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David Edmunds
GM-15, DAF (Ret)

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David Edmunds

Summary Qualifications

Over 35 years of experience planning and executing all aspects of major USAF propulsion systems engineering and acquisition programs. Successfully led the F-22/F119 Engine EMD development program from initiation through qualification. Extensive hands-on experience with the acquisition, systems engineering and technical management of large USAF programs. Technical expertise in propulsion system analysis/integration and low observables. Direct involvement with the most current USAF Development Planning and Acquisition Management changes. Reputation for critical thinking and innovative problem solving skills.

Key Specialties

  • Propulsion Systems Analysis and Development

  • Developmental Planning

  • Proposal and Technical Independent Review Teams

  • Systems Engineering

Key Positions

  • Vice President, Business Development, Belcan Corp.

  • Chief, Development Engines, Propulsion System Program Office

  • Chief Engineer, Engine Systems, F-22 System Program Office

  • Chief Engineer, Engine Systems, Propulsion System Program Office

  • Chief, ATF Propulsion System, F-22 System Program Office


  • BS, Aeronautical Engineering, California State Polytechnic University

  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, Ohio State University