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Air Methods names new SVP of Aviation Operations

Air Methods names new SVP of Aviation Operations

Air Methods (Nasdaq:AIRM), America’s largest air medical provider and helicopter operator, today announced the promotion of Leo Morrissette to senior vice president of aviation operations. “Leo brings more than 30 years of aviation experience and strategic direction to the leadership team,” said Mike Allen, Air Methods’ president of air medical services. “This new role is… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 20-Sep-16

Airbus appoints new Head of North Asia and China

Airbus appoints new Head of North Asia and China

With effect from 1 September 2016, Marie-Agnes Veve will succeed Norbert Ducrot as the Head of North Asia region and Head of Airbus Helicopters China. Marie-Agnes Veve started her career at Airbus Helicopters in the Design Office in 1982. Since then, she has amassed a great wealth of experience in the company, as the Program… Read more »

Source: Airbus, 14-Sep-16

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Air Methods Announces New Chief Medical Officer

Air Methods Announces New Chief Medical Officer

Air Methods (Nasdaq:AIRM) announced the appointment of its first chief medical officer, David Frederick Edward Stuhlmiller, MD, FACEP, CMTE. Mike Allen, president of air medical services at Air Methods said, “We’re very pleased to have Dr. Stuhlmiller join our leadership team. We provide emergency air medical care to more than 100,000 patients every year. As America’s… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 13-Sep-16

Freeflight Systems appoints new Sales and Marketing VP

Freeflight Systems appoints new Sales and Marketing VP

NextGen avionics leader FreeFlight Systems announced the promotion of Peter Ring to Vice President Sales and Marketing. Based in Irving, Texas, Ring is responsible for getting the company’s range of innovative products and services into the global marketplace. Ring will also continue to develop the company’s highly effective team of sales, marketing and business development… Read more »

Source: FreeFlight Systems, 08-Sep-16

New vice chairman of AfBAA as membership growth continues

New vice chairman of AfBAA as membership growth continues

Members of the African Business Aviation Association (AfBAA) have voted in Nuno Pereira, MD of Angola-based BestFly, as the Association’s Vice-Chairman. Nuno has been regularly involved with AfBAA since inception with BestFly committing to its Founding member status at an early stage. Since launch he has been extremely active and a strong vocal representative for… Read more »

Source: AfBAA, 08-Sep-16

LCI appoints new EMEA Marketing leader

LCI appoints new EMEA Marketing leader

Lease Corporation International (LCI), the aviation division of the Libra Group, has appointed Christopher Grainger to the role of Vice President Marketing for the EMEA region. Mr Grainger joins LCI with 30 years’ experience in the civil helicopter industry, and was previously Vice President of Oil & Gas Sales for Airbus Helicopters. During his career,… Read more »

Source: LCI, 05-Sep-16

Era names new Director of Safety and Compliance

Era names new Director of Safety and Compliance

Era Group, has announced that David Zaworski has been appointed Director of Safety and Compliance.  With over seventeen years of experience in the aviation industry, Mr. Zaworski rejoins Era to oversee the company’s commitment to maintain the highest safety standards. Era’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Chris Bradshaw says, “David brings a wealth of industry… Read more »

Source: Era, 02-Sep-16

Precision Aviation Group announces four key appointments

Precision Aviation Group announces four key appointments

Atlanta based Precision Aviation Group (PAG), a leading provider of products and value-added services to the Worldwide Aerospace and Defense industries, announces the addition of four industry leaders to its growing sales team. Christian Medina joins as MRO Sales Executive, supporting the Precision Heliparts – Latin America (PHP-BR) office in São Paulo, Brazil, Robert Lanier… Read more »

Source: PAG, 24-Aug-16

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New CEO for Cobham plc

New CEO for Cobham plc

Cobham plc announces that its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Bob Murphy, is to step down from his role and from the Board no later than the end of 2016 to pursue other opportunities.  The Board thanks Bob for his leadership during challenging times, including: the development of a clear strategy with a focus on connectivity;… Read more »

Source: Cobham, 17-Aug-16

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East Anglian Air Ambulance appoints four Pre-Hospital Emergency Medicine consultants

