DND Consulting LLC
San Antonio , TX 78230, US
Industrial & Manufacturing
This project envisions the design, certification and building of a manufacturing plant to produce a family of superior regional jet aircraft in the 70, 90 and 110-seat range that will capture the vast majority of the global market share in this respective category.
Alliance Aircraft, L.P. will complete the design and receive Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA) certification of a 70 to 90-seat family of SL 300/400 aircraft for production in the US within 39 months of receiving funding from outside investors.
Products / Services
Aircraft Manufacturing & Design
Design and manufacturing of 70,90 and 110 seat regional jet aircraft.
President Executive Officer
Earl was previously President of Regional and Business Aircraft and member of the Board of management at Fairchild Dornier in Germany, where he created the regional jet “family” concept. Previously, he worked for Raytheon where he was responsible for the design of the Hawker Horizon Executive Jet. He has worked for Honeywell and was part of the initial design team of five executives at Northrop who designed the B-2 Stealth Bomber.
Executive Vice President Operations
Mr. Baker has over 40 years experience in the commercial and military aerospace industry. His primary area of expertise is Integrated Logistics Support with a particular emphasis on support
analysis, reliability & maintainability, provisioning/spares, inventory management, configuration/data managements and contract administration. He has held aircraft logistics positions with Northrop, TRW, Lockheed, and Douglas aircraft companies. Most recently he was Director, Logistics Support Analysis for new development regional jet aircraft programs, Fairchild Dornier, Germany.
Executive Vice President Strategic Planning
Over twenty-five years of experience in the Department of Defense and Commercial Aerospace industries, Mr. Brown held significant management positions in Program Management, Manufacturing Operations, Engineering Development and Product Support. Jim’s last
assignments were as Head of the Program Office on the Hawker Horizon Program at Raytheon and as Vice President of Program Development at Fairchild Dornier where he was
responsible for production and production support including re-engineering and integrated product teams.
Executive Vice President Executive Officer
Meinhardt has 34 years of experience in aviation and a Masters of Aeronautical Engineering. He graduated in 1984 from the French Test Pilot School, EPNER. Employed as Director of Flight Operations for Dornier Luftfahrt, he conducted the first flight of the Dornier 328 turboprop
regional aircraft and later the Dornier 328 Jet. Mr. Feuersenger holds a number of licenses, including U.S. Commercial Pilot License, Airline Transport Pilot License and Experimental Flight Class Rating.
Executive Vice President Financial Officer
Scott has over 20 years of experience in Finance, 15 of which has been in the Aerospace
Industry. He was formerly the CFO, The Head Corporation and Director of Procurement
at Boeing McDonnell Douglas. Mr. Gaul left his post as President and CEO of R. Cantwell and Associates to join Alliance.
Managing Director Purchasing
Gary has 37 years in the Aviation/Aerospace industry, the last 19 years as an officer (VP) of Raytheon Aircraft in supply management. Multi engine-instrument rated pilot. Mr. Hanssen has a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Colorado. He has led supply management teams through six aircraft development and certification programs.
Executive Vice President Operating Officer
Mr. Hudson has 33 years of technical employment in a variety of product development programs. His past assignments include responsibility for design, development
test, flight test, and training and program management. As International marketing manager he was responsible for on-going sales and program management for the U.K., France, Sweden, Egypt, UAE, Taiwan and Korea. Later assignments included working as head of Systems Engineering for Raytheon Aircraft and Technical Engineering and Wing Development for Horizon Aircraft. He was also an Executive Consultant to Fairchild Dornier for the program initiation of the 328 Jet and 728 aircraft
Executive Vice President Sales
Will began his 30-year aviation sales career as a Marine Corp helicopter pilot. He continued in helicopters as a Regional Sales Manager for Bell Helicopter, Textron. At Bell Helicopter, Will was based in Atlanta where he was responsible for sales and flew flight demonstrations in the
Southeastern U.S. Most recently, Will sold airplanes for Short Brothers and Fairchild Aircraft Corporation.
Executive Vice President Counsel/Legal Officer
Mr. Martin has over 15 years experience in general corporate and public affairs to include co-founder and senior partner of Jemcor Communications located in Hampton NH. Jim’s experience includes executive level positions in communications and community relations at North Atlantic
Energy, as well as more than 15 years experience at the management level for maintenance and
engineering at Public Service Company of NH and New Hampshire Yankee, respectively. In addition, Jim has earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, an M.S. in Fluids and Heat
Transfer, an M.B.A. from New Hampshire College, an M.S. in Communications Management from Simmons College, and is working towards a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from
Kennedy Western University.
Mr. Pessotti is a world-renowned aerospace engineer with 45 years of aviation experience. He was a co-founder of Embraer in 1969 and became the Technical Director, serving in that capacity for 23 years. He organized the Company Engineering Division and Systems Integration Division. He was responsible for designing numerous aircraft, most notably the EMB-145. After monumental accomplishments at Embraer, Mr. Pessotti returned to the Technical Institute
of Aeronautics of Brazil to serve as Professor of Aeronautical Engineering from 1993-1994. Most recently, he performed advanced design for the Fairchild Dornier 428 and 728 regional jets.
Executive Vice President Human Resources
Mr. Sheedy has over 20 years of experience in Human Resource disciplines and aviation. He has a Master’s Degree in Human Resources Development and executive level experience in Human Resource strategy, organization development, recruitment, and training. A certified Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Practitioner, he actively uses this popular personality inventory in a constructive approach to diversity and team building in the work environment. His work experience includes a department head position as Professor of Aerospace Studies at the University of New Hampshire, Operations Officer for a military flying squadron, and Quality Advisor to the Air Mobility Command. Mr. Sheedy retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Air Force after many leadership and management successes; he also earned command pilot wings and an instructor pilot rating in the C-141 Starlifter.
Vice President Finance
Chris Cabrey has over 17 years of diverse financial experience, the last eight being in management roles. His skill set includes Cost Accounting, Financial Reporting, Financial Analysis, and extensive PC/ERP system experience, the latter involving two implementations in the 1990s (Manman/Baan). He has steadily progressed at three manufacturing companies in different industries, with experience at both the headquarter and divisional levels. Fortunately,
he spent the majority (nine years) of his career in a U.S. aerospace division of the U.K.-based
Smiths Industries, which supplied avionics primarily to Boeing. In addition, Chris earned both a B.S. in Accounting and an M.B.A. from Villanova University.
Vice President Business Development
Mr. Milione has 30 years Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) and Product Support experience in Aerospace and Defense and Commercial Aviation. He served in the U.S. Navy and is a graduate of Temple University attaining a B.A. in 1977 and a Law Degree in 1980.
Executive Vice President Manager
C.L. “Nick” Taylor Jr
Retired from Northrop Grumman after more than 31 years, the majority of his career in aerospace has been in marketing, program management and structural testing. Before coming
to Alliance Mr. Taylor was President of an aerospace consulting firm.