Scott Hamilton is the editor of Leeham News and Comment. He was named Best Aerospace Journalist of the Year in 2009 in the Regional Airline Category. LNC regularly breaks international news that wire services and other media picks up.
Before creating LNC, Hamilton co-founded of Linkraven Ltd. in 1989. Linkraven published the internationally-distributed Commercial Aviation Report and Commercial Aviation Value Report; and organized conferences in Asia, Europe and the Americas under the Commercial Aviation Events banner. During the 10 years Hamilton and his partner owned and operated Linkraven, Commercial Aviation Report, Value Report and Events became internationally recognized for their breaking news reporting and high-quality conferences. The influential publications regularly beat larger and more established magazines and newspapers with news about the airline industry.
Hamilton is known for his straight-shooting, call-it-like it is take on news and events. He is frequently called by broadcast and print media to offer expert analysis about the issues of the day.
Hamilton is a regular speaker at aviation conferences and corporate events. From 2010-2013 he was a member of the Board of Directors of the Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance.
Bjorn Fehrm joined LNC as Aeronautical and Economical analyst. He focuses on technical evaluation for LNC, providing a level of technical and aircraft economic reporting rarely seen among aviation writers. He has a background as an aeronautical engineer and Fighter pilot from the Swedish Air Force where he flew the Draken and worked on the Viggen and Gripen programs. After leaving the Air Force he worked at SAAB with the Gripen program in the area of counter-measures.
Fehrm is the developer and expert on Leeham Co’s aircraft model, which enables a complete performance analysis of aircraft from aerodynamical data to cost of operation.
Fehrm holds four worldwide patents in Aeronautics/High technology.