Who we are

:: History

Consulting Aviation Services, Incorporated (CAS) has operated as a Georgia corporation since its inception in 1996. CAS is owned and operated by Charles (Chuck) and Frieda Dixon. Chuck is a retired Lockheed aeronautical engineer. Both the owner and principal engineers of CAS have many years experience in aeronautical engineering. Several CAS employees have retired from Lockheed Martin. They are continuing to use their talents and experience to benefit the aviation industry through their employment with CAS.

A unique blend of expertise is available including disciplines in military and commercial aircraft and general aviation. Graduate and undergraduate students from local universities are employed as needed to assist our experienced personnel.

The principals of CAS are active in several organizations. These include American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), and the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA).

:: The Principals

Charles (Chuck) Dixon serves as President of CAS. He has extensive experience in virtually all areas of Flight Sciences and is a recognized expert in the field of vortex flow phenomenon. Chuck is the originator of the CASSC 2.6 preliminary design software with its unique capability of predicting post-stall aerodynamic characteristics.

He is the patent holder of two innovative devices for vortex flow applications. One delays wing stall (VC Eaglets), and the second reduces drag on upward swept fuselage aircraft (VC Finlets).

Chuck has also conducted investigations on a variety of R&D projects, including extensive work on both passive and powered high lift concepts. These investigations included both analytical and experimental programs.

His education includes a Master of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Southern California and an MBA from Georgia State University.

 

Frieda Dixon is the General Manager of CAS. In this role, Frieda supervises the operational details of the company , including payroll, accounting, human resources, and scheduling.

Her experience both in business and church leadership has prepared her well for this role. Educational credits include Degrees from Massey Business College and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.