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Commercial Supersonic Technology: The Way Ahead
identifying and coordinating science and technology opportunities at Wright-Patterson Air Force Research Laboratory and NASA Glenn Research Center. Mr. Winslow is a former flight instructor with experience in military transports, military helicopters, and commercial transports. His professional experience includes 31 years as a pilot and flight commander of transport aircraft for the U.S. Air Force and the Air National Guard and a parallel career in the aerospace industry. Mr. Winslow has participated in the development of new aerospace products such as lighting systems, composite materials, and flight controls.
BILL G.W. YEE has expertise in propulsion materials. As director of materials and process engineering at Pratt & Whitney (now retired), Dr. Yee was responsible for managing and providing direction for the research, development, and characterization of materials and processes for application to commercial aircraft, military aircraft, and spacecraft propulsion systems and advanced components. He was also responsible for the development and maintenance of the material and process specifications and the approval and certification of suppliers and vendors. Dr. Yee also has 23 years of experience at General Dynamics, Fort Worth, where he was manager of advanced structures and design for aircraft systems. Dr. Yee has been a member of one NRC committee and one board (the National Materials Advisory Board).
Liaison from the Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board
ROBERT C. GOETZ, the liaison from the Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board to the study committee, is currently vice president of engineering at the Lockheed Martin Skunk Works. Prior to joining Lockheed, Mr. Goetz held a variety of positions during his 29-year career with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, including deputy center director at the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, where he managed major space vehicle and space development programs. He conducted research in hypersonic aeroelasticity, was appointed head of the Flight Loads Section of the Structures and Dynamics Division and head of the Dynamic Loads Branch, and managed all research work in Materials, Structures and Dynamics, Loads and Aeroelasticity, and Acoustics and Noise Reduction at NASA Langley. He left NASA in 1987. Mr. Goetz is a fellow of the AIAA and the American Astronautical Society.