Technical Advisor, LeVanta Tech

Mr. Johnny T. Doo is the President of International Vehicle Research, Inc., focusing on autonomous electric-powered vertical flight vehicles for “Mission-for-Good” applications. He is the Group Lead of the VFS/NASA Transformative Vertical Flight (TVF) Working Group 4 – Public Services. Teaming with over 100 industry leaders and experts to develop the roadmap and use cases for Advanced Air Mobility (AAM)/eVTOL-enabled search & rescue, firefighting, disaster relief, emergency/humanitarian response, law enforcement, medical transport, and military operations. He is also the lead author of the “NASA Electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) Aircraft Technology for Public Services” white paper.

He has over 30 years of experience managing and developing crewed and uncrewed aviation products, including high-performance piston aircraft, personal and business jets, regional aircraft, new-generation aviation engines, and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV). His expertise includes engineering, product design, advanced technology, program management, MRO & flight training, marketing & business development, and many years of executive-level responsibilities. Previously, he was the Executive V.P. of Advanced Technology, Business Development, and Engineering at Continental Aerospace. At Diamond Aircraft in Canada, he was the Vice President with full responsibility for the new generation personal jet program. He led the successful development of the all-composite single-engine personal jet.

Mr. Doo has unique knowledge and experiences with hovercraft, Wing-in-Ground effect vehicles, and heavy-duty utility drones. He co-authored the technical book “WIG Craft and Ekranoplan – Ground Effect Craft Technology”, 2009. He also authored many other technical publications, including a series of SAE EDGE reports on eVTOL for public services. He has a Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Colorado. Send Email

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