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By | January 1, 2003

CTT Systems: Liljenberg, Vice President

CTT Systems, based in Nykoping, Sweden, has appointed Ulf Liljenberg as vice president of marketing and sales. CTT Systems is a provider of humidity control and condensation prevention systems for aircraft. Previously Liljenberg served as executive vice president, finance and business development, and board chairman of Eurowind AB. Visit www.ctt.se.

Boeing Co.: Neville Honored

Kendall Neville, lead flight simulation engineer for Boeing Co.’s Renton, Wash., Division, has been honored with the Edwin A. Link Award for significant contributions in flight simulator support. Neville has primary responsibility for aerodynamic simulations of the B737-600, -700 and -800 aircraft. He has managed the development, documentation and customer support of Renton’s aerodynamic flight simulation models since 1985. The award was presented at the Flight Simulator Engineering Maintenance Conference, sponsored by ARINC Inc. Visit www.arinc.com.

Dassault Falcon: New Officials

Dassault Falcon, Teterboro, N.J., has promoted four field service representatives to customer service managers, a new position that gives them the role of customer advocates for the corporations they represent. Larry Burns, based in White Plains, N.Y., will assist customers in the northeast; Gary Tchorzewski, Teterboro Airport, will handle the mid-Atlantic region; Charles "Chuck" Woody will focus on the southwest; and Jim Walizer, will handle the upper Midwest. Visit www.falconjet.com.

FlightSafety International: New Officials

FlightSafety International has named Jack Ellis as manager of the Orlando Learning Center at Orlando International Airport. Ellis joined the company in 1991 and most recently managed the FlightSafety Toledo Learning Center. Chip White also has been promoted to assistant manager of FlightSafety’s St. Louis Learning Centers. Previously he was an instructor pilot for the ERJ-145 and DC-9 at St. Louis. Before that White was a Navy pilot, with experience in the service’s DC-9 program. Visit www.flightsafety.com.

Elecsys Corp.: Daniels Vice President and CFO

Lenexa, Kan.-based Elecsys Corp., a contract manufacturer of electronic assemblies and displays, has promoted Todd Daniels to the position of vice president and chief financial officer. Daniels previously was vice president of finance for Elecsys subsidiary, DCI Inc. Daniels replaces Michael Meyer, who remains the company’s chairman. Visit www.elecsyscorp.com.

Vista Controls: Dietz, Vice President and General Manager

Vista Controls, a Curtiss-Wright company, has promoted David Dietz from vice president of engineering to vice president and general manager of the company’s Santa Clarita, Calif., operation. Dietz also has worked for Gruber Systems and Fissions Systems. Visit www.vistacontrols.com.

Aeroflite Enterprises: Hall Honored

Lesley Hall, president and chief executive officer of Aeroflite Enterprises, recently received the Shining Star Award at the National Association of Women Business Owners’ 7th annual awards luncheon. Born in London, Hall moved to the United States at age 18. She launched her career in aviation at British Airways and began exploring the sales and marketing side of the business at Kierulff Airline Supply. Hall then joined with two individuals to launch Aeroflite Enterprises in 1978. She became the company’s sole owner in 1995 after acquiring the outstanding stock from her partners, who retired. She claims that one of her outstanding achievements was becoming a U.S. citizen in 2000.

Airline Avionics Institute: Officials Honored

The Airline Avionics Institute has named three winners of the Volare Award. Hugues Subra de Salafa, engineering director of multiprogram projects for Airbus, was recognized for his contribution to avionics engineering. He has participated in European and American standards development bodies, representing the European airframer in RTCA, the European Organization for Civil Aviation Equipment (EUROCAE), and the Airlines Electronic Engineering Committee (AEEC).

Christian Orlowski, technical operations manager for Lufthansa German Airlines, also was named as a winner of the Volare Award for his work in avionics engineering. Orlowski has been involved in avionics areas such as the on-board maintenance system and the electronic library system.

Jean Paul Moreaux, manager of standardization and projects in Airbus’ Validation and Verification Department, was honored for his contribution to avionics standardization. Moreaux has served as chairman of the Aircraft Data Network Working Group of the AEEC for the past three years. Visit www.airlineavionics.org.

Atlantic Aero Inc.: New Officials

Atlantic Aero Inc., Greensboro, N.C., has named Jim Spinder as president and chief operating officer of the full-service fixed-based operator (FBO) and its sister companies, Aero Modification & Consulting LLC and Mid Atlantic Freight Inc. Spinder joined Atlantic Aero three years ago, serving as executive vice president and general manager of the three firms. The company also has appointed Dan Morris as vice president of avionics engineering. Morris spent a number of years at Keystone Helicopters, culminating with the position of division manager of the KeyTech unit. Mike McClain also has joined Atlantic Aero as vice president of business development. McClain previously was president of West Star Aviation, Grand Junction, Colo. Visit www.atlantic-aero.com.

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