XP, FTE, AMT. Technical Director at L-V Aeronautics. 10+yrs experimental flight test experience in fixed wing, rotorcraft and powered lift. 15+yrs aircraft maintenance experience. 4,000+ hours at the controls! Retired military aviator. Distant relative of the Horten family.
Specific Interests: Developmental & Operational Testing, joined, canard, forward-swept and all-wing aircraft in particular.
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- Current / Future projects
LV-14 "Shrike" all-wing 2-place light aircraft N314LV. Completed preliminary design work. Now evaluating a 25% scale proof of concept test bird to validate finding from simulation. Loads of fun!! Also just fabricated a prototype rear wing for a Corvette C8!
- Past Projects
RAF Long-EZ, Velocity XL-RG, Lippisch DM-1 replica, Horten PUL-10 and H-3000 (design study)
Flight Test Engineer and Engineering Pilot
"Scientists investigate that which already is; Engineers create that which has never been."