LOS ANGELES – Former Beechcraft executive John Gibson II has been named chief executive officer and president of XCOR Aerospace in place of co-founder Jeff Greason, who is transitioning to chief technology officer. XCOR, which is developing the rocket-powered Lynx suborbital vehicle and microsatellite launch system, says the move will enable Greason to focus on development of the vehicle as well as the company’s planned orbital system. Gibson’s appointment comes as the ...

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