East Anglian Air Ambulance appoints four Pre-Hospital Emergency Medicine consultants

These consultants are committed to working a day a week for the Charity, but will also spend time overseeing EAAA’s governance. This will involve developing the Charity’s standard operating procedures (SOPs), equipment, future direction, training, and of course, will provide on-call consultant advice. The four permanent consultants are, Dr Pam Chrispin and Dr Jeremy Mauger,… Read more »

Source: EAAA, 16-Aug-16

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NEMSPA appoints President Elect

NEMSPA appoints President Elect

The National EMS Pilots Association (NEMSPA) is pleased to announce that Miles Dunagan has been appointed as their next President Elect and will be taking over the duties of President for NEMSPA at the 2016 Air Medical Transport Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina. Dunagan is a veteran fixed wing and rotary wing commercial pilot of… Read more »

Source: NEMSPA, 14-Aug-16

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FlightSafety appoints Assistant Manager of West Palm Beach learning centre

FlightSafety appoints Assistant Manager of West Palm Beach learning centre

FlightSafety International announces that Matthew De Foe has been named Assistant Manager of the company’s Learning Center in West Palm Beach, Florida. “We look forward to Matt’s contributions as Assistant Manager of the West Palm Beach Learning Center,” said Daniel MacLellan, Senior Vice President, Operations. “Matt is a highly experienced and capable leader. Our Customers… Read more »

Source: FlightSafety, 09-Aug-16

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Donaldson Aerospace & Defense appoints global Director of Sales

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense appoints global Director of Sales

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a business unit within Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), today announced the appointment of Lars Hesbjerg as its global director of sales. Hesbjerg, a company veteran who joined Donaldson in 2002, is responsible for all aspects of sales and marketing within Donaldson’s Aerospace & Defense businesses. His performance and history of… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 09-Aug-16

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Bristow announces two senior internal promotions

Bristow announces two senior internal promotions

Bristow Group today announced the promotion of Chipman “Chip” Earle to senior vice president, chief legal and support officer, adding oversight of Bristow’s global communications, executive compensation and information technology functions to his previous responsibilities for all legal aspects of the business, compliance and insurance. Bristow also promoted Mary Wersebe to vice president of human… Read more »

Source: Bristow, 05-Aug-16

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Integrated Microwave Technologies appoints Sales VP

Integrated Microwave Technologies appoints Sales VP

Integrated Microwave Technologies (IMT), a leader in advanced digital microwave systems serving the broadcast, sports, entertainment and law enforcement markets, announces the appointment of John Procacci as vice president of sales. Procacci will be responsible for leading the entire sales team at IMT and commercial sales at xG Technology. He will also work in conjunction… Read more »

Source: IMT, 03-Aug-16

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New commanding officer at MCAS Cherry Point

New commanding officer at MCAS Cherry Point

A new commander took charge of Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point during a change of command ceremony in front of Marines, sailors, families, friends and other honored guests here, July 28. Colonel Todd Ferry assumed command of MCAS Cherry Point from Col. Chris Pappas III on the headquarters parade field. The change of command… Read more »

Source: USMC, 31-Jul-16

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Metro Aviation appoints new manager for Operational Control Center

Metro Aviation appoints new manager for Operational Control Center

As an air medical operator, Metro Aviation relies heavily on the operational control center (OCC) to monitor its activity in real-time, confirm flight crew qualifications and airworthiness of aircraft and to communicate with pilots and communication specialists across the country. Managing the OCC requires attention to detail, a high level of organization and a wealth… Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 28-Jul-16

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Blade completes financing round and appoints new Chairman

Blade completes financing round and appoints new Chairman

FLYBLADE, INC. (“BLADE”), the digitally powered short-distance aviation company, has completed its Series A Financing. Lead investors are Raine Ventures, the venture fund managed by the Raine Group, and David Zaslav, personally (CEO of Discovery Communications, Inc). Other investments held by The Raine Group include VICE Media, Margaritaville, Inc, and Brian Grazer and Ron Howard’s… Read more »

Source: Blade, 22-Jul-16

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AAMS announces board election results

