Family name: Tappel Place of Birth: Haarlem, The Netherlands
First name: Johannes Albertus (Johan) Citizenship: Dutch
Address: 2471 Newport St Canadian Status: Landed Immigrant
Burlington, ON, L7M 3X8
Phone: (905) 331- 0023
1965 Graduated from HBS-B (Highschool), Mendel College, Haarlem (The Netherlands)
1967 - 1975 Aeronautical Engineering at Technical University Delft (The Netherlands),
to Bachelor’s Level
TECHNICAL TRAINING AND COURSES
2004 RTCA DO-178B Practitioners Course
1993 Situation Management Course
1990/1991 PBNA course Control Technology
1980 Fokker F27 Training Course - Airframe and Powerplant Engineers
1978 Fokker F28 Training Course - Airframe and Powerplant Engineers
GOODRICH CAREER HISTORY (Goodrich employee since 1 Oct 1996)
Jan 2004 – Present System Integrator
Project Lead Landing Gear Hydraulic Actuation Systems, Airbus A380
Activities: Coordination between hydraulic component Suppliers and Airframe Manufacturer. Preparation of all DDPs for all Landing Gear Components.
May 2002 – Jan 2004 Various
Preparation of proposals for Landing Gears and Landing Gear systems, ARJ21, Cessna Citation Mustang, Embraer 190, Boeing Sonic Cruiser, Boeing 7E7.
Preparation of DDPs for all Landing Gear components Agusta A149 helicopter.
Mar 1999 – May 2002 System Integrator
Project Lead Brake Control System and Nose Wheel Steering System, FD 728JET
Activities: Responsible for the design and integration of the brake control system (including wheels, brakes and tires) and the nose wheel steering system into the airplane. Issue of Engineering Specifications for these systems. Design Reviews and Liaison with the Airframe Manufacturer and Subcontractors.
Nov 1997 – Mar 1999 System Integrator
On-Site Engineering Support Flight Test Program, Dash 8-400.
Activities: Providing Engineering Support as the Menasco representative on site at the Airframe Manufacturer in Downsview during the build of the first Dash 8-400. Conducting all the Functional Test Procedures for the landing gears and their associated systems. Subsequently providing Engineering Support in Wichita, Kansas as the Senior Engineer of a team of three for the Flight Test Program. Investigation of snags on the airplanes and providing the Engineering Disposition for these. Engineering Support for the incorporation of all landing gear related modifications. Coordination of all testing related to the landing gears and their associated systems, and analysis of the test results. Preparation of the Flight Test Reports for certification purposes.
Oct 1996 - Nov 1997 System Integrator
Project Lead Brake Control System and Nose Wheel Steering System, Dash 8-400.
Activities: Responsible for the integration of the brake control system and the nose wheel steering system into the airplane. Issue of Engineering Specifications for these systems. Design Reviews and Liaison with the Airframe Manufacturer and Subcontractors. Preparation of Qualification Test Programs. Issue of Functional Test Procedures for the landing gear systems and all Flight Test Programs. Preparation of a Certification Plan for all landing gear systems.
FOKKER CAREER HISTORY (Fokker employee from 1 Nov 1975 until 31 Jul 1996)
Oct 1994 - Jul 1996 Department ESPD/FL
Senior Specialist in Group Hydraulics and Landing Gear.
Activities: Engineering support of all Fokker departments in these disciplines. Specialist in F27
High Pressure Pneumatic System, Fokker 50 Hydraulic System, Fokker 50 Landing Gears and Fokker 100 Automatic Braking System.
Development of Fokker 60 wheels and brakes. Responsible for complete integration into the aircraft. Design Reviews and Liaison with Vendors. Preparation of the Flight Test Programs, analysis of the test results and preparation of Flight Test Reports for certification purposes.
May 1992 - Mar 1996 Department EPNH/LG
(Part time) Specialist in Landing Gear Design Team.
Activities: Development of NH90 (NATO helicopter) Landing Gear in project oriented Integrated
Design Team. Responsible for all Landing Gear Requirement Specifications. Safety analyses for parts of the landing gears. Liaison between Vendors and Partners in the project.
Aug 1980 - Oct 1994 Department EDBS/BOH
Specialist in Group Hydraulics and Landing Gear.
Activities: Design and development of Fokker 50 Hydraulic System, Fokker 50 Landing Gears
and Fokker 100 Automatic Braking System. Responsible for all design activities, including Requirement Specifications, System Integration, Design Reviews and Liaison with Vendors. Preparation of Flight Test Programs and analysis of test results for certification purposes.
May 1978 - Aug 1980 Department PS-SE
Service Engineer in Group Hydraulics and Landing Gear.
Activities: Product Support activities for operators of F27 and F28 aircraft, including the solving of
problems that occur in the field. Issue of Service Bulletins and Service Letters. Contact with Vendors and Operators.
Nov 1975 - May 1978 Department CB-TK/NV
Employee in Group Numerical Geometry.
Activities: Numerical definition of double curvature profiles in GeoLan (Geometric Language) for
production of F16 tools and jigs. Calculation and plotting of wing cross-sections.
LANGUAGE SKILLS Read Write Speak
English fluent fluent fluent
French reasonable limited limited
German reasonable limited reasonable
Operating Systems: MS-DOS 6.22, Windows 95 / 98 / NT4 / XP
Office Suite: Office XP (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access), MS Project.