Ron Richmond (MS '53, PhD '57)

Now a 24/7 caregiver for Mary, my wife of 62 years, who has Parkinsons Disease but am still flying and maintaining our Piper Comanche 400 aircraft. Taught a course in Aeronautical Design at University of California Irvine for two years and led a team of senior Mechanical Engineers in the design, fabrication and successful flight testing of a 104 foot wingspan human powered airplane.

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