AAMS announces board election results

The Chair of the AAMS Nominations Committee has announced that the election for representatives for the 2016 – 2018 term on the AAMS board has come to a close, and we welcome a few new faces! Regions 3, 4, and 5 were up for re-election as well as two At-Large Director Seats. Ted Ryan, MBA,… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 21-Jul-16

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ASU appoints new marketing coordinator

ASU appoints new marketing coordinator

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) Inc., announced today that the company has hired Sarah Pokorney as the new marketing coordinator. In her new role, Pokorney will manage marketing and communication for every division of ASU including sales, training, goggle service and repair and new product development. Pokorney graduated from Boise State University with a degree in… Read more »

Source: ASU, 12-Jul-16

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Helinet makes three key appointments

Helinet makes three key appointments

Helinet Aviation Services today announced the appointments of Jim Adams, Arnold Kleiner and Thomas Norton to its board of directors. Helinet is the leading provider of airborne surveillance solutions, patient and organ transport and news coverage helicopters and pilots, as well as the largest, most respected charter service on the West Coast. The three directors… Read more »

Source: Helinet, 07-Jul-16

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AEM appoints Sales Manager

AEM appoints Sales Manager

Avionics Company Anodyne Electronics Manufacturing Corp (AEM) has announced the appointment of Tony Weller as their new Sales Manager. Weller, who started with AEM in April, has been working closely with Ray Lewis (VP), Luc Schingh, Steve Broderick and the world-class sales support team on strategy and continued excellence in customer service. Tony is now… Read more »

Source: AEM, 07-Jul-16

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Cobham poaches CFO from rival QinetiQ

Cobham poaches CFO from rival QinetiQ

Cobham plc is pleased to announce the appointment of David Mellors as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). His starting date is to be confirmed but not expected to be later than 1 January 2017. David is currently CFO of QinetiQ Group plc, the FTSE 250 science and engineering company that operates primarily in the defence, security… Read more »

Source: Cobham, 06-Jul-16

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NATA Names New Board of Directors Members and Acting President

NATA Names New Board of Directors Members and Acting President

Last week at its annual Membership Meeting, the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) announced the reelection of Andy Priester, President and Chief Executive Officer, Priester Aviation in Wheeling, IL, as Chair of the NATA Board of Directors. Greg Schmidt, President and CEO, Pentastar Aviation in Waterford, MI, was elected to serve as Board Vice Chair…. Read more »

Source: NATA, 04-Jul-16

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HeliGroup appoints Business Development Director

HeliGroup appoints Business Development Director

HeliGroup has announced that Ed Sale, formally Sales Manager for Airbus Helicopters UK, has joined HeliGroup as Business Development Director. In his new position Ed is responsible for capturing new business for HeliGroup across all rotary wing segments including training, charter, management and sales.  Additionally, Ed will be enhancing new and existing customer relationships to… Read more »

Source: HeliGroup, 01-Jul-16

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Kathryn Purwin takes over as CEO of Helinet

Kathryn Purwin takes over as CEO of Helinet

Kathryn Purwin, jet and helicopter pilot and widow of Alan Purwin, today takes over as CEO of Helinet Aviation Services. Helinet is a leading international provider of corporate travel, emergency medical service, electronic news gathering, motion picture, television and commercial production services since 1987. The company predicts growth for its technical division Helinet Technologies, which… Read more »

Source: Helinet, 29-Jun-16

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Bristow Group adds new Board director with particular experience

Bristow Group adds new Board director with particular experience

On June 27, 2016, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Bristow Group Inc. (the “Company”) determined that it was in the best interests of the Company and its shareholders to increase the size of the Board from twelve to thirteen directors and has appointed Mr. A. William Higgins to fill the vacant Board position,… Read more »

Source: SEC, 29-Jun-16

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Bristow appoints new UK SAR leader

Bristow appoints new UK SAR leader

Bristow Helicopters Limited today announced the appointment of Russell Torbet CBE to director UK SAR effective August 1, 2016, responsible for overseeing the operation of the civilian search and rescue (SAR) service on behalf of HM Coastguard. Torbet replaces Samantha Willenbacher who has been promoted to Bristow Group’s regional director for the Americas Region. Torbet… Read more »

