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Gene Velazquez, president and founder, One Mile Up Inc.
Gene Velazquez is president and founder of One Mile Up Inc., a software company that has developed graphic solutions. In 1998 the company stepped into the aviation market, developing software to for aircraft interior rendering, paint scheme design, instrument panel layout, and also a software program for parking and stacking of aircraft called Hangar & Ramp Planner. One Mile Up’s Hangar & Ramp Planner was designed for better planning of aircraft parking to improve both profits and safety. According to Velazquez, about 500 companies have purchased the software to assist in parking of aircraft. In 2010, One Mile Up implemented a beta testing site at Centennial Airport in Englewood, Colo., for a new web-based version of Hangar & Ramp Planner. Introducing Velazquez at the reception, Mike Zimpel of Vail Valley Jet Center spoke about the benefits of the program. “Valle Valley Jet Center uses the One Mile Up Hangar Planner as a helpful tool for planning aircraft moves, ramp and hangar stacking,” he says. “We look forward to the latest version and improved levels of safety and efficiency this will bring.” contact us email@example.com