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Gary L. Thompson, American engineering consultant. Registered professional engineer, Arizona, Kansas, Oklahoma. Outland Athletic scholar, Stansbury Athletic-Academic scholar.


Thompson, Gary L. was born on February 9, 1936 in Wellington, Kansas, United States.


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University Kansas, 1959. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University Wichita, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy in Aerospace Engineering, University Oklahoma, 1971.


Associate engineer, The Boeing Company, Wichita, Kansas, 1959-1962; instructor mechanics and materials department School Engineering, University Wichita (Kansas), 1962-1964; stress engineer B structures group, Aero Commander, Norman, Oklahoma, 1964-1965; group leader flutter and structural dynamics group, Aero Commander, Norman, Oklahoma, 1966-1968; special instructor aerospace and mechanic engineering, U. Oklahoma, Norman, 1965-1966; chief structures, structural dynamics, director survivability, Beech Aircraft Corporation, Wichita, Kansas construction engineering, 1971-1976; co-owner, vice president, secretary, Advance Technology, Inc., Wichita, Kansas, 1975-1976; general manager, KIT Manufacturing Company, McPherson, Kansas, 1976-1978; construction engineering, Scottsdale, Arizona, since 1978. Consultant structural designated engineering representative Federal Aviation Administration, Cessna Aircraft Company, Jepson-Burns Corporation, United States Aviation Underwriters.


  • Registered professional engineer, Arizona, Kansas, Oklahoma.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate, former member technical committee structural dynamics). Member American Society Metals, American Society Nondestructive Testing, International Society Air Safety Investigators, Society Automotive Engineers, Pi Tau Sigma, Sigma Xi.


Married Coralee Page, July 26, 1976. 1 child, Jolene Renee Walker.

Coralee Page

Jolene Renee Walker Thompson