Failure Analysis Service Technology, Inc. (FAST) has extensive experience in aviation mishap investigations, in flight operations, both military and commercial, aircraft maintenance and engineering, specializing in jet engine damage.
George is the President and founder of FAST, established in 1990. His aviation background began in the 1970s as a B-52 navigator for the United States Air Force. After his time in the military, he joined Lockheed Aerospace Corporation and was department manager of Lockheed California's Engineering Laboratories from 1981-1990. His experience at Lockheed in investigating aircraft, engine, and component failures spurred the direction and beginnings of FAST.
He holds a B.S. in chemistry from the University of Cincinnati and an M.S. in chemistry from the University of Alaska. He also trained at the University of Southern California in the Industry Executive Management Program.
George was a member and speaker for the National Aerospace FOD Prevention, Inc. for 16 years, before it disbanded in 2013. This non-profit organization was dedicated to reducing Foreign Object Damage (FOD) and improving aviation safety. Although the organization no longer exists, George remains active in educating others on FOD investigation and safety through working with students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, here in Prescott. He enjoys teaching others and bringing awareness of current issues within the aviation industry.
George loves flying his Trinidad, and is a member of Angel Flight West. He has contributed over 500 hours helping people in need.
As an Air Force veteran, George and his wife Lorie, are supporters of the United States military. Their son is an active duty service member of the USAF.