Ronald LeRoy Richmond

Ronald Richmond

Ronald RichmondOccupation: Aerospace Engineer
Born: Los Angeles, California, August 16, 1931

Education:
PhD in Aeronautical Engineering, California Institute of Technology (1957)
MS in Aeronautical Engineering, California Institute of Technology (1953)
BSME, University of California, Berkeley (1952)

Career:
Director of Engineering, Brunswick Defense, Costa Mesa, CA (1988-1994)
Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Engineering, University of California, Irvine (1987-1988)
Chief of Engineer, Advisory Development, Ford Aerospace, Newport Beach, CA (1959-1987)
Assistant Group Leader, Aeronautical Performance, Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, CA (1957-1959)
Teaching/Research Assistant, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA (1952-1957)
Aerodynamicist, Lockheed Aircraft Co., Burbank, CA (1952-1954)

Career Related:
Subgroup Leader, NATO Industrial Advisory Group #16, Brussels, Belgium (1984-1986); Shelby American Automobiles, Los Angeles, CA (1960-1962); Aerodynamics Consultant, Douglas Aircraft (1956-1957)

Civic:
Reserve Lieutenant, Orange County Sheriff’s Department (1976-2012)

Achievements:
Experimentally proved that skin friction force on long, slender cylinders was several times that on flat plates, at Mach 5.8 for both laminar and turbulent boundary layers

Awards:
Teaching Assistant, California Institute of Technology Research (1955-1957); Grantee, California Institute of Technology Research (1955-1957); Assistantship, California Institute of Technology Research (1953-1957)

Memberships:
Chairman, Orange County Section, Associate Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (1989-1990); Commander, Western States Association of Sheriff’s Air Squadrons (1987-1988); President, Board Chairman, Skylarks of Southern California (1987-1988)

Political Affiliation:
Republican

Family:
Son of William Paul Richmond; Martha Emelia (Anderson) Richmond
Married Mary Louise Gates (1/2/1955)
Children: Pandora Deanne Richmond Whitson; Steven Lee

Hobbies:
Flying; Maintenance of planes

Email:
aeroron@cox.net

Biography Sources:
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Who’s Who in America – 2016, 70th Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in America – 2015, 69th Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in America – 2014, 68th Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in America – 2013, 67th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in America – 2009, 63rd Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in America – 2004, 58th Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in America – 2003, 57th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in America – 2002, 56th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in America – 2001, 55th Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in America – 2000, 54th Edition (pub. 1999)
Who’s Who in America – 1999, 53rd Edition (pub. 1998)
Who’s Who in America – 1998, 52nd Edition (pub. 1997)
Who’s Who in America – 1996, 50th Edition (pub. 1995)
Who’s Who in America – 1995, 49th Edition (pub. 1994)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2005-2006, 8th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2003-2004, 7th Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2002-2003, 6th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2000-2001, 5th Edition (pub. 1999)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 1998-1999, 4th Edition (pub. 1997)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 1996-1997, 3rd Edition (pub. 1996)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 1994-1995, 2nd Edition (pub. 1993)
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