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Kirk Kolek

Rockwell Collins
Principle Systems Engineer
Kirk Kolek is a Principle Systems Engineer with Rockwell Collins and has been working on product development for airborne electronics for nearly 20 years.  Currently, this involves development of new capabilities for Flight Management Systems that are embedded within the airborne avionic electronic systems and deliver aircraft navigation, flight planning, guidance and performance functionality.  Prior to working Flight Management, Kirk worked on navigation radios used for precision landing systems as well as the GNSS capabilities for Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance.  Additionally, Kirk has worked system architecture development for Air Transport Flight Control Systems.  Kirk is an AOPA member and holds a private pilot certificate.