in general aviation. She brings… Read more »

Source: Air BP, 26-Apr-17

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HeliOffshore Appoints New Board Member

HeliOffshore Appoints New Board Member

HeliOffshore, the global association for safety in the offshore helicopter industry, announced today the appointment of Mr. Lance F. Bospflug to its Board. Mr. Bospflug, President and Chief Operating Officer at helicopter operator PHI Inc., replaces Mr. Al Gonsoulin, CEO of PHI Inc. and a founding member of HeliOffshore. HeliOffshore Board Chairman, Mr. Bill Chiles,… Read more »

Source: HeliOffshore, 25-Apr-17

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Jonathan Jenkins appointed new CEO of London’s Air Ambulance

Jonathan Jenkins appointed new CEO of London’s Air Ambulance

We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Jonathan Jenkins as our new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). In this role, Jonathan will provide strategic leadership and direction for our charity, continuing to ensure it is well administered and builds on growth in both operational capability and revenue. Jonathan will join us in April from… Read more »

Source: London’s Air Ambulance, 24-Apr-17

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East Anglian Air Ambulance appoint new trustee

East Anglian Air Ambulance appoint new trustee

East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) is delighted to announce the appointment of Roger Holden to the Board of Trustees. Roger was appointed at the Trustee’s annual meeting held at Kimberley Hall, Wymondham, near Norwich, on 13 December 2016. Roger is the managing partner of Hansells Solicitors and Financial Advisers, where he has worked for over… Read more »

Source: East Anglian Air Ambulance, 10-Apr-17

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Kaman Corporation Appoints Two Officers

Kaman Corporation Appoints Two Officers

Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN) today announced that Eric B. Remington will become Vice President, Government Relations and Communications and James G. Coogan will become Vice President, Investor Relations effective April 1, 2017. Both officers will report to Robert D. Starr, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Starr said, “Eric has an extensive understanding of the… Read more »

Source: Kaman Corporation, 10-Apr-17

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Universal Avionics appoints Regional Sales Manager for Central U.S.

Universal Avionics appoints Regional Sales Manager for Central U.S.

Robert Randall, Sr. Sales Manager U.S. for Universal Avionics, announces that Mr. Mike Marie has been appointed to the position of Regional Sales Manager for Central United States. Mike is based in the Columbus, Ohio area and joins Universal Avionics with over 25 years of experience in the aviation industry. Before joining Universal, Mike was… Read more »

Source: Universal Avionics, 06-Apr-17

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Airbus Helicopters appoints new Head of Engineering

Airbus Helicopters appoints new Head of Engineering

Alain Flourens will take over as Head of Engineering at Airbus Helicopters on 1st July, including taking up a role as a member of the Executive Committee of the company.  A two month overlap period is planned with the current incumbent – Jean-Brice Dumont – who is moving to be Headof Engineering at Airbus Commercial… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 16-Mar-17

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CNC Technologies Adds Two Experts to Its Team

CNC Technologies Adds Two Experts to Its Team

CNC Technologies, an aviation technology and wireless communications company serving the law enforcement, military and government markets, has further enhanced its industry-leading expertise with the addition of Joakim Lundmark and Ed Van Winkle to the company’s team. Both will be using their considerable experience and skills to give CNC clients the very best in prompt… Read more »

Source: CNC Technologies, 15-Mar-17

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Helinet Aviation Names New VP of Aerial Film Production

Helinet Aviation Names New VP of Aerial Film Production

Helinet Aviation, one of the largest and most respected helicopter operators on the West Coast, announced today the appointment of Kevin LaRosa II as VP of Aerial Film Production. LaRosa brings his extensive experience in coordinating large scale aerial sequences and flying for Hollywood’s top films to Helinet’s growing production department. Known for his work… Read more »

Source: Helinet Aviation, 09-Mar-17

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Airbus Helicopters former chief pilot given flight safety role

Airbus Helicopters former chief pilot given flight safety role

Bruce Webb, the long-time chief pilot for Airbus Helicopters Inc., has a mission in life. He wants to make flying helicopters safer. Now it’s his job. Webb has moved into a new role as Director of Aviation Education and Community Outreach, for Airbus Helicopters Inc. In the newly created position, Webb will work to strengthen… Read more »

Source: Airbus Helicopters, 05-Mar-17

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Air Methods Announces Two New Executive Hires

