Top Flight Aerostructures Inc.
Gregory A. Kress is the Vice President at Top Flight Aerostructures Inc. in Dallas, Georgia. His company provides engineering services and replacement parts for aircraft repair, overhaul, and new design.
As the former lead composite structural engineer for Delta Airlines, he is intimately familiar with all aspects of composite structural analysis and repair design, laminate analysis, and mechanical testing with composite materials.
Greg teaches many Abaris engineering courses, including Aerospace Repair Analysis and Substantiation, Composite Laminate Analysis, and Advanced Aerospace Repair Analysis and Substantiation. In addition, Greg dedicates much of his time to the research and development of new methods for composite and bonded joint analysis, mechanical testing, and structural fabrication. His personal interests include experimental aircraft and computer/mechanical automation.
Greg has a Master of Science in aeronautical engineering from the United States Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California. His graduate studies emphasized composite finite element analysis, and composite failure criteria.