Gulfstream Aerospace Corp of the US has appointed Rick Trusis Vice President, Mid-Cabin Programs. Trusis will report to Dan Nale, Senior Vice President, Programs, Engineering and Test, Gulfstream.
In his new role, Trusis is responsible for overseeing all activities related to Gulfstream’s midcabin aircraft, including the Gulfstream G150 and G280 programmes.
A 30-year aviation industry veteran, Trusis has an extensive background in aircraft certification, development and regulatory affairs. During his 14 years with Gulfstream, he served as the director of Airworthiness and Certification, overseeing certification and continued operational safety activities for Gulfstream’s mid- and large-cabin aircraft. As such, he played a key role in the certification programs for the G150, G280, G450, G550 and G650.
Prior to joining Gulfstream, Trusis was the airworthiness and certification manager for Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Systems.
Trusis earned a bachelor of science degree in aeronautical engineering from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida.
A wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, markets, services and supports the world’s most technologically advanced business jets.
Gulfstream has produced more than 2,200 aircraft for customers around the world since 1958. To meet the diverse transportation needs of the future, Gulfstream offers a comprehensive fleet of aircraft, comprising the G150, the G280, the G450, the G550, the G500, the G600, the G650 and the G650ER. Gulfstream also offers aircraft ownership services via Gulfstream Pre-Owned Aircraft Sales.