Chris Baczynski, the founder and principal consultant of BAC Aerospace, is a member of professional organizations and technical committees in the field of aerospace propulsion, including AIAA, SAE Aerospace, ASTM, and is a licensed Professional Engineer.
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Senior Member
Chris is a senior-grade member with the AIAA, having first joined the organization in 1999. Along with Dr. D. Greatrix, Chris has authored technical publications with AIAA, presented at the 45th and 46th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference. Another of his publications was in the peer-reviewed journal International Review of Aerospace Engineering.
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Aerospace Standards Technical Committees
Chris is a member of SAE Aerospace. His involvement in technical committees includes:
SAE E-32 Aerospace Propulsion Systems Health Management - Former Member
SAE E-40 Electrified Propulsion - Current Member (liaison)
Current technical committee membership with the ATM includes:
ASTM F44 General Aviation Aircraft - Powerplant subcommittee (F44.40) - Voting Member
ASTM F39 Aircraft Systems - Design, Alteration, and Certification of Electric Propulsion Systems (F39.05) - Voting Member