Douglas T. Jackson

Doug Jackson
Aeronautical Engineer


Staff Member:
2000-present


Favorite Quote:
"The first time I ever saw a jet, I shot it down."
- Gen. Chuck Yeager, USAF



Favorite Vehicle:
V-22 Osprey
The V-22 represents a revolution in aircraft technology. Possessing the VTOL characteristics of a helicopter along with the speed and range of a fixed-wing airplane, the V-22's versatility will revolutionize modern warfare.

Biography: Doug Jackson is an aeronautical engineer who uses his background in aviation and aerospace to improve aircraft survivability, or the ability to withstand damage and continue flying safely. Doug concentrates his skills on helicopters and other rotorcraft as well as efforts to improve crash-worthiness. He travels the country frequently to participate in survivability tests of aircraft, helicopters, and unmanned aerial vehicles.

Professional Interests: Aerodynamics, flight dynamics, helicopters, tilt rotor technology, survivability, experimental testing.

Personal Interests: Military aircraft, air shows.

Selected Memberships:

  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Sigma Gamma Tau Aerospace Engineering Honor Society
  • Selected Honors & Awards:

    Selected Publications:





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