Orbis Flying Eye Hospital Design Engineer

Orbis DC-10 Flying Eye Hospital
Orbis DC-10 Flying Eye Hospital

Worked as liaison and design engineer on the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital, the organization’s second generation aircraft. Medical and teaching facilities installed on the DC-10 aircraft bring training to doctors and nurses in developing countries. Equipped with a flight deck, classroom, technology center, and operating, treatment and recovery rooms to allow staff and volunteers travel to locations worldwide to operate the program.

Orbis Flying Eye Hospital
First Orbis DC-10 circa 1992–93 undergoing modifications in Houston, Texas.

In 2022, the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital became part of an exhibit at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.