Air Methods Announces Two New Executive Hires

Air Methods Corporation (Nasdaq:AIRM), America’s leader in air medicine, today announced the appointment of two key executives, David Stratton and Chris Myers. David Stratton joins Air Methods as senior vice president of Payer Strategy, and Chris Myers as senior vice president of Patient Business Services (PBS). David Stratton most recently served as national vice president of Payer Strategy… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 01-Mar-17

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Guardian Mobility Inc. appoints new Business Development Manager

Guardian Mobility Inc. appoints new Business Development Manager

In December of 2016, Stephane Momy – Chief Operating Officer of Guardian Mobility, took great pleasure in announcing that Ken Stewart has re-joined the firm in the role of Business Development Manager. In this new role Ken will be responsible for developing new markets as well as support and growth with existing customer base. He… Read more »

Source: Guardian Mobility, 21-Feb-17

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Dr. P. Barry Butler appointed President of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Dr. P. Barry Butler appointed President of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

“It is important to note that Dr. Butler received 100 percent endorsement from everyone involved in this search. From the members of the Presidential Search Committee and the Faculty Advisory Committee all of the way through the short list to the final approval of the Board of Trustees, there was one name that consistently rose… Read more »

Source: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 16-Feb-17

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FlightSafety promotes Edward Koharik to General Manager

FlightSafety promotes Edward Koharik to General Manager

FlightSafety International announces that Edward Koharik has been promoted to General Manager, Visual Systems. He assumes this responsibility from Jon Hester who retired from FlightSafety after more than 35 years of experience in the design, development and support of flight simulation products and services. “We congratulate Ed on his well-deserved promotion,” said Ray Johns, Executive… Read more »

Source: FlightSafety International, 09-Feb-17

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Hampshire and Isle Of Wight Air Ambulance Appoint New Chair Of Trustees

Hampshire and Isle Of Wight Air Ambulance Appoint New Chair Of Trustees

Sir John Day takes over from outgoing chairman Noel Dobbs with immediate effect.The former Air Chief Marshall and Commander-In-Chief Strike Command of the Royal Air Force has more recently served as BAE System’s Senior Military Adviser and has been a Trustee on the board of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance since 2016. Retiring… Read more »

Source: Hampshire and Isle Of Wight Air Ambulance, 08-Feb-17

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Boston MedFlight Announces Hiring of New CEO

Boston MedFlight Announces Hiring of New CEO

The Board of Trustees of Boston MedFlight, a nonprofit organization founded in 1985 which provides critical care medical transport by air and ground, is pleased to announce that they have hired a new Chief Executive Officer. Following an extensive nationwide search that included many highly-qualified candidates, the Board has selected an internal candidate, Maura Hughes,… Read more »

Source: Boston MedFlight, 06-Feb-17

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HAI hires Cade Clark as vice president of government affairs

HAI hires Cade Clark as vice president of government affairs

HAI is pleased to announce the hiring of Cade Clark as vice president of government affairs. In that role, Clark is responsible for researching and tracking all legislative developments at the regional, state, and federal levels related to the helicopter industry. Additionally, he will meet with U.S. congressional staff regarding all helicopter and general aviation… Read more »

Source: Helicopter Association International, 03-Feb-17

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NAAMTA Welcomes New Medical Director

NAAMTA Welcomes New Medical Director

It is with great excitement that we announce the appointment of Matthew H. Evenhouse, MD, FACEP, as NAAMTA’s Medical Director. Dr. Evenhouse joins the NAAMTA team as an accomplished clinician with a commitment to excellence and extensive experience in air medical services. A cum laude graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, he went on… Read more »

Source: NAAMTA, 02-Feb-17

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Metro Hires Director of Customer Revenue Cycle Support

Metro Hires Director of Customer Revenue Cycle Support

Metro Aviation has experienced steady growth over the last 35 years, but has remained committed to supporting its existing customers first and foremost.  That commitment has led to three new employees over the past two years that serve to directly support Metro’s family of operations customers.  Metro is proud to welcome Holly Weber as the… Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 01-Feb-17

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Vincent D’Rozario joins CHC Helicopter as Regional Director, Asia Pacific

Vincent D’Rozario joins CHC Helicopter as Regional Director, Asia Pacific

CHC Group (OTC PINK: HELIQ) announced that Vincent D’Rozario has joined the company as Regional Director, Asia Pacific. Vincent will report to the President and CEO of CHC Group, Karl Fessenden, and will join the Global CHC Senior Leadership Team. CHC Helicopter Asia Pacific flies a fleet of more than 30 medium and heavy helicopters… Read more »

