Awards & Honors: September 2006

 - September 15, 2006, 12:03 PM

Albert Ueltschi, founder and chairman of FlightSafety International, will receive The Wings Club’s 2006 Distinguished Achievement Award, which honors outstanding accomplishments in the field of aviation and aeronautics.

Pete Ginocchio, president of Aviation Global Support and former director of customer service for Cessna, was presented with the 2006 Vern Lowe award from Cessna. The award is named for the chief of maintenance at Upjohn Pharmaceuticals, an early Cessna customer, who worked with Cessna engineers on aircraft improvements. Ginocchio served as Cessna’s customer-service director from 1970 to 1977, covering the years just before and just after the introduction of the Citation line in 1972.    n