Robert Voros is the manager of Engineering Processes for Textron Aviation Inc. and is a subject matter expert for Development Assurance & System Safety. Textron Aviation Inc. is home to the Beechcraft and Cessna brands. Its products range from small airplanes, Part 23, to transport category airplanes, Part 25. Robert manages the team integrating and improving Engineering Process involving the Textron Aviation Organization Designation Authorization, development assurance (based on SAE ARP4754A), & system safety (based on SAE ARP4761). He is also a key interface on these topics to both industry organizations and Certification Authorities at the local and policy levels.
Since 2017, Robert has been serving as the Chairperson for the SAE International, S-18 Aircraft and System Development and Safety Assessment Committee. The S-18 committee brings together qualified specialists for the advancement of aerospace safety and to support effective safety management through the development of technical reports which are key to the civil certification of aircraft.
With more than 20 years of experience, Robert has held a variety of positions of increasing responsibilities, starting at Cessna Aircraft Company as a flight control system design engineer. He has supported the type certifications and system safety assessments of multiple aircraft for new and amended type certificates. In this time, he has also achieved a Design For Six Sigma Black Belt, 2 patents, 5 published papers, and authored a chapter in The World of Civil Aerospace. Robert earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.