Ed Wischmeyer

by Ed Wischmeyer on July 26, 2018

SAFE #: S0002228

Hometown: Savannah GA, United States

Home Airport: KSAV

Occupation: Retired

Education: Engineer, user interfaces, safety research, cockpit design

Pilot Certificates: ATP/AMELS; commercial ASELS, glider; CFI/I/ME

Airplanes Flying/Flown: RV-8, RV-9A, and 150+ other makes and models

Educational Specialty: Research

Q & A

What drew you to aviation?: It was in my blood.

Any accomplishments in, or noteworthy contributions to aviation and/or aviation education you'd like to mention?: Research on expanded envelope exercises beyond the middle of the flight envelope; research on loss of control, including low speed spirals; early career work was on wind shear; paper on line, "The Myth of the Unstable Approach;" "1,001 Runway Excursions;" several hundred articles and columns published

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