by Fred J. Calfior and Douglas W. Miller
About the Authors
Professor Fred J. Calfior
Fred Calfior is a 1975 graduate from the United States Naval Academy, with a degree in Aerospace Engineering. He has instructed in both the T2C Buckeye (a twin engine jet) and the TA4J Skyhawk (a single engine jet). Upon joining the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University faculty, Professor Calfior acquired his Masters in Aeronautical Science. He has been involved in all levels of flight instruction, as well as academic instruction, in the areas of Aerodynamics, Flight Performance, and VFR/IFR Navigation. He has written three workbooks for the textbook Aerodynamics for Naval Aviators.
Professor Douglas W. Miller
Douglas Miller is a Professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University where he teaches Aerodynamics and Electronic Flight Control Systems. Professor Miller has an extensive background in aircraft system design and simulation development. As a consultant to the aerospace industry, he has been responsible for the development of a variety of multi-user simulation systems, including a virtual reality simulation used for vehicle design and analysis. Professor Miller has extensive instrument and weather flying experience. Most of this experience was obtained while flying his Mooney for business purposes. Currently, Professor Miller is involved in the research and development of a virtual reality flight simulator for teaching and flight technique analysis.