Honorary Positions/Organization

  • Observer, FAA Drone Advisory Committee
    • 2016, 2017
  • International Aviation Club
    • 2006 Present, member
    • 2010 Elected Board of Directors
    • 2011/2013 Chairman, Membership, Board of Directors
    • 2015/2016 President
    • 2018 Treasurer
  • Academy of Model Aeronautics
    • Member since 2017
  • Women in Commercial Drones
    • Member since 2016
  • National Ski Area Association
    • Member since 2017
  • RTCA
    • Member since 2016
  • AUVSI
    • Member since 2016
  • DC Drone User Group Network
    • Member since 2017
  • ​Royal Aeronautics Society
    • 2015- 2016 Member Board of Governors
    • 2005-present, member
  • ​Aero Club of Washington
    • 2003 Trustee
    • 2002 Immediate Past President
    • 2001 President
    • 2000 Vice President
    • 1999 Treasurer
    • 1998 Membership Chairman
    • 1997 Sponsorship Chairman
    • 1980 – present, member
  • ​National Academies, Transportation Research Board
    • 2012 – Peer reviewer for Transportation Research Record submissions
    • 2007- Present Member, Committee on Light Aviation and Regional Aviation Subcommittee
    • 1995-2007 Chairman Regional Aviation Subcommittee
  • ​International Aviation Woman’s Association
    • 2004- Present, member.
  • International Trade Data Users
    • 2005-2006 member Board of Directors
  • ​Air Transportation Research International Forum
    • 2005 Annual Meeting Program Chair
    • 1998 – present, member
  • ​Community Air Service Coalition
    • 2003-2006, President
  • ​Wings Club
    • Present, Member
    • 1995-1999/ Member Membership Committee

Resume

Work Experience


  • Sponsor Capstone Project, Systems Engineering program, George Mason University on the use of drones for ski lift maintanence

  • September 2017 Adjunct Profession, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

  • June 2009- Present

    • CEO and Founder Skylark Services, LLC

    • President, Skylark Drone Research Services, a Drone research company

    • August 2015- September 2016

      • Special Projects, Global Eagle Entertainment

    • October 2012-August 2015

      •  President, masFlight (acquired by Global Eagle Entertainment)

    • January 2009- Present

      • Principal, NEXA Advisers, LLC

  • 1999-2008

    • Managing Director

    • OAG/BACK Aviation

  • 1990-1999

    • Director

    • Simat, Helliesen & Eichner

  • 1987-1990

    • Vice President

    • Airline Economics

  • 1982-1987

    • Vice President

    • Regional Airline Association

  • 1980-1982

    • President

    • Alaska Air Carriers Association

    • Executive Director

    • Alaskan Aviation Safety Foundation

  • 1977-1980

    • Director, Government Affairs

    • Regional Airline Association

  • 1976-1977

    • Staff Economist

    • National Transportation Policy Study Commission

  • 1976-1977

    • Researcher/Economist

    • Office of the Secretary

    • U.S. Department of Transportation

2016 Certified Woman Business Enterprise

Skylark Services, LLC, is certified as a Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) and SBA Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) by the Women Presidents' Educational Organization, a regional partner organization of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)


Education

  • 2013 Doctorate of Management, University of Maryland University College

  • 1978 M.A. Economics, The George Washington University

  • 1976 B.A. Economics/Political Science, The George Washington University

  • 2017 Part 107 Remote Pilot In Command

  • UAS Advance Piloting, Anne Arundel Community College

  • 1982 Private Airman Certificate

CONTACT ME  (443) 510-3566
Dr. Tulinda Deegan Larsen

Recognitions


  • 2018 May/June Issue of  Women for Aviation International profiled Dr. Larsen

  • 2018 Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International (AUVSI) named her Chairman of the Agriculture and Environment Working Group for the Trusted Operator Program (TOP).

  • 2018 Named Leader in Unmanned Aircraft Industry by Women and Drones Awesome Program

  • 2008 Named to National Academies, Transportation Research Board, Blue Ribbon Panel on Essential Air Service program

  • 2007 Finalist Stevie Award for Leadership

  • 2007 Outstanding Transportation Professional Profile, Transportation Research Board, March TR NEWS

  • 1993 Designated expert in Regional Airline Industry before the National Labor Relations Board

  • 1986 Aviation Week and Space Technology, Outstanding Aviation Professional

  • 1981 FAA Alaskan Region Special Commendation by the FAA Regional Director for outstanding contributions to Alaskan Aviation Safety

  • 1981 FAA certificate of appreciation for contributions to a better understanding of Hazardous Materials

Books, Peer Review & Selected Publications


  • 2018, !00 Lessons for Drone Hobby
  • 2014-present peer review for Doctorate of Management program, University of Maryland University College
  • 2013- present peer review for Transportation Research Board, National Academies
  • Panelist - Cowen 4th Annual Future of the Consumer Conference, Unmanned Industry Discussion, April 2018

  • "Commercial UAS Delivery Market Forecast" May 2017

  • Panelist - Cowen 3rd Annual Future of the Consumer Conference, Unmanned Industry Discussion, April 2017

  • "Fundamental Economic Laws of UAVs: Adopt or Die," White Paper 2016

  • "Connected Aircraft: Improving Dispatch Reliability", White Paper, 2016

  • “Cross-Platform Aviation Analytics Using Big-Data Methods", ICNS Conference April 2013

  • "Business Aviation Users:  Shareholder Value Performance During and After the Great Recession (2007 – 2011), White Paper released by NBAA October 2012

  • Air Traffic Infrastructure Global Markets

  • Forecast ATI for ANSPs and Operators, White Paper, 2012

  • “Government Use of Aircraft: A Taxpayer Value Perspective” White Paper released by NBAA and NASAO June 2012.

  • Right Tool for the Job: A Look at Aircraft Selection, Handbook of Airline Economics, Third Edition, Edgar Elgar 2012

  • “NextGen Equipage Fund: Job Creation, Economic Benefit, and Tax Revenue Contributions.” Released January 2011

  • “Business Aviation: An Enterprise Value Perspective- Small and Medium Enterprises: White Paper, released November 2010

  •  “Business Aviation: An Enterprise Value Perspective – S&P 500 Companies” White Paper, released September 2009.

  • “Global Air Freight Forecast” Air Cargo World,  May 2005; May 2008

  • Aircraft Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Forecast 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 ,2005 ,2006 Published in  McGraw-Hills’ Overhaul and Maintenance Magazine

  • Handbook of Airline Economics, Second Edition, Regional Jets: The Next Generation,McGraw Hill 2002 ISBN 007-982394-7

  • Transportation Research Board Circular, Future of Aviation Activities 12th International Workshop – Regional Airlines National Academies 2001

  • Outlook for Turboprop Aircraft, The George Washington University, May 2002

  • “World Fleet Forecast 20-120 Seat Commercial Aircraft”, McGraw Hill 2000 ISBN 007-9823887-4

  • “North America Fleet Forecast 20-120 Seat Commercial Aircraft”, McGraw Hill 2000 ISBN 007-9823890-4

  • “Europe Fleet Forecast 20-120 Seat Commercial Aircraft”, McGraw Hill 2000 ISBN 007-9823899-0

  • “Asia Pacific Fleet Forecast 20-120 Seat Commercial Aircraft”, McGraw Hill 2000,ISBN 007-982388-02

  • Transportation Research Board Circular, Future of Aviation Activities 11th International Workshop, Regional Airlines, National Academies January 2001

  • Transportation Research Board Circular, Future of Aviation Activities 10th International Workshop,Regional Airlines,National Academies January 1999