NBAA Safety Committee
Tom Huff was named Aviation Safety Officer in 2012, reporting directly to the Gulfstream president as an independent safety advocate. He oversees safety programs and effectiveness for product life cycle, including laboratory testing as well as development, production and in-service flight operations. Moreover, he champions a corporate culture that embraces safety and quality as foundational values.
Huff retired from the U.S. Navy after 28 years, with significant operational, test and acquisition experience. He led an FA-18 squadron as well as the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School. His last assignment was Wing Commander for Navy and Marine Corps test programs at Patuxent River, Maryland.
Huff holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy, a Master’s Degree in Aviation Systems from the University of Tennessee and a Master’s in Foreign Affairs and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College. He is an Associate Fellow in the Society of Experimental Test Pilots (SETP), the Chairman of the Flight Test Safety Committee and Vice Chairman of the NBAA Safety Committee.