Wed, Sep 15, 2004
Appointed Senior VP Of Operations At NBAA
The NBAA has a new
senior vice president for operations: industry veteran Steven J.
"I couldn't be more pleased," said NBAA President and CEO Ed
Bolen. "Steve brings tremendous experience and proven leadership
qualities to NBAA. He is a great addition to our team."
For the past six years, Brown has been a top official FAA. Prior
to assuming his current position as the FAA's vice president of
operations planning, Brown served as associate administrator for
air traffic services, managing the 35,000 air traffic controllers,
maintenance and software technicians, flight inspection pilots and
administrative personnel who are responsible for the day-to-day
operation of the nation's airspace systems.
Before joining the FAA in 1998, Brown was president of the
National Aeronautic Association and has served as senior vice
president of government and technical affairs at the AOPA. He also
has taught a number of aviation-related courses at Texas A&M
University, where he was a member of the faculty; has worked for
the Texas Aeronautics Commission; and has been employed as an air
taxi pilot and full-time flight instructor.
Brown is a graduate of the executive management programs at the
Pennsylvania State University and the University of Virginia and is
a qualified aviation accident investigator certified by the
University of Southern California. He holds a bachelor's degree in
business management and a master's degree in industrial
Brown will assume his responsibilities at NBAA on October 4.
Also: Aerosim Scholarship, Santa Monica Nonsense, Marine One, UAV Developer Kit, FAA Penalty, F-35 Weapons Test, Coastal Helicopters The Cessna Citation Longitude moves closer to i>[...]
Aerobatics Legend, Mikhail Mamistov, Takes Record Fifth FAI European Aerobatic Championship The World Air Sports Federation (FAI) European Aerobatic Championship (EAC) competition >[...]
"We, as an industry, can do better... and while its not an infraction on the scale of those we've documented recently with Icon and other bad actors, it apparently created enough d>[...]
Recent E-Mailing Suggests One Product... But Is Actually Something Else Altogether ANN has made much of the fact that we, as a community, need to be able to depend on one another a>[...]
Accidents in Oregon and China Take Pilot's Lives It's been a lousy weekend to be an aviation journalist as we document the tragic loss of two well-known pilots in two separate airs>[...]