Supplies a number of systems including air conditioning (air cycle and vapor cycle), liquid cooling, engine bleed air, pressurization control, ventilation control, ice protection, humidification and fuel tank inerting. Products include heat exchangers, valves, rotating machinery, sensors, and electronic controllers.
Tom Pelland – Vice President & General Manager, Air Management Systems
Tom Pelland is Vice President and General Manager, Air Management Systems (AMS). Pelland leads design and development of AMS’ ventilation, thermal management and pressurization control systems for the world’s leading aircraft manufacturers. AMS, which is located in Windsor Locks, Conn., includes German-based Nord-Micro and Russian-based HS Nauka.
Pelland has extensive engineering and program management experience. He joined Hamilton Sundstrand in April 2009 as Vice President of Boeing’s 787-9 program, shortly after Hamilton Sundstrand established the Office of the 787 to provide dedicated program focus. He was responsible for business development, product development, systems integration and overall program execution efforts across all Hamilton Sundstrand business units.
Prior to joining Hamilton Sundstrand, Pelland worked for more than 20 years at Pratt & Whitney in positions of increasing responsibility in both engineering and program management. Most recently, Pelland was director of the Next Generation Product PW1000G Program, launched on the Bombardier CSeries and MRJ aircraft.
Pelland received his bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from Boston University and a master’s degree in systems engineering and management from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.