B/CA Fast Five

Moller, Paul S.
February 2005
Business & Commercial Aviation;Feb2005, Vol. 96 Issue 2, p26
Trade Publication
The article presents an interview with Paul S. Moller, founder and CEO of Moller International, Davis, California, on the creation of the low-cost vertilifter. Raised on a chicken farm in British Columbia, Moller earned a master's and Ph.D. in engineering from McGill University. After a few years working on Canadair's CL-44 turboprop, he accepted an invitation to set up an aeronautical engineering program at the University of California. He said that the project for the low-cost vertilifter began in the 1960s as a teaching project. The airplane has eight engines which are considerable small.


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