Duncan Adds Kelly and Perry to Roster

Duncan Adds Kelly and Perry to Roster

Tim Kelly has landed a new position as Regional Avionics sales manager. Kelly has more than 30 years of aviation starting his aviation career in the United States Navy and then worked for Bendix-King/AlliedSignal Aerospace and Honeywell. Kelly also recently completed a nine-year term on the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) Board. Mina Perry has also…

Million Air Hires New GM

Lauren Rones Payne has been named general manager of Million Air White Plains at Westchester County Airport. She comes to Million Air from the luxury fashion industry, most recently as general brand manager for Gucci. “Lauren’s work with high-end clientele and her familiarity with Westchester and the surrounding area made her the perfect fit for…

FSI Names Zarate Interim President of Services Division

FSI Names Zarate Interim President of Services Division

FlightSafety Int’l. has named Hector Zarate interim president of FlightSafety Services Corp. He replaces Ron Ladnier who will retire at the end of June. Zarate assumes responsibility for all operations of FlightSafety Services which provides military aircrew training, advanced technology training devices, support for computer-based workstations and support for simulators at 15 U.S. military bases.…

West Star Adds Schroeder to Sales

West Star Aviation added Keith Schroeder as regional sales manager (RSM) for West Star Aviation. Schroeder will be responsible for the company’s Midwest territory which includes Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Kansas, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska and Manitoba Canada.

Cutter Promotes Wilson to Director

Cutter Promotes Wilson to Director

Mark Wilson was promoted to a newly created position of Pilatus Program director at Cutter Aviation. Wilson will direct all business for their new Pilatus Center which is comprised of repair stations, Pilatus satellite centers, Pilatus fleet operators, and Pilatus wholesale parts and warranty support within the Southern California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and Colorado…

Elliott Hires Husa as Sales Manager

Elliott Aviation has hired Brian Husa as regional sales manager. He brings nearly 30 years of aviation experience to the company including executive sales, technical sales and client service. Husa will be responsible for executing regional sales strategies in the Midwest region.

IAI appoints new CEO for IAI North America

IAI appoints new CEO for IAI North America

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has named Swami Iyer as CEO of IAI North America, its U. S. subsidiary. Iyer will be responsible for all IAI operations in North America, including its subsidiaries Stark and ELTA North America. “The US represents 75 percent of the global defense market for IAI. We plan to focus and grow…

VSE Aviation Singapore Appoints BendixKing Asia Pacific Distributor

VSE Aviation Singapore has been appointed as a BendixKing Distributor for the Asia Pacific region to supply avionics, flight controls, display units and installation kits. VAI operations maintains inventory for immediate shipment from its Singapore warehouse including communication and navigation units, audio control units, transponders, GPS receivers, installation kits and much more. “We’re pleased to…

Zarate Named President of FlightSafety Services

FlightSafety International announces that Hector Zarate has been named interim President of FlightSafety Services Corporation. He replaces Ron Ladnier who will retire at the end of June. “Hector has an in-depth understanding of government and military training requirements and the knowledge, experience, and leadership skills required to assume this important responsibility,” said Ray Johns, EVP.…

Ontic Appoints New General Manager

Ontic has appointed  Mark Gobin as the general manager of their Chatsworth facility. In this role, he will oversee and manage all Chatsworth product lines and services. Ontic’s current site director, Chad Robson, transitions into a newly created position of VP of Strategy and Operational Optimization. “As the general manager, Mark Gobin, joins our Senior…