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Richard Sauer

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Faculty, POLY Campus, Mailcode 2880
Biography: 

EDUCATION:  Kent State University - 1964 - BS, Aero-Space Technology                             Curiculum       Aircraft and engine systems, Theory of Flight, Engine Overhaul, Airframe and Systems       Theory of Operation, Trouble shooting and Repairs.           Pilot Training – Multi Engine Commercial Pilot, Instrument Rating, Single Engine CFI                                            

Flight test engineer.  Forty plus years  experience leading teams involved in propulsion and APU engine installation design, flight test and certification.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

                         Allison Division of GM

Experimental Flight Test/ Laboratory Test Engineer

-Vibration /Stress engineer advanced technology engines.

-Team leader overseeing installation and flight test of the  turboprop engine conversions

-Flight Test engineer on Experimantal Helicoptors and Fixed wing new Installations. 

Garrett Turbine Engines

 

                         Experimental Flight Test 

-Experimental Aircraft flight testing through FAA Certification

-Engine and aircraft instrumentation

 

-Project manager for New Engine Test, Installation Testing and Field Liaison

                         -Air Vehicle Engine Integration Manager US Army Commanche                   

                         -Project Manager: Engine Installation design of the T800 engine system, including                                IPS, Exhaust system,  FADEC interface, performance.

- Design Project Manager : NASA Space Station Dynamic Power System Preliminary Design

Independent Engineering Consultant

 

                        -Project Manager  DARPA Unmanned Vehicle light weight turbine engine 

                       -Program Manager: Boeing 747-100 Supertanker Conversion from cargo to air tanker 

Education: 

Kent State University - 1964 - BS, Aero-Space Technology                             

Aircraft and engine systems

Theory of Flight

Engine Overhaul

Airframe and Systems   

Theory of Operation

Trouble shooting and Repairs  

 Pilot Training –

    Multi Engine Commercial Pilot, Instrument Rating, Single Engine CFI                                            

Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 182Private Pilot Ground School
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 182Private Pilot Ground School
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 182Private Pilot Ground School
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 182Private Pilot Ground School
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 182Private Pilot Ground School
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 182Private Pilot Ground School
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 182Private Pilot Ground School
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 182Private Pilot Ground School
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 182Private Pilot Ground School
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
AMT 182Private Pilot Ground School
Presentations: 

Ceritfied Flight Instructor - Fixed wing

Private Pilot Ground School 2016, 2017 ASU

Service: 

1. Fountain Hills Community 1980-81  Chair community Drug Intervention Group 

2. Fountain Hills School District 1982-83  Chair School Facilities Planning

Dates are approximate