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About Kent Ewing
A former career Naval officer, Kent’s varied civilian positions have been: Chief Pilot, High Performance Aircraft Training, Director of Flight Operations, Eclipse Aviation, Chairman, TGV Rockets, Inc. and President of Leitch Video Corporation. Prior to his civilian career, Kent was Commanding Officer of the USS America (CV-66) during Desert Storm. In his Naval Career he also commanded USS Sylvania (AFS-2), Carrier Air Wing Seventeen, and Attack Squadron Sixty Six. He has flown 13,500 hours in over 100 different military and commercial aircraft, and made over 1150 carrier landings. Kent holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of California at Los Angeles and a Masters of Science in Systems Management from the University of Southern California. A Dayton, Ohio native, Kent also is a 1974 graduate of the U.S. Navy Test Pilot School, Patuxent River, Class 65. In 1986 he was selected as a Senior Executive Fellow to the Harvard JFK School of Government. He has been a member of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots since 1976 and is a life member of the Association of Naval Aviation and the Tailhook Association.
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