Dr. Marti Sarigul-Klijn is an expert at rapidly designing, fabricating, and test flying proof-of-concept prototypes. He holds a Ph.D. in Aeronautical Engineering from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School and is a graduate of the United States Naval Test Pilot School and the United States Naval Academy. After completing twenty years in the Navy with the final rank of Commander, he has since worked on over 20 design proposals that include aircraft, UAV's, rocket propulsion, and space launch vehicles. Seven of these proposals continued to the building and successful testing of actual full-scale proof-of-concept hardware. He is noted for having helped develop Logistic Glider's cargo gliders, AirLaunch LLC Gravity Air Launch (GAL) method, and t/Space Trapeze/Lanyard Air Drop (t/LAD) method. He is listed as an inventor on four U.S. patents and is an author of over 40 academic publications. He is a commercial pilot rated in airplanes, helicopters, gliders, and autogyros and is also a FAA rated A&P mechanic.
Logistic Gliders: http://logisticgliders.com/
AirLaunch's GAL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ltC18q4Td4A
t/Space's t/LAD: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4q-zIz4fBI
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