Mr. Wes Fulton is founder and CEO of Fulton Findings (TM). He worked for AiResearch Los Angeles Division, AlliedSignal Aerospace Corporation, for 16 years. As a program engineer for aircraft actuation projects, especially maneuvering fly-by-wire flight controls, he had engineering and management responsibility for the Indigenous Defensive Fighter (IDF) leading edge flap actuation system (LEFAS) development and production, the Rockwell/MBB X-31A LEFAS flight test program, and the F-16 Fighting Falcon LEFAS production and deployment support. He co-patented a multi-fuseable shaft (high performance drive train device). Mr. Fulton has over 20 years of programming experience as a private programmer. He developed the first widely-used Weibull software, and he wrote the current life-data analysis package, SuperSMITH(TM), including SuperSMITH(TM) Weibull and SuperSMITH Visual. He received his B.S.M.E. from Georgia Tech and his M.S.M.E. from California State University at Long Beach.
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Dr. Bob Abernethy
Dr. Robert B. Abernethy is a world leader in Weibull analysis. He retired from Pratt & Whitney Aircraft after 32 years where he was involved with the development and application of advanced Weibull (including Weibayes) techniques. In addition to the U.S.A., he has produced his Weibull workshop in Australia, China, Japan, Israel, Europe and Canada. Dr. Abernethy is a fellow of ASQ, AIAA, the Society of Automotive Engineers and the Royal Statistical Society. Dr. Abernethy is an SAE Fellow in recognition of his success in developing Weibull Analysis. Dr. Abernethy was the founding Chairman of both SAE G-11 RMS (Reliability, Maintainability, Supportability) Committee and SAE E-33 Aircraft Performance Measurement. He is a past Chairman of ASME Committee on Performance Test Codes 19.1 for which he received the 1988 ASME Gold Medal; and Chief American Delegate to ISO TC30, SC9. Dr. Abernethy holds the patent on the J58 engine that powers the world's fastest aircraft, the Lockheed SR-71 and the afterburner control on the F 100 engine. He was a U.S. Navy Scholar as well as a Fulbright Scholar to Great Britain and holds four degrees in engineering and statistics.
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