Sr. Dir. Advanced Aircraft Engineering
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc.
As Senior Director, Advanced Aircraft Engineering, for the Aircraft Systems Group of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), Dr. Ehlers leads the group responsible for composite airframes and components for all company products from concept creation through transition to production. Group capabilities include design, strength, durability and damage tolerance, loads and dynamics, aeroelasticity, materials and processes, propulsion and fuel systems, prototype fabrication and assembly, NDI and structural test. The Advanced Aircraft Engineering group is also actively involved in identifying, investigating and evaluating new technologies and concepts for future products.