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Aerospace engineer

Mpinga Charles Vivian Mgana, Tanzanian aerospace engineer. Vice-president African Civil Aviation Commission, Dakar, since 1995; guardian Youth Music Society, Samaja Hills, Iramba, since 1993. Member Tanzania Engineers Association.

Background

Mgana, Mpinga Charles Vivian was born on January 1, 1944 in Iramba, Singida, Tanzania. Son of Mgana Mpinga and Keliye Ulumbi Kishui.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Physics, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1968. Master of Science in Aeronaut. Engineering, Stanford University, 1978.

Doctor of Philosophy in Aeronaut. Engineering, Stanford University, 1982. Diploma in French Language, Alliance Francais, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, 1997.

Career

Pupil operations officer East African Community, Nairobi, 1968-1970. Operations officer Directorate of Civil Aviation, 1971-1972, director of civil aviation Dar-es-Salaa, Tanzania, 1972-1974, deputy director general Nairobi, 1975-1976. Advisor on aviation development Government of Tanzania, Dar-es-Salaam, 1982-1983.

Representative of Tanzania ICAO Council, Montreal, Canada, 1984-1992. Alternate representative of Tanzania on ICAO Council, Montreal, 1993-1995. Principal fleet operations officer Ministry of Communications, Dar-Es-Salaam, since 1998.

Membership

Vice-president African Civil Aviation Commission, Dakar, since 1995. Guardian Youth Music Society, Samaja Hills, Iramba, since 1993. Member Tanzania Engineers Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Mountain climbing.

Connections

Married Kaawe Hellena Mpanda, August 16, 1968. Children: Martin, Immanuel, Nalumbikya, Neema.

father:
Mgana Mpinga

mother:
Keliye Ulumbi Kishui

spouse:
Kaawe Hellena Mpanda

child:
Martin Mgana

child:
Immanuel Mgana

child:
Nalumbikya Mgana

child:
Neema Mgana