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Helicopters will be supplied mainly through HeliVert, a joint venture between AgustaWestland and Russian Helicopters.
Company has already received more than 1,000 resumes from qualified pilots and about 200 from flight attendant candidates.
Morchower is latest of former Marquis Jet executives to move into membership-based model.
Production of G650 and G280 wings will remain in Tulsa, Okla., and operate as Triumph Aerostructures-Vought Aircraft Division.
The event covers key issues of importance to the maintenance industry in the coming year.
Forum will investigate both the current and future challenges to improving safety through the use of automation.
The FAA has granted 14 total exemptions; 214 petitions have been filed with the agency.
MRO adds limited airframe, engine and accessories.
Obitts formerly was managing partner at Gammon & Grange, which represented nonprofit organizations.
Declining fuel costs will prove a benefit to the smaller end of the general aviation market, but could be a negative to airliner OEMs.