Source: CHC Helicopter, 01-Feb-17

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Helinet Appoints New Board Member

Helinet Appoints New Board Member

Helinet, one of the largest and most respected helicopter operators on the West Coast, announced today the appointment of Vice Admiral William “Dean” Lee to its board of directors. Dean joins Helinet CEO Kathryn Purwin, healthcare operations leader Jim Adams, broadcast veteran Arnold Kleiner, and federal security and aviation expert Thomas Norton on the now… Read more »

Source: Helinet, 31-Jan-17

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HAI hires Dr. Steve Sparks as director of safety

HAI hires Dr. Steve Sparks as director of safety

HAI is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Steve Sparks as director of safety. Prior to joining HAI, Sparks was an aviation safety inspector for the FAA with the General Aviation and Commercial Division in Michigan. As director of safety, Sparks is responsible for managing the association’s existing aviation safety programs, and developing new… Read more »

Source: Helicopter Association International, 31-Jan-17

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New Russian Helicopters CEO Andrey Boginsky takes up duties

New Russian Helicopters CEO Andrey Boginsky takes up duties

Andrey Boginsky, former Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, took up his duties as the CEO of Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec. “Today, Russian Helicopters is one of the leading companies in the global helicopter market. Our goal for the near future is to focus on developing new products… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 30-Jan-17

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Simhawk Announces New Chief Technology Officer

Simhawk Announces New Chief Technology Officer

Simhawk Inc., the global flight simulator marketplace, is pleased to announce that Christopher DeGuise has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer. “In our first four months, we’ve added hundreds of simulator operators and buyers around the world and have provided numerous customers with solutions.” said Chris Weinberg, Founder and CEO of Simhawk. “Customers have… Read more »

Source: Simhawk Inc, 30-Jan-17

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Kendall Goodman Joins AVX as VP FVL

Kendall Goodman Joins AVX as VP FVL

AVX Aircraft is pleased to announce that Mr. Kendall Goodman has joined the AVX management team as Senior Vice President Future Vertical Lift (FVL) and Advanced Programs. Mr. Goodman will report to Troy Gaffey, AVX Chairman and CEO. Mr. Goodman comes to AVX Aircraft from Bell Helicopter Textron where he was the FVL Advanced Configurations… Read more »

Source: AVX Aircraft, 24-Jan-17

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Growth prompts management restructure for Vanderbilt LifeFlight

Growth prompts management restructure for Vanderbilt LifeFlight

Exponential growth over the last several years is fueling a management restructuring for Vanderbilt LifeFlight, which will increase the program’s director or management positions to better handle current and future growth. Vanderbilt LifeFlight, which has more than 175 employees, provides critical care air transport, as well as ground ambulance and event medical services. It has… Read more »

Source: Vanderbilt LifeFlight, 24-Jan-17

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HAI hires Dan Sweet for public relations and communications role

HAI hires Dan Sweet for public relations and communications role

HAI is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Sweet as director of public relations and communications. Sweet joins HAI after working for 22 years as public relations manager for Columbia Helicopters in Oregon. As director of public relations and communications, Sweet is responsible for managing and directing the association’s external communications, creating communication strategies… Read more »

Source: Helicopter Association International, 24-Jan-17

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Summit Aviation adds Regional Sales Rep

Summit Aviation adds Regional Sales Rep

Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announced today that it has hired Matt Tarczynski as a regional sales representative. In his role, Mr. Tarczynski will be responsible for sales of custom Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) platforms for law enforcement and government organizations utilizing rotor and fixed wing aircraft. Before joining Summit, he spent 26… Read more »

Source: Greenwich AeroGroup, 20-Jan-17

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Ardian-backed NHV Group taps Lafont as executive chairman

Ardian-backed NHV Group taps Lafont as executive chairman

NHV Group, the Belgium-based helicopter transport services company, and Ardian the independent private investment company, its main shareholder since 2014, today announce the appointment of Dominique Lafont as Executive Chairman. The appointment comes following the recommendation by former Chairman of the Board Pascal Colombani, with Mr. Lafont having joined the board in 2015 as an… Read more »

Source: NHV Group, 20-Jan-17

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