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Philadelphia Chapter of the American Helicopter Society DINNER MEETING Tuesday, September 9th, 2008 Program: V-22 Deployment Status / Update Speaker: Bruce Oestreich Director Rotorcraft Systems Engineering Boeing Integrated Defense Systems Sponsor:

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Philadelphia Chapter of theAmerican Helicopter Society


Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

Program:V-22 Deployment Status / Update

Speaker:Bruce Oestreich


Rotorcraft Systems Engineering

Boeing Integrated Defense Systems


Place:D’Ignazio’s Towne House Restaurant,

117 Veterans Square, Media, PA 19063

Time:Cocktails - 5:30 pm, Dinner - 6:30 pm, Presentation - 7:15 pm

Menu:Filet Mignon, Chicken Cordon Bleu, Eggplant Parmesan & Spaghetti

Registration: Deadline Friday September 5th Please!

AHS Members and Guests* $ 20.00

Non-Members $ 26.00

AHS Student Members $ 10.00

AHS Member Couples $ 35.00 Spouses are encouraged to attend!

* Please fill out the guest voucher on reverse side to receive the guest rate.

Reservations: email: [email protected]


Please provide [1] first & last name, [2] menu selection, and [3] registration type.

If you need to cancel your reservation please do so by 10 AM.


Bruce Oestreich: “V22 Deployment Status / Update”

AHS Dinner Meeting, September 9, 2008

About our speaker ....

Bruce Oestreich is the recently appointed Director of Systems Engineering for all of Boeing Rotorcraft. In this capacity, Bruce leads the efforts to strengthen the Systems Engineering discipline in all rotorcraft programs as well as instill the culture across Engineering and throughout Program Management.

Prior to this assignment, Bruce was the Director of V-22 Weapon System Integration where he was responsible for the overall systems integration aspects of the Boeing V-22 portion, including the engineering, manufacturing, operations, product support, and new product development.

Bruce has been with Boeing for over 20 years, rising up through the engineering and program management ranks. Prior to joining Boeing, Bruce flew as a fighter pilot in the United States Air Force flying primarily F-16s and the F-117 Stealth Fighter. In 1991, Bruce was recalled to Active Duty where he flew Combat Missions in support of Operation Desert Storm.

Along with holding two patents, Bruce has published numerous technical papers for AHS, SAE, AIAA, and presented at many domestic and international forums. He holds a Master's Certification in Systems Engineering from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology.

Thank you for joining us this evening and your interest in the AHS. Please fill out this guest voucher to receive the guest rate.

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