David Downing

Professor Emeritus
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Research Interest

Advanced flight control
Flight testing
Instrumentation systems


B.S. 1962 University of Michigan
M.S. 1963 University of Michigan
Sc.D 1970 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Courses Taught

AE 245: Introduction to Aerospace Engineering
AE 360: Introduction to Astronautics
AE 551: Dynamics of Flight II
AE 732: Introduction to Flight Test Engineering
AE 750: Applied Optimal Control
AE 753: Digital Flight Control I


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