The Kansas Aviation Museum has named a former Cessna Aircraft executive as its 2015 inductee in the Kansas Aviation Hall of Fame.
KAM said Friday that Charlie Johnson will be inducted at a ceremony at 6 p.m. on Oct. 6 at the museum, 3350 George Washington Blvd.
Johnson was Cessna president and chief operating officer from 1997 to 2003.
He previously served as a pilot for professional golfer Arnold Palmer, chief of production flight test at Learjet and aviation manager for Koch Industries, according to the release.
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Johnson has more than 15,000 hours of flight time, including 5,000 as a test pilot, the release said. Johnson also was an Air Force combat pilot flying missions in an F-105 fighter in Southeast Asia.
He is currently president of Aero Electric Aircraft Corp. in Denver.
The induction ceremony is free and open to the public.