NBAA Marks the Passing of Aviation Pioneer Jim Raisbeck

Contact: Dan Hubbard, , dhubbard@www.deepsky2002.net

Washington, DC, Sept. 4, 2021 -美国国家商务航空协会(NBAA)对詹姆斯·D·詹姆斯去世的消息表示悲痛. (吉姆)瑞斯贝克,瑞斯贝克工程公司首席执行官,本周早些时候去世,享年84岁. Raisbeck 67年的职业生涯建立在运用他的流体动力学知识来创造减少阻力的产品的基础上, 提高了整体性能和增加了许多商业和商用飞机的安全边际.

“James Raisbeck’s impact on aviation is enormous and enduring.  他的遗产从飞机创新延伸到教育和激励航空机构, including the Raisbeck Aviation High School,” said NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen. “nba很自豪地在2002年授予詹姆斯“杰出航空服务奖”.”

Raisbeck began his career in 1954 as a U.S. Air Force flight engineer and maintenance technician. 他得了一个B.S. in aeronautical engineering from Purdue University in 1961, then joined Boeing as a research aerodynamicist. 1969年,他离开OEM,成为罗伯逊飞机公司的总裁兼首席工程师.这家位于华盛顿州贝尔维尤的公司以生产通用航空飞机的短距起降设备而闻名. In 1973, he founded Raisbeck Engineering, 这家总部位于西雅图的公司将先进技术整合到现有的商用和商用飞机中,以提高生产率和盈利能力.

瑞斯贝克的工程和空气动力学创新为商务飞机包括几个Learjet机翼增强, an aft fuselage locker for the Learjet 30 series, multiple aerodynamic and engine modifications for King Airs, as well as several improvements for Sabreliners. 他的公司的商业航空集团也为波音和空客飞机生产改进机型. 在9·11事件之前,雷斯贝克还提出了安全驾驶舱门的概念. 11. 今天,世界各地数以千计的飞机使用雷斯贝克工程改装.

A member of NBAA since 1982, Raisbeck received numerous accolades, 包括2002年的NBAA航空荣誉终身成就奖, Pro Pilot Magazine’s Entrepreneur of the Year in 1999, the Living Legends Lifetime Aviation Entrepreneur Award in 2008, 外加美国航空航天研究所的荣誉, Purdue University and the National Air and Space Museum.

莱斯贝克也是一位著名的慈善家,他为许多航空学生提供全额奖学金. 他还支持了西雅图地区的许多组织,包括飞行博物馆. The Raisbeck Aviation High School, which he helped establish in the Seattle suburb of Tukwila in 2013, was particularly close to his heart.

He is survived by his wife Sherry, 两个女儿, 一个儿子, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

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Founded in 1947 and based in Washington, DC, 美国国家商务航空协会(NBAA)是那些依靠通用航空飞机来帮助他们的业务更高效的公司的领导组织, productive and successful. The association represents more than 10,为商务航空业界提供超过100种产品和服务, including the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), the world’s largest civil aviation trade show. Learn more about NBAA at www.deepsky2002.net.

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