Source: Bristow, 28-Jun-16

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American Society of Appraisers appoints International VP

American Society of Appraisers appoints International VP

After a successful year as the American Society of Appraiser’s (ASA) International Secretary/Treasurer, Sharon Desfor (President of HeliValue$, Inc.), now takes on the position of International Vice President. “We are very excited to have Sharon’s sharp insight, vast experience and selfless and continuous contribution to the appraisal community. If only a portion of Sharon’s passion… Read more »

Source: HeliValue$, 24-Jun-16

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Bristow Group appoints new Regional Director Americas

Bristow Group appoints new Regional Director Americas

Bristow Group today announced the appointment of Samantha Willenbacher to regional director for the Americas Region effective August 1, 2016. Willenbacher replaces Rob Phillips, who has been promoted to the previously announced position of vice president global business operations services. In her new role, Willenbacher will be responsible for directing Bristow’s industrial aviation services, overseeing… Read more »

Source: Bristow Group, 24-Jun-16

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HAI appoints director of sales and marketing

HAI appoints director of sales and marketing

Helicopter Association International is pleased to announce that Joe Fernandez has joined the organization as director of sales and marketing. Fernandez comes to HAI with more than 25 years of advertising, publishing, and marketing experience. Most recently, he was associate publisher with AAA Mid Atlantic and was with Dun & Bradstreet previously. He holds a… Read more »

Source: HAI, 22-Jun-16

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Air Methods makes two key appointments in Tourism division

Air Methods makes two key appointments in Tourism division

Air Methods, the world’s largest helicopter operator, today announced the appointment of David Doerr to president of the Tourism Division and Jim Greiner as president of Sundance Helicopters, effective immediately. In the newly created position, Doerr will be responsible for the leadership, strategic direction and growth of the Tourism Division, including overseeing Sundance Helicopters and… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 21-Jun-16

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CybAero appoints new North America Sales Director

CybAero appoints new North America Sales Director

CybAero has selected Mr. Brian Lawrence to be the new Sales Director, North America. He assumed the position on June 7th, 2016. “With his broad expertise and experience within the aerospace industry, especially within the industry of selling unmanned systems, we are confident that Mr. Lawrence will contribute to future sales and marketing of the… Read more »

Source: CybAero, 17-Jun-16

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MD Helicopters VP Engineering leaves for HeliTrak

MD Helicopters VP Engineering leaves for HeliTrak

HeliTrak is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Nehls as President of the company, effective May 9, 2016.  Mr. Nehls joins HeliTrak with more than 25 years of leadership and engineering roles in the aerospace industry, including extensive experience in aircraft/avionics design and regulatory certification. Most recently, Mr. Nehls served as VP of Engineering… Read more »

Source: HeliTrak, 14-Jun-16

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Erickson appoints CFO

Erickson appoints CFO

Erickson Incorporated (NASDAQ:EAC), a leading global provider of aviation services, announced today the appointment of airline finance veteran, David W. Lancelot, as Chief Financial Officer effective Monday, June 13, 2016. “Erickson is committed to improving the company’s financial position and increasing revenue,” said Jeff Roberts, President and CEO of Erickson Incorporated. “We will accomplish these… Read more »

Source: Erickson, 09-Jun-16

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New CFO joins Air Methods

New CFO joins Air Methods

Air Methods announced that Peter Csapo will join America’s largest air medical provider and helicopter operator as chief financial officer (CFO). Csapo will begin his new role effective June 6, succeeding Trent Carman who will be stepping down from his role of more than 13 years. Csapo most recently served as chief financial officer and… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 02-Jun-16

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CybAero appoints new CFO

CybAero appoints new CFO

CybAero has hired Mikael Smith as the new CFO, and will take up the position on September 1st, 2016. “We are delighted that Mikael has accepted the position as CFO. With his broad expertise, we are confident that he will contribute to the development of the company, “says CybAero’s CEO Rolf Schytt. Mikael Smith is… Read more »

Source: CybAero, 01-Jun-16

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Universal Avionics appoints Director of Corporate Programs & Business Development

