About AlexC

Alex is co-founder and Managing Director of AvRisk. He has over 30 years of executive leadership experience in Aerospace, Information Technology, Insurance, and Manufacturing. His corporate career includes senior executive roles at a number of large and mid-size companies including: Honeywell International, Rockwell International, Williams International, Raytheon, Federal Signal Corporation, and Progressive Insurance. Alex has also been CEO of a number of start-up companies including: Craig Research, BELIEVEin, Stratos Aircraft, ECCO Systems, and most recently AvRisk. Early in his career Alex was a consultant with McKinsey & Company. Alex holds a BS Degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from Michigan State University, and a MBA from Wayne State University. Alex is an active pilot and holds Air Transport Pilot and Certified Flight Instructor certificates and is a certified Lean / Six Sigma Greenbelt.

FANS 1A – What is it and Why is it Important?

Aircraft that are flown internationally need to be sufficiently equipped to allow them to fly within airspace allocated to Future Air Navigation Systems (FANS).  The most highly used FANS airspace is over the North Atlantic Ocean between North America and Europe.  Currently there are approximately 1400 flights per day that use the North Atlantic Tracks [...]

By |2017-06-07T08:03:33-04:00June 7th, 2017|industry reports, NextGen|0 Comments


What is ADS-B? Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS–B) is a surveillance technology in which an aircraft determines its position via satellite navigation and periodically broadcasts it, enabling it to be tracked. The information can be received by air traffic control ground stations as a replacement for secondary radar. As of January 1, 2020 all [...]

By |2017-05-21T16:31:24-04:00May 21st, 2017|industry reports, NextGen|0 Comments