AEDC inducts two new Fellows

Release Number: 208100

The USAF's Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn., has inducted Dr. David Elrod and Wade Stevenson as AEDC Fellows.

They join 56 others honored over the last 20 years for their significant contributions to develop innovative technology for aerospace development, test and evaluation in Arnold's flight and space simulation test facilities.

Elrod, General Manager of Aerospace Testing Alliance, was honored for his cutting edge work in developing technology to test space sensor systems.
Stevenson retired from AEDC after 40 years of employment in a variety of test and management positions was honored for the development of technology and methodology to test flow distortion in jet engine inlets.

Editors Note - The Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC), named after World War II commander of the Army Air Forces, General of the Air Force Henry 'Hap' Arnold, is the nation's largest complex of ground flight simulation facilities. The center operates 58 aerospace test facilities, worth more than $7.8 billion, at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn., and its remote operating locations Hypervelocity Tunnel 9 in Silver Spring, Md. and the National Full-scale Aerodynamics Complex at Moffett Field, Calif. For more information on AEDC visit the center's Web site at - www.arnold.af.mil

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