Lead General Aviation Instructor


Total Hours:

  • 1600


  • Commercial-S&MEL


  • Master of Business Administration – California State University
  • Sacramento Experimental Flight Test Engineer Course
  • Bachelor of Science – USAF Test Pilot School
  • Electrical Engineering -University of Southern California


  • Lt. Colonel, USAF (Retired)
  • USAF Test Pilot School Instructor
  • F-35 Director of Operations

Instructor Specialties:

  • Fixed Wing Performance & Flying Qualities
  • Operational Test and Evaluation
  • Propulsion Systems
  • Professional Spaceflight
  • Upset Recognition & Recovery

Awards & Affiliations:

  • Air Force Materiel Command Senior Military Engineer of the Year, 2013
  • Air Force Materiel Command Technical Manager of the Year, 2005
  • Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters
  • Deputy Chief of the Royal Australian Air Force Commendation
  • Aerial Achievement Medal with one oak leaf cluster
  • Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters


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