New York--The Aviation Week Group of The McGraw-Hill Cos. announced Monday that Tony Velocci has been named editor in chief of Aviation Week & Space Technology
and editorial director of the Aviation Week Group. Velocci succeeds David North, who will retire after a 27-year career with McGraw-Hill. The appointment will be effective Feb. 1. Velocci currently serves as senior business editor and Northeast bureau chief of AviationWeek.