FAA Official Joins Ranks at AIA

 - July 30, 2008, 6:55 AM

Daniel Elwell, FAA assistant administrator for aviation policy, planning and environment, has joined the Aerospace Industries Association as v-p of civil aviation. He had been the agency’s point man on environmental matters and directed the annual aviation forecast conference.

Before joining the FAA, Elwell was managing director of international and government affairs at American Airlines. He was a captain rated to fly the DC-10, MD-80 and 767.
Elwell also served as legislative assistant to Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska), where he was responsible for Alaskan aviation issues and defense spending accounts as a Senate Defense appropriations subcommittee staff representative.