Bruce R. Aubin
Mr. Aubin is a licensed Professional Engineer and holds both a Commercial Multi-Engine Pilot’s License and an Aircraft & Power Plant Mechanic's License.
Mr. Aubin spent more than 50 years in the air transport industry, including 40 years with Air Canada. At Air Canada he held the position of Senior Vice-President – Technical Operations, with responsibility for all of Air Canada’s engineering, maintenance, purchasing, supply and aircraft acquisition activities. On retiring from Air Canada he was appointed Senior Vice President – Maintenance Operations of US Airways, where he was responsible for the company’s contract workforce and the airworthiness, reliability and maintenance of US Airways' 440 aircraft fleet.Since his retirement from US Airways he has continued to be involved in the airline industry as an executive consultant.
Prior to the introduction of the Boeing 747 in 1969, he was one of six professional airline personnel who initiated, developed and implemented the Maintenance Steering Guide (MSG-1) philosophy based on component analysis and reliability. This philosophy remains the basic standard for all aircraft maintenance today.
In 2004 he authored a detailed executive profile on the principles, development and accomplishments of aircraft maintenance titled “Aircraft Maintenance -The Art and Science of Keeping Aircraft Safe.”
Mr. Aubin is a board member of a variety of industry associations and has received a variety of industry awards including the Franklin W. Kolk Air Transportation Progress Award.