George F. Douglas

George Douglas


George F. Douglas

BSCE ‘40

Senior Vice President-Administration

Northrup Corporation

George F. Douglas entered the aviation field directly out of college.  Starting with Consolidated Aircraft in San Diego, he later joined Interstate Engineering Corporation, becoming Chief Engineer of DeKalb, Illinois Division.  With North American Aviation, he was Structural Designer and then Project Engineer from 1946 to 1953 on such projects as the F-86D interceptor, the B-24, B-36, TDR-1 Navy torpedo drone, T-28A trainer, F-89 interceptor and the SM-62 Shark missile.


He joined Northrup Corporation in 1957 and was appointed to his present position in 1969.