Thursday, June 5, 2008

Burt Rutan

Aero-News says he will be stepping down from running the company to become 'Chief Technology Officer and Chairman Emeritus'.

Like William Henry Gates III.

But who cares about William Henry Gates III.

Elbert Leander Rutan is an absolute, positive aeronatuical genius.

Was Rutan pushed out? Was Northrop Grumman Corporation an overbearing overlord?

"But Burt, we at Northrop Grumman have to fill-up and sign these forms in quintiplicate, file it for approval, before you can use toilet papers..."