Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute
Institut aéronautique et spatial du Canada
“Once There Was an Arrow”
Co-sponsored by AIAA and CAHS
AIAA Niagara Frontier Section
Jeff Bird, CASI Ottawa
Omer Majeed, CASI Ottawa
Room RB 2228, Richcraft Building, Carleton University
Park at P16 under the Richcraft Building or at P2. View map here.
17:30 - 18:00 Meet and Greet
18:00 - 19:00 Catered Buffet Meal
19:00 - 20:00 Presentation
20:00 - 20:15 Question and Answer Session
Registration for Virtual Attendees Available Only
Walter Gordon worked as an engineer in Western New York from 1979 to 2020 at four different aerospace firms, retiring recently as a business development manager in the Moog Space and Defense Group. He is also retired from a parallel 30-year career in the Air Force Reserve, serving as commander of the 328th Airlift Squadron and 914th Airlift Wing in Niagara Falls, New York. Walter Gordon is a veteran of Operations Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom and has over 2,000 hours flying time in the C-130.
Walter has a long time interest in aerospace and aerospace history, joining AIAA at age 17 and currently serving as chairman of the Niagara Frontier Section (western NY, eastern Ontario and Quebec) and member of the History Committee. He is also the chairman of the Niagara Frontier Aviation and Space Hall of Fame nominating committee and a past president of the Niagara Aerospace Museum and Aero Club of Buffalo. He has B.S. and M.S. degrees in Aerospace Engineering from the University at Buffalo and an M.S. in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Air Force Air War College.
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