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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
Supersonic Aircraft Experience
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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.  

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Dave Boyer

Chief Configurator

Dave 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. 

Andy Berryann

Senior Propulsion Engineer

Andy brings nearly 20 years of experience in the design and development of propulsion systems at Pratt & Whitney and Boom Supersonic.  He was a key architect of the thermal management system for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, and has served as an industry representative on the ICAO CAEP panels for aircraft noise and emissions.  Andy brings broad experience in an area that is critical to realizing supersonic air travel. 

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Tim MacDonald

Chief Technical Officer

Tim will soon receive his PhD from 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. 

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Bob Sandusky

Chief Engineer

Bob 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.

Stephanie Chahan

Principal Aircraft Interior Designer & Business Development Analyst 

Stephanie joins Exosonic with a background specializing in VVIP and head-of-state aircraft interiors. She brings a fresh perspective to enhance customer relations for new and emerging markets. Her design approach is driven by a passion to improve passenger experience though smart and sophisticated design choices. Stephanie’s design philosophy combines eastern and western principles to develop spaces uniquely tailored to each customer, optimizing functionality and aesthetics.

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Avi Soval

Junior Aerodynamics Engineer

Avi studied Aerospace Engineering and Physics at the University of Washington, with a focus on the design of modern supersonic jet airliners. He brings experience in aerodynamic analysis and wind tunnel testing. He also helps to develop our relationships with public research institutions.

Juan Solorzano

CAD Engineer

Juan is a graduate from Texas A&M University with a degree in Aerospace Engineering. He brings 7+ years of experience in creating 3D mechanical details of VIP Aircraft Interiors and developing new interior products. He also brings experience designing upgrades and repairs for in-service aircraft.

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