Airway Pioneer Member
Ron Morgan

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Ron has 39 years experience in global air traffic management, ATC operations and system modernization. He began his aviation career as a flight instructor and charter pilot in Burbank, California. After a tour of duty in the Air Force, he started a 31-year career with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Ron held various controller, staff, and managerial positions in the Western-Pacific Region of FAA before moving to FAA Headquarters in 1988. While in Washington DC, Ron was: Manager, Advanced Systems and Facilities Division; Director of System Engineering; Associate Administrator for System Engineering and Development; and, Director of Air Traffic. In his last six years as Director of Air Traffic, he and his staff managed 25,000 air traffic control personnel and the airspace delegated to the United States. This included accountability for a $3.2 billion yearly budget. In May 2001, Ron concluded a very successful FAA career and joined Lockheed Martin Corporation as the Vice President for Strategic Planning. He was responsible for the marketing, business development and strategic planning for the Air Traffic Management Company within the corporation. In January 2003, Morgan Aviation Consulting was established where Ron continues his involvement with the aviation community by assisting a number of companies with business development, strategic planning and ATC technical support. In September 2008, he welcomed his wife, Sabra Morgan, as partner to Morgan Aviation Consulting.

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