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Joe Donofrio

Ohio, United States

Systems Engineering - Aircraft Engines at General Electric (GE Power)

MS Aeronautical Engineering


Retired Consulting Engineer with 41 years of experience in gas turbine design and development field including engine/aircraft systems integration, power plant performance, flight test, and both military and commercial customer facing roles with extensive expertise in "Systems Level Thinking”. Background roles include systems ownership of Operability, Performance, and Controls team. Engineering model manager for commercial turbofan application supporting engine Part 33 and aircraft Part 25 FAA certification including new center-line engines and in-service post certification design changes and field problem resolution. Experience also includes military technology demonstrator engine program, altitude facility test program execution, TOPS8D problem solving, invention and implementation of an aircraft independent flight Mach number as well as bleed pressure algorithms for digital engine control. Active in development of young engineers as well as focal for career path domain template (Systems, Performance, Operability & Controls) and member of GE Aviation Design Board (Propulsion System/Aircraft Integration).



Aircraft engines
Aviation gas turbine
Control systems
Gas turbine operation
Problem-solving skills
Product development