Thomas A. Bowen has joined Lancair International‘s management team as Chief Operating Officer. Effective July 20, 2009, Tom will be reporting to Joseph Bartels, President and CEO of Lancair. Mr. Bowen will manage company operations including identifying future product opportunities, product positioning, and growing the company. With a proven track record of both technical and business successes, Bowen brings to Lancair International over 30 years of aviation engineering and management experience. Previous to Lancair, Mr. Bowen was the Vice President of Engineering and Strategic Programs for the former Columbia Aircraft Company.
Lancair International Inc, founded in 1984, is celebrating its 25th year selling the world’s most successful high performance piston and turbine kit aircraft. They offer a selection of seven aircraft as Fastbuild kits: The Lancair Legacy Fixed Gear, Lancair Legacy, Lancair ES, Lancair ES-P, Lancair IV, Lancair IV-P, and the Lancair Evolution. To date, the company has delivered over 2,000 kits. As testimony to their quality and design, Lancair aircraft have set a number of world speed records and have dominated the Sports Class at the Reno Air Races for several years. For more information on Lancair International Inc., visit www.lancair.com or call (541) 923-2244.