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Steve Situm Avocet Aircraft

Steve Situm
CEO, Designer of the AV24

Over 20 years of aircraft design and manufacturing / currently optimizing wing design for the U. S. Department of the Interior

Ian Burnham
CMO, Designer of the AV24

Over 25 years of building kit planes / certified aircraft parts design / certified aircraft mechanic

Gary K. Smith Avocet Aircraft

Gary K. Smith

Over 28 years of financial and taxation consulting in the US, UK, Canada, and Costa Rica

Many engineers supported the development of the AV24. Design iterations were coordinated with engineers from aerospace industry leaders, including NASA, Lockheed Martin Skunk Works, and McDonnell Douglas Boeing.

Advisory Board

Bob Fair Avocet Aircraft

Bob Fair

GM at Lancair from 1995 – 2003 / managed Pacific Aeronautical (the manufacturing side of Lancair) located in Cebu, Philippines / technical advisor and inspector for the Sport Class Air Racing Association

Red Jensen

Director of the Dale Reed Subscale Flight Research Lab at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards AFB / research leading to the development of the life saving Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System for the U. S. Air Force