SMSgt Mac

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Gender MALE
Industry Engineering
Occupation Aerospace Engineering
Location Texas, United States
Introduction I am a '3rd Generation Aerospace' Professional and a retired Air Force Senior NCO. I maintained and tested airborne precision guided weapons the first half of my Air Force career [including AIMVAL/ACEVAL, TASVAL79, AIM-9L FOT&E--IYAAYAS!] and flight tested RPVs, Drones and Cruise Missiles [XBQM-106A, Pave Tiger/Panther, CALCM, ACM and 'others'] the second half. Since my AF retirement I have worked on many aircraft, UAV and weapons programs. I have worked systems, flight, and laboratory test programs about half the time, and have worked R&M Engineering, Depot Operations, and Operations Analysis (Combat and Logistics) the other half, I am now the Lead Engineer xx x xxxxxxxxxxxx xxxx xxxx (doing 'stuff') on yet another major weapon systems program and still involved in a wide range of Aerospace Engineering and Military Operations Research activities for multiple programs.
Interests Operations Research, Aerospace Engineering, Systems Engineering, Writing, Sailing, Experimental Aircraft, History, Soccer, Flyfishing, Weightlifting, Hunting, Firearms, Technothrillers, Science Fiction, (no fantasy!), Architecture, Painting, Sculpture
Favorite Music Blues, Classical Guitar, Jimmy Buffett, Indie Rock, Ukulele