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News > Jeff Trang named Vice President, Technology and Flight Operations for Airbus Helicopters Inc.


Jeff Trang named Vice President, Technology and Flight Operations for Airbus Helicopters Inc.

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (June 4, 2015) – Airbus Helicopters Inc. has named Jeff Trang to the new position of Vice President, Technology and Flight Operations. He will manage the Engineering, Certification, and Flight Operations departments in both Grand Prairie and Columbus, Miss. Trang will report to Christopher Emerson, Airbus Helicopters Inc. President and Head of the North America Region.

Jeff Trang named Vice President, Technology and Flight Operations for Airbus Helicopters Inc.

Jeff Trang

In his new role Trang will draw on his extensive experience in flight operations, flight testing, and engineering. He has served as the company’s Chief Experimental Test Pilot since June 2010, managing and conducting experimental and certification flight test operations. He previously worked as a senior rotorcraft test pilot for the Federal Aviation Administration, validating rotorcraft for U.S. certification and developing airworthiness standards for rotorcraft, as well as their associated policy and guidance material.

Trang was a U.S. Army officer and aviator, retiring as a lieutenant colonel after 21 years of service.  He is a graduate of the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. He later graduated from the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School and earned a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Texas A&M University.

About Airbus Helicopters Inc.

Airbus Helicopters Inc. is the U.S. affiliate of Airbus Helicopters, the largest helicopter manufacturer in the world, and a subsidiary of the Airbus Group. Airbus Helicopters Inc. is a manufacturer, markets, sells and supports the broadest range of civil and parapublic helicopters offered in the U.S. The product line represents the industry’s most cost-effective, technologically-advanced helicopters serving all markets and missions. The company’s headquarters and main facility are in Grand Prairie, Texas with a large manufacturing and production facility in Columbus, Miss.

For more information, please contact:

Bob Cox
Airbus Helicopters Inc.
Senior Manager, Communications and Media Relations
Telephone: 972-641-3525
Cell: 972-213-2038
bob.cox@airbus.com


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