Sonex Aircraft is excited to announce that pilot and engineer Jessica Bower has been hired as the newest member of the Hornets’ Nest Research and Development team at Sonex. An incredibly synergistic hire, Jessica is a former employee of the Lockheed Martin ADP “Skunk Works” mentored by early Sonex lead engineer Pete Buck. Jessica is currently building Sonex #1563, while her father John Forster is building Sonex# 1567 and owns Sonex #480. She brings a full tool box of skills, insights and passion that will help us move forward on all our future projects.
Jessica Bower is a MIT graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics and is a native of nearby Kaukauna, WI. She earned her Private Pilot’s License at Oshkosh’s Wittman Regional Airport, has attended EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 21 out of her 27 years, and has been an EAA member since the age of 16.
Read more about Jessica in today’s Official Press Release.