Universal Avionics appoints Director of Corporate Programs & Business Development

Dan Reida, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Universal Avionics, announced that Mr. Carey Miller has been appointed to the newly created position for Director, Corporate Programs and Business Development. In his new role, Mr. Miller will oversee the activities of the Corporate Program Management team. In addition, he will continue his responsibilities for… Read more »

Source: Universal Avionics, 26-May-16

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Hawker Pacific creates new General Manager role for Helicopter Sales and Support

Hawker Pacific creates new General Manager role for Helicopter Sales and Support

Hawker Pacific has announced a significant investment in resources and technologies to support the growing demand for cost effective helicopter sales and support in the region, with Mathew Hardy appointed to the new position of General Manager, Helicopter Sales and Support. In this role Mathew is responsible for overseeing and developing Hawker Pacific’s integrated helicopter… Read more »

Source: Hawker Pacific, 19-May-16

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Helicopter finance lawyer moves to recently-formed Gowling WLG

Helicopter finance lawyer moves to recently-formed Gowling WLG

International law firm Gowling WLG has appointed Matthew Harvey as a partner in its banking and finance team in London. He joins the firm from Dentons where he has been a partner since 2000. Matthew has over 20 years’ experience acting for corporates, banks and finance companies on structured, asset and export finance transactions. He… Read more »

Source: Gowling WLG, 11-May-16

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CHC appoints corporate reorganization specialist

CHC appoints corporate reorganization specialist

CHC Group (OTC Pink Sheets: HELIQ; the “Company” or “CHC”) today announced the appointment of William L. Transier to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. An independent, Class II director, Mr. Transier’s term is until the Company’s 2018 annual general meeting of shareholders. He was also elected to serve on the Board’s Audit Committee and… Read more »

Source: CHC, 10-May-16

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AHS Announces 2016 Board of Directors

AHS Announces 2016 Board of Directors

AHS International — The Vertical Flight Technical Society — is pleased to announce the election results for its 2016-2017 Board of Directors. The following members of the Board’s Executive Committee were elected for the one-year term of July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017: Chair: Jean-Brice Dumont — Airbus Helicopters, Chief Technical Officer and Executive Vice-President of Engineering… Read more »

Source: AHS, 06-May-16

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New President named at CMC Electronics

New President named at CMC Electronics

Esterline Corporation (NYSE:ESL) has announced the appointment of Michel Potvin, effective May 2, 2016, to the position of president of its Avionics Systems business group, which includes Esterline’s CMC Electronics (CMC) product brand and the newly acquired Simulation Visual Systems capability, featuring TREALITY® display products. Mr. Potvin succeeds Mr. Greg Yeldon who has left Esterline… Read more »

Source: Esterline, 03-May-16

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Becker Avionics announces new Director of Sales & Marketing

Becker Avionics announces new Director of Sales & Marketing

Avionics innovator and digital technology provider, Becker Avionics GmbH, is pleased to announce Thomas Terschlusen has accepted the position of Director of Sales & Marketing.  In this role, he is responsible for leading Becker’s European-based sales and marketing teams and for coordinating commercial activities with Becker Avionics Group companies worldwide. He most recently held the… Read more »

Source: Becker Avionics, 20-Apr-16

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Latitude Technologies expands sales team

Latitude Technologies expands sales team

Latitude Technologies is very pleased to announce that industry veteran Brad Smith has been appointed as Latitude COO. Brad’s first priority has been to expand Latitude’s sales team to further strengthen Latitude’s highly-respected customer-first sales and service program. Joining Brad at Latitude are newly appointed Vice President, Air Transportation Sales, Carlos Monsalve, and newly appointed… Read more »

Source: Latitude Technologies, 19-Apr-16

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Three high level departures at Bristow Group

Three high level departures at Bristow Group

Bristow Group today announced the strengthening of its operational structure by centralizing, simplifying and standardizing its business operations to improve safety performance, effectiveness and efficiency for clients. This new structure will enable the company to continue to reduce costs, while improving its leading competitive position. As part of these operational changes, Bristow will also continue… Read more »

Source: Bristow, 18-Apr-16

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Becker Avionics appoints new Managing Director

