Skyworks, the global provider of gyronautics, has announced that Michael Cowan has joined the organization as Director of Business Development for its Southeast Asia market, the company said.
A resident of the Philippines for decades, Cowan has a deep understanding of the region and has forged strong relationships with the Philippine army, navy and national police. He is multilingual, with fluency in Thai, Japanese, Spanish and German in addition to Filipino (Tagalog) and English.
Cowan has more than two decades of experience in the US military and has provided tactical training for federal law enforcement and military officers in S.W.A.T, hostage rescue and crisis management. While serving in the military, Cowan´s responsibilities included training the White House Marine Security Force and the Advanced Skills Training Battalion at the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School.
Cowan has also provided Dignitary Protection Training for members of the Philippine Congress and local Governors. A private pilot since 1969, Cowan has over 400 hours of flight time in gyroplanes including many flights designed to demonstrate the aircraft´s stability, maneuverability and vertical take off and landing (VTOL) capabilities.
Skyworks Global Inc., is the world provider of gyronautics, the study and design of sustained autorotative flight represented by the company´s gyroplane technology. Skyworks has more than 40 patents with several more underway, all obtained in an effort to radically change not only the way gyroplanes are perceived, but also the way they are utilized. From mass personnel transportation, agriculture, and border protection to literally changing the economies of developing nations, Skyworks´ goal is to change the paradigm of aerial technology.