TITLE

B/CA Fast Five

AUTHOR(S)
Moller, Paul S.
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Business & Commercial Aviation;Feb2005, Vol. 96 Issue 2, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
15938703

 

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