16-Apr-2011 Source: Vector Aerospace
Huntsville, AL â€“ Vector Aerospace Corporation (Vector), one of the worldâ€™s leading independent providers of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services is pleased to announce the appointment of David George as Sales & Service Manager for Military Programs.
â€œDavid George offers operators a global network of industry resources and an in-depth understanding of the needs of the helicopter industry,â€ says Ronnie Kearns, Vectorâ€™s director of business development for military programs. â€œDavid served 12 years on flight status with the U.S. Army, where he was assigned positions as aviation operations officer and safety officer; and he is a graduate of the Army Aviation Safety Officer Course. Additionally, David has a wealth of experience working with various US and foreign military agencies where he directly assisted in areas of operational fleet enhancement. These experiences, coupled with a history of thirty-five years of rotorcraft operations make David George an ideal candidate for this position and a valuable asset to the company.â€
Prior to joining Vector, George served as Director of Technology and Business Development for a leading aerospace manufacturer where he was responsible for developing new market segments, territories and strategies, and assisting with new product development and integration.
George also held key executive / operational roles in which he was responsible for design management, development, certification and market integration of a new line of products based on licensed NASA technology to enhance rotorcraft performance; resulting in several Federal Aviation Administration certified products for the aviation industry.
As a member of Helicopter Association International and the American Helicopter Societyâ€™s executive; George served on numerous national and international industry committees; he has served on the US Federal Governmentâ€™s Interagency Committee for Aviation Policy (ICAP), and from 1994-1996, he served as a member of the Olympic Aviation Committee where he was responsible for aviation system planning to host the Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia.
George holds Airline Transport Pilot and Instructor ratings, and has personally accumulated over eight thousand rotorcraft flight hours in eighteen different models of civil aircraft.
Visit us at the Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) Annual Forum and Exposition (booth #1040) to meet with Vectorâ€™s Sales and Customer Support team