Becker Avionics appoints new Managing Director

Avionics innovator and digital technology provider, Becker Avionics GmbH, is pleased to announce Forrest Colliver has accepted the position of Managing Director.  In this role, Mr. Colliver is responsible for leading corporate strategy for evolution and growth of the Becker Avionics Group, and for operational management activities related to the supply of avionics and ground-based… Read more »

Source: Becker Avionics, 04-Apr-16

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New co-chairman of US Helicopter Safety Team appointed

New co-chairman of US Helicopter Safety Team appointed

Raj Helweg, chief pilot of Air Methods, has been named the new industry co-chairman of the United States Helicopter Safety Team (www.ushst.org). The USHST was formed in 2013 as a regional partner within the International Helicopter Safety Team (www.IHST.org) to lead a government and industry cooperative effort to promote safety and work to reduce civil… Read more »

Source: USHST, 27-Mar-16

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Air Methods gives in to shareholder Voce Capital

Background – Voce Capital issued press releases as follows – each highly critical of the way Air Methods was being run and to demand a place on the Board September 2015 October 2015 February 2016 – to which Air Methods issued a response to the various points Voce raised, not acceding to any of them… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 24-Mar-16

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Women in Aviation International makes three appointments

Women in Aviation International makes three appointments

Karen Gebhart, Vice President of Business Development for the Helicopter Association International, was elected for a two-year term as the chair of Women in Aviation International’s (WAI) board of directors at the 2016 International Women in Aviation Conference. She is a private pilot and industry veteran who previously worked for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots… Read more »

Source: WAI, 22-Mar-16

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New Chairman at Association of Air Ambulances

New Chairman at Association of Air Ambulances

The Association of Air Ambulances (AAA) is delighted to announce that Hanna Sebright was duly appointed as the new Chairman of the Association at their Annual General Meeting held on Monday 7 March 2016. A large gathering of representatives from across the European HEMS sector, attended the AGM which saw former Chairman Bill Sivewright hand… Read more »

Source: AAA, 15-Mar-16

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New CEO at Elbit Systems UK

New CEO at Elbit Systems UK

Elbit Systems UK Limited (ESUK), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd. (Elbit Systems), announced that Martin Fausset has been appointed as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with effect as of March 1, 2016. Mr. Fausset will report directly to Bezhalel (Butzi) Machlis, Elbit Systems’ President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to his joining ESUK,… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 15-Mar-16

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JSSI Appoints Director of Business Development, Helicopter Programs in Latin America

JSSI Appoints Director of Business Development, Helicopter Programs in Latin America

Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the leading provider of hourly cost maintenance programs for the business aviation industry, has appointed Alonso M. Fonseca to Director of Business Development, Helicopter Programs Central and South America. “Alonso’s reputation in the Latin America helicopter and business aviation industry is exceptional and we are excited to have him join… Read more »

Source: JSSI, 04-Mar-16

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Terma appoints VP of Business Development for Airborne Systems

Terma appoints VP of Business Development for Airborne Systems

Denmark-based Defense and Security Group Terma A/S appointed Adina C. Cherry new Vice President, Business Development, Airborne Systems. Terma’s Airborne Systems Business Area has a large and growing activity in the U.S. – that is sales of airborne solutions to U.S. customers and U.S. export to the global market. In order to meet our customers… Read more »

Source: Terma, 04-Mar-16

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Lockheed Martin appoints VP and Treasurer

Lockheed Martin appoints VP and Treasurer

Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) today announced that its board of directors has appointed John Mollard as vice president and treasurer, and elected Mollard as a corporate officer. His appointment is effective April 4. Mollard will succeed Ken Possenriede, who has served as corporate treasurer since July 2011. Possenriede will become vice president, Finance and… Read more »

Source: Lockheed Martin, 01-Mar-16

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Terma Asia Pacific – new VP and General Manager appointed

Terma Asia Pacific – new VP and General Manager appointed

Mr. Anupam Narain Mathur has been appointed Vice President and General Manager of Terma Asia Pacific including Terma India. This appointment takes effect today. Mr. Mathur will succeed Mr. Jannik Termansen, who has recently accepted a new position outside the company. Jointly, effective today, Terma’s regional offices in Singapore and India will merge into one… Read more »

