Vance Mahan 2018-04-02T15:11:46+00:00

Vance Mahan
Principal Engineer

Vance Mahan is a Principal Engineer with Zunum Aero. Vance has more than 30 years of experience in gas turbine design and project management for organizations such as China Lake Naval facility, where he designed and and tested rocket motors for the Department of Defense, and Rolls Royce where he worked as a mechanical design engineer and a project manager on the Marine V22 VTOL aircraft, the Lockheed C130J, the Cessna Citation X, the Embraer 145, and the Gulfstream 650 aircraft. His final position was as Chief Design Engineer (CDE) of the 601-K11 Industrial Gas Turbine. Vance earned a BS in engineering from Purdue and an MBA from the University of Indianapolis. He enjoys running, weight lifting, backpacking, and playing with his grandchildren.