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John D. Garner ( Pilot )

posted: Jan 1, 2002

John D. Garner, 56, a BLM-Boise jumper pilot from 1970 to 1973, died Feb. 6, 2000, at Laurel Regional Hospital, Maryland, after a heart attack. John was a consultant to government agencies and private corporations on the marketing, selling and purchasing of aircraft and aviation equipment. A former systems engineer, he was president of Aviation. Analysts International Inc., a company he founded in 1984. He also wrote technical articles on aircraft performance and cost analysis.

John was born in Iowa City, Iowa, raised in Coos Bay, Oregon, graduated from Oregon State University and received a doctorate in air transport engineering from the Cranfield Institute of Technology in Bedford, England.

He was a member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and the Society of Cost Estimating and Analysis.