Chromalloy has named Carlo Luzzatto as its new president. Luzzatto replaces Armand Lauzon, who is now the CEO of Chromalloy and its parent company, Sequa Corp. Luzzatto was previously the co-general manager of the Ansaldo Energia division of Finmeccanica.
StandardAero Business Aviation has appointed Marc McGowan as vice president of business development, strategy and product management. McGowan will be based in Tempe, Ariz. and oversee the company’s strategy for business aviation, maintenance, repair and overhaul. Prior to joining StandardAero, McGowan spent 20 years with Honeywell Aerospace in a number of positions, including vice president of international defense and space.
Mesa, Ariz.-based Phoenix Heliparts has hired Chris Murvine as lead inspector and director of training. He comes from MD Helicopters, where he worked as senior maintenance instructor and field service engineer
The Australian Army’s 100th pilot has completed the helicopter qualification course from Army Aviation Training and Training Support (AATTS). In addition to earning her wings, Lt. Erin Pederick is also the first Australian Army pilot to receive the Army Flying Badge from Boeing. The award is given to the top graduate of the AATTS training course.