York Chapter

C 150 Global Odyssey

Wednesday November 1st 2017 - 7:30pm Sharp

 

Location: Courtyard by Marriott- 65 Minthorn Blvd., Thornhill, Ontario

Fee: No Charge 

Registration: https://peoyork2017c150globalodyssey.eventbrite.com

chopperOn July 1st 2017, Bob Dengler and his son Steven embarked on a Helicopter circumnavigation of the world. This presentation will highlight some of the spectacular scenery as well as describing key points of interest along the trip. In addition to the father and son team a retired test pilot Rob (Dugal) MacDuff was on board as a safety pilot and adviser. A number of invited guests including Dave Williams (retired astronaut) ,Guy Lafleur (retired NHL superstar) ,Gerald Haddon ( Hon. Col), Bronwen Evans (CEO True Patriot Love), PeterBregg (Professional Photographer) and Sergey Komarov ( Russian Navigator) also were on board for variable legs of the trip.

The Bell 429 twin engine Helicopter, a state of the art engineering achievement which performed
flawlessly throughout the 35,000 km journey will also be described in detail. Some of the challenges as well as unexpected rewarding incidents will be related as the presentation unfolds. The trip was both very exciting and very grueling as they went through 24 time changes never
giving our minds and bodies a chance to get in sync with the proper time of day.


bob dengler

 

Bob Dengler, P.Eng., co-founded Dynatec in 1980, and from then to December 31, 2004 he was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Effective January 1, 2005, Mr. Dengler served as Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors and an officer of the Company until the company was sold in May 2007. Subsequent to that date, he continues to serve on the board of Denison Mines (TSX:DML) and IAMGold (TSX:IMG).

Mr. Dengler holds a Bachelor of Science degree (1965) from Queen’s University and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science from Queen’s University in 1988. Before co-founding Dynatec, Mr. Dengler was a partner and Vice-President & General Manager of J. S. Redpath Limited. Mr. Dengler has authored several technical publications on shaft sinking and Long Round Development®. Mr. Dangler is now retired.

 

The event is at no charge to PEO Chapter members and networking with other engineers is encouraged! Use the following password to access sign up: PEOYORK1101

 

Rick Vender, P.Eng.
Program Director – PEO York Chapter
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