Danny Wilson Hamilton


 

Preferred Name: Danny

Nickname/Call Sign: Hipshot

Date of Birth: 12/24/1946

Highest Military Grade Held: (0-6) Colonel

Hometown: North Las Vegas, NV

Biography

US Air Force Reserve Officer Jun 1979 – Jun 1998

1997-1998: Mobilization Assistant (MA) to the Commander of the Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Served as assistant to Commander in all matters. Managed the Reserve Individual Mobility Assistant (IMA) program of over 160 individuals. Retired June 1998.

1996-1997: Senior Reserve Advisor and Mobilization Assistant to the Air Force’s Director of Global Power Programs (SAF/AQP), Pentagon, DC. Provided advice and assistance to the Director and key staff on matters pertaining to Air Force Reserve Forces.

1988-1996: Chief, F-16 Requirements Office (AFRES). Responsible for ensuring F-16 programs met user needs. Assisted in development, funding, and execution of programs with expenditures of $10 million each year. Developed and managed successful execution of Reserve specific programs including EEGS, Digital Terrain System, PC Mission Planning, Electronic Technical Orders, Modular Avionics, Integrated Electronic Warfare, and Quick Reaction Instrumentation Pod. Served as the Air Force Reserve representative to F-16 Multi-National Fighter Program’s (MNFP) Operational Sub-committee and Steering Committee.

1979-1988: Reserve Pilot. Reserve representative to F-16 MNFP User’s Group, US Air Force’s Top F-16 Pilot and Overall Top Gun in the “Gunsmoke ’87” competition.

US Air Force Active Duty Officer Jun 1968 – Jun 1979

1978-1979: F-16 Operational Training Development Team

1975-1978: Air Liaison Officer, 2/75th Ranger Battalion

1968-1975: F-100, A-7D Pilot

Flying time – >3500 hours

Combat time – >500 hours

Aircraft Flown – F-100, A-7D, F-105, F-16 Block 15/30

The Hamilton Group of Alaska, LLC Aug 2007 – Present

Currently working with Aerospace Companies, providing consulting services, both overseas and domestic, in the areas of Aviation Systems, Supply Chain Management, and Information Technology Security. Expertise includes customer requirements definition, avionics systems integration and design, flight test and requirements verification, and customer acceptance.

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, Principle Systems Engineer Aug 2002 – Aug 2007

Provided support to the Deputy Director for Customer Integration on Lockheed Martin’s F-16 program for the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Duties included integrating the customer into program development and testing activities, developing training materials for aircraft systems; providing training to the customer; scheduling and monitoring customer participation; verifying completion of contract requirements; and providing expertise to gain customer acceptance that program requirements were met. Extensive amount of time spent in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Activities included participation in customer acceptance activities, aircraft software releases, and monitoring flight operations in UAE to identify and document customer concerns. Provided in-country support as Program Product Lead for Operational Debriefing System (ODS) and Air Combat Maneuvering Instrumentation (ACMI). Recognition: Numerous special payment awards, member of the 2005 Aero Star Awards’ F-16 Block 60 Development Acceptance Team.

Hamilton International, Inc., CEO Jun 1996 – Aug 2002

Provided technical support for aircraft avionics programs. Specialized in team building, systems engineering, pilot vehicle interface (PVI), and flight test support. Major programs included: successful integration, flight test, and installation of the Digital Terrain System (DTS) on the Mirage aircraft in UAE; PVI for integration of the DTS on the UAE Hawk aircraft; and integration and flight test of the Digital Video Recorder on F-16, F-15, and Harrier aircraft.

MicroLAN Enterprises, CEO Jun 1979 – Jun 1988

1985-1988: Ogden Air Logistics Center, UT. Provided consulting support in the form of operations research for major aircraft corporations. Provided flight test support for F-4 logistics programs at the Air Force’s Logistics Center to include flight test planning, development of flight test profiles, and support of Flight Safety Boards. Average sales of $250,000 a year. Interest sold in 1988 to return to active duty.

1979 to 1985: TRW. Preformed Independent Validation &Verification (IV&V) on F-4 Radar at Ogden, UT and Kaufering, GE. Licensed Realtor with RE/MAX Realty.

Units Assigned

  • 612th
  • 356th
  • 426th

Awards & Decorations

  • US Air Force’s Top F-16 Pilot and Overall Top Gun in the “Gunsmoke ’87” competition.

