Idaho-based aviation services company Western Aircraft has promoted Beau Hawkins to the position of avionics sales manager.
For the last 18 months, Hawkins has served as an avionics lead with the company. In his new role, he will work collaboratively with the MRO sales team to support its growing avionics sales opportunities for both turboprop and jet aircraft.
Hawkins has extensive knowledge of avionics systems; he previously worked for Duncan Aviation for five years, focusing on field and AOG avionics support.
Hawkins launched his career in aviation in the United States Air Force as an avionics technician. He served on active duty from 2001-2007 at various locations around the world on McDonnell Douglas KC-10, Sikorsky MH-53M and Lockheed MC-130P aircraft. He holds a BSc in Technical Management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.