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Kusagaya Tairo

Kusagaya Tairo, Japanese aeronautical engineer, researcher, surveyor. Registered national land surveyor Japan, 1989. Member of Japan Aircraft Pilot Association, Japan Society Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Japan Society Aeronautical and Space Sciences, Japan Bouyant Flight Association (secretary 1992—2008).

Background

  • Tairo, Kusagaya was born on March 15, 1965 in Ohta, Japan. Son of Mutsuo and Chiiko Watanabe Kusagaya.

  • Education

    • Master of Science in Engineering, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Technology, 2001. Doctor of Philosophy in Planetary Atmospheric Flight Airship, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Technology, 2007.

    Career

    • Land surveyor Geography Survey Institute, Land, Infrastructure and Transportation Ministry, Tsukuba, Japan, 1988—1992. Manager airship Research and Development Skypia Limited company, Shibuya, Japan, 1992—1999. President Airship Technology and Survey Technology, Chofu, Japan, since 1999.

      Associate professor department aerospace engineering Tokyo Metropolitan University, 2009—2010. Airship boardman operations department Comprehensive Research Organization Science and Society, Tsuchiura, Japan, 2005—2007. Lecturer in field.

    Major achievements

    • Registered national land surveyor Japan, 1989.

    Works

    • Editor: Buoyant Flight, 1992, 15th edition, 2008.

    Membership

    Member of Japan Aircraft Pilot Association, Japan Society Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Japan Society Aeronautical and Space Sciences, Japan Bouyant Flight Association (secretary 1992—2008).

    Personality

    Interests

    Flying, boating, kendo, ice skating, painting.

    Connections

    • Married Yoko Komine Kusagaya, January 1, 1997. 1 child Yudai.
    • father: Mutsuo Kusagaya
    • mother: Chiiko Watanabe Kusagaya
    • spouse: Yoko Komine Kusagaya
    • child: Yudai Tairo
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    Born March 15, 1965
    (age 52)
    Nationality
    • 2001
      Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Technology
    • 2007
      Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Technology
    • 1988 - 1992
      Land surveyor Geog. Survey Institute
      Land, Buskerud, Norway
    • 1992 - 1999
      manager, airship Research and Development Skypia Company
      Shibuya, Kanagawa, Japan
    • 1999
      president, Airship Technology and Survey Technology
      Chofu, Tokyo, Japan
    • 2009 - 2010
      associate, professor department aerospace engineering Tokyo Metropolitan University