At Exosonic we have spent a combined 60+ years in the aerospace industry focusing on high performance supersonic jets. Our team is dedicated to using these skills to bring the world closer together.

YF - 17, YF-22, YF-23 Black Widow II, F-35, X-59, F-20 Tigershark, B-1B
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Meet the Team

Norris Tie

Chief Executive Officer

Norris has spent three years working in aerospace as a propulsion engineer, all on vehicles that fly faster than the speed of sound. He’s been passionate about faster commercial flight since a young age and has dedicated his career to making it happen. He has the academic and industry background to bring supersonic transport to life.  


Dave Boyer

Chief Configurator

Dave Boyer brings 30+ years of design experience, ranging from subsonic to hypersonic aircraft in the areas of configuration and structural layout. He has held senior roles on several aircraft programs: YF-23, Hyper-X, B-1B, and Ranger 2000. Dave is a master aircraft designer who brings our aircraft concepts to life as the company's chief configurator. 

Tim MacDonald

Chief Technical Officer

Tim is completing his PhD at Stanford in the Aerospace Design Lab. He is a core developer of the open-source conceptual aircraft design tool SUAVE, which has been utilized in a number of academic and industry projects worldwide. He is also passionate about bringing forth new, unconventional aircraft designs into the commercial market. 


Bob Sandusky

Chief Engineer

Bob Sandusky brings 30+ years of supersonic aircraft design and test experience, having led aircraft programs from clean sheet concepts to flight test. He is the first-named inventor on two Mach 2 supersonic fighter prototypes: the YF-23 Black Widow II / Grey Ghost and the F-20 Tigershark . Bob is truly a rare talent in the aviation industry and he leads our supersonic aircraft programs as the company's chief engineer.

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