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Deborah Bailey
GS-15, DAF (Ret)

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Deborah Bailey

Summary Qualifications

30+ years of engineering and technical management experience in Air Force acquisition encompassing overall weapon system development and test (F-22, B-1), modification programs and sustainment issues (B-2), training systems, aging aircraft issues, airworthiness certification, and Operational Safety, Suitability & Effectiveness (OSS&E). Primary experience in flight systems engineering (aero-mechanics, structures, and subsystems) and systems engineering. Experienced in proposal preparation, strategic planning, and technology transition.

Key Specialties

  • Systems Engineering

  • Airworthiness Certification

  • Flight Systems Engineering

  • Technology Transition

  • Proposal Development and Review

Key Positions

  • Chief Engineer, B-2 Program

  • Chief Flight Systems Engineer, F-22 Program

  • Chief Engineer, Aging Systems Office

  • Chief Flight Systems Engineer, Non-Developmental Airlift Aircraft System Program

  • Chief Flight Systems Engineer, Training Systems Product Group (TSPG)


  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

  • Air Command and Staff College

  • Executive Program Management

  • Leadership Miami Valley