Source: Terma, 01-Mar-16

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Airbus Helicopters adds two to Executive Committee

Airbus Helicopters adds two to Executive Committee

Airbus Helicopters has announced the addition of two new members of their Executive Committee, effective 1st April. Ben Bridge becomes Executive VP Global Business, and will report directly to Airbus Helicopters President and CEO Guillaume Faury.  Bridge joins from BAE Systems where he acted as Regional Managing Director Europe & Americas, and previously as Managing… Read more »

Source: Airbus Helicopters, 29-Feb-16

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FlightSafety names Manager of new Denver Learning Center

FlightSafety names Manager of new Denver Learning Center

FlightSafety International announces that Otto Gambrel has been named Manager of the company’s new Learning Center in Denver, Colorado. “We are pleased that Otto will become Manager of our new Learning Center in Denver,” said Daniel MacLellan, Senior Vice President, Operations. “His experience and in depth understanding of aviation training and the operation of a… Read more »

Source: FlightSafety, 29-Feb-16

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Turbomeca appoints new Strategy and Development VP

Turbomeca appoints new Strategy and Development VP

French engine manufacturer Turbomeca has today announced the appointment of Serge Maillé as Executive Vice-President for Strategy and Development. Serge Maillé succeeds Philippe Couteaux who has been appointed to another position within Safran group. M. Maillé (55) is a graduate engineer from the National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA) and ISAE-SUPAERO. He joined Turbomeca in 1983… Read more »

Source: Turbomeca, 26-Feb-16

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Aura Aviations adds rotary division with new appointment

Aura Aviations adds rotary division with new appointment

Aura Aviation, the UK-headquartered aviation consultancy and transaction business, has stepped into the New Year with an expanded team. Stephen Mitchell has been appointed as Sales Director for Aura Aviation’s new rotary division, bolstering its existing fixed wing sales division, which operates under the JetBrokers name. Aura has already been successful in advising on, and… Read more »

Source: Aura Aviation, 26-Feb-16

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Erickson makes series of new appointments

Erickson makes series of new appointments

Erickson Incorporated (NASDAQ:EAC), a leading global provider of aviation services, continues to expand its expertise and talent with the appointment of leadership and sales personnel across its enterprise. The new appointments include: Rob Lewis, Vice President and General Manager of the Commercial Business Unit; Andy Mills, Vice President of Global Business Development; Gary Starr, Vice… Read more »

Source: Erickson, 23-Feb-16

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Cornwall Air Ambulance recruits eight doctors

Cornwall Air Ambulance recruits eight doctors

Cornwall Air Ambulance says the doctors will assess patients and make sure they are taken to the most appropriate treatment centre. See Full Story

Source: BBC News, 23-Feb-16

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New chairman at East Anglian Air Ambulance

New chairman at East Anglian Air Ambulance

TThe East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) has announced Major General Sir William Cubitt as its new chairman. See Full Story

Source: Bury Free Press, 23-Feb-16

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AHS Board nominations due this week

AHS Board nominations due this week

AHS International is seeking nominations for its Board of Directors for the term July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2018 for the following regions: Mideast U.S. Region (including the Philadelphia and Erie Chapters, and all surrounding areas) Southeast U.S. Region (including the Federal City, Patuxent River, Hampton Roads and Cherry Point Chapters, and all surrounding areas) Southwest U.S. Region (including the… Read more »

Source: AHS, 22-Feb-16

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Voce Capital Management is REALLY unhappy with Air Methods

Voce Capital Management is REALLY unhappy with Air Methods

Voce Capital Management LLC (“Voce”) today sent a letter to the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Air Methods Corporation (“Air Methods” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:AIRM), announcing that it has nominated the following highly-qualified candidates for election at the 2016 Annual Meeting: 1) Joseph E. Whitters, Executive Partner of investment firm Frazier Healthcare Partners and,… Read more »

Source: Voce Capital Management, 22-Feb-16

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Air Methods responds to Voce Capital Management

Air Methods responds to Voce Capital Management

Air Methods Corporation (Nasdaq:AIRM) (“Air Methods” or the “Company”) today confirmed that it has received notice from Voce Capital Management, LLC of its intent to nominate two director candidates to stand for election to the Air Methods Board of Directors and has submitted a proposal for consideration at the Company’s 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders…. Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 22-Feb-16

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Power Systems Corp appoint Sales VP

Power Systems Corp appoint Sales VP

Owners Corey Steinberg and Kelly Loewen are pleased to announce the highly anticipated hire of Brent Young in the role of Vice President, Sales. An aerospace professional with a focus in Sales, Service and Customer Support, Brent has been in the industry for 20 years. With strong relationships and considerable experience in the Asian and… Read more »

Source: Power Systems, 18-Feb-16

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Air Methods makes military appointment to the Board of Directors

Air Methods makes military appointment to the Board of Directors

Air Methods Corporation (NASDAQ:AIRM) (“Air Methods” or the “Company”), the global leader in air medical transportation, today announced that the Honorable Jessica Garfola Wright, Major General (Ret.) has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately.  She will serve as a Class I director and will stand for re-election to the Board at… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 15-Feb-16

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Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics appoints new Senior Account Manager

Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics appoints new Senior Account Manager

In support of the company’s initiative to remain ever focused on account management and customer service, Tom Genovese has accepted the position of Senior Account Manager for Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics. “As the former Director of Sales for Mid-Continent, Tom has dedicated many years to building strong relationships with our customers. No one is better… Read more »

Source: Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics, 10-Feb-16

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New Director of Sales and Marketing at Sloane Helicopters

New Director of Sales and Marketing at Sloane Helicopters

Sloane Helicopters is delighted to announce that John Parnell has joined the Company as Director of Sales and Marketing. John has had a wide-ranging 17 year aviation career starting as a UK military helicopter pilot, gaining invaluable operational and management experience. More recently, he has held senior executive helicopter sales and leasing positions. John was… Read more »

Source: Sloane Helicopters, 07-Feb-16

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Starspeed introduces two new team members

Starspeed introduces two new team members

Starspeed is delighted to welcome two new members of staff to the team. David Powell joins as a Line Pilot and Tom Lawlor has joined the Operations Team. David brings 3600 hours of flying to Starspeed and has been a pilot since 1998 when he started flying training with the British Army. He carried out… Read more »

Source: Star Speed, 04-Feb-16

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FlightSafety appoints new Senior VP, Commercial

FlightSafety appoints new Senior VP, Commercial

FlightSafety International is pleased to announce that Steve Gross has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Commercial. He is responsible for FlightSafety’s business aviation and regional airline training sales activities worldwide. “Steve is most deserving of this promotion to Senior Vice President, Commercial. Our Customers around the world appreciate and value Steve’s ability to develop… Read more »

Source: FlightSafety, 29-Jan-16

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Elbit Systems of America appoints Marketing VP

Elbit Systems of America appoints Marketing VP

Elbit Systems of America, a subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., announced today that Bob Edmonds has joined the company and will serve as Vice President of Marketing, replacing Steve Roser who is retiring after seven years of service with Elbit Systems of America. Edmonds comes to Elbit Systems of America from Exelis, Inc. where he… Read more »

Source: Elbit Systems, 21-Jan-16

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New President at Pratt & Whitney as Adams retires

New President at Pratt & Whitney as Adams retires

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) today announced the appointment of Robert Leduc as President of Pratt & Whitney. Leduc, who most recently served UTC as President of Sikorsky Aircraft prior to its sale, succeeds Paul R. Adams, who is retiring at the end of February. Adams and Leduc will work over the next weeks to… Read more »

Source: UTC, 15-Jan-16

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Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics Names Director of Sales

Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics Names Director of Sales

Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics today announced the appointment of Marc Medeiros as Director of Sales. A twenty-year veteran in aerospace sales, Medeiros will drive Mid-Continent’s sales strategy, manage the company’s sales team, and maintain its position as a market leader. “Marc brings impressive experience in program management and contracts. That expertise, paired with an outstanding… Read more »

Source: Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics, 14-Jan-16

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