" To encourage the development of high quality scientific, technical, cultural and human actions in the realms of Air and Space, promote knowledge in these areas and constitute a focal point for activities. "
Dipl.-Ing:General mechanical engineering(TUM/technical university Munich).
1963: Start of profession at MBB(Ottobrunn).
1963-1971:Helicopter design,development and certification(Bo 105).
1971-1975:Design and dev. of combat ac(Tornado).
1975:Program manager (Tornado).
1979:Senior VP development of combat ac(Tornado IOC, concepts and technologies for Eurofighter).
1981-1990:Senior VP helicopter development(BK 117, Bo 108, Tiger, NH 90, ALH, Bo 105 VBH and PAH-1).
1991:President and GM space transportation division(Hermes, Sänger, different satellites).
1993-1998:COO for AI (Toulouse).
1998-2002:Board member of DLR (Cologne).
2002-2004:President of DHV(german helicopter association).
Since 1992 honorary professor for helicopter design and technology(TUM).