about Richard

Richard Wills, Senior Technical Subject Matter Expert, joined Aerospace Business Development Associates, Inc. in the Summer 2017. He has over 35 years of extensive experience in US Air Force acquisition and technology development.  His career started in acquisition where he participated in the following programs: C-17, Air Force One, CV-22, the special operations C-130 Combat Talon, and was lead propulsion engineer for the C-5 Re-engining.  His laboratory experience started with direct connect high enthalpy testing.  He then researched and developed fuels for high speed vehicles.  Richard provides ABDA clients with experience in technology development and testing in the high-speed flight regime.   

Richard holds a BS in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from The Ohio State University and an MBA with a project management concentration from Wright State University.


Phone 937-318-1645
Email Richard.Wills@abdainc.com


MS  Wright State University

BS  The Ohio State University