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Benjamin Gray Randolph

Current Aeronautical Engineer

Work experience

Jan 1989Sep 2017

Aviation Design and Engineering

Northrop Grumman

The role of Aeronautical Engineers is focused on improving flight safety, fuel efficiency, speed and weight, as well as reducing system costs and using advancing technologies to meet customer needs. Increasingly, the role addresses the environmental impact of air travel.


Sep 1985May 1987

Bachelor's In Subatomic Nuclear Experiments

Massachusetts Institution of Technology

During my time at Norfolk Academy, I gained not only important life skills but discovered the entire realm of knowledge that lied ahead of me. This school was an essential building block to the uncovering of the basis of aeronautical engineering in general.


Jan 1989Sep 2017


Boeing, Inc.

I am in charge of supervising the assembly of airframes and the installation of engines, instruments and other equipment


My Job at Northrop Grumman
  • participating in flight test programmes to measure take-off distances, rate of climb, stall speeds, manoeuvrability and landing capacities;
  • resolving issues that arise during the design, development and testing processes;
  • maintaining aircraft for full operation including making regular inspections, maintenance and servicing;
  • measuring and improving the performance of aircraft and systems;
  • modifying designs to improve safety features, minimise fuel consumption and pollution;
  • developing repair procedures as well as managing schedules for repair and maintenance