Rockwell Collins Government Systems has named Walter "Woody" Hogle as vice president and general manager, Integrated Systems, and Ron Hornish as vice president and general manager, Sensor Systems. Hogle comes to Rockwell Collins from Lockheed Martin, where he was vice president of programs. An Air Force veteran, he also was vice president of operations at L-3 Communications, Integrated Systems. Hornish has held several management positions since he joined Rockwell Collins in 1979. These include vice president and general manager of Integrated Applications and Navigation Systems. Visit www.rockwellcollins.com.
Walter, Measurement Specialist
A member of the Texas Christian University engineering faculty, Dr. Patrick Walter is now associated with PCB Piezotronics as a measurement specialist. He has 30 years' experience working in and managing laboratory and test facilities at Sandia National Laboratories. Part of his lab work involved flight testing. Visit www.pcb.com.
Allison, Chairman of the Board
William Allison, recently the vice president and general manager of Northrop Grumman's Navigation Systems Division, has been appointed chairman of the board at CMC Electronics Inc., Montreal, Quebec. Allison's 25 years of experience in aerospace and defense electronics follows his education at California Polytechnic State University and Pepperdine University. He currently is a Ph.D. candidate in executive management at the Claremont Graduate School. Visit www.cmcelectronics.com.
Childs, Director-Special Projects Sales
Karl Childs has joined Thunder Aviation, a Chesterfield, Mo.-based repair station, as director of special project sales. He recently retired from Raytheon Aircraft, where he was vice president-sales and marketing, and then a consultant. Childs also has been a vice president for Sabreliner Corp. Visit www.thunderaviation.com.
Wright, Vice Chairman
Keystone Helicopter, West Chester, Pa., has promoted Peter Wright Jr. to the position of vice chairman. He joined the company in 1968 and has held the positions of secretary/treasurer, vice president and president. Launched in 1953, Keystone is one of the oldest helicopter services organization. Visit www.keystonehelicopter.com.
FlightSafety International recently announced the following moves. Michael Lee was named vice president-technology and compliance. Tom Mahoney was promoted from manager of FlightSafety's Teterboro Learning Center to vice president-government relations. J. Scott Hunter assumes Mahoney's former position. And Tom Booth has been named manager of the company's Columbus (Ohio) Learning Center. Visit www.flightsafety.com.