Brian Woodcock - 2015 Inductee
Royal Air Force Office Cadet , Flight Test Engineer, Crew Chief , Cost Account Manager
Brian Woodcock was born in London, England in 1936, and was a survivor of the 1940 German 'Blitz' of London during WWII.
From 1949 to 1951, he participated in the Royal Air Force Officer Cadet Program as fixed wing qualified.
Brian apprenticed with the Percival Aircraft Company in 1951 and subsequently graduated from the University of Luton in Bedfordshire with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.
In 1957, Mr. Woodcock immigrated to the United States and was the Chief Test Engineer for the Hol-Gar Manufacturing Company.
He enlisted in the United States Army in 1962 and subsequently served as a crew chief in the 11th Air Assault Division during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Brian obtained his U. S. citizenship in 1966. From 1965 through 1971, he was a Flight Test Engineer for Boeing Helicopters in Pennsylvania.
Among other assignments while at Boeing, Brian was Cost Account Manager for the U.S. Army's Comanche Armed Stealth Helicopter Program from 1988 to 1994.
Brian Woodcock retired from Boeing in 1994.