Edward F. Ladenburger

  • Wall of Honor Location:

    Foil: 64 Panel: 1 Column: 1 Line: 18

  • Wall of Honor Level:

    Air and Space Friend

- University of Wisconsin 1958-51
- De Vry Technical Institute Certificate of Fundamental Electronics 1959
- USMC 1953-1956
- Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University BSME 1963.

1963-1968 -- Hamilton Standard, Division of United Technologies Corp: Experimental Engineer on the Porous Plate Sublimator for National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) equipment (Lunar Excursion Module ESC System, Backpack ECS System for LM Space Suit, Saturn Command Module HK), Biosatellite ECS HK Program, Development & testing of pneumatic aircraft-engine starters for FOB C-13, UJ2F, P3A, FSD, F8U, F184; and steel & aluminum air-to-liquid and liquid -to-air heat exchangers for Grumman LM.

1968-1976 -- Hamilton Standard Senior Development Engineer on General Dynamics F-16 Environmental Control System Air Cycle Machine, the Augmentor Fuel Pump for the Pratt & Whitney F100 Engine on the F-16 Fighter aircraft, Lockheed L-1011 Environmental Control System Bleed Air Mixing Ejector, Fairchild A-18 Environmental Control System, Manufacturing Liaison on 54H60and 63E60 Propellers, Administration of IR&D Programs, Product Support Evaluation and Development of the Pneumatic Starter for the L-1011.

1976-1983 -- Sundstrand Senior Project Engineer on heat transfer equipment for aircraft, Group Engineer for the F-18 A/B Air Turbine Starter Program, responsible for all aircraft engine starters (cartridge and pneumatic) for the F-100, B-52G, C/RC-135B, F-4, F-111, KC-135B, Lockheed F-117A Stealth, and licensed SEMCA starter for the CFM-56 engine. Engineering support on the GE F404 engine Power Lever Control, Boeing Condor Two-speed shifting Gearbox, L-1011 Air Turbine Motor Exhaust Duct and Controller, AJ-37 Gearbox, F-106 Gearbox and JA-37 Gearbox, Bell 214 Helicopter Transmission oil cooling system.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), Pi Tau Sigma (Mechanical Engineering Honor Society)

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