Rick Bird, Avionics Manager
Rick joined Lone Mountain in 2019, and is responsible for overseeing all Avionics and related major modifications. A Navy veteran, Rick most recently served as the Engineering Manager for an ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance) company, that also specialized in Garmin G1000 Installations located in Oklahoma City, Ok. In that role, he oversaw a team of mechanical, structural & electrical engineers developing and supporting STC's, providing major integration engineering services locally and providing technical direction to maintenance sites all over the world. He has served in a variety of prominent aviation positions since he left the Navy including roles as a Lead Avionics Technician, Inspector, Special Projects Supervisor, Integration Engineer, Avionics Manager, and Project Manager. Rick received his Bachelor's degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and holds an FAA Mechanics certificate.