Dr. George W. Sutton
1927-2021
Dr. George W. Sutton Emeritus
Consultant, SPARTA
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  • 1994
  • Aerospace
  • Mechanical Engineering
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  • 1994
  • Aerospace
  • Mechanical Engineering
Memorial Tribute

BY EARL H. DOWELL

GEORGE WALTER SUTTON—an eminent aerospace engineer and scientist and the longest-serving editor in chief of the AIAA Journal—passed away February 13, 2021, at the age of 93. His impact on the journal and indeed on all ...

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Election Citation
For contributions to ballistic missile re-entry, lasers, medical devices, imaging systems, and aero-optics.
Employment
  • Kaman Aerospace Corporation Dir, Electro Optics Research
  • ANSER (Analytic Services Inc.)
  • AVCO Everett Research Laboratory Vice President
  • Lockheed Missiles & Space Company, Inc. Senior Scientist
  • Jaycor Inc. Vice President
  • General Electric Company Mgr, Reentry Systems Division
  • U.S. Department of the Air Force Scientific Advisor
  • Aero Thermo Technology, Inc.