Talon Air appointed retired Rear Admiral as chief operating officer


Richard O’Hanlon is a highly decorated retired US Navy Rear Admiral

Recently, Talon Air
announced that Richard O’Hanlon joined the company as chief operating officer. He
will be responsible for three segments of the company, including jet
charter, operations and Talon Air’s Part 145 Repair

“We are grateful to have Rich join our
Talon Air team. With his vast experience in flight operations and unique
management skills, he will ensure increased productivity of the company,” says
Adam Katz, chief executive and president of Talon Air. “His proven leadership
experience is the perfect fit for Talon Air.”

O’Hanlon is a retired US Navy Rear
Admiral and the recipient of the Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior
Service Medal, five Legions of Merit and two Bronze Star Medals, among other numerous
commendations and awards. He was a test pilot and carrier-based fighter pilot
accumulating over 4000 hours in high performance aircraft. He also commanded
two ships including the nuclear powered aircraft carrier, USS Theodore
Roosevelt. His last Navy assignment was Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic,
where he was responsible for all aspects of Naval Aviation in the US Atlantic
Fleet. He is a graduate of the US Naval Academy and the US Naval Test Pilot

“I am pleased to be working with such an
extremely experienced staff,” says Richard O’Hanlon, chief operating officer.
“Talon Air has is an impressive organization that provides our jet charter,
aircraft management and aircraft
maintenance clientele with a highly personalised
service. I look forward to being a part of Talon Air’s continued growth.”

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