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engineering company executive

James David Raisbeck, American engineering company executive. Achievements include numerous patents in aircraft design. Recipient Outstanding Engineer award Purdue University, 1999; named Distinguished Engineering Alumnus 1979, Purdue University. Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate); member Society Automotive Engineers, NBAA, Purdue University Alumni Association, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Eta Sigma, Sigma Gamma Tau.

Background

Raisbeck, James David was born on September 29, 1936 in Milwaukee.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Aerodynamics, Purdue University, 1961.

Career

Research aerodynamist Boeing Commercial Airplane Company, Seattle, 1961-1966. New airplane and research outplant manager Boeing Airplane Company, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, 1966-1968. Program manager commercial STOL airplane programs Boeing Company, 1968-1969.

President, Chief Executive Officer Robertson Aircraft Corporation, Seattle, 1969-1973. V.p, technical American Jet Industries, Van Nuys, California, 1973-1974. Chief Executive Officer Raisbeck Group, San Antonio and Seattle, 1974-1980, Raisbeck Engineering, Inc., Seattle, since 1980, Raisbeck Commercial Air Grp., Inc., Seattle, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include numerous patents in aircraft design.

Membership

Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate). Member Society Automotive Engineers, NBAA, Purdue University Alumni Association, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Eta Sigma, Sigma Gamma Tau.

Connections

Married Sherry Raisbeck. 1 child, Jennifer Lee. Stepchildren: Eric Valpey, Laura Valpey.

spouse:
Sherry Raisbeck

child:
Jennifer Lee Raisbeck

child:
Eric Valpey Raisbeck

child:
Laura Valpey Raisbeck