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  • After starting out as a 20 year old with reponsibility for a KC-135 tanker, Tony Balestracci has worked up through the ranks at Textron Aviation, becoming vice-president of its 21-site global customer network.
  • Ever thought of going against the mainstream within aviation engineering - well, look no further. Product Lifestyle Management might just be what you're looking for...
  • James Moon earned his private pilot’s licence at 17. His passion for all things aviation-related led him to launch the charity Stratus at 18 and then remarketing venture Moon Jet Group – as chief executive.
  • As an aerospace engineer you would design, build and maintain aircraft as well as the parts and instruments that are in them. You would be working at the forefront of technology in the exciting arena of space vehicles and satellites.
  • Record order backlogs at the industry's two most successful airframers means good news for the commercial training industry...
  • Unions and airlines cannot agree on the reason, but US regional carriers are seeing a drop-off in people ready and willing to fly their aircraft - and the problem could spread.
  • “Srini” Rao, Indian regional director for UK-based sales and consultancy company Aura Aviation, says that with some help from the regulators in New Delhi, nation’s aerospace sector is set for rapid growth.
  • Turning a Boeing 707 into a VIP airliner was Juergen Lindgens’ first job at Jet Aviation in Basle. But the increased focus on safety regulations led him down a new path, as an expert in non-destructive testing...
  • As the manager of the fixed-wing charter operation of South Africa’s National Airways, Jolande Parrott may expereince the same day-to-day woes as working elsewhere, but the landscape is a compensation...
  • As head of air traffic management operations planning for the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, Hermizan Jumari is looking to make travel safer and more efficient across an increasingly busy region...
  • A lifetime aviation devotee, Arthur Léopold-Léger co-founded French start-up Elixir Aircraft to create a family of innovative, low-cost, composite aircraft, starting with a two-seat model set for 2017 approval...
  • As business manager with aircraft and crew scheduling software firm SchedAero, Johan Sjöberg sells and promotes the digital system and works closely with parent company Avinode to develop new products...
  • Responsible for Air BP’s largest airport operation in Brazil, at São Paulo-Guarulhos, Eliana Mendes leads a team of 30 employees. And with the Rio Olympic Games taking place this summer, challenges abound
  • After a career in business, Andy Armstrong became chief executive of Royal Air Force Charitable Trust Enterprises (RAFCTE). Its main event – the Royal International Air Tattoo – takes place from 8-10 July
  • Building on a teenage passion for aviation, James Stevenson founded a business leasing time on simulators. That training operation has since helped more then 1,000 pilots gain jobs with airlines over the past 10 years
  • After realising her pilot dreams as a teenager – on fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters – Suzanne Kearns has established herself as one of Canada’s leading aviation academics, with a special interest in human factors.
  • We’ve grown a lot in the last few years. Today, from our 28 European bases we fly more than 245 aircraft on over 800 routes in 31 countries across Europe. As a result, 71m passengers flew with us last year.
  • Exposure to aviation as a child has translated into a career for Capt Nicole Stevens with the acquisitions arm of the US Air Force, where she currently helps to rapidly deliver capabilities for ISR and special forces missions.
  • Kyle Davis, partner and co-founder at Arizona-based aerospace marketing agency BDN, reveals how her desire to work in aviation goes back to childhood and why being a woman in a male-dominated industry has helped her.
  • With a workload that varies between international ice patrols and drug interdiction duty, life is full of adventure for Michelle Leclerc, who first learned of the USCG and its life-saving missions when she was just 11 years old.