Mr. Cropper has a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Idaho.
Mr. Cropper has worked in the aerospace industry for 10+ years. He joined Quest Aircraft Company in 2007 working on the design, system integration, static testing, fatigue testing and certification of the Kodiak 100, a clean sheet Part 23 STOL aircraft. He served as the project manager for the Kodiak 100 fatigue tests, and later, the Engineering Manager responsible for a multi-discipline team of engineers.
Mr. Cropper joined Tamarack Aerospace Group, Inc. in 2017 and utilizes his management and organizational skills in combination with his engineering experience to support the development of ATLAS for new platforms.