Jack Terpstra

Flight Test Engineer

Mr. Terpstra is an aerospace engineer with more than 35 years of experience. He has broad experience in aircraft aerodynamic design, wind tunnel testing, handling qualities, safety analyses, aircraft fleet support and accident/incident investigation. This experience was gained while working at Douglas Aircraft Company, Raytheon Aircraft, Textron Aviation and Beech Defense Company, spanning commercial, business and military aviation. Mr. Terpstra has represented employers as a liaison with customers, regulators and the NTSB.

Professional Preparation

  • California State University, Aerospace Engineering: M.S.
  • University of Maryland, Aerospace Engineering: B.S.