Corporate Headquarters

2 Eaton Street – Hampton, VA 23669


The Longbow Group, founded in 2006, provides international aviation consulting and aviation-related services. The Founder and CEO of the company, Marco Sterk, has over 30 years of commercial aviation experience working previously at Fokker, Airbus and FedEx as Chief Aircraft Development Engineer and Aircraft Acquisitions Program Manager. Up to 2015 the company has assisted airlines, lessors and manufacturers with Commercial Transport-Category Aircraft projects, such as the A320F, A330F, 777F, A380 Freighter and Passenger versions, 767F and 747F, involving design and network advice, customizations, conversions, specifications, buyer-furnished equipment contracts and management, airport planning, and has negotiated several engine purchase and lease agreements for airlines and leasing company clients across the globe.

In 2015 the company pivoted its activities to Intelligence, Space and Defense.

The company is working on Communications, Navigations and Surveillance (CNS) and Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) Solutions while providing a valuable link between the emerging Advanced Air Mobility industry and the traditional Commercial Aviation Industry.

Leadership Team

Marco Sterk – CEO

Don Ward – COO

Kenneth L. Dudley – CTO

Arie Herweijer – VP International (EMEA)