The SAS Family of Companies:

  • Special Aerospace Services, LLC
  • SAS Flight Factory, LLC

Rich Arnold is the Chief Operations Officer of SAS. Rich leads the day-to-day operations of SAS ensuring that all of the systems, resources, and our talented team are aligned with the SAS vision and goals. Rich implements policies and procedures that help guide our team’s expert support of the client.

Previously, Rich served for 12 years as the Operations Manager for the Utility Helicopters Project Office, where he was responsible for daily project level operations including strategic planning, technical guidance, acquisition support, and operational research in accordance with PEO AVN directives, ASA(ALT) policy, and Department of the Army acquisition guidelines.

Rich Arnold has extensive experience as a Program Manager with major defense contracting firms managing significant Aviation contracts. He is a retired US Army veteran with 24 years of service that includes multiple combat deployments. Rich and his wife reside in Huntsville, Alabama where they own a small family restaurant downtown. Rich is a graduate of Leadership Greater Huntsville’s Flagship program and is an active mentor with the CAP & GOWN Project.

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