AIAA LA-LV Section January Dinner Meeting
- Learn more about exciting experiences with these advanced aircraft.
- Learn about the operational, combat, and personal stories from the world’s highest time Stealth Fighter pilot.
- Learn more about the development and deployment of them.
- Also learn about the interesting flight testing of MiG 21/23.
- Learn more about the National Test Pilot School.
- Network with the speaker, aviators, aerospace professionals, business leaders, educators, students, and enthusiasts.
Event Location and InformationEvent LocationS-Café (Building S – Cafeteria)Northrop Grumman Aerospace SystemsOne Space ParkRedondo Beach, CA 90278*Next to the Space Park*West of 405 Hwy, East of Pacific Coast Hwy (1), and South of 105 Hwy*Please follow the directions & maps on the registration website
(Enter from Marine Ave., Turn South into Simon Ramo Drive Entrance, Keep going after the Stop Sign, then Turn Right into the Parking Lot. Then Walk down the Stairway, and you see the Glass Door of the S-Cafeteria (AIAA Sign will be there)Thursday, January 25, 2018, 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm (Presentation starts at 7:00 pm)(Ticket sales will end after on Tuesday, January 23, 2018)Contact email@example.com or (949)426-8175 if any questions
James E. Brown III
National Test Pilot School
Jim Brown graduated “With Distinction” from the Virginia Military Institute in 1976 with a BS Degree in Civil Engineering, earned a Master of Science in Management from Troy State University and completed graduate study in Mechanical Engineering with California State University, Fresno. Following two European tours flying the F-4 and F-5 he was selected to attend the USAF Test Pilot School where he graduated with Class 86A in December of 1986 Following graduation he tested the A-7, F-15 Eagle, F-117 and F-22. In 1994 he was hired by the Lockheed Skunk Works as an Experimental Test Pilot in the F-117 Stealth Fighter. While on the F-117, he tested software, avionics and weapons improvements. Many of these improvements saw service in Operation Joint Endeavor over Bosnia and Operation Iraqi Freedom, the second Gulf War. As the Chief Test Pilot after flying the Stealth for eight years with over 900 flight hours, he went on to test the F-22 eventually becoming the Raptor Chief Test Pilot. In January 2016 he retired from Lockheed Martin and joined National Test Pilot School as the Chief Operations Officer and Test Pilot Instructor. JB is a Fellow and Past President of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots, a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and an Eagle of the Flight Test Historical Foundation. He has logged over 9,400 flight hours in 150 different models of aircraft and is the world’s highest time Stealth Fighter pilot.