Chief Scientific and Technical Advisor for Propulsion Control Systems

Mr. Hals Larsen has 30 years experience at the Boeing Company, where he specialized in new technology for propulsion control systems. In his most recent positions at Boeing, Mr. Larsen was responsible for certification and installation of the GE90 engine on the B777 aircraft. Prior to that, he was Chief Engineer for propulsion systems integration on the B777 aircraft.

In his current position, Mr. Larsen supports the various Aircraft and Engine Certification Offices on propulsion controls questions and issues. He is an available advisor to industry on control system design, certification, and in-service difficulty issues.

Mr. Larsen holds five patents, four in engine control systems. He has co-written numerous papers on engine control system integration, and is the principal contributor to:
  • SAE ARP 5107, Guidelines for Time-Limit-Dispatch Analysis for Electronic Engine Control Systems
  • SAE AIR 5924, Guidelines for the Integration of Electronic Engine Control Systems with Transport Category Aircraft

Member, professional society: Mr. Larsen is a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).

Academic achievements:
  • MS in Mechanical Engineering (Control Systems and Thermodynamics) from Purdue University
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University