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Engineering test pilot

John Michael Maris, British engineering test pilot. Achievements include patents for improvements in and relating to warning devices; a method of predicting the approaching stall of an aircraft wing; for method and apparatus for investigating airfow. Recipient Ronaasen award best paper Canada Aeronautical & Space Institute, 1991; grantee small business innovative research National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1987-1989.

Background

Maris, John Michael was born on March 10, 1958 in London. Arrived in Canada, 1983. Son of Michael Nicholas and Lina (Delagrammatica) Maris.

Education

Bachelor of Science Aeronautical Engineering, Imperial College, London, 1979. Master of Aviation Management, Master of Science, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 1983.

Career

Commercial pilot, London School of Flying, 1978-1980;lecturer/consultant, Embry Riddle Aero. U., Daytona Beach, Florida, 1981-1983;military pilot, Canada Department National Defense, Comox, B.C., 1983-1988;engineering test pilot, Canada Department National Defense, Cold Lake, Alberta, since 1989. Consultant Jet Electronics and Technology Inc.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for improvements in and relating to warning devices. A method of predicting the approaching stall of an aircraft wing. For method and apparatus for investigating airfow.

Membership

Captain Canada Air Force, since 1983. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association, City and Guilds of London Institute (associate), Society Experimental Test Pilots, Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute.

Connections

Married Julia Anne Peters, November 19, 1983. Children: Stephanie Alexandra, John Michael David.

father:
Michael Nicholas Maris

mother:
Lina (Delagrammatica) Maris

spouse:
Julia Anne Peters

children:
Stephanie Alexandra Maris

John Michael David Maris