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Honeywell 200kW Generator
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Directed Energy Systems

Aerospace Unplugged Podcast Show Notes

Michael Young is the Directed Energy Program Director at Honeywell Aerospace Technologies. He is a proven aerospace leader in program management, flight test engineering, systems engineering, foreign military sales, and business development.  Michael is innovative and directs Honeywell’s Directed Energy Systems Greenhouse from a business plan to a highly performing breakthrough initiative.  He has twenty-five years of experience leading multidiscipline teams to achieve the most ambitious technical and business objectives, including driving the high-risk flight testing of the F-35 fighter – the most extensive and highest priority acquisition program in history.  He also was an international program manager, responsible for the transition of Australia’s 737 Airborne Warning and Control System from development in the United States to operations in the Royal Australian Air Force.

In this episode, Michael gives our listeners a deeper understanding of Directed Energy Systems. With a behind-the-scenes look, you’ll learn: 

  • How Directed Energy Systems are used.
  • How to keep these systems from overheating.
  • How much power is needed to operate directed energy systems?
  • What’s needed to stabilize these systems? 
  • Do they make noise? 


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