Gulfstream Appoints New Supersonic Director
Gulfstream has recruited company veteran Robert Cowart to be the new director of supersonic technology development. He most recently served as project engineer for the supersonic technology program. In his new position, Cowart is responsible for the development of advanced technology supporting quiet supersonic flight over land, with a principal focus on sonic boom suppression concepts. His position also focuses on supersonic cruise configuration development for high efficiency, low noise and low emissions. In his 16 years with the company, Cowart also worked as a structural design engineer and a design-build team leader. He has held various project engineering roles, including completion engineering, mechanical systems and advanced vision systems.