1994 - First European Airline with SATCOM telephony.
Program successfully initiated and led by C Hamel
2015 - Officials visit on USS G. Washington air carrier during Unitas Pacific exercises hosted by Chile
2001 - After a C101 flight - Mario Avila as Comander
of the Chilean Air Force 1st Brigade in Iquique
•Number 2 of Fuerza Aera Chilena (FACH).
•Director of FACH Pilot Cadet School.
•Defense system strategy & management staff instructor.
•Regulatory Agency: Director General DGAC Chile.
•Director of a major Chilean FBO.
•National & international government-industry exposure.
•Master in Politics.
•Flight: Chilean military and civil helicopter & fixed wing highly experienced pilot.
•Project Manager at EUROCONTROL, BARCO and IBM.
•Manages SA and SALA operations together with our partners:
•In Finance: Meridiem Consulting,
•In accounting and taxes: ASAD Consulting in Chile and Olson CPA in the US.
•Manages SA & SALA Public Relations notably with the Chambers of Commerce Franco Chilean, North Americano-Chilean, Canadian-Chilean.
2001 - Santiago International Airport Terminal
inauguration with President Lagos
Mario Avila as Director of DGAC Chile
•Studio Aerospace LLC (SA) is based in Virginia US. It helps international companies conduct business in the US.
•SA has also a branch, Studio Aerospace Latin America SpA (SALA) in Chile to help international companies to conduct business in Latin America.
•Between SA and SALA and our In-Country Representations (I-CR’s), our cumulated aeronautic experience exceeds 90 years.
1966 - First air show attendance - Santiago (Chile)
Birth of a vocation? C. Hamel arms crossed
•Airlines Retrofit, Program Management Fleet Management, Avionics R&D.
•Industry Standard developments: AEEC, ARINC, RTCA, EURCOAE etc.
•Avionics OEM’s: Communication product Business Development, R&D, CNS/ATM development with CAA’s.
•Regulatory Agencies: EUROCONTROL, FAA certification, DFO and NextGen-SESAR coordination leader.
•Flight: FAA Private Pilot.