Flight Info

  • Flying time – >3500 hours
  • Combat time – >500 hours
  • Aircraft Flown – F-100, A-7D, F-105, F-16 Block 15/30
  • 1978-1979: F-16 Operational Training Development Team
  • 1975-1978: Air Liaison Officer, 2/75th Ranger Battalion
  • 1968-1975: F-100, A-7D Pilot

Military Education

  • ICAF

Civilian Education

  • USAF Academy
  • USC
  • Walden
Biography

Biography

US Air Force Reserve Officer Jun 1979 – Jun 1998

1997-1998: Mobilization Assistant (MA) to the Commander of the Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Served as assistant to Commander in all matters. Managed the Reserve Individual Mobility Assistant (IMA) program of over 160 individuals. Retired June 1998.

1996-1997: Senior Reserve Advisor and Mobilization Assistant to the Air Force’s Director of Global Power Programs (SAF/AQP), Pentagon, DC. Provided advice and assistance to the Director and key staff on matters pertaining to Air Force Reserve Forces.

1988-1996: Chief, F-16 Requirements Office (AFRES). Responsible for ensuring F-16 programs met user needs. Assisted in development, funding, and execution of programs with expenditures of $10 million each year. Developed and managed successful execution of Reserve specific programs including EEGS, Digital Terrain System, PC Mission Planning, Electronic Technical Orders, Modular Avionics, Integrated Electronic Warfare, and Quick Reaction Instrumentation Pod. Served as the Air Force Reserve representative to F-16 Multi-National Fighter Program’s (MNFP) Operational Sub-committee and Steering Committee.

1979-1988: Reserve Pilot. Reserve representative to F-16 MNFP User’s Group, US Air Force’s Top F-16 Pilot and Overall Top Gun in the “Gunsmoke ’87” competition.

US Air Force Active Duty Officer Jun 1968 – Jun 1979

1978-1979: F-16 Operational Training Development Team

1975-1978: Air Liaison Officer, 2/75th Ranger Battalion

1968-1975: F-100, A-7D Pilot

Flying time – >3500 hours

Combat time – >500 hours

Aircraft Flown – F-100, A-7D, F-105, F-16 Block 15/30

The Hamilton Group of Alaska, LLC Aug 2007 – Present

Currently working with Aerospace Companies, providing consulting services, both overseas and domestic, in the areas of Aviation Systems, Supply Chain Management, and Information Technology Security. Expertise includes customer requirements definition, avionics systems integration and design, flight test and requirements verification, and customer acceptance.

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, Principle Systems Engineer Aug 2002 – Aug 2007

Provided support to the Deputy Director for Customer Integration on Lockheed Martin’s F-16 program for the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Duties included integrating the customer into program development and testing activities, developing training materials for aircraft systems; providing training to the customer; scheduling and monitoring customer participation; verifying completion of contract requirements; and providing expertise to gain customer acceptance that program requirements were met. Extensive amount of time spent in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Activities included participation in customer acceptance activities, aircraft software releases, and monitoring flight operations in UAE to identify and document customer concerns. Provided in-country support as Program Product Lead for Operational Debriefing System (ODS) and Air Combat Maneuvering Instrumentation (ACMI). Recognition: Numerous special payment awards, member of the 2005 Aero Star Awards’ F-16 Block 60 Development Acceptance Team.

Hamilton International, Inc., CEO Jun 1996 – Aug 2002

Provided technical support for aircraft avionics programs. Specialized in team building, systems engineering, pilot vehicle interface (PVI), and flight test support. Major programs included: successful integration, flight test, and installation of the Digital Terrain System (DTS) on the Mirage aircraft in UAE; PVI for integration of the DTS on the UAE Hawk aircraft; and integration and flight test of the Digital Video Recorder on F-16, F-15, and Harrier aircraft.

MicroLAN Enterprises, CEO Jun 1979 – Jun 1988

1985-1988: Ogden Air Logistics Center, UT. Provided consulting support in the form of operations research for major aircraft corporations. Provided flight test support for F-4 logistics programs at the Air Force’s Logistics Center to include flight test planning, development of flight test profiles, and support of Flight Safety Boards. Average sales of $250,000 a year. Interest sold in 1988 to return to active duty.

1979 to 1985: TRW. Preformed Independent Validation &Verification (IV&V) on F-4 Radar at Ogden, UT and Kaufering, GE. Licensed Realtor with RE/MAX Realty.

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 612th
  • 356th
  • 426th

Awards & Decorations

  • US Air Force’s Top F-16 Pilot and Overall Top Gun in the “Gunsmoke ’87” competition.

Flight Info

  • Flying time – >3500 hours
  • Combat time – >500 hours
  • Aircraft Flown – F-100, A-7D, F-105, F-16 Block 15/30
  • 1978-1979: F-16 Operational Training Development Team
  • 1975-1978: Air Liaison Officer, 2/75th Ranger Battalion
  • 1968-1975: F-100, A-7D Pilot

Military Education

  • ICAF

Civilian Education

  • USAF Academy
  • USC
  • Walden
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