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Douglas Helton Named as Business Development Director of Noblis’ Federal Civilian Solutions

Douglas Helton

Douglas Helton Named as Business Development Director of Noblis’ Federal Civilian Solutions

Aviation industry veteran Douglas Helton has been named as the new business development director of Noblis’ federal civilian solutions segment, where he will be tasked with growing the company’s transportation systems portfolio.  

Citing his experience working with the Federal Aviation Administration, NASA and the National Airspace System, Matt Salter, vice president of business development at Noblis federal civilian solutions, said he is looking forward to Helton’s contributions in helping the company’s clients address mission-critical challenges.  

Mile Corrigan, vice president of Noblis federal civilian solutions, also spoke highly of Helton’s past experience, noting his involvement in the development of advanced air traffic management concepts and solutions and his contributions to operational policies and procedures for safe, efficient and cost-effective airspace operation, Noblis posted.

Helton brings more than 30 years of experience into his new role, including expertise in business development, operations, contracting, program management, flight and air traffic operations, regulations, aircraft and air traffic technology, requirements development and unmanned aircraft operations, according to his LinkedIn profile.

He joins Noblis after leading his own company, Advanced Aviation Consulting, for over 16 years. The company specializes in providing business development services, government liaison, legislative affairs, program management and technical writing services for government clients involved in aviation operations, air traffic and flow management, flight and air traffic procedures and frequency spectrum management.

Helton was also a three-year business development manager for UPS Aviation Technologies, where he was responsible for government contracts and market strategies for navigation, surveillance and data communication product development.

He started his career working for non-profit organization Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. During his 16-year tenure at the group, he served as vice president of air traffic services and technology, director of air traffic operations and requirements and director of technical services.  

A licensed commercial pilot, Helton completed his bachelor’s degree in air commerce / flight technology from Florida Institute of Technology.


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