Jay Carter began building model aircraft at a young age, entered the wind turbine business and broke into the rotorcraft industry with Bell Helicopter before going solo as president of Carter Aviation Technologies.
What is your aviation history?
My first company was in the wind turbine business. I began it in 1976 and sold it in 1992. My first aviation job was working for Bell Helicopter. I was a research and development design engineer, helping with the design of the rotor for the XV-15 tiltrotor. I worked there for over two years, getting a feel for R&D engineering. That was the only job I had in aviation before I went out on my own. Read more…
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