Martin Hollmann

Universities Attended:
California State University at San Jose 9/66 6/69
California State University at San Diego 2/70 1/72
University of Central Florida 5/72 12/74
Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering 1974
Bachelor of Science, Aeronautical Operations 1969
Aircraft Designs, Inc.
Monterey, California
7/86 Present
Kaiser Electronics Corporation
San Jose, California
Principal Engineer: Group leader of stress group. Perform finite element and thermal analysis of electro-optical cockpit display systems.
9/84 7/86
FMC Corporation
San Jose, California
Sr. Project Engineer: Proposed, won a $1.4 million contract for, and designed the world’s first composite/ceramic armored personnel carrier. Vehicle was built and has been successfully tested by the Marines.
2/82 9/84
Westinghouse Electric Corporation
Sunnyvale, California
Senior Engineer: Made major contributions towards winning Vertical Launch Cruise Missile and MX Missile Launcher contracts. Proposed, designed, and optimized all graphite composite MX launch canister. Six units were successfully built and used. Coordinated design review meetings. Awarded four patents.
1/80 2/82
Ford Aerospace and Communications Corporation
Palo Alto, California
Program Engineer: Conceived, designed, and analyzed structure for large satellite upper stage booster. Submitted five patent applications and helped prepare proposals.
11/78 1/80
Lockheed Missiles and Space Co., Inc.
Sunnyvale, California
Senior Design Engineer: Responsible for design and development of advanced remotely piloted vehicle airframe. Prepared reports and coordinated RPV development effort. Wrote performance and control programs for small helicopter. Designed and analyzed composite rotor blades.
4/74 11/78
Martin Marietta Corporation
Orlando, Florida
Senior Engineer: Conceived, selected Inconel 718, and made layouts for complete center section of the Advanced Air Launched Cruise Missile. Section was built and successfully tested. Submitted four patent applications. Analyzed fiberglass laminate for Sprint 1 and SAM-D canister covers.
4/72 4/74
Convair Aerospace, a Division of General Dynamics Inc.
San Diego, California
Design Engineer: Performed trade studies for the use of advanced composite materials in wing to fuselage attachments. Designed a graphite/epoxy wing spar for the F-15. Designed, analyzed, and made master layouts for D-1 Centaur tank and Viking payload truss adapter.
6/69 4/72
¬†National Aeronautic Association “Certificate of Honor.” Click here for pdf file download.
Flying, surfing, sailing, hiking, kissing whales. Surf is up at Waimea Bay, HI.
Martin Hollmann at Waimea in 1961.
The early years building radio controlled models at age 11 in Oxnard, CA. Favorite models include Live Wire Jr. (shown below), Bootstraps, and P-51 Mustang.

Monterey Herald Newspaper Article on Martin Hollmann