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Ed Steigerwald - ATP, MEI, CFII, DBA

Ed Steigerwald

Associate Professor
Department of Aviation Science and Management

Phone: 478-319-5104

  • Eastman - Terry L. Coleman Center for Aviation and Technology - 2000
    Phone: 478-319-5104
Office Hours: Tues/Thurs 0800 - 1700
Biography: Doctor of Engineering and Technology Management, Airline Transport Pilot with 5 Type Ratings, Commercial/Instrument Single Engine Land & Sea, CFI, CFII, MEI. Former FAA Pilot Examiner in Experimentally Certified Military Aircraft.
Courses: At MGA he has taught a variety of courses including Airport Management, Aviation Meteorology, Aviation Security, Human Factors, Advanced Systems, Aviation Safety, Advanced Aerodynamics, Introduction to Space, Regulations, Aviation Finance, Law, Advanced Navigation, Regional Jet Transition, and teaches in the Regional Jet simulator.
Education: BS Thomas Edison State College - Aviation Technology
MS American Military University - Space Studies; Aerospace Science
DBA North Central University - Management of Engineering & Technology
CV: Airline Transport Pilot - Multi-engine LandCFI, CFII, MEICommercial/Instrument Single Engine land and sea5 Type Ratings
Professional Experience: Ed has served as Executive Director of Aviation Operations, and as Dean, Associate Dean and Chair in the School of Aviation at MGA.
He was an FAA Designated Pilot Examiner in Experimental Military Aircraft , has experience in FAA Part 121 and 135 operations, holds 5 type ratings and
has extensive business experience as an FBO owner and as a Department of Defense Contractor for the U.S. Navy.

Professional Affiliations: • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
• Institution of Engineering and Technology
• International Council on Systems Engineering
Awards and Honors: Teacher of the Year at Middle Georgia College 2013
Publications: Books:The Great Air Race (co-author); 2012 ISBN 978-0-001245-67-9
Advanced Aerodynamics; 2013 ISBN 978-0-000043-21-4

Peer Reviewed Journals:
Steigerwald, J. (2015) The Effects of Advanced ‘Glass Cockpit’ Displayed Flight Instrumentation on In-flight Pilot Decision Making. Proquest International, 77-06(E), 143.
Steigerwald, J. and Steigerwald, A. (2018). Try, Try, Again: Do Multiple Quiz Attempts Really Benefit the Student? Journal of Aviation Technician Education Council, 18(2), 1-8.
Steigerwald, J. (2018) Synchronous or Asynchronous? Consider Another Alternative to Online Delivery Courses. Journal of Aviation/Aerospace Education & Research, 5(3), 1-10.

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