DC AVIATION [FSCM 8DEZ5]

 

We are a collection of former Boeing and McDonnell Douglas engineers and program management professionals dedicated to enhancing the Boeing product and making it the best it can become and to extending the useful life of these great aircraft.  Most are subject matter experts in their respective disciplines and have accumulated well over 400 years of combined experience on these specific aircraft.  Most were either project leads or in upper management  at McDonnell Douglas and subsequently Boeing.

DC Aviation is experienced in design, engineering, and certification with Part 25 rules applicable to transport category aircraft.  This includes, modification for fuel efficiency as well as for performance enhancements.  Both cruise performance and field performance are improved through our Boeing licensed mod programs.  

Our philosophy is to provide the customer a turn key product of documentation and parts which are as robust and reliable as possible while being as synergistic and simple as possible, and which are equal to or better than OEM standards.

MANAGEMENT

PRESIDENT & COO

ROD MANSER

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Over 30 years in airline operations and engineering, a subject matter expert in operations and program management.  Experience in operations and maintenance from Republic/ Northwest Airlines, Continental/United, and McDonnell Douglas supply chain management.  Rod studied aerospace engineering and holds degrees in Economics and International Relations [trade] from the University of Southern California, as well as DoD program budget/cost  analyst certifications. A USAF veteran and  Air Mobility Command flight crew, began his aviation career flying in High School. 

OUR ENGINEERS

CHIEF ENGINEERING DESIGNEE

Robert harris

Chief design engineer, FAA Designated Engineering Representative, delegation on multi-discipline admin, certification management, AFM, aero data for loads certification, structures, design management, former chief admin DER on several Long Beachj Twinjet and Trijet projects, McDonnell Douglas.

AERODYNAMICS

DR. JOHN VASSBERG

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Aerodynamicist at Boeing Research and Technology, CFD modeling and analysis, aero design engineer with extensive portfolio of Long Beach Twinjet and Trijet efficiency improvements, as well as C-17 design and improvement experience.  Stanford research fellow, and well published AIAA contributor.  717 specific aero efficiency design innovations.

STRUCTURES

Jerry dunlap

Former project lead stress and loads engineer for McDonnell Douglas twinjet series; -80, -90, 717, other development projects.  Finite element modeling and certification reports.  Drawing release and configuration management