People in Aviation: Awards and Honors

 - January 29, 2007, 11:17 AM

HAI announced recipients for two of its awards that will be presented at Heli-Expo February 7 in Anaheim, Calif. Elling Halvorson, founder and chairman of Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters in Grand Canyon, Ariz., will receive the Lawrence D. Bell Award. The 2004 Aviation Maintenance Technician Award will be presented to Rich Barnett, Gulf Coast maintenance manager for Air Logistics in New Iberia, La.

The following nine individuals have passed the certified aviation manager examination, which was administered by NBAA and the Certified Aviation Manager Governing Board: Curtis Christensen, Bunn-O-Matic, Chatham, Ill.; John Flanagan, Dow Chemical, Midland, Mich.; Alexander Lake, Armstrong World Industries, Lititz, Pa.; Richard Miller, Merck, West Trenton, N.J.; Michael Ott, One Putt Aviation,
La Quinta, Calif.; Michael Pape, Boise Cascade, Boise, Idaho; Chris Poupard, ConAgra Foods, Upland, Calif.; Scott Rose, Frito-Lay, Addison, Texas; and Kenneth Seals