antonio-solloWORK HISTORY
Current Position: General Manager of OMA SUD SKY Technologies
From April 2013 to October 2015: Director of Operations and Technical Director of PRODUCTION Group, company leader in Design and Manufacturing of composites primary structure for high speed train application and manufacturing of pantograph.
From July 2012 to March 2013: Chief project Engineer at PIAGGIO AERO INDUSTRIES of the MPA aircraft, Maritime Patrol and Ground Surveillance aircraft with special mission system developed in cooperation with Saab and New advanced Avionics developed with Rockwell Collins.

From 2005 to July 2012: Director of the Naples site of PIAGGIO AERO INDUSTRIES & Head of the Structure Design Department of PIAGGIO AERO INDUSTRIES Design Office (leading a group of 60 Engineers spread over 2 different sites Naples, Finale Ligure). Assistant of the COO/CTO of P1XX aircraft for program set-up and organization. Manager of the P1XX Airframe Supply Chain evaluating technical, financial and production capabilities of worldwide Aerostructure partner.

From 2001 – to December 2004 Manager of all the cooperation relationship with Italian and European Universities and Research establishment having stable cooperation with PIAGGIO AERO INDUSTRIES like University of Naples, Italian Aerospace Research Center Airbus, EADS, NLR, DLR, Dassault. Responsible for the airframe certification of the P180 Avanti II aircraft and responsible for all the Airframe definition of the new P1XX aircraft.

From 1987 to March 2001 During his experience in Alenia Aerospace has covered different coordination and responsibility role on different program (A400M, C27J, AirJET, ATR42-500 ATR72-500-210A)
Project Leader for the comfort definition and development studies of the new six bladed version of ATR 42 turboprop aircraft. Team Leader of the integrated team Alenia-Aerospatiale for flight tests and laboratory activities during the development and certification phase.

Additional informations
• More than 400 hours of flight tests performed on ATR (42 & 72) experimental aircraft , P180 AVANTI II
• Authors of several papers published on specialized international magazines and presented at National and International Aeronautics Conferences.

• Chairman of different session of AIAA Aeroacoustic Conferences.
• EC independent consultant for EU funded research projects evaluation in Aeronautics for V, VI and VII Research framework.
• External Professor at University of Naples for Aeronautic Construction Technologies

Date and place of birth: July 8th 1962, Torre del Greco (NAPLES), Italy.
Education: Graduated cum laude in Aeronautical Engineering at University of Naples in March 1987.