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Aeronautical engineer

Craig Ross Jones, American aeronautical engineer. Decorated Air Force Commendation medal, Oak Leaf Cluster; fellow, University Virginia, 1971-1973; grantee, National Science Foundation, 1971; National Aeronautics and Space Administration and Federal Aviation Administration research grantee, 1972-1975. Fellow: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate); member: Sigma Gamma Tau, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Xi.

Background

Jones, Craig Ross was born on September 30, 1948 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Rosser and Grace Bitting (Harty) Jones.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Virginia, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, University Virginia, 1975. Master of Science, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1971.

Career

Reentry flight test engineer United States Air Force Space and Missile Systems Organization, Los Angeles, 1975—1978. Student flight test engineer Class 78A United States Air Force Test Pilot School, Edwards Air Force Base. Test director 4950 Test Wing Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, 1978—1980.

Chief flying qualities section academics branch United States Air Force Test Pilot School, 1980—1981. Project engineer 757 flight simulator Eastern Air Lines, Miami, Florida, 1981—1984. Member technical staff Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, since 1984.

With United States Air Force, 1975-1981, major Reserve.

Membership

Fellow: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate). Member: Sigma Gamma Tau, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Xi.

Connections

father:
Rosser Jones

mother:
Grace Bitting (Harty) Jones