Gulfstream has appointed Rick Trusis as vice president of mid-cabin programs. In his new role, Trusis is responsible for overseeing all activities related to Gulfstream’s mid-cabin aircraft, including the G150 and G280 programs. He reports to Dan Nale, senior vice president of programs, engineering and test.
Trusis has been in the aviation industry for 30 years, and has an extensive background in aircraft certification, development and regulatory affairs. During his 14 years with Gulfstream, he has served as the director of airworthiness and certification, overseeing certification and continued operational safety activities for Gulfstream’s mid- and large-cabin aircraft. As such, he played a key role in the certification programs for the G150, G280, G450, G550 and G650.
Prior to joining Gulfstream, Trusis was the airworthiness and certification manager for Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Systems. Trusis earned a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida, USA.