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b 8/26/32 Jamestown, New York
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY - Bachlor of Industrial Design

General Motors Styling, Detroit, MI 1954-1963
Firebird III, gas turbine showcar - Design Patent No. 185,843

General Motors Defense Research Labs, Santa Barbara, CA 1963-1967
Early lunar roving vehicle development - Resiliant Wheel - Patent No. 3,568,748

Sundberg-Ferar (Detroit) resident at Lockheed Cal Co, CA 1967-1973
Industrial Design, L1011 Interiors

Rohr Industries, Rohr Marine, RMI, Aerospace, BFGoodrich, Goodrich Aerostructures (basically same company- incl name changes/mergers) 1974-2002
Industrial Design - Flxible Bus - Design Patent No. 248,033 & others
Des Engineer -Surface Effects Ships, SWATH, 3K SES
Aerospace/Nacelle Design - Group Engineer, Design-To-Cost
R&D Design -Thrust Reverser Patent No. 5,927,647
X-33 Thermal Protection System - Risk Management

Semi-retired 1992 - Goodrich Aerostructures, R&D Advanced Design

Hobby, Astronomy/Telescope making
President Los Angeles Astronomical Society 1969
Spheremount Telescope Mounting - Patent No. 3,603,664
Awards 10" Spheremounted Cassegrainian
Stellefane, VT 1967 1st Mechanical
12 1/2" Spheremounted f/5 RFT
Riverside, CA 1972 1st Mechanical
1st Optical
1st Inginuity
1st Overall
Stellefane, VT 1972 1st Mechanical
2nd Optical

Author - Of Firebirds & Moonmen, May 2007