B.Aero.Engring., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, 1967. Master of Engineering, University Liverpool, England, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University Liverpool, England, 1973.
Research engineer, Eurocpoter Deutschland, Munich, since 1975.
Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate). Member Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Luft University Raumfahrt.
Married Jennifer Mary Bartlett, August 19, 1972. Children: Christian, Claire, Peter.