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Dr. Catherine Ferrie

Senior Vice President of Engineering

Bell Helicopter

HQ Phone: (817) 280-6614

Bell Helicopter

13901 Aviator Way

Fort Worth, Texas 76177

United States

Company Description

Bell Helicopter, a wholly owned subsidiary of Textron Inc., is an industry-leading producer of commercial and military, manned and unmanned vertical-lift aircraft and the pioneer of the revolutionary tiltrotor aircraft. Globally recognized for world-class ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Executive Vice President Engineering
Bin Haider Advocates & Legal Consultants

Southwest Region Director-At-Large
American Helicopter Society

Director
Textron Inc.

Affiliations

Liaison
GAMA

Education

Bachelor of Science
Aerospace Engineering
Syracuse University

Master of Science
aerospace engineering
Georgia Tech

Master's degree

Georgia Institute of Technology

Ph.D.
aerospace engineering
Georgia Tech

PhD
aerospace engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology

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Catherine Ferrie, senior VP ...

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Catherine Ferrie, senior VP of engineering at Bell Helicopter, said her company has been increasingly working with GAMA and reaching out to Bell operators through other industry forums to make sure everyone knows the available options to upgrade. However, Bell is not prescribing one fix over another.

"Most of our helicopters are active in EMS, mostly 407s and 429s, and some of the older 412s can do that, so those that have existing capabilities, such as the 429 and 412EPI, have several options for installation out there on the market," said Ferrie.
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We would help with that type of discussion so that they make the right decision," said Ferrie.


Catherine Ferrie, senior VP ...

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Catherine Ferrie, senior VP of engineering at Bell Helicopter, said her company has been increasingly working with GAMA and reaching out to Bell operators through other industry forums to make sure everyone knows the available options to upgrade. However, Bell is not prescribing one fix over another.

"Most of our helicopters are active in EMS, mostly 407s and 429s, and some of the older 412s can do that, so those that have existing capabilities, such as the 429 and 412EPI, have several options for installation out there on the market," said Ferrie.
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We would help with that type of discussion so that they make the right decision," said Ferrie.


Catherine Ferrie, senior ...

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Catherine Ferrie, senior vice president of engineering at Bell Helicopter says her company has been increasingly working with the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) and reaching out to Bell operators through other industry forums to make sure everyone knows the available options to upgrade. However, Bell is not prescribing one fix over another.

"Most of our helicopters are active in [Emergency Medical Services] EMS, mostly 407s and 429s and some of the older 412s can do that so those that have existing capabilities, such as the 429 and 429 EPI, have several options for installation out there on the market," says Ferrie.
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We would help with that type of discussion so that they make the right decision," says Ferrie.


2012 Annual International WAI Conference - Keynote Speakers

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Dr. Catherine Ferrie - Director, Xworx & Test and Evaluation at Bell Helicopter

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Dr. Catherine Ferrie Dr. Catherine Ferrie is the Director of Bell Helicopter's Xworx and Test and Evaluation center in Arlington, Texas joining the company in 1997.
Dr. Ferrie and her team develop technologies for integration into Bell Helicopter's next generation products. The team at Xworx develops and tracks emerging technologies from a broad range of sources that can benefit the rotorcraft industry. Dr. Ferrie is responsible for efforts that range from basic research through concept development, rapid prototyping and testing. She also oversees the successful execution of all technology and manufacturing development programs at Bell Helicopter including all aircraft test and evaluation programs.
The American Helicopter Society (AHS) awarded Dr. Ferrie the prestigious Francois Xavier Bagnoud Award in 2002. This award is presented to an AHS member, under 30 years old, who has made a significant contribution to the advancement of the rotorcraft industry. Additionally, Dr. Ferrie earned the Harry T. Jensen award from AHS for her work supporting Rotorcraft Damage Tolerance efforts.
Dr. Ferrie supports the Expanding Your Horizons program, which is designed to encourage young women in 6th-8th grades to pursue careers in science and engineering, by developing and presenting a workshop entitled "Born to Fly."
Dr. Ferrie received her Master of Science and Ph.D. in aerospace engineering from Georgia Tech, and her Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from Syracuse University. She is an active member of the American Helicopter Society where she served as the Deputy Director of Vehicle Integrity on the Technical Council and currently serves as the Southwest Director at Large on the Board of Directors.


Cathy Ferrie was named ...

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Cathy Ferrie was named senior vice president, engineering. Ferrie joined Bell 15 years ago, serving in technical and leadership positions of increasing responsibility in engineering. Most recently, she held the position of vice president, Xworx and Research, Development, Test